Letter to the editor: Learn about why Lincoln wants to withdraw from MAUSD

State Rep. in favor of Lincoln leaving the Mount Abraham school district.

Letter to the editor: Merger panel snubs key issue

Watching the MAUSD/ANWSD Merger Study Committee (MSC) right now is like watching people evacuate a ship into rickety lifeboats without confirming that the ship is indeed sinking.

Could Lincoln and Ripton schools join forces?

Lincoln and Ripton, which voted last year to withdraw from their school districts, have begun exploring the idea of creating a new supervisory union to handle the administrative services they might not be able to afford individually.

ANWSD/MAUSD merger committee in no hurry to discuss school closure policy

The group discussing the merger of Vergennes- and Bristol-area schools is not ready to commit to local control of elementary schools.

MAUSD considers a 4.7% spending hike

The plan includes $500,000 for hiring new staff to support student needs.

MAUSD administrators explain behavior crisis

Teachers and parents in the district have raised concerns about school safety and the learning environment over the past two months, following a number of disruptive and sometimes violent incidents at Bristol Elementary School (BES) and Mount Abraham Unio … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Let’s solve our educational problems together

Many of us have wondered why the Mt. Abraham Unified School District (MAUSD) would be considering closing elementary schools, and MAUSD would support consolidating middle and high schools with Addison Northwest (the Vergennes area) and becoming one large … (read more)

MAUSD to compare citizen facilities proposals next month

The work education consultant Nate Levenson has been doing for the Mount Abraham Unified School District over the past several months is going well, he says, but it’s going more slowly than anticipated.

MAUSD seeks community input on budget

BRISTOL — The Mount Abraham Unified School District is seeking community input on budget priorities as it develops its spending plan for the 2022-23 school year. “Especially considering the many challenges our schools have faced since the onset of the pan … (read more)

MAUSD adopts sexual harassment policy

The Mount Abraham Unified School District board at its Nov. 30 meeting adopted a new sexual harassment policy, 14 months after it was approved for posting.

Editorial: Shocks, aftershocks at Mt. Abe demand stronger responses

The vast majority of MAUSD students did return to classes on Monday, but there were also more stories of past intimidation at the school and an apparently blatant atmosphere described as “white supremacy” by fellow students.

Letter to the editor: MAUSD isn’t responding

As we all continue to advocate for our students and teachers through letters and meetings, there seems to be a long, dead silence following these efforts.

Letter to the editor: Why not VUHS as merger hub?

I want to make it perfectly clear that I am writing this letter as a tax paying citizen of Ferrisburgh and in no way as a member of the school board.

Coach Mary Stetson leads through empowerment

The field hockey program Mary Stetson built at Mount Abraham Union High School is legendary.

Proposed ANWSD-MAUSD merger faces bus challenges

Some kids would spend 60-90 minutes on a bus — both to and coming from schools — plus spending on busing would go up by $385,000 to $880,000.

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