County schools to reopen – with some twists

UPDATED to include the new opening date for Vermont schools. ADDISON COUNTY & BRANDON — It will be “back to school” in the truest sense of the phrase in Addison County this fall, albeit with a few twists. The Addison Central, Addison Northwest and Mount Abraham unified school districts confirmed on July 22 that they’ll use a “hybrid instruction model” this fall that will see students return to their respective campuses for two days of in-classroom instruction each week, while learning remotely the other thr … (read more)

MAUSD plans to have students back in the classroom this fall

BRISTOL — After completing the final 12 weeks of the 2020 school year remotely due to COVID-19, the Mount Abraham Unified School District has begun planning for school buildings to reopen in the fall. “Some form of in-person learning is likely to happen i … (read more)

New date set for meeting Bristol Elementary principal candidates

Editor’s note: Due to inclement weather, the BES Principal Finalists meet and greet with the community scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 6, was postponed. The event was rescheduled for this Thursday, Feb. 13, 5:30-7 p.m. at Bristol Elementary School, between t … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Mount Abe board coverage criticized

As chair of the Mount Abraham Unified School District (MAUSD) School Board Community Engagement committee, I appreciated the opportunity to speak with Addison Independent reporter Christopher Ross about the surveys we recently conducted with 5 Town Reside … (read more)

Survey: Residents unhappy with MAUSD

BRISTOL — After weeks of interviewing and surveying community members this spring, then analyzing the 249 responses they got, the Mount Abraham Unified School District has released a summary of its findings. The results are not so great. Of the eight word … (read more)