RNESU superintendent full of hope and pragmatism

Kristin Hubert welcomed the school year at RNESU with hope and pragmatism. Six months into her tenure, it’s these sentiments that continue to shape Hubert’s vision.

RNESU OKs 3-year driver/staff contract

The contract is the first multi-year contract ratified in many year by the board and the association representing the workers.

RNESU eyes 10.71% budget hike

The Rutland Northeast Supervision Union Board is well on its way to adopting a fiscal year 2024 budget with preliminary numbers projecting a 10.71% increase in spending, with certain line items like fuel seeing a 48% increase over the prior year. 

RNESU learning COVID lessons

BRANDON — During the COVID-19 pandemic, youngsters have seen the brightness of their childhoods darkened by the specter of disease, uncertainty and the real-time fissuring of a society in which many have been taught to trust implicitly. New Rutland Northe … (read more)

RNESU teacher contract resolved

After several months of negotiations, Superintendent Jeanné Collins announced last week that RNESU, Otter Valley Unified Union and Barstow Unified Union school boards and the Teachers Association had ratified a new three-year teacher contract for 2022-202 … (read more)

Meet the RNESU superintendent candidates virtually

After a two-month search process, the RNESU Superintendent Search Committee has identified three candidates and is seeking public input at a virtual public forum this Thursday, Feb. 3.

Michael Ruppel will take the helm at OVUHS

On July 1, 2022, Michael Ruppel will become OVUHS’s new principal, replacing Principal James Avery, who announced his retirement last November.

RNESU board OKs spending increase

The board also has other pressing items on its plate, including a shortage of bus drivers, the continuing effect of the pandemic on the school district and a search for a new superintendent.

RNESU chief Collins retiring at year’s end

After 41 years as an educator, including 17 years as a superintendent, Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union Superintendent Jeanné Collins announced her resignation.

RNESU welcomes 57 new employees

BRANDON — Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union this fall introduced 57 new employees who are working throughout the district in all capacities. This is a higher than usual cohort of new employees, Superintendent Jeanne Collins said.Federal COVID funds are … (read more)

RNESU piloting limited pre-K voucher lottery

BRANDON — The RNESU is piloting a preK Voucher Lottery for 5 children during the 2021-2022 school year. This is a one-year tuition subsidy for preK in an approved center outside of the district’s eight towns.According to Supt. Jeanne Collins, any child at … (read more)

Some RNeSU remote learning students are MIA

BRANDON — You can lead a student to the laptop and provide them with free WiFi, but you can’t make them log on. That is the bottom line for the handful of Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union students who are learning remotely, but not logging on or connec … (read more)

Vermonters get a new tool to estimate their education property tax bills

MONTPELIER — The Vermont Department of Taxes has created an education property tax estimator tool for the 2021-2022 property tax year (FY22). The tool was created to help taxpayers understand the impact of their budget vote on Town Meeting Day and to help … (read more)

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 A … (read more)

RNeSU to launch school threat assessment program

BRANDON — Brandon-area schools are taking “See something, say something” to the next level in handling student threats to schools and classmates. That’s good news for parents concerned about procedure and Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union school officia … (read more)

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