Robyn Newton nominated for LifeChanger award

Vergennes Union Elementary School physical education teacher Robyn Newton has been nominated for National Life Group’s 2023-24 LifeChanger of the Year award.

VUES educator named Vermont Teacher of the Year

“Robyn Newton exemplifies what makes Vermont educators special,” said Secretary of Education Dan French.

ANWSD to hand out $1K bonuses

VERGENNES — Almost all Addison Northwest School District employees who have been working at least 30 hours a week will be receiving $1,000 bonuses. The ANWSD board voted on Jan. 19 to pay out those bonuses to about 190 teachers, paraeducators, administrat … (read more)

ANWSD spending up, but taxes seen falling

VERGENNES — The Addison Northwest School District Board this week adopted a $22,327,585 spending plan for the next school year. If backed on Town Meeting Day, it would increase spending by 3.35% over the currently approved level. Despite the proposed high … (read more)

ANWSD learns from first effort at virtual education

VERGENNES — On March 13 Vermont school districts leaned they had just a few days to organize an orderly transition to remote learning that would last until April 6. Thirteen days later it was official: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, plans to offer “mainten … (read more)