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GM Chieftain mascot not under fire, school officials say

GM Chieftain mascot not under fire, school officials say

By Shawn Cunningham © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC At least 35 students, teachers and alumni turned out for the monthly board of directors meeting of Green Mountain Union High last Thursday night, Sept. 14, to stand up for the school’s native American mascot — the Chieftain — which they see as endangered. Board chair Alison […]

New RED school district gets under way

New RED school district gets under way

By Shawn Cunningham © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC The launch of the Green Mountain Unified School District, a Regional Education District (RED) created by an Act 46 merger vote in May, took place Tuesday night. Not counting school and town employees, only a handful of voters from the constituent towns of Andover, Baltimore, Cavendish and […]

Kids, teens invited to Young Americans performance workshops at GMUHS

Kids, teens invited to Young Americans performance workshops at GMUHS

©2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC Green Mountain Union High School is inviting students in grades 3 through 12 from White River Junction to Brattleboro to experience the excitement of learning about performing – and perform as well – with the Young Americans, a group of young adults who travel the country and world teaching performing musical […]

CAES Board of Directors agenda for Sept. 11, 2017

CAES Board of Directors agenda for Sept. 11, 2017

The Chester-Andover Elementary School Board of Directors will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 11 at the CAES Library, 72 S. Main St. Below is its agenda I. Call to Order II. Approval of CAES Agenda-Additions and Deletions III. Approval of Minutes: a. Minutes of June 12, 2017 Regular Meeting; b. Minutes of July […]

Green Mountain Board of Directors agenda for Sept. 14, 2017

Green Mountain Board of Directors agenda for Sept. 14, 2017

The Green Mountain Union High School Board of Directors will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14 at the Library Learning Commons, 716 VT-103 in Chester. Below is its agenda. I. Call to Order II. Approval of Agenda-Additions and Deletions III. Approval of Minutes: a. Minutes August 24, 2017 Regular Meeting IV. Communications: a. Public […]

Baltimore Town School Board of Directors agenda for Sept. 13, 2017

Baltimore Town School Board of Directors agenda for Sept. 13, 2017

The Board of Directors of the Baltimore Town School District will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 13 at Baltimore Town Office, 1902 Baltimore Road.  Below is its agenda. I. Call to Order: a. Roll Call II. Approval of Agenda-Additions & Deletions III. Approval of Meeting Minutes: a. Minutes Aug. 9, 2017-Regular Meeting IV. […]

Green Mountain Unified School District organizational meeting Sept. 12, 2017

Green Mountain Unified School District organizational meeting Sept. 12, 2017

The organizational meeting of the new Green Mountain Unified School District will be held at the Library Learning Commons at Green Mountain Union High School, 716 VT-103 in Chester. It will be held following the Special Public Meeting. Below is the agenda. I. Call to Order by Superintendent II. Elections: a. Board Chair: Board Chair […]

College News

College News

William Baker of Londonderry, a Burr and Burton Academy alum, has earned the spring 2017 Dean’s Award for academic excellence at Colgate University, located in Hamilton, N.Y. The Dean’s Award  is given to students with a 3.3 or higher term average. James Mobus of Springfield was named to the Dean’s List at the University of […]

GMUHS directors meeting agenda for Aug. 24, 2017

GMUHS directors meeting agenda for Aug. 24, 2017

The Green Mountain Union High School Board of Directors will meet at the school’s Library Learning Commons, 716 Vt. Route 103 in Chester, at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 24. Below is its agenda. I. Call to Order II. Approval of Agenda III. Approval of Minutes a. Minutes of July 13, 2017 – Regular Meeting […]

Voters called to organizational meeting of new RED school district

Voters called to organizational meeting of new RED school district

The legal voters of the Green Mountain Unified School District (the “District”), comprising the voters of the Towns of Andover, Baltimore, Cavendish, and Chester, are hereby notified and warned to meet at the Green Mountain Union High School in Chester, VT, on 12 day, September, 2017, in the Library Learning Commons, at 6 p.m. to […]

2017 Black River grad wins Lovell Health Career Award

2017 Black River grad wins Lovell Health Career Award

Bailey Matteson, who graduated this year from Black River High School in Ludlow, is the seventh recipient of the Dr. E. Sherburne Lovell Health Career Award. This award contributes $1,000 annually toward a student’s academic pursuit of a career in health care. It is funded by the proceeds of the Apple Blossom Cotillion, a project […]

College News

College News

Sebastian Allen a native of Londonderry, graduated from Ithaca College’s School of Communications with a degree in Cinema & Photography. The degree was awarded in May 2017. Kelsey Rebhan, a native of Ludlow,  graduated magna cum laude from Ithaca College’s School of Communications with a degree in Integrated Marketing Communications. The degree was awarded in […]

Bellows Falls student wins Neal nursing award

Bellows Falls student wins Neal nursing award

The 12th annual Eileen Austin Neal RN Nursing Scholarship of $1,000 was awarded to Hannah Kelly of Bellows Falls to attend Endicott College in Massachusetts. Kelly, who attended Bellows Falls Union High School, believes that “becoming a nurse will allow me to help and comfort families as they go through a hard time in their […]

College News

College News

Alexandra Pacheco of Springfield graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Elementary Education in May as part of the Class of 2017 of Roger Williams University of Bristol, R.I. Jennifer A. Spero of Londonderry graduated from the University of Rhode Island in Kingston in May with a Bachelor of Science degree,  Summa Cum Laude in […]

GMUHS Board of Directors agenda for July 13, 2017

GMUHS Board of Directors agenda for July 13, 2017

The Green Mountain Board of Directors will hold its meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 13 at the Library Learning Commons, 716 Vt. Route 103 South. Below is its agenda. I. Call to Order II. Approval of Agenda-Additions and Deletions III. Approval of Minutes a. Minutes June 8, 2017 Regular Meeting b. Minutes of […]

College News

College News

Castleton University  graduated the following students during its  230th commencement on May 13. Brian Banta of North Springfield  graduated with a Associate of Arts in General Studies. Olivia Bartlett of Chester graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Kathleen Haseltine of Chester  graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. […]

Ludlow Rotary awards scholarships to six Black River seniors

Ludlow Rotary awards scholarships to six Black River seniors

The Ludlow Rotary has awarded six students from area communities scholarships totaling $9,000, up 50 percent from what it has offered in the past. The recipients were selected based on scholastic achievement, financial need, realistic goals, extracurricular activities and community service. On June 16 Ludlow Rotary President Tesha Buss awarded the following scholarships, all to Black […]

GMUHS announces 4th quarter Honor Roll

GMUHS announces 4th quarter Honor Roll

 ©2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC Green Mountain Union High School has announced its 4th Quarter Honor Roll for the 2016-2017 school year. Honors Middle School Honors are earned by those students with one off-setting grade not below a C-. (There must be an A+, A, or A- to offset the one grade of a C+, C […]

Photo Gallery: Green Mountain graduates 54 in class of 2017

Photo Gallery: Green Mountain graduates 54 in class of 2017

By Shawn Cunningham © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC On a warm, humid night with thunderstorms predicted, Green Mountain Union High School seniors, their families and friends gathered in the  school’s gymnasium. “It’s hot,” said Principal Tom Ferenc,“but there’s a really good vibe here though.” Salutatorian Mackenzie Walton got a big laugh saying that he used […]

GM seniors recognized during busy annual Awards Night event

GM seniors recognized during busy annual Awards Night event

Green Mountain Union High School held its annual Senior Awards Night on Friday, June 9 at the school. Below is the list of awards and their winners. Chester High School/Green Mountain Union High School Alumni Association $1,000 scholarships to Mikayla Call and Kimball Schultz Chester Art Guild Scholarship $2,000 scholarship to Kimball Schultz Chester Fire […]