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On May 21, Lehigh University of Bethlehem, Penn., conferred Bachelor of Science degrees on: Benjamin Hamblett of Weston in Bioengineering; and Emma Hallett of South Londonderry in Business and Economics with a major in Finance. Alexandria Pettit of Londonderry was named to the spring 2018 Dean’s List at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y.  Those who […]

Eight awarded scholarships in Derry, Ludlow

Eight awarded scholarships in Derry, Ludlow

The Dick Foley Scholarship Fund of the Wantastiquet Rotary of Londonderry distributed individual scholarships to seven worthy graduating seniors who are going on to higher education. Six of the students attended Burr and Burton High School and one attended Leland & Gray High School. The recipients are: Rebecca Williams Nicholas Plants Thea Steeves-Boey Sophia Neihold […]

Green Mountain holds 2018 commencement under sunny skies

Green Mountain holds 2018 commencement under sunny skies

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC The clouds that hung over Chester early on Friday cleared away in time for Green Mountain Union High School to hold the commencement for the class of 2018 under sunny evening skies. Salutatorian Sadie Wood told the story of a turkey hitting her car on her way […]

Green Mountain recognizes seniors with awards, scholarships

Green Mountain recognizes seniors with awards, scholarships

Green Mountain Union High School Senior Awards Night  was held on Friday, June 8. In addition to the awards, Principal Tom Ferenc announced that Noelle Gignoux and Sadie Wood will be the Valedictorian and Salutatorian respectively. Below is the list of students awarded according to their honor, award and scholarship. The school did not include […]

GMUSD board picks Beaupre for CTES principal

GMUSD board picks Beaupre for CTES principal

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC After a good deal of drama and delay, the Green Mountain Unified School District offered the principal position at Cavendish Town Elementary School to Debra Beaupre on Tuesday evening. The position is permanent rather than interim as originally advertised. As is standard, Beaupre will be offered a […]

TRSU exec committee holds last meeting

TRSU exec committee holds last meeting Defers spending approval, Powden evaluation for new board

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC At its last meeting before disbanding, the Two Rivers Supervisory Union Executive Committee on Thursday declined to approve a number of administration requests including TRSU job descriptions, a curriculum management program and other purchases totaling $130,000 – one of which had been removed from the SU budget […]

Chester Rotary awards 5 GM grads scholarships

Chester Rotary awards 5 GM grads scholarships

The Chester Rotary Club has awarded scholarships to five students graduating from Green Mountain Union High School. Rotary Scholarship winners who are receiving $1,000 each include Sadie Wood, of Cavendish, who will be attending Duke University; Ben Haseltine, of Chester, who will be attending the University of Hartford; Sierra Kehoe, who will be attending the […]

3 organizations award 11 seniors scholarships

3 organizations award 11 seniors scholarships

Andover Project gives out 4 scholarships   The Andover Project Committee, which has been offering first-year college/university scholarships to qualified Andover student residents since the mid-1990s, announces awards to four students this year. Each student will receive $1,000. Recipients are: Ava Hill, who will be attending Trinity College in Hartford, Conn.; Owen Massey, who will […]

College News

College News

The following students have been named to the Dean’s List of Champlain College in Burlington for achieving a grade point average of 3.5 or higher in the spring 2018 semester. Ian Kehoe of Chester. Joshua Sherman of Springfield. Dean College, located in Franklin, Mass., announces that Catherine Sikes of Londonderry has earned a place on […]

Public invited to meet CTES principal candidates

Public invited to meet CTES principal candidates Final two from field of 17 to be available on Monday

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Members of the community will get a chance to hear from and ask questions of the finalists for the principal position at Cavendish Town Elementary School on Monday evening, June 11, 2018. According to a press release from the Two Rivers Supervisory Union, the search committed has selected two finalists […]

GM District Vision Committee meeting June 12, 2018

GM District Vision Committee meeting June 12, 2018

The Green Mountain Unified School District Vision Committee will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12 at the Conference Room of Cavendish Town Elementary School, 573 Main St., in Proctorsville. Below is its agenda. I. CALL TO ORDER: a. Roll Call II. APPROVAL OF  AGENDA: III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: a. Vision […]

Temp driver puts Bus 4 troubles under control for now

Temp driver puts Bus 4 troubles under control for now Communications from school remain an issue

By Cynthia Prairie ©2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Parents in Andover and the western part of Chester have been frustrated by spotty school bus service – including no buses, late buses and inconsistent communications from the school. But just weeks before the end of the school year on June 19, a temporary solution has given them […]

College News

College News

Emily B. Cowles of South Londonderry was one of nearly 520 students awarded bachelor degrees from St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y., during commencement ceremonies held on May 20. Cowles majored in history and received the degree of bachelor of arts. Curry College of Milton, Mass., announces that the following area students were named to […]

College News

College News

The following students graduated from the University of Vermont during the Burlington schools recent 217th commencement ceremonies. Kathleen Bourque of Chester, Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology. Emily Comstock of Chester, Bachelor of Science, Business Administration. Shauna Corbet of West Townshend, Bachelor of Arts, Psychological Science. Marjorie DesLauriers of Chester, Bachelor of Science, Biological Science. Blakely Gilmore […]

GMUSD budget passes by 60 votes in low turnout

GMUSD budget passes by 60 votes in low turnout First budget was defeated in March by 49 votes

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC The long and winding road to a spending plan for the new Green Mountain Unified School District came to its end Tuesday with the yes votes outnumbering the no votes by 60, with just 382 ballots cast in Andover, Baltimore, Cavendish and Chester combined. The $12.5 million […]

To the editor: Vote yes on the GMUSD budget

To the editor: Vote yes on the GMUSD budget

Dear Community Members: Thank you to everyone who participated in the effort to refine the 2018-2019 Green Mountain Unified School District (GMUSD) budget. The board voted almost unanimously to put forth this budget to the legal voters, and feels that it is reflective of community goals for our students. In summary, this proposed budget totals […]

College News

College News

Sarah Wells of Chester was recently awarded the Castleton University Academic Excellence Award in Computer Information Systems for the 2017-2018 academic year. The Academic Excellence Award is given annually to a student who is deemed the top student in his or her major. Barnabus Holleran of Chester received a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. […]

PEOPLE: Olsen named to Vt. Board of Education;<br>2 from Flood Brook to take new BRSU posts

PEOPLE: Olsen named to Vt. Board of Education;
2 from Flood Brook to take new BRSU posts

Former Rep. Olsen named to Vt. Board of Ed Former state Rep. Oliver Olsen of Londonderry has been appointed to the Vermont State Board of Education by Gov. Phil Scott. “While serving in the legislature, Oliver demonstrated tremendous attention to detail, a clear understanding of education funding and policy, and a vigorous commitment to the […]

College News

College News

The Castleton University volunteer mentoring program matches Castleton undergraduates with local fourth- and fifth-grade students from the Castleton Village School. The following Castleton students have become a certified members of the University Mentoring Program. Garrett Benson of Springfield and Kristina Knockenhauer of Chester Lyndsie Cammarata of Springfield has been named to the Dean’s List at […]

Powden evaluation to include public input

Powden evaluation to include public input Executive committee releases form for comment

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC While the rest of the Two Rivers Supervisory Union Executive Committee wanted to eliminate public comment from the evaluation of Superintendent Meg Powden, GMUSD board chair Marilyn Mahusky argued the case for hearing from “our constituents.” After a spirited discussion, Mahusky prevailed as the committee decided to […]