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GMUSD votes to make CTES principal permanent

GMUSD votes to make CTES principal permanent But new advert lists position only as 'full time'

By Shawn Cunningham ©2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC While about 40 people crowded into the Chester-Andover Elementary School library Monday night, around 400 others made their presence felt through a petition asking the Green Mountain Unified School District board to reopen the Cavendish Elementary principal search, changing the job from interim to permanent. In the end, […]

Distinguished Young Woman White visits CAES

Distinguished Young Woman White visits CAES

On a recent day in late April, the After School Program at Chester-Andover Elementary School was visited by Vermont’s Distinguished Young Woman of 2018, Lexi White of Chester. Lexi stopped by the program to speak with 3rd and 4th graders about the Be Your Best Self program, an initiative of the America’s Distinguished Young Women […]

GMUHS seeks host families for exchange program

GMUHS seeks host families for exchange program

Green Mountain Union High School and PAX Academic Exchange are searching for families interested in volunteering to be host families for foreign students. By hosting an exchange student for a whole or half school year, you will help promote global understanding, maintain a valuable resource in our educational community, and learn some exciting new aspects […]

To the editor: GM Iron Chefs serve winning recipe at State House

To the editor: GM Iron Chefs serve winning recipe at State House

We are pleased and proud to announce that one of our winning teams of this year’s Jr. Iron Chef competition was invited to the Vermont State House to witness the reading of a Jr Iron Chef Vt resolution, to be recognized by their representatives in the House chamber and then to cook their award-winning recipes […]

TRSU Executive Committee meeting agenda for May 3, 2018

TRSU Executive Committee meeting agenda for May 3, 2018

The Two Rivers Supervisory Union Executive Committee will meet on Thursday May 3, 2018 at 6 p.m. in the Roost Building at Fletcher Farm 609 Vt. Rt. 103 in Ludlow. I. CALL TO ORDER: II. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: A. April 12, 2018 Executive Committee  B. April 12, 2018 Full Board IV. […]

Special GMUSD board meeting agenda for April 30, 2018

Special GMUSD board meeting agenda for April 30, 2018

The Green Mountain Unified School District board will hold a special meeting on Monday April 30, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in the Library of Chester-Andover Elementary School, 72 Main Street, Chester, Vt. Below is its agenda. I. Call to Order II. Approval of Agenda III. Communications: a. Public Comments IV. New Business: a. Cavendish Town […]

College News

College News

Two area men from the Reserved Officer Training Corps in the Charleston, South Carolina Corps of Cadets were recognized for academic and military leadership and excellence on Thursday, March 29. They are: Christopher Armstrong (Army) of Chester received the Reserve Officers Association of the United States Award. The Reserve Officers Association Award is presented to […]

Cavendish interim principal pick says 'No'

Cavendish interim principal pick says ‘No’

By Chester Telegraph staff ©2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Madeline Carlock, the 32-year-old West Lebanon resident and instructional coach at Hartford School District, accepted the job of interim principal position at Cavendish Town Elementary School last night after Green Mountain Unified School District board offered it to her as the last remaining candidate. But then this […]

GM board splits, but hires interim CTES principal

GM board splits, but hires interim CTES principal 2 of 3 Cavendish reps vote no; board sends new budget to voters

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC With two of three Cavendish members voting “no,” the Green Mountain Unified School District board voted on Tuesday night to hire Madeline Carlock — the sole remaining candidate — for the position of interim principal of Cavendish Town Elementary School. Also on the agenda was the consideration […]

GM announces 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

GM announces 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

©2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Green Mountain Union High School has announced its 3rd Quarter Honor Roll for the 2018-2019 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 […]

REVISED - GMUSD special meeting agenda for April 17, 2018

REVISED – GMUSD special meeting agenda for April 17, 2018

The Green Mountain Unified School District board of directors will hold a special meeting on Tuesday April 17, 2018 in the Library of the Chester-Andover Elementary School, 72 Main Street in Chester at 6 p.m.  Below is the revised agenda. The CTES principal candidate interview was moved later in the meeting and the discussion of […]

CTES principal finalist withdraws, one remains

CTES principal finalist withdraws, one remains GMUSD will interview last candidate on Tuesday

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Two Rivers Supervisory Union confirmed today that one of the two finalists in the search for an interim principal for Cavendish Town Elementary School has withdrawn from the process, leaving just one to be interviewed by the Green Mountain Unified School District board on Tuesday evening […]

TRSU cuts central office, doesn't look at special ed

TRSU cuts central office, doesn’t look at special ed Superintendent discounts public input on job review

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC At the behest of both of the Act 46 created districts in the supervisory union, the TRSU board convened on Thursday night and cut the central office budget by more than $88,000, although questions remain about the $3.4 million  special education budget — especially out-of-district transportation, which […]

GM board endorses budget, but doesn't vote

GM board endorses budget, but doesn’t vote Waiting to see what cuts come from supervisory union

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC When the GMUSD Vision Committee could not see its way clear to a direction for adding educational opportunities to next year’s course of studies at its three schools on Monday night, it asked TRSU Superintendent Meg Powden to come up with a plan based on its discussion […]

Cavendish residents question principal hopefuls

Cavendish residents question principal hopefuls Interim elementary school job a sticking point with many

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC As children frolicked on the Cavendish Town Elementary School playground Wednesday evening, Madeline Carlock and Joseph Smith made their cases to parents on why each should be the interim principal for the next school year. Speaking before a large turnout, the two candidates could not have been […]

Vision, Finance panels meet on ed plan, budget

Vision, Finance panels meet on ed plan, budget Public weighs in on STEM, foreign language offerings

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing, LLC The Green Mountain Unified School District Vision Committee once again tread the path between planning and action at its April 9 meeting, this time with members of the district’s finance committee in attendance as budget deadlines near. Voters in the district created by the Act 46 merger […]

TRSU exec panel picks Powden evaluation form

TRSU exec panel picks Powden evaluation form Parents, community members to get different document

By Cherise Madigan ©2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Executive Committee of the Two Rivers Supervisory Union, at its April 5 meeting, outlined a methodology and timeline for the evaluation of Superintendent Meg Powden, while also formulating a list of areas in the supervisory union’s proposed fiscal 2019 budget that could be considered for cuts by […]

GMUSD Vision Committee agenda for April 9, 2018

GMUSD Vision Committee agenda for April 9, 2018

The Vision Committee and Finance Committee of the Green Mountain Unified School District will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, April 9, 2018, at Chester-Andover Elementary School, 72 Main St. in Chester. Below is its agenda. I. CALL TO ORDER a. Roll Call II. APPROVAL of AGENDA III. APPROVAL OF  MINUTES a. Finance Committee: January […]

GM vision panel weighs planning vs. acting

GM vision panel weighs planning vs. acting Act 46 'opportunities' seem out of reach for next school year

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC   For the second time in a week, the group charged by the Green Mountain Union School District Board with examining a vision for its three schools to see what added educational opportunities could be included in the next school year was instead ankle deep in paper […]

College News

College News

A new play titled Battles Lost and Won, by playwright and Elmira College Professor John J. Kelly, premiered on Friday, Feb. 23 at Elmira, performed by Elmira College students including Zekiel Cammarata of Springfield.  The play is set in the American Southwest, after World War II veterans return from Europe. Their battles won, they now […]