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TRSU sets midweek 'remote learning day' as it hones re-opening plan

TRSU sets midweek ‘remote learning day’ as it hones re-opening plan Supt. Fierman schedules public meeting for Wednesday

By Shawn Cunningham © 2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC As it continues to field questions from parents and hone its plans for reopening, the Two Rivers Supervisory Union will hold a third in a series of public forums to discuss the imminent reopening of schools. The forum will be held at 6 p.m. on Aug. 5 […]

TRSU moves toward hybrid reopen Sept. 8

TRSU moves toward hybrid reopen Sept. 8 Second re-opening forum set for Wednesday night

By Shawn Cunningham © 2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC At the beginning of a Zoom public forum last Tuesday, Two Rivers Supervisory Union Superintendent Lauren Fierman told the nearly 120 parents, community members and teachers attending that due to the nature of the pandemic almost everything they would talk about was subject to change. Since then, […]

GMUSD Board gets update on re-opening

GMUSD Board gets update on re-opening

By Shawn Cunningham © 2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC Most of the Green Mountain Unified School District board meeting on Thursday, July 17 was taken up with discussing how district schools will reopen for face-to-face learning late next month. So it was ironic that the final agenda point was a conversation on whether the board should […]

After School summer camp closes temporarily out of caution

After School summer camp closes temporarily out of caution

By Shawn Cunningham © 2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC An outdoor summer camp run by the After School program of the Green Mountain and Ludlow Mount Holly school districts has closed for the rest of this week after a parent reported that a child was running a temperature. According to Go WILD camp director Venissa White, […]

A Complex Equation: Schools, Tech Center prepare for return of students

A Complex Equation: Schools, Tech Center prepare for return of students Administrators work to minimize in-person risk but prep for remote learning if needed

By Shawn Cunningham © 2020 Telegraph Publishing, LLC This is the third in a series of articles on what schools will have to plan for when they open in the fall. To read Part 1 click here. To read Part 2 click here. No matter what anyone says about what will happen when schools reopen […]

A Complex Equation: State issues rules that are not negotiable

A Complex Equation: State issues rules that are not negotiable Part 2 on reopening schools in the Time of Covid-19

By Shawn Cunningham © 2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC This is the second in a series of articles on what schools will have to plan for when they open in the fall. To read Part 1 click here. The most volatile variable in any plan to reopen schools this fall will be the public health situation. […]

A one-of-a-kind commencement

A one-of-a-kind commencement Following a parade, Green Mountain High graduates 47 in hours-long event: Video and Photo gallery

Parade video by Cynthia Prairie, Cap toss video by Tuckerman Wunderle, edited by Leah M. Cunningham Photos and story by Shawn Cunningham © 2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC Starting at 1 p.m. under a cloudless sky and ending just before 6 p.m. with darkening clouds on Friday, Green Mountain High’s commencement for the Class of 2020 […]

Telegraph video celebrates GM Class of 2020

Telegraph video celebrates GM Class of 2020

© 2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC Several months ago we at The Chester Telegraph began thinking about ways we could help celebrate the Class of 2020. Two ideas that rose to the top – the Virtual Graduation Walk and Gallery and a video of class members celebrating their milestone. But in a moment of distancing how […]

GM recognizes seven graduates for Outstanding Achievement

GM recognizes seven graduates for Outstanding Achievement

© 2020 Telegraph Publishing, LLC The Green Mountain High School has recognized seven graduating seniors for  outstanding achievement during their school careers. At the annual awards ceremony on June 12, the school announced that Zoe Svec, Angelae Wunderle, Laurel King, Madison Wilson, Olivia Bernier, Kameron Cummings and Rileigh Thomas would receive the Outstanding Academic Achievement […]

GM grads to parade through town on Friday

GM grads to parade through town on Friday Residents encouraged to turn out to cheer on GM seniors

Chester, Andover, Cavendish and Baltimore residents are being encouraged to assemble along the Green and Main Street in Chester by 11:30 a.m. Friday morning to cheer on Green Mountain High’s seniors as they participate in a parade on their way to graduation ceremonies that will begin at 1 p.m. at the school. The parade, organized […]

A Complex Equation: Solving the puzzle of reopening schools

A Complex Equation: Solving the puzzle of reopening schools Part 1 of a series on reopening schools in the Time of Covid-19

This is Part  1 in a series on the issues around reopening schools closed by the pandemic in the fall. By Shawn Cunningham © 2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC The countdown clock is ticking. In less than three months the 2020/21 school year begins. And while Agency of Education Secretary Dan French is working with Vermont’s […]

Green Mountain announces scholarships, awards

Green Mountain announces scholarships, awards

© 2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC On Friday, June 12, the Green Mountain High School held its annual Awards Night, giving out awards and scholarships to its graduating seniors as more than 200 people attended the virtual ceremony. It also marks the 35th anniversary of the Hart Scholarship, commemorating Jay Hart, a graduate of the Green […]

Green Mountain's Virtual Graduation Walk

Green Mountain’s Virtual Graduation Walk Alex Beshay

© 2020 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Each day from May 2 until June 18, The Chester Telegraph will spotlight one member of the Green Mountain High School’s class of 2020. While nothing can replace the thrill of walking across the stage to receive your diploma at your high school graduation, we hope this moment “on stage” […]

Green Mountain's Virtual Graduation Walk

Green Mountain’s Virtual Graduation Walk David Reiss

© 2020 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Each day from May 2 until June 18, The Chester Telegraph will spotlight one member of the Green Mountain High School’s class of 2020. While nothing can replace the thrill of walking across the stage to receive your diploma at your high school graduation, we hope this moment “on stage” […]

Green Mountain's Virtual Graduation Walk

Green Mountain’s Virtual Graduation Walk Magali Stowell Alemán

© 2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC Each day from May 2 until June 18, The Chester Telegraph will spotlight one member of the Green Mountain High School’s class of 2020. While nothing can replace the thrill of walking across the stage to receive your diploma at your high school graduation, we hope this moment “on stage” […]

Green Mountain's Virtual Graduation Walk

Green Mountain’s Virtual Graduation Walk Mary Alice Churchill

© 2020 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Each day from May 2 until June 18, The Chester Telegraph will spotlight one member of the Green Mountain High School’s class of 2020. While nothing can replace the thrill of walking across the stage to receive your diploma at your high school graduation, we hope this moment “on stage” […]

Green Mountain's Virtual Graduation Walk

Green Mountain’s Virtual Graduation Walk Kameron Cummings

© 2020 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Each day from May 2 until June 18, The Chester Telegraph will spotlight one member of the Green Mountain High School’s class of 2020. While nothing can replace the thrill of walking across the stage to receive your diploma at your high school graduation, we hope this moment “on stage” […]

Green Mountain's Virtual Graduation Walk

Green Mountain’s Virtual Graduation Walk Olivia Bernier

© 2020 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Each day from May 2 until June 18, The Chester Telegraph will spotlight one member of the Green Mountain High School’s class of 2020. While nothing can replace the thrill of walking across the stage to receive your diploma at your high school graduation, we hope this moment “on stage” […]

Green Mountain's Virtual Graduation Walk

Green Mountain’s Virtual Graduation Walk Nina Neptune

© 2020 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Each day from May 2 until June 18, The Chester Telegraph will spotlight one member of the Green Mountain High School’s class of 2020. While nothing can replace the thrill of walking across the stage to receive your diploma at your high school graduation, we hope this moment “on stage” […]

Green Mountain's Virtual Graduation Walk

Green Mountain’s Virtual Graduation Walk Allison Quaile

© Telegraph Publishing, LLC Each day from May 2 until June 18, The Chester Telegraph will spotlight one member of the Green Mountain High School’s class of 2020. While nothing can replace the thrill of walking across the stage to receive your diploma at your high school graduation, we hope this moment “on stage” in […]