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GMUSD board plans retreat, principal search continues

GMUSD board plans retreat, principal search continues

By Shawn Cunningham © 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC Two Rivers Supervisory Union Superintendent Lauren Fierman brought her suggestion to hold a board retreat later this year to the Green Mountain Unified School District board at its monthly meeting last Thursday. She said that the SU and its two school districts — Green Mountain and Ludlow-Mt. […]

TRSU board talks strategic planning, principal searches

TRSU board talks strategic planning, principal searches

By Shawn Cunningham © 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Two Rivers Supervisory Union board meeting last Thursday fell just short of one hour and would have been shorter but for a lengthy discussion over scheduling a board retreat to work on a Strategic Operating Plan. Superintendent Lauren Fierman told the board, “We need to know […]

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Bryan Fox of Chester has earned a Master of Science in Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. Spencer Fowler of South Londonderry excelled during the fall 2020 semester at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., achieving a GPA of at least 3.5 to earn a spot on the Dean’s List. The following […]

TRSU board agenda for Feb. 4

TRSU board agenda for Feb. 4

The board of the Two Rivers Supervisory Union will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 4 both in person, at the Professional Development Room of Ludlow Elementary School, and via Zoom by clicking here https://trsu.zoom.us/j/82443480986  or calling 646-876-9923. Below is its agenda. I. CALL TO ORDER: a. Roll Call II. APPROVAL OF […]

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Select students have been named to the fall 2020 Dean’s List at Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I. Full-time students who complete 12 or more credits per semester and earn a GPA of 3.4 or higher are placed on the Dean’s List that semester. The following Southern Vermont students have earned this achievement: Nora Bright […]

GMUSD budget up less than 1% despite special ed hike

GMUSD budget up less than 1% despite special ed hike

By Shawn Cunningham © 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC The directors of the Green Mountain Unified School District approved a $14.2 million budget last Thursday. It represents an increase of less than 1 percent over last year’s spending plan, despite a recent 14 percent increase by the Two Rivers Supervisory Union, which charges its spending back […]

Chester Rotary donates 2,000 masks to educators, first responders

Chester Rotary donates 2,000 masks to educators, first responders

The Chester Rotary on Tuesday donated 2,000 face masks, courtesy of Rotary International, to educators at Green Mountain Unified School District and to Chester’s first responders, including Emergency Medical Technicians, firefighters and the Chester Police, during the Covid-19 pandemic. According to Chester Rotary President Ian Montgomery, Rotary International financed the masks in its Million Mask […]

VSAC offers Zoom webinar on understanding financial aid offers

VSAC offers Zoom webinar on understanding financial aid offers

Join VSAC  from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 26,   for the next VSAC Shows You How webinar to help you better understand what’s happening “behind the curtain” once you submit your financial aid applications so you can be better prepared to understand your financial aid offers when you get them – and […]

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Vermont Technical College of Randolph Center congratulations to the following students who graduated after the fall 2020 semester. Gary Grout of So. Londonderry, cum lauda, with a Bachelor of Science in Business & Technology Management. Morgan Stevens of Grafton, magna cum lauda, with a Bachelor of Science in Business & Technology Management. Jonathan Mazurek of […]

Weston board reviews increased T&G tax rate, eyes Town Meeting delay

Weston board reviews increased T&G tax rate, eyes Town Meeting delay

By Cherise Madigan ©2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC Despite a decreased budget, the Taconic & Green Regional School District’s estimated tax rate is expected to increase by 3.9 cents in fiscal 2022, according to Weston’s representative on the district board, Deborah Lyneis. The increase will bump the current equalized rate of $1.603 to about $1.642, she […]

TRSU board approves 14% budget increase

TRSU board approves 14% budget increase

By Shawn Cunningham © 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC Last Thursday night, the board of the Two Rivers Supervisory Union unanimously approved a budget of $6.548 million, which taxpayers in the SU’s two districts will see as assessments in the district budgets for the 2021/22 school year. The spending plan included an overall increase of $807,764 […]

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A number of area students have been named to the Castleton University Dean’s List for the fall semester of the 2020-21 academic year. To qualify for this academic honor, the student must maintain full-time status and a semester grade point average of 3.5. Wilson, a member of the class of 2024  is majoring in Physical […]

GMUSD Board agenda for Jan. 14, 2021

GMUSD Board agenda for Jan. 14, 2021

The Green Mountain Unified School District Board will meet via Zoom from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 14. To access via Zoom: Location: https://trsu.zoom.us/j/88395602119 | Phone: 646-876-9923 Below is its agenda. I. CALL TO ORDER: a. Roll call II. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: a. Dec. 17, 2020 Regular Meeting; b. […]

Bennington-Rutland Supervisory Union seeks candidates for T&G, Winhall, Mettawee districts

Bennington-Rutland Supervisory Union seeks candidates for T&G, Winhall, Mettawee districts

Running for your local school board is another endeavor altered by the pandemic. For 2021 elections, signed petitions are no longer required to qualify to run for any of the 19 open positions in the three school districts of the Bennington-Rutland Supervisory Union: Mettawee, Winhall and the Taconic & Green Regional. “Finding candidates to run […]

T&G School Board meets Jan. 5 to finish 2022 budget work

T&G School Board meets Jan. 5 to finish 2022 budget work

The Taconic & Green Regional School Board will meet online at 6:30 pm, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021 to complete its work on its proposed fiscal  2022 budget. The spending level approved at this meeting will be submitted to the residents of the nine communities served by the T&G for a final vote on Tuesday, March […]

TRSU board agenda for Jan. 7, 2021

TRSU board agenda for Jan. 7, 2021

The Board of Directors of the Two Rivers Supervisory Union will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 7 via Zoom. To access the meeting via Zoom click here.   Or by phone: 646-876-9923 Below is its agenda. I. CALL TO ORDER: a. Roll Call II. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: December […]

GMUSD Special Meeting agenda for Dec. 28

GMUSD Special Meeting agenda for Dec. 28

The Green Mountain Unified School District board will hold a special meeting via Zoom at 6 p.m. on Monday Dec. 28, 2020. To attend using Zoom click here. Below is its agenda. CALL TO ORDER: a. Roll Call APPROVAL OF AGENDA: BOARD COMMENTS PUBLIC COMMENTS NEW BUSINESS  a. Process for annual meeting NEXT MEETING DATE: […]

3 GM board members eschew re-election, annual meeting in flux

3 GM board members eschew re-election, annual meeting in flux

By Shawn Cunningham © 2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC On the evening following a snowstorm that normally would have cancelled all school activities, the Green Mountain Unified School District board and finance committee met remotely last Thursday with three members announcing they would not run for re-election and the board deciding to hold a Zoom annual […]

College News

College News

Sean Kenney of Chester has been named to the President’s List for the fall 2020 semester at Plymouth State University, in Plymouth, N.H. To be named to the President’s List, a student must achieve a grade point average of 3.7 or better for the fall 2020 semester and must have attempted at least 12 credit […]

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Mack Owen Walton of Chester, a senior majoring in psychology, was named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2020 semester at Clarkson University, located in Potsdam, N.Y.  Dean’s List students must achieve a minimum 3.25 grade-point average and also carry at least 14 credit hours. Ainsley Bertone of Springfield has been named to the […]