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GMUSD Board meeting for Sept. 17 not canceled

GMUSD Board meeting for Sept. 17 not canceled

Due to a technical Google error, a cancellation notice was accidentally sent out concerning this meeting. This meeting is NOT Canceled. Below is the agenda. The board of the Green Mountain Unified School District will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17 via Zoom. To attend: https://trsu.zoom.us/j/98654841679 or by phone 646-876-9923. Below […]

CANCELED: GM Unified School District board agenda for Sept. 17

CANCELED: GM Unified School District board agenda for Sept. 17

This meeting was canceled on Tuesday, Sept. 15. The board of the Green Mountain Unified School District will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17 via Zoom. To attend: https://trsu.zoom.us/j/98654841679  or by phone 646-876-9923. Below is its agenda. I. CALL TO ORDER: a. Roll Call II. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: (Additions & Deletions) […]

First day of school goes smoothly despite changes, challenges

First day of school goes smoothly despite changes, challenges

By Shawn Cunningham © 2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC The day that many have been waiting for and  — and somewhat dreading — arrived Tuesday as most Green Mountain District students reported to their classes to begin a strikingly different school year. By most accounts, the results were good and several parents said that their children […]

GMUSD schools seem more prepared for reopening than NEA statewide grades indicate

GMUSD schools seem more prepared for reopening than NEA statewide grades indicate

By Shawn Cunningham © 2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC On Thursday, Sept. 3, the Vermont NEA – the union that represents public school teachers in the state – released a “report card” for “overall preparation for safe start of school” as the Covid-19 pandemic continues. The grades in the report came from representatives of the local […]

News analysis: Is GMUSD's 'no raises for anybody' stance in flux?

News analysis: Is GMUSD’s ‘no raises for anybody’ stance in flux? Two resignations point to disagreement

By Shawn Cunningham © 2020 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Two recent resignations appear to point to some dissension over the Green Mountain Unified School District’s position in bargaining with its teachers. Until recently, the board had taken a “no raises” stance due to the budget uncertainty brought on by the economic damage done by the Covid-19 […]

GMUSD Special Meeting for Sept. 2

GMUSD Special Meeting for Sept. 2

The Green Mountain Unified School District board of directors will hold a special meeting via Zoom from 5 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 2. To access the meeting:  https://trsu.zoom.us/j/96249572763  or by phone  646-876-9923.  Below is its revised agenda. I. CALL TO ORDER: a. Roll Call II. BOARD COMMENTS III. PUBLIC COMMENTS IV. NEW BUSINESS […]

Weston Board grants Little School rent relief, continues fiber optic consideration

Weston Board grants Little School rent relief, continues fiber optic consideration

By Cherise Madigan ©2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Weston Select Board continued to address the local impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic at its Tuesday, Aug. 25 meeting by granting rent relief to The Little School for the remainder of 2020 and exploring the potential for fiber optic internet service in Weston — an increasingly valuable […]

TRSU schools continue to plan reopening, release parent handbooks

TRSU schools continue to plan reopening, release parent handbooks Home-schooling could remove $600,000 from GM District budget

By Shawn Cunningham © 2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC With two weeks left before Vermont schools are scheduled to reopen, the Two Rivers Supervisory Union has issued handbooks for parents and students on what each of its two education options will look like when Sept. 8 arrives. But as with all things Covid-19, nothing is carved […]

College News

College News

Pippin Evarts of Landgrove graduated after majoring in English at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. Evarts, the child of Jeremiah M. Evarts and Kara C. Evarts of Londonderry, is a 2016 graduate of Stratton Mountain School and was inducted into the Bates Scholar-Athlete Society, an organization that honors graduating seniors who have achieved a grade […]

GM, Springfield grads awarded Crown Point Realtors scholarship

GM, Springfield grads awarded Crown Point Realtors scholarship

The Scholarship Committee of the Crown Point Board of Realtors has announced the 2020 winners of the Sammy Pierce Memorial Scholarship. They are: Meekah Hance, a 2020 Green Mountain Union High School graduate. She is a talented and gifted musician who plays eight different stringed instruments including the violin, ukulele and cello. She regularly plays […]

T&G school reopening plans taking shape

T&G school reopening plans taking shape

  By Bruce Frauman ©2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Taconic and Green Regional School District Board, which includes Londonderry’s Flood Brook School, heard on Aug. 11 that planning for the opening of its five schools is still a work in progress. Bennington-Rutland Supervisory District Supervisor Randi Lowe, in her first appearance in that role before […]

Schools hone opening plans as state adds to, changes guidance

Schools hone opening plans as state adds to, changes guidance Next TRSU public forum to be held Thursday night on Zoom

By Shawn Cunningham © 2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC As the clock ticks down to a Tuesday, Sept. 8 start date for Vermont schools, those in the Two Rivers Supervisory Union continue to work out the details of a plan to offer a hybrid approach to education this fall. But on Tuesday, Vermont Secretary of Education […]

College News

College News

The following students have been named to the dean’s list at Bates College for the winter semester ending in April 2020. This is a distinction earned by students whose cumulative grade point average is 3.8 or higher. Pippin Evarts of Landgrove. Evarts, the child of Jeremiah M. Evarts and Kara C. Evarts of Londonderry, is […]

College News

College News

Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I., has named the following students to its spring 2020 Dean’s List: Hannah Sheere of Chester Allison Kenney of Chester and Nora Bright of Athens. 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 […]

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, […]

College News

College News

Ian Kehoe of Chester, who is majoring in Game Production Management, has been named to the President’s List at Champlain College in Burlington for the spring 2020 semester.  Students on the President’s List have achieved a grade point average of 4.0 or higher during the semester. Kaya Mulligan of South Londonderry, who is majoring in […]

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 […]

GM Unified School District Board agenda for July 16

GM Unified School District Board agenda for July 16

The Green Mountain Unified School Board of Directors will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 16 via Zoom. To access Zoom click here or phone 646-876-9923 I. CALL TO ORDER: a. Roll Call II. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: (Additions & Deletions) III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: a. June 18, 2020 Regular Meeting IV. BOARD […]