• New rain garden under construction at Harwood Union

    Harwood Union Middle and High School is scheduled to break ground Thursday on a 1,400-square-foot bioretention facility (“rain garden”) that will infiltrate runoff from approximately a half acre of school rooftop,

  • Harwood runners’ hill work pays off in Andorra

    A team of Harwood Union current and former runners plus a Middlebury runner put in peak performances last weekend at the 2017 Youth Skyrunning World Championships in Andorra. Andorra is a principality located in the

  • What will happen with the HU Capital Improvement Project?

    The Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD) Board is now overseeing all seven schools in the district. The board oversees the school district, sets policy and, most importantly, sets a budget. So board members are

  • Budget compromise could create problems in HUUSD

    The Harwood Union Unified School District (HUUSD) has not started negotiating its contracts with the district’s teachers. However, the deal the board makes could have consequences for the school district

  • Harwood, we have a problem

    By John Kerrigan

    The news that Co-Principal Amy Rex is leaving Harwood for a similar position in Massachusetts prompted me to reflect on her tenure.

    During the Rex/Atwood/Nease administration the

  • Unifying the unified school board

    By the Harwood Union Middle/High School Board of Directors

    At its meeting on June 21, the school board of Harwood Union Middle/High School (HUHS) gave a unanimous vote of confidence to the Harwood administration,

  • Amy Rex resigns

    Amy Rex soloHarwood Union co-principal Amy Rex resigned this week and Washington West Supervisory Union (WWSU) Superintendent

  • Langevin is new Harwood director of athletics

    Chris LangevinChris Langevin is the new director of athletics and activities at Harwood Union. Lisa Atwood, Harwood

  • A real loss

    The news that Amy Rex has resigned from her position as co-principal of Harwood Union is sad news indeed.

    Rex, who was recently named high school principal of the year with her co-principal Lisa Atwood, announced

  • Harwood lacrosse advances to championships

    Harwood boys’ lacrosse upset Milton 14-8 on Tuesday, June 6, to advance to the Vermont Division II state championships on Friday.

    The Highlanders will play Stowe High School Friday, June 9, for the

  • Atwood, Rex named Vermont secondary principals of the year

    Harwood Union’s co-principals, Lisa Atwood and Amy Rex, were named Vermont Secondary School Principals of the Year by the Vermont Principals’ Association (VPA).

    The pair was honored with the award at Harwood this

  • HU baseball takes down Montpelier 8-3

    Harwood baseball outlasted Montpelier to take their second win in three games.

    After a slow start to the season, the Highlanders seem to be making some strides. After their 17-0 blowout against Northfield,

  • HU lacrosse rolls through two wins at home

    Although the week started with a loss to Rice Memorial, the past two days have been swell for the Harwood Union boys’ lacrosse team.

    Although the teams may have been mismatched, the Harwood Highlanders dominated

  • HU baseball gets a decisive 17-0 win over Northfield

    Harwood’s baseball team was off to a rocky start after dropping their first three games, but they finally took a win over Northfield in a staggering 17-0 victory.

    On Thursday, April 27, the Harwood Highlanders

  • Harwood/Mad River U15 opens season with wins

    The Harwood/Mad River U15 lacrosse team opened up their season last weekend with Saturday wins against Barre and Plattsburgh and a Sunday tie against Stowe. The team is a combination of Mad River Valley Youth Lacrosse

  • Harwood drops second game to GMVS

    Harwood’s girls’ lacrosse team dropped their second game of the season to Green Mountain Valley School (GMVS) 11-6.

    The Harwood Highlanders played with urgency as time ran out in the second half and they came up

  • HU softball searching for its first win

    Harwood’s softball team dropped two more games this past week against Thetford and Northfield as they remain in search of their first win of the season.

    On Thursday, April 27, Harwood lost 24-8 against Thetford

  • HU lacrosse falters against Burlington

    Harwood Union (HU) lacrosse was unable to overcome a stroke of penalties in the second half and dropped their second game of the season to Burlington 7-9.

    The Harwood Highlanders were up 5-3 heading into halftime

  • Softball loses first game on new field

    The Harwood softball team dropped their first game of the season to Randolph.

    Not only was it the first game of the season, but also it was the first softball game to be played on the newly constructed field.

  • Valley schools implement a new way of learning

    Harwood is in the midst of switching to a proficiency-based learning system, but problems reporting students’ progress have some parents worried.

    At the Harwood Unified Union School District’s (HUUSD) executive