education

  • HUUSD receives public records request

    Seth Henry, Fayston, filed a public records request with the Washington West Supervisory Union – the central office for the Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD) – seeking detailed financials for district schools

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  • Secretary Holcombe sends memo to school boards

    As school boards around Vermont begin budgeting for the 2018-2019 school year, Secretary Rebecca Holcombe from the Vermont Agency of Education sent a memo regarding staffing ratios and their effect on the cost of

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  • Warren students back in school – again

    It’s been a tough start to the school year for Warren Elementary School students, staff, parents and a community and, hopefully, that’s all behind them now that the school has reopened after being closed for mold,

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  • HUUSD working out how to govern

    Members of the Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD) Board are making sure that they enter this year’s budget season with a single mindset.

    The HUUSD Board met for its first retreat on Wednesday,

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  • More mold found in school kitchen, another flood for Warren Elementary School

    Warren Elementary School students, staff and administrators spent a second week at Sugarbush Resort after more mold was found in the kitchen and other pockets of the school. Additionally, a hot water heater in the

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  • Whooping cough reported in HUUSD

    There has been a confirmed diagnosis of pertussis – whooping cough – in a student in the Harwood Unified Union School District.

    Pertussis is a contagious disease that is spread through the air when infected

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  • Heidi Spear resigns from HUUSD

    Fayston representative Heidi Spear to the Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD) has resigned from the board, effective Monday, September 18. In her letter of resignation, she explains that she is resigning

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • GMVS holds 2017 graduation ceremonies

    Green Mountain Valley School held its 2017 commencement exercises this past Saturday, June 3, at the school’s campus. Tim Harris, headmaster, welcomed the graduating students, family, friends and

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  • 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

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  • Warren School bids $500,000 over budget

    The Warren School Board will reject both bids it received for renovation work at the elementary school after the bids came in a half a million dollars over budget.

    The Warren School Board will meet Monday, April

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  • First ever seven-school, six-town budget approved

    All of the towns of the Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD) voted together for the first time to pass one budget for all six towns and all seven schools.

    The budget passed on Town Meeting Day with a

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  • HUUSD Board votes in favor of keeping teachers

    The Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD) Board has finally voted on each budget item for next year and any parent worried about losing teachers can breathe easy.

    At their January 11 meeting, the HUUSD

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  • What was said and not said

    Several weeks ago, The Valley Reporter printed a front-page story detailing the proposal to the Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD) Board to cut two teachers and a staff member at two Valley schools.

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  • An alternative to the Harwood curriculum

    Harwood students who choose to utilize the Harwood Community Learning Center (HCLC) master skills that most students are still struggling with well into their college years.

    Across the road from Harwood Union

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  • Opinion: Share our plans

    By the Waitsfield School Board

    As the new school year begins, the Waitsfield Elementary School (WES) Board would like to share our plans and work for the transitional year ahead. Following the yes vote for school

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  • Warren School reviews math curriculum, questions homework outcomes

    Nancy Phillips retired from teaching math in 2007 but has worked on curriculum at Warren Elementary School (WES) since then. She presented an overview of the school’s math program to the school board at their May 24

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  • Education funding formula explored at Act 46 forum

    The community continued to voice questions, critiques and praises regarding Act 46 at the fourth and final public forum hosted by the Washington West Supervisory Union’s (WWSU) Act 46 study committee on May 23 at the Big

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  • Act 46 committee deliberates power of Valleywide board under merger

    While the Act 46 study committee worked to complete a series of reports and articles that are required for an accelerated version of the statewide consolidation of school management, they considered whether, or how, the

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