Harwood Unified Union School Board

  • HUUSD adopts new budgeting process

    The Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD) is beginning work on next year’s school budget and has adopted a new budgeting process for this second year of operations.

    Starting November 15 as The Valley

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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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  • HUUSD teachers agree to new contract

    Teachers throughout the Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD) and the HUUSD Board have agreed to a new contract that will stand for the next four years.

    While a contract between teachers and the school

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  • HUUSD denies Open Meeting Law violation

    The Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD) Board has formally denied any Open Meeting Law violation, but board members will receive additional training on the subject.

    After many months of dispute,

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  • HUUSD discussing Open Meeting Law complaints

    As The Valley Reporter goes to press on October 11, the Harwood Unified Union School District Board is discussing board superintendent Brigid Nease’s response to two complaints about potential violations of

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  • Act 166 continues to be an issue

    Act 166, the law that mandates universal pre-K in Vermont, continues to cause issues for the Harwood Unified Union School District.

    “As wonderful as the universal pre-K law is, the implementation continues to be

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  • HUUSD Board to discuss Gilman’s letter at next meeting

    GILMAN’S LETTER

    The Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD) Board will wait for vice chair Gabe Gilman to be present at a meeting before discussing a letter that he sent to his fellow board

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  • HUUSD vice chair challenges board on executive session

    (original letter from Gilman to the HUUSD below LINK)

    Gabe Gilman, vice chair of the Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD) Board, has challenged his fellow board

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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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  • 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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  • Warren School closed

    Black mold, roof failure, floods lead to shutdown

    Remediation for a roof leak at Warren Elementary School led to the discovery of black mold in at least five classrooms in the school. The black mold predates

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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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  • 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

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  • Board’s best interest

    Now that the Harwood Unified Union School District Board (HUUSD) has completed the complex and rigorous task of creating one unified budget for our newly merged school district, the board has been debating how to create

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  • Opinion: The HUUSD first-year budget

    By Heidi Spear

    The Harwood Unified Union School District Board has approved a first-year unified district budget for the public to vote on March 7 via Australian ballot. We will be hosting an informational

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  • HUUSD budget will proceed to vote at Town Meeting

    Last week Governor Phil Scott proposed that all K-12 schools throughout Vermont adopt a level-funded budget for the next fiscal year and postpone voting to adopt the budget until May. The announcement came after the

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  • Letter: Local school boards still active

    To The Editor:

    In August 2015 the Harwood Unified Union School District Board (HUUSD) was sworn in after a positive vote to consolidate the school governance of our existing district schools in Warren, Fayston,

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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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  • Opinion: Superintendent responds to Fayston School Board letter

    By Brigid Nease

    The Fayston School Board met on December 20 and then held a special meeting, to write and send a letter out to the Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD) Board and wider community. This is

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