• 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

  • ‘Addressing inaccuracies’

    By Heidi Spear

    I am writing to address a number of inaccuracies in the opinion piece submitted by Christine Sullivan in last week's issue of The Valley Reporter. Board chair Christine Sullivan’s

  • Hostile Climate, Public Interests & Requested Actions

    To: HUUSD Board

    From: Fayston Representatives Heidi Spear & Jill Ellis

    Re: Hostile Climate, Public Interests & Requested Actions

    Date: June 14, 2017

    The Fayston representatives to

  • 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

  • Add further information

    By Christine Sullivan

    I would like to add further information to the June 8 Valley Reporter article regarding enrollment numbers. We are aware that, as a district, we suffer from attrition in general. If one

  • 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

  • Disagree with editorial

    By Laura A. Caffry

    I think The Valley Reporter is a good local paper and I enjoy reading it. However, I think the editorial staff of the paper made a mistake last week with “Who works for whom?” It was

  • Who works for whom?

    This week The Valley Reporter received a copy of an email sent by Washington West Supervisory Union Superintendent Brigid Nease to a reporter at the Waterbury Record.

    In this email, Nease suggests that she is the

  • WWSU school choice is now available

    Parents in the Washington West Supervisory Union will be able to enroll their kindergarten through eighth-grade children in any of the schools in the newly unified school district.

    The Harwood Unified Union

  • Act 46 successes will take significant changes

    HUUSAlmost all of the towns that merged under Act 46 will see a decrease in their taxes this year, but that will not last unless something changes in the next five years.

    The only town that does not receive a tax

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • For The Record

    Due to using the wrong copy of the Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD) budget for reference, The Valley Reporter's February 16 story about the unified union district's budget for the coming year includes

  • 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

  • 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