HUUSD

  • 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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  • 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 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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  • Why I resigned from the HUUSD Board

    By Heidi Spear

    I submitted my resignation to the Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD) Board on Monday, September 18. I believe the public has a right to know this and to understand why. The simple answer

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  • Democratic process

    With the resignation of Heidi Spear, one of the two Fayston representatives on the Harwood Unified Union School District Board, comes the need to find a replacement.

    State education law, prior to Act 46 and the

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  • Harwood works with Great Schools Partnership

    Before the Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD) Board took a two-month break, the last meeting was well attended by parents who were concerned about proficiency-based learning.

    At the June 25 HUUSD Board

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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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  • 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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  • 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,

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  • Amy Rex resigns

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

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