Warren School

  • Work to begin on Warren School repair project

    Contracts totaling $2.55 million have been signed for a repair project at Warren Elementary School and contractors will be on site staging for the project on June 19. Work will begin on June 26.

    The work entails

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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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  • Kretz is Vermont National Geographic State Bee semifinalist

    Sixth-grader Reuben Kretz, Warren, has been notified by the National Geographic Society that he is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2017 Vermont National Geographic State Bee. The contest will be held

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  • Warren residents approach select board about Act 46

    The Warren Select Board dealt with questions surrounding Act 46, a new law that aims to consolidate school governance and budgets across the state.

    Warren resident Valerie Bigelow, who is running against Warren

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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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  • Warren School passes bond vote for construction, carries a deficit

    On Tuesday, May 17, Warren residents voted on a bond that would fund a $2.55 million construction project for the school.

    There were 201 residents who turned out to vote, with 161 voting yes and 40 voting no. The

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  • Warren school board prepares for two votes

    The Warren School Board is asking the Warren community to support a May 17 vote for a $2.55 million bond which would finance a series of repairs to the building. Burlington-based architectural firm TruexCullins presented

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  • Act 46 committee limits Warren school’s future debt

    After the Act 46 study committee voted on March 23 to limit the amount of debt that a newly unified school board would share for repairs to the Warren Elementary School building to $2.55 million, the Warren School Board

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  • Act 46 Community forum in Warren

    Warren School Board chair Matthew “Chicky” Staples said that the board needed to “receive those fears, questions, doubts and insecurities,” regarding Act 46, the option for Warren Elementary School to become independent

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  • Act 46 committee limits debt to be absorbed in unified district

    “There’s new legal information that’s just come out in the last few weeks,” Washington West Supervisory Union (WWSU) Brigid Scheffert Nease told the Act 46 study committee last Wednesday, March 23.

    A provision

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  • Warren school reassesses costs for building repairs

    Last week, the Burlington-based architectural firm TruexCullins presented a range of costs from $1.8 million to $4.7 million for a series of building repairs to Warren Elementary School. Shortly after, the school’s

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  • Q & A with Warren school board candidates

    Four of five seats are open on the Warren Elementary School Board this year with one candidate running unopposed for each seat. Below are brief bios of the candidates as well as their answers to three

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  • Warren School selects firm to repair building

    “Buildings speak,” said architect Dave Epstein of the Burlington-based architecture and design firm TruexCullins. “Some schools you look at, they could be saying, ‘I’m a hospital or I’m a prison,’” he mused, adding that

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  • Q & A with Tom Martin on school independence

    On January 25, Warren PTO and community members organized a public forum in order to provide information about the process of shifting from a public to an independent school should any elementary schools in The Valley

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  • Warren community hosts independent school forum

    On Monday, January 25, when the former principal of North Bennington Graded School, Tom Martin, reflected on the process of transitioning from a public to an independent institution, he told an audience of 60 Valley

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  • Warren students evacuated for bomb threat

    Warren Elementary School students were instructed to put on their coats and walk with their teachers down the school driveway to Brook Road and over to the Warren Town Hall shortly after 8:45 a.m. on January 22 when the

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  • Warren School budget up 3 percent

    The Warren School Board has finalized their 2016-2017 budget, which has increased 3 percent from last year’s budget.

    At the board’s January 19 meeting, $2,543,025 was the agreed upon number, up from $2,417,372 in

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  • Warren PTO and community explores independence for Valley schools

    Regarding Act 46, a statewide law that would consolidate school boards and budgets throughout Vermont by 2019, “There are a lot of unanswered questions and confusions,” said Warren PTO member Ashley Woods. “Is it

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  • Warren School Board considers construction of a new school

    Warren Elementary School has been busy tackling a lengthy series of building and grounds repairs and working to remedy some pressing safety concerns found by Vermont School Boards Insurance Trust (VSBIT) in 2009. In the

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  • Warren School: New principal, new position for Jones

    After coming out of executive session at their meeting on Tuesday, September 1, the Warren School Board moved to accept the resignation of Warren School principal Jill Ballou. She will be replaced by Elizabeth Peterson

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