Tag Archives: School

Letter
May 24, 2017

Don’t close Black River School

Dear Editor,

It takes a community to raise a child. Ludlow has been that community for generations.

When my daughter began thinking about high school, Black River was her first choice even though we live in Springfield. Black River is a school that her grandparents,…

Local News
May 24, 2017

School unification back on the ballot

Rochester, Royalton, Mount Holly and Ludlow to vote on measures

By Evan Johnson

Closing high schools and unifying school districts are the ballot items voters in central Vermont will confront in the coming weeks. Thanks to a measure approved by the Legislature, the deadline for…

Fletcher Farm School offers two metal art classes

Fletcher Farm School offers two metal art classes

May 19-21—LUDLOW—The Society of Vermont Artists and Craftsmen, which runs Fletcher Farm School for the Arts and Crafts, announces upcoming classes. Located at 611 Route 103 South in Ludlow, the school offers hundreds of classes to the public annually.

Explorations in Metal Clay will be…

News Briefs
May 11, 2017

Man charged with breaking into Rochester School

By Evan Johnson

ROCHESTER—Police say they caught the man responsible for breaking into the Rochester School and another residence this weekend.  On Sunday, May 7, state police from the Royalton Barracks responded to a report of a break-in on Kirby Drive. Upon arriving, they discovered…

Kids’ yoga offers benefits in school
Local News
May 3, 2017

Kids’ yoga offers benefits in school

By Robin Alberti

Cristy Murphy found her calling in teaching kids yoga. With a background in elementary education, she was introduced to yoga by her teaching partner at Barstow School, and she immediately saw the benefits of teaching it to kids. Giving students the opportunity…

Letter
March 29, 2017

Vote “no” for Model 1, Rochester school consolidation

Dear Editor,

It’s going to be sad to not have a high school in Rochester. To review, closing of the Rochester High School seems inevitable. The proposed Model 1, soon coming up for a vote on Tuesday, April 11, in the communities of Rochester, South…

Local News
March 22, 2017

Two towns reject school merger

By Stephen Seitz

BARNARD—Act 46 is getting off to a creaky start, at least for some. The law, which went into effect in 2015, has the goal of merging Vermont’s school districts in the hope of providing better education, as well as get a better…