ACT 46 Consolidation Committee to Hold Public Meetings

Notice to Voters:
The WNESU Act 46 School Consolidation Committee is holding a series of
informational meetings regarding the proposed consolidation of the Town School Districts of Athens, Grafton, Rockingham, and Westminster into a single, unified school district.
Please plan to attend one of these meetings so that you can make an informed vote on Town Meeting Day, March 7, 2017.
-Meeting schedule-
Athens-
7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 11, at the Athens Town Offices
Rockingham-
7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 17, at the Bellows Falls Middle School
Westminster-
7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 18, at the Westminster Center School
Grafton-
7:00 pm, Thursday, January 26, at the Grafton Elementary School
Superintendent of Schools, Christopher Kibbe (802)-463-9958.

Harley Bynorth Wins Design Contest for Springfield Library

steampunklabelBellows Falls Union High School student Harley Bynorth is also a student at the River Valley Technical Center where he is enrolled in the Technology Essentials program. Students were asked to design small stickers to represent the Steampunk genre on the books in the Springfield library. Check out this video to see Harley’s winning design and all of the entrees.
http://216.66.96.153/Cablecast/public-site/index.html#/show/8751?channel=2

Jacob Metcalf, November Elks Student of the Month

jacob-metcalfIt is a pleasure to announce that Jacob Metcalf has been named the Bellows Falls Union High School November Elk’s Student of the Month.  Jacob, a senior, is the son of Willard and Michelle Metcalf of Bellows Falls.  Jacob has consistently proven himself to be a prepared, dedicated, and engaged student in class.  He is a frequent participant in class discussions; he asks thought-provoking questions, discusses his views and is open to hearing and considering the views of his classmates.   He takes his education seriously and is invested in his own learning.  Working hard to improve his skills, Jacob often submits assignments in advance for feedback and suggestions.   Always ready for class, he has a positive attitude and is respectful when speaking to others.  He is a mature student who helps set the standard for the other students in the class. Always attentive to his school responsibilities, Jacob has excellent attendance. When he does miss school, he makes it a point to check in to see what he has missed. He is proactive in completing his assignments and staying on schedule. Continue reading

WNESU Calendar Change

The WNESU School Board approved a calendar change for the upcoming Holiday Break.  On the original calendar,  school was to resume on Monday, January 2, 2017.  School will now resume on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.  For High School Students, Tuesday, January 3rd will be a White day(B).   Now that we have had a snow day, the unofficial last day of school is Tuesday, June 13, 2017.