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Berlin Elementary School Board News
Monday 2/12/18 Berlin Elementary School Learning Center 6:15PM
Wednesday 2/21/18 SU Carousel Meeting at U-32 5:30PM
Monday 3/5/18 Berlin Elementary School Learning Center 6:15PM (Pre-Town Meeting)
Tuesday 3/6/18 Berlin Elementary School Gymnasium 10AM (Town Meeting Day)
The Budget- The final decision on the Berlin Elementary budget level of funding will be made at our Monday January 8, 2017 meeting at 6:15 in the school Learning Center. The board strongly encourages community members and voters to attend this meeting or send us your input or questions at BESboard@U32.org. Your voice will be heard and taken into account when we finalize the budget!
ACT 46- The Berlin Elementary School Board has voted to submit an alternative governance structure plan to the Vermont Agency of Education. WCSU has agreed on a joint proposal that will allow WCSU to remain operating under its current governance structure. The details of the report can be found on the WCSU website at the following address: https://sites.google.com/a/wcsu32.org/wcsu-act-46/home
Principal Search- Carol Amos has elected to retire from her position as Berlin principal effective in late June 2018. Over the next few months there will be public forums and a principal search process. If you are interested in participating in the public forums or becoming a community member on the interview panel please contact camos@U32.org or BESboard@U32.org.
Board Elections- There are two Berlin School Board of Directors seats up for election at the 2018 Town Meeting. If you are interested in running for one of those seats please contact the Town Clerks Office (Rosemary Morse, 802-229-9298) to get a petition for candidacy. Petitions are due in January thus allowing time for your name to get on the ballot.
Elementary Report Cards-Informational MeetingsDear families,As our first semester draws to a close, we are working on our elementary report cards. As you know from previous newsletters, we have revised the elementary report card in order to better align it to our Student Learning Outcomes. This video provides a 10-minute overview of the changes you can expect to see on your child's report card.Additionally, Jen Miller-Arsenault, our Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, will be available to meet with families prior to the distribution of report cards. Jen will provide an overview of the changes and will answer any questions that you may have. We warmly invite families to attend any of the sessions in any of our elementary schools. Meetings will take place on:
- Friday, January 12 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. at East Montpelier Elementary School
- Wednesday, January 17 from 8:45-9:45 a.m. at Rumney Memorial School
- Wednesday, January 17 from 5:00-6:00 p.m. at Doty Memorial School
- Monday, January 22 from 3:45-4:45 p.m. at Berlin Elementary School
- Wednesday, January 24 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. at Calais Elementary School