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Minor, Morrison join Gov. Scott’s marijuana advisory commission

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Two influential Colchester leaders had a seat at the table during the long-awaited first meeting of Gov. Phil Scott’s Marijuana Advisory Commission last Thursday, each prepared to lend their industry-specific expertise. Colchester Police Chief Jen Morrison and superintendent Amy Minor were tapped to serve on two of the three subcommittees within the commission, which Scott…

District holds steady in difficult SBAC year

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In a testing year that tripped up students across the state, Colchester pupils notched a generally impressive performance on the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium, ranking above the state average in five of the seven age groups measured. Students in grades three through eight and 11 took the SBAC, a standardized test that replaced the New…

District welcomes new resource officer

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Colchester police Detective Mark Jacobs assumed his position as the new school resource officer for Colchester School District on August 28. As SRO, Jacobs is one of two CPD officers stationed on campus. Jacobs’ colleague, Officer Christian Mellen, is the D.A.R.E officer at Colchester High School, where he educates underaged kids about drug and alcohol…

The woman behind the curtain

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Meghan Baule had logged hours preparing this year’s kick-off presentation for Colchester School District’s faculty and staff. From short video clips to PowerPoint slides, she thought she had the “opening ceremonies” show planned to the second. That is, until superintendent Amy Minor called her up on stage from the sound booth at the back of…