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CHS language learners form classroom bond

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Less than a dozen students circled around the table in a small Colchester High School classroom early Friday morning, eyes on teacher Susan Rosato as she offered strategies to stay engaged when experiencing an English overload. The tightknit group of English language learners calls discussions like these “pep talks,” each intended to address common challenges…

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…

District must save $73,000

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No contracts in place as classes begin The Vt. Agency of Education says the Colchester School District can expect $73,000 less in state funding over the next two years as part of the state’s pursuit to save $13 million on school health insurance costs. At .15 percent of its overall education spending, Colchester’s total projected…