As a resident of the Mount Abraham Unified School District (MAUSD) for 25 years, I have realized the depth of commitment and caring our community has for the success of our schools, our teachers and our students. As a parent of children who attended school here, I have been witness to the ways this community has supported our kids over the years and how teachers, community members and others continue to support them still. Our schools have always put our kids at the center of their education — providing opportunities and creative options for ALL students, understanding that with education,...
Editor’s note: This letter was written by Rob Backlund of Lincoln on behalf of his five-month-old.
To The Community Members of Lincoln,
I want to thank each and every Lincoln community member (a robust and diverse group!) who showed up last night for the Mount Abraham Unified School District (MAUSD) Community Conversation at Burnham Hall. I want to thank the MAUSD Community Engagement Committee (composed of local community volunteers from the 5 towns, school board members, and a professional facilitator) for hosting this series of community conversations (one in each of the 5 towns along with...
BRISTOL — Building scientists who were hired to study indoor air quality in Mount Abraham Unified School District have given a passing grade to all six schools.
But there’s room for improvement.
“Overall, efforts to keep the buildings running have been pretty good,” said Fred McKnight, senior vice president of the H. L. Turner Group, during the Sept. 24 meeting of the MAUSD board. “You’re ahead in some places, in terms of systems and operations than maybe most schools or districts this size.”
The Turner Group’s report, which was recently submitted to the district, contains three takeaways,...
BRISTOL — As the new school year approaches, the Mount Abraham Unified School District’s Community Engagement Committee (CEC) has begun to shape its fall schedule of community events.
“The purpose of the MAUSD’s fall engagement activities are to make sure community members across the 5-Towns (including residents, parents, students and MAUSD staff) have a meaningful voice in important decisions facing the district,” wrote the CEC in their preliminary Fall 2019 Community Engagement Plan.
Though the schedule will not be finalized until early September, the CEC has proposed an ambitious series of...