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by ConVal School Board Member Jim Fredrickson

November 25, 2020

“Unreserved Fund Balance” is an important portion in our budget to understand since it represents the amount “returned” to the taxpayers every year in the form of a reduction in tax assessments for the following year.

Unanticipated expenses associated with COVID-19 have reduced the amount available to be returned this year,

by ConVal School Board Member Jim Fredrickson

November 18, 2020

The COVID-19 emergency that started this past March has demanded that we all make significant adjustments in our lives in order to protect ourselves, our families and our neighbors.  Last spring, with a few months left in the 2019-20 school year,

by ConVal School Board Member Jim Fredrickson

November 13, 2020

There’s a lot going on these days in the greater ConVal community with the operation of our schools amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the elections, and the fast-approaching winter.

The school year began on July 1, professional development for teachers and other staff in August,

Superintendent Kimberly Rizzo Saunders reports the ConVal School District has filed a lawsuit against Monadnock Tent and Event in order to recoup losses caused by unusable outdoor tents the district rented from the business to support in-person learning.

The suit was filed on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at Hillsborough County Superior Court.

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Upcoming Events

November Monday
Equity Committee Mtg. @ Virtual Location
5:30 pm
December Tuesday
Policy Committee Mtg. @ CVHS & Virtual Location
5:00 pm
December Tuesday
School Board Mtg. @ CVHS & Virtual Location
6:30 pm
December Saturday
School Board Budget Work Session @ SAU & Virtual Location
9:00 am
December Tuesday
Budget & Property Committee Mtg. @ CVHS & Virtual Location
5:30 pm
December Thursday
Strategic Plan Committee Mtg. @ Virtual Location
5:00 pm

2019-2020 School Board Goals

  1. Review and modify ConVal’s present strategic plan by March 2020 in preparation for beginning “ConVal 2025” Strategic plan.
  2. Monitor, evaluate, and support continuous improvement related to equity between the two middle schools, and the mathematical program at the ConVal High School.
  3. Provide the resources necessary to implement the universal preschool program.
  4. Review the administration’s report on the implications of students graduating with multiple credentials including but not limited to an Associate Degree or workplace certification through community and educational partnerships and decide the next steps for the District by March 2020.
  5. Continue focus on a comprehensive board communication plan with additional emphasis on the development of a fiscally responsible district budget.