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Under observance of proper social distancing rules, the ConVal school board members got together virtually for a board meeting.

Last night, Superintendent Kimberly Rizzo Saunders and School Board Chair Rich Cahoon held a training board meeting using a teleconferencing tool.  

We had to learn some new protocols, such as stating our name and being recognized by name,

Dear Fellow Community Members,

The ConVal School Board wishes to thank you for your continuing support of our students, staff, and programming.

Voter approval of the 2020-2021 operating budget ensures a continued excellent and supportive education for the children of our district. 

For the Board and administration, this was a months-long process,

Voting on the 2020 ConVal School Budget will take place on Tuesday, March 10, in all school district towns at the following locations:

  • Antrim: Antrim Town Hall 8 am – 7 pm
  • Bennington: Pierce Elementary School 8 am – 7 pm
  • Dublin: Dublin Town Hall 8 am – 7 pm
  • Francestown: Francestown Town Hall 10 am – 7 pm
  • Greenfield: Greenfield Town Hall 10 am – 7 pm
  • Hancock: Hancock Town Office 8 am – 7 pm
  • Peterborough: Peterborough Community Center 8 am – 7 pm
  • Sharon: Sharon Meeting House 11 am – 7 pm
  • Temple: Temple Town Hall 7 am – 7 pm

For a copy of the 2020 Warrant,

by ConVal School Board Member Janine Lesser

Springtime brings new life back to us here in the Northeast — and time to vote on a new school budget. On March 10th, voters in the nine communities of the ConVal School District will vote on the warrant that dictates the school district budget.

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.