Category Archive for 'School Committee'

Wenham resident needed for short-term assignment After 20 years, Don Gallant is stepping down from the School Committee. His institutional knowledge and his understanding of educational finance have been assets to our schools and our towns, and we thank him for his service. That leaves an open seat on the school committee, which by law […]

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Busy Saturday morning? Vote early! Wenham voters head to the polls on Saturday morning to cast ballots in the Buker gymnasium for school committee candidates, selectboard candidates and other posts. Polling hours are 8 a.m. to 12 noon, a small window of time on a busy day.
If you know it’s going to be a push for you to get to the polls, why not vote early? You can vote absentee today at the town hall clerk’s office from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and tomorrow, Friday, May 6, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.

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Tomorrow is an important school committee meeting that school supporters will want to follow closely. In addition to discussing its plans to address the most critical parts of the Operational Audit, the committee will vote its fiscal year 2012 budget. Serious concerns have cropped up late in the process. Here’s what you need to know.

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Town Meeting and the School Budget – Confused over how the process works? You’re not alone!
Here’s a primer on how the HWRSD budget gets approved by YOU, the voters

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Fiscal year 2012 School Budget Presentation Thursday, March 17, 7 p.m. – Buker Multipurpose Room Please make space in your very-early-spring calendars to attend this Thursday night when the School Committee presents its budget for next year, which is Fiscal Year 2012. By design, this evening is set aside specifically to allow parents and other […]

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Wenham Town Meeting This Saturday, May 1, 1 p.m. Buker Elementary School Hamilton Town Meeting Saturday, May 8, 9 a.m. High School Auditorium Please make plans to attend your Town Meeting and vote to support our schools. Every body counts – we need you there! Free, drop-in, on-site child care available both days, thanks to […]

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In June of 2009, the Blue Ribbon Commission (BRC) presented its final report to a Joint Board of Selectman meeting.  That report found that the Hamilton Wenham Regional School district had above average cost compared to the cohort districts in the study.  The BRC found those above average cost were due to: A higher number […]

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