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In a joint meeting with the Dunstable Board of Selectmen and Dunstable Advisory Board (i.e. finance committee), the Groton Dunstable School Committee kicked off their 2019 budget process. The meeting focused on funding the 2019 portion of the district’s capital plan. This year the School Committee...
The current School capital budget plan does not include the biggest item from the capital plan, replacement of Florence Roche School in Groton. Interim Superintendent Ryan applied to the state for project funding and the district is expecting to hear in the fall whether the state looks favorably on...
Groton Dunstable Regional School Committee member Marlena Gilbert met with the Groton Finance Committee on Tuesday night to update the group on the efforts of the School Committee to develop a five-year plan for the District’s capital and technology needs. Gilbert advised that the Committee has...
While freshmen entering Nashoba Valley Technical High School may choose the Veterinary Assisting program because of their love of dogs and cats, the instructors want to make sure the kids know that veterinary medicine goes beyond the everyday pet. The Veterinary Assisting program recently finished...
At the last full meeting before the summer break, Groton-Dunstable School Committee reviewed a handful of topics of general interest. During their session the committee received details of this year’s SPED reorganization from outgoing superintendent Ryan and Jill Greene, the district’s special...

As part of their Environmental Studies course work this past school year, students in Melanie McCracken’s Biology class have been working to save Blanding’s turtle hatchlings for reintegration into the wild. Here Emilie Schuler and Aleigha Hillberg measure and weigh hatchlings. Photo by Mary Metzger

Students at Groton Dunstable Regional High School released 13 Blanding’s turtles June 13 into the wetlands near the fields where they were found last autumn as hatchlings. The State-listed threatened turtles spent the school year in the Biology and Environmental Science classrooms, getting a leg...
Nashoba Valley Technical High School Superintendent Denise P. Pigeon recently received her Doctor of Educational Leadership degree from Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Pigeon found out the same day that Nashoba Tech’s Class of 2017 celebrated its graduation. In her address to the 185 graduates,...
Following negotiations with Friends of Prescott and Groton-Dunstable Regional School District, the participating entities made the decision to enter into a single lease with the school district and a sub-lease from the District to Friends of Prescott. Both the lease and the sub-lease would be for a...
Taylor Goodman-Leong of Lawrence Academy has dedicated her life to giving to kids in need after her best friend Erika was diagnosed with brain cancer at the age of 6. Taylor often visited Erika in the hospital, bringing her gifts to brighten her day. After Erika passed away, Taylor started a non-...
The following students from Groton and Dunstable graduated from Lawrence Academy in ceremonies on Friday, June 2, 2017: GROTON Nathaniel Adams Diedrich, son of Dr. and Mrs. Frederick J. Diedrich; Sera Mae Goldman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gavin H. Goldman; Sophia Noele Lewis, daughter of Mr. and...

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