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by Connie Sartini        In his budget update to the Select Board, Town Manager Mark Haddad advised that the town may have to operate with a 1/12th budget if the Dunstable Town Meeting is pushed out beyond June 30.      Groton Dunstable Regional School Committee Chairman Marlena Gilbert...
by Robert Stewart   As part of their ongoing effort to finish the school year with academic rigor, administrators in the school district recently conducted a survey of teachers, parents and students to determine how well remote learning is proceeding with each group. The survey was designed...
2020 Senior HS Graduation      The School Committee voted to postpone the original graduation date for the Senior Class of 2020 with a future date to be determined. There is an overwhelming consensus from the board to hold off on approving an alternative date in the hope that the gathering...
by Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board that plans are being finalized for replacing Florence Roche Elementary School and prepared for submission to the state. The plan is to construct a new two-story 110,000 square-foot building to be located on the site of the...

On a beautiful sunny Tuesday this week, members of the superintendent's office, faculty and staff at GDRHS gathered to honor this year's senior class by providing lawn signs for all the soon-to-be graduates of the Class of 2020 to display in front of their homes in order to be recognized during this very difficult time of remote learning during their senior spring. Included above are (back row) Mark Rocheleau, robotics teacher; Alex Norton, computer science teacher; (front row) Assistant Superintendent Katie Novak; Superintendent Laura Chesson; Matt Ricard, athletic director; Omar Connor, resource officer; and Jeannie Erickson, teacher and class advisor. Photo courtesy of Nancy Ohringer

 

by Nancy Ohringer   Through the generosity of the GDRSD Art and Athletic Boosters and the Community Children’s Fund, and organized by senior parent Kristen Cianci, lawn signs were distributed to members of the GDRHS Class of 2020 May 5 to display in front of their homes in order to be...
Commander Marilyn Koshivas of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. Post 6539 announced the kick-off of this year’s VFW’s Voice of Democracy Scholarship competition. Local high school students can compete for thousands of dollars in scholarships and a trip to Washington, D.C.      Students...

As you enter the GDRHS complex, the American flag flies to greet all who visit, thanks to the GDBoosters who helped make it happen. Photo, courtesy Jane Mingolelli

 

In this photo, Susan Wynn, fourth-grade teacher at Swallow-Union School, conducts a remote ‘Morning Meeting’ where she has the opportunity to say ‘good morning’ to each of her students by name before the start of class. Photo by Jordan Wynn.

 

by Robert Stewart   With the announcement on Tuesday, April 21 that public and private schools in Massachusetts will be closed for the remainder of the school year, students in the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District will spend more than a third of the school year conducting their...
by Connie Sartini   Not only has the suspension of District public School on- site classes created havoc for students and their families, it has also changed spending patterns of the district budget. At the April 15 virtual meeting of the Select Board, Groton Dunstable Regional School...

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