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by Marlena Gilbert     Currently, the Groton Dunstable Regional School Committee (GDRSC) is in union contract negotiations.     Over 77.2% of the school budget is salary and benefits.     Over 85% of employees of the Groton Dunstable Regional School District are union employees.     These three...
    Town Manager Mark Haddad announced that “The Finance Committee has approved the Proposed FY 2025 Town Operating Budget with the revised Groton Dunstable Regional School District Assessment and Proposed Operating Grant of $619,000. They approved the Municipal Budget at $17,271,660, an increase...
by Marlena Gilbert    School Choice in Massachusetts is an inter-district program under G.L. c. 76, § 12B. It allows families to enroll their children in schools in communities other than the city or town where they reside. The sending district, which is the district in which the child resides,...
by Connie Sartini    At their Monday, April 22 meeting, Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board,“The Groton Dunstable Regional School District Committee has revised their FY 2025 Assessment based on the defeat of the Override in Groton and Dunstable as shown in chart (above left).   ...
by Marlena Gilbert   The Groton Dunstable Regional School Committee (GDRSC) met to discuss recertifying the FY25 school budget. The discussions were uneasy as they discussed the three-year operating override funding request for the municipal and school district budgets that was defeated in both...
Rohit Bhasin 1.  How would you as a school committee member suggest advocating for academic excellence given the current budget constraints? Do you expect to be able to maintain the current level of scores or rankings of our schools given the budget constraints? Answer: To advocate for academic...
by Marlena Gilbert    As previously reported, an unprecedented number of Groton and Dunstable voters cast their votes at the polls and the results were finalized; the override in both Groton and Dunstable to fund level municipal and school services failed.     Prior to the override vote, Dunstable...
by Connie Sartini    The Groton Select Board, Groton Finance Committee and Groton Dunstable Regional School Committee met Wednesday evening, April 3, via Zoom, to discuss the overwhelming defeat of the $5.5M ballot override question at the Special Election and the resulting Impact on the Proposed...
by Marlena Gilbert    In recent years there has been an increase in disruptive student behavior within the Groton Dunstable School system. To monitor and understand the scope of disruptive student behavior, the school administration set up a system to record and catalog these incidents. This system...

Teammates Amy Loveless, senior, left, and Feyanna Haigh, junior, right, working on cleaning the shooter wheels (used for propelling the ‘Notes’ into the ‘Speaker’ or ‘Amp’ on the field to score points) before their next match at the New England District North Shore Event at Reading High School in Reading,. Photo: Caragh Dineen.

 
by Amy Loveless     Groton-Dunstable Regional High School's FIRST Robotics team, the Robotomies (Team 1277), just had a successful season with some exciting upgrades and a prestigious award. Boosting Performance with Swerve Drivetrain    Thanks to sponsorship from AMD, the Robotomies were able to...

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