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In recent weeks, several issues have led some parents to be concerned that the Groton-Dunstable schools may be teaching and espousing certain values that parents believe should be the prerogative of families rather than a public institution. Consequently, these concerned parents have formed a group...
by Robert Stewart   The School Building Committee, which is finalizing plans for construction of the new Florence Roche Elementary School building, heard two proposals from Groton Electric Light Department last week to reduce the building’s carbon footprint. The first and less controversial...
Focus of Criticism Centers on Curriculum Issues and Background of New Coordinator by Robert Stewart   Controversy within the school community over the recently reorganized Pupil Personnel Services Department erupted again last week at the June 23 School Committee meeting following selection...
Mount Wachusett Community College is offering a free Accelerated Summer Program for 2021 high school graduates who struggled with Math and/or English MCAS to prepare them for college-level coursework as early as this fall. Funding for this program was included in the Baker-Polito Summer Learning...
• Reorganized Department Will Administer Special Needs Programs; Determine Policies That Encourage Tolerance of Differences and Support More and Different Interpretations of Stories and History Into District’s Curriculum   by Robert Stewart        The School Committee held a public forum...

Bianna Hegarty speaking about how the life cycle of a butterfly is analogous to friendship. Photo courtesy of Quian Hegarty.

 

Swallow Union had their fourth grade “moving on” ceremony on Thursday. It was a beautiful day for over 200 students and family members. There were six student speakers, all of whom were inspirational. Students talked about turning the impossible into the possible, made an analogy between the life...
School Committee Defends Purpose of Survey, Noting Many Students Benefit From Professional Support of Mental Health Needs Identified in Survey, but acknowledges parent notification and opt-out options could have been handled better.   by Robert Stewart   In a revealing and at times...

Class President Sierra Wynn

A few representative smiles from the 2021 graduating class. Congratulations to all!
The Groton School is one of two central Mass. schools sending teams to compete in the national finals of the American Rocketry Challenge at the Baldwinsville, NY, regional launch site on Saturday, June 12 (“Syracuse Rocket Club Launch Site” in google maps). The Groton School team will be launching...
Graduating Seniors toured Groton and Dunstable streets in a celebratory parade Thursday, May 27. The event was sponsored by the parents of graduating seniors and included the participation and support of the Groton and the Dunstable Police Departments. Photo by Nancy Ohringer

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