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The graduating fourth graders (SU class of 2021) at Swallow Union Elementary school made a gift to the school upon their graduation. Their families donated the funds to pay for the wood to build a bridge on the trails behind Swallow Union Elementary School. The bridge will be used in gym classes...
With a request from the Groton-Dunstable Superintendent's Office, this COVID-19 bus arrived at the Groton-Dunstable Middle School on Tuesday, one day prior to the start of school, with the objective of providing free vaccinations to any resident, faculty or staff member, or students of age who had...
• After Initial Differences Over Mask Requirements, Board of Health and School Committee Vote to Require Students to Wear Masks When Schools Open This Fall • Mask Requirement Includes All Students in Grades PreK - 12 • Watchdog Parent Group Believes Data Does Not Support Mask Requirement;...
On page one of this week’s newspaper, there is a story about the School Committee’s decision requiring all students to wear masks when school reopens this fall. At the School Committee’s August 11 public meeting to consider this decision, Superintendent Laura Chesson made the following comments...
Isaac Zhang      Congratulations to Groton-Dunstable HS pitcher Isaac Zhang who was selected to play for Team Johnson in the Junior Select MA State All-Star game as one of the top juniors in the state.      The Massachusetts Baseball Coaches Association (MBCA) hosted its two annual All-Star...
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...

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