A Dark Day for the Guildhall School District

This is our elementary school. There are  21 students enrolled here. We have two fabulous, dedicated teachers, plus part- time art, music and phys ed instructors, a cook, and a part- time janitor. According to two recent rounds of NECAP testing scores, the students are high performing. This photo was taken on a Saturday, butContinue reading “A Dark Day for the Guildhall School District”

Warned Articles, Guildhall, Vermont: School Boards, Road Commissioners, and Recreational Subsidies.

In Guildhall, just as in towns all over Vermont, the warning for Annual Town and School District Meeting  is now–pursuant to Vermont law–published. Many of the Articles on Vermont town and school district warnings are the standard ones that appear year after year, and they are frankly hard for anyone to get excited about. (ForContinue reading “Warned Articles, Guildhall, Vermont: School Boards, Road Commissioners, and Recreational Subsidies.”

This Land is Your Land. This Town is Your Town.

“This Land is your Land.” Like many, I grew up hearing the tune as a bedtime lullabye. To me, it was a comforting, albeit kind of corny song about how nice it was to be an American. But as an adult, I learned it was the most patriotic song of all. It’s a simple, movingContinue reading “This Land is Your Land. This Town is Your Town.”