Amid Standoff Over Funding Formula, High School Mulls Mediation
Noah Asimow

With growing discord over the regional high school funding formula, district school committee members agreed Monday that mediation may be the only option.

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High School Committee Hears Sports Reports
Holly Pretsky

The regional high school was one of 16 schools in the commonwealth to be recognized as a 2019 National Banner School for their unified sports program, coach Ryan Kent told the high school committee this week.

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High School Picks OPM for Track Project
Holly Pretsky

Daedelus Projects Inc. has been selected as the owner’s project manager for the first phase of the regional high school track project.

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High School Administrators Defend Disciplinary Policies
Holly Pretsky

Administrators defended their policies this week as a parent group raised concerns about the rising number of suspensions at the regional high school.

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Flurry of High School Spending Requests Rankles Some Towns
Holly Pretsky
Repeated requests from the regional high school to spend unbudgeted funds have begun to raise eyebrows among some Island selectmen.
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Ailing Building Contributes to Budget Overruns at High School
Holly Pretsky

As the fiscal year nears an end, the high school is anticipating some $230,000 in budget overruns, school accountant Mark Friedman said this week.

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Concerns Rise Over Vaping, Discipline at High School
Holly Pretsky

With 46 suspensions on the books so far this school year, some parents are concerned about standards for student discipline at the regional high school.

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Finding a Glitch, School Committee Starts Over on Voting Track Funds
Holly Pretsky

Should towns have a say in how excess money in the high school budget is spent at the end of the year? The question occupied the regional high school district committee this week.

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At Request of Two Towns, High School Trims Budget
Holly Pretsky

Heeding a request from two towns with strained budgets, the regional high school committee voted Monday to cut some $90,000 from its budget.

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Two School Budgets Are Approved
Noah Asimow

Breaking a stalemate over post-employment benefit funding and money for a new track, the regional high school district committee approved a $22 million operating budget to start the new year.

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