High School Budget Is Approved
Will Sennott
The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School district committee this week certified a $23.2 million operating budget for the 2021 fiscal year.
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Selectman Okay Use of Surplus Funds for High School Budget
Holly Pretsky

Selectmen this week debated how much oversight they should have over two issues. One was the regional high school budget.

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School Committee Votes 6-2 to Approve Regional High School Budget
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 regional high school operating budget.
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High School Budget Climbs Past $21 Million Mark
Steve Myrick

The regional high school district committee voted Monday to certify a $21.2 million operating budget for fiscal year 2019.

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Facility Repairs Cause High School Budget to Climb
Heather Hamacek

Rising maintenance costs for the ailing facilities at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School will add more expense to the budget next year, school leaders learned this week.

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Lean High School Budget Approved; SPED Director Post Will Be Kept
Heather Hamacek

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School district committee voted this week to certify an $18.7 million budget for the coming year.

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Oak Bluffs Braces for Financial Squeeze from High School Budget
Ivy Ashe

A substantial increase in the regional high school budget and town assessments for the upcoming fiscal year has drawn concern from town leaders in Oak Bluffs.

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High School Budget Easily Approved at $18.6 Million
Sydney Bender

The regional high school committee unanimously approved an $18.6 million operating budget for fiscal year 2016 with relatively little comment or discussion.

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High School Budget Wins Easy Approval
Olivia Hull

With virtually no discussion, the regional high school district committee voted Monday to certify an $18.6 million operating budget for the coming year. Salary increases, funding for a school resource officer and a recently completed roof replacement project are all including in the spending package.

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Fixed Costs, Salaries Drive High School Budget Increase
Katie Ruppel

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School district committee voted this week to certify a $17.6 million budget for the coming fiscal year, an increase of $732,927 or 4.3 per cent.

“Much of the budget is driven by things we cannot control,” high school principal Stephen Nixon said during a public presentation of the budget last week, noting fixed costs that include salaries, debt service, retirement, shared services and health insurance. Those costs alone total $5.4 million, an increase of 13.3 per cent over last year, Mr. Nixon said.

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