School Leaders Struggle With How Best to Rein in Spending
Will Sennott
Under pressure to certify a revised budget before the first Island annual town meeting next week, the regional high school committee and administrators are struggling to reach consensus.
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High School Committee Eyes $1 Million in Budget Cuts
Aaron Wilson
The regional high school district committee voted Monday to cut at least $1 million from the 2021 budget, although where the cuts will come from is yet to be determined.
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High School Committee Puzzles Over Dropout Rate
Aaron Wilson
With the regional high school dropout rate on the rise, principal Sara Dingledy sought to explain the numbers to the district school committee this week.
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School Facilities Committee Regroups
Will Sennott
The high school facilities subcommittee met Tuesday to plan its next steps after the school was rejected for an MSBA grant.
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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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Short on Funds for Capital Projects, High School Delays Vote on Budget
Will Sennott
The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School district committee this week postponed a vote on the FY 2021 budget, amid concerns about the lack of a clear policy over how to pay for capital spending projects.
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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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