School Spending Tops Agenda for Tisbury Special Town Meeting
Holly Pretsky

At a special town meeting next month, Tisbury voters will be asked to approve emergency funding for temporary classrooms and other unforeseen expenses.

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Tisbury Begins to Tackle Tangle of School Issues
Holly Pretsky
Town and school leaders took constructive steps this week to address the problems at the Tisbury School, authorizing the use of emergency funds to cover immediate needs.
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Tisbury Students Head Back to Schools
Holly Pretsky
Tisbury students had their belated first day of school Monday, with students in grades five through eight going to the regional high school and K through fourth staying in the newer wing of the town school.
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Tisbury Students Set to Return to School, Town Leaders Scramble
Holly Pretsky
Tisbury School teachers and administrators are preparing for the first day of school in unfamiliar territory, as town leaders work on a plan repair or rebuild the ailing school facility.
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With Tisbury School in Crisis, Parents Lash Out
Noah Asimow

A community of teachers, staff, administrators, public officials and parents remains at odds over a daunting — and mounting — set of problems at the aging brick school that dates to 1929.

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Results of Lead, Asbestos Testing Released
Noah Asimow

Test results for lead and asbestos at the Tisbury School were released to the public this week. The testing found elevated levels of chipping, lead-based paint in classrooms and bathrooms.

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Tisbury School Changes Course on Student Classroom Plans
Noah Asimow
In the latest twist for the Tisbury School students, superintendent Matthew D’Andrea announced in a letter to parents Monday afternoon that kindergarten through fourth graders will no longer be relocated to Camp Jabberwocky.
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Tisbury Will Relocate Students, Delay School Start
Holly Pretsky

Students at the Tisbury School will be relocated indefinitely and the start of school will be delayed, following confirmation that chipping lead paint inside the aging building poses a potential health hazard.

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With Tisbury School in State of Disrepair, Health Concerns Surface
Holly Pretsky

The Tisbury School is set to undergo comprehensive asbestos and lead testing next week, school and town leaders said at a joint meeting Tuesday.

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Tisbury Looks to Move Forward With School Renovations
Holly Pretsky
At their joint meeting Monday evening, the Tisbury School committee and selectmen approved funding for three co-sponsored warrant articles for repairs and design work for a renovation/addition to the school.
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