Chilmark School

Donations Sought for Chilmark School Auction

The PTO is gathering sponsorships and auction items for an online fundraiser to benefit the school's outing program.

Chilmark Selectmen Look to Upgrade School Heating System

Chilmark selectmen agreed Tuesday to use a state grant designated for energy saving projects to upgrade the heating system at the Chilmark School.

What's in a Town? Chilmark School Kids Show the Way

Chilmark, the sprawling town of 19 square miles, was boiled down to the size of a classroom on Thursday morning.

In School Census, Enrollment Sees Slight Dip Islandwide

Student enrollment is slightly down this year in Martha’s Vineyard public schools, according to the annual Oct. 1 school census.

Bye Bye Beaches, Hello Books, It's Back to School Time

Around the Island, an expected 2,155 students are dusting off backpacks, sharpening pencils and choosing first-day outfits. The first day of school is Tuesday.

Chilmark School Building Repairs Eat Up Funds

A renovation project at the Chilmark School went slightly over budget this summer, leaving not enough cash on hand to address a faulty boiler in the school heating system. Members of the up-Island district committee discussed the problem.

Tears and Cheers as Island Kids Head Back to School

In the Chilmark School Thursday morning head of school Susan Stevens stood among parents and grandparents, giving kids high fives. “Welcome back! Glad you’re here!” she said. It was the common refrain as students around the Island headed back to classrooms to begin a new school year.

Chilmark School Garden Will Honor Susan Parker

A new garden on Chilmark School grounds will honor a late Island educator and leader in the public schools.

The small native plant garden being built behind the school will honor the memory of Susan Parker, who died in June.

Making the World the Classroom

In 1992 a group of parents and teachers collaborated on a new academic program for the Chilmark School. It sprang from the belief that children and adults can learn together outside the classroom.

Last Chilmark Community Lunch Celebrates Bountiful Harvest, Summer Songs

Connected. Privileged. Honored. Thankful. Full.

Those were a few of the words the Chilmark School fourth and fifth grade class used in their class blessing at the school’s community lunch Friday afternoon. The lunch was the last of the school year in a series of gatherings organized by Island Grown Schools and volunteers.