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  • Middle School Regional Athletics and Activities Proposal

    Posted: 01/15/2020

    The History Behind the Proposal : The idea of a regional sports team for Middle School students began over ten years ago, with coaches. In the past two years, more groups—parents, coaches, rec center directors—have spoken about this topic. In the past, all six schools fielded teams consisting of 7th and 8th graders in each season (soccer in the fall; basketball in the winter; baseball/softball in the spring).   Schools would play each other for a ten-game season. With declining enrollment and being...

  • A Letter Regarding Middle School Sports and Activities

    Posted: 01/13/2020

    To the Students, Parents, and Constituents of Region One, On January 6, the Region One Board was to consider including the Middle School Sports and Activities Program in the proposed budget for 2020-2021. Unfortunately for the students in Region One, the vote of the Region One Board was 4 against and 2 for, in spite of the fact that four of the six K-8 schools had voted for the program. The accusation has been made from some that the idea for this program has moved too quickly and has not been well thou...

  • Notifications for School Closings, Delays and Dismissals

    Posted: 12/05/2019

    Dear Parents, Faculty/Staff, and Administration:  As we enter the winter months, I feel the need to communicate with you on the important issue of emergency closings, early dismissals and late openings within Region One. As a school district, we know of the many plans for childcare that come with snow and other inclement weather conditions. I want to take a few moments to outline our district's procedures for closings and delays and request your understanding as we begin the winter months.  To...

  • Our Focus - by Dr. Pam Vogel, Superintendent

    Posted: 11/06/2019

    We have had a good beginning to our school year. Our administrative team is cohesive and forward thinking; our teachers and support staff understand that we seek excellence in our schools and that our boards and the administration will support them as they strive for this. An important part of our story is sharing the news about what it is that our schools provide. Communication is everything- telling others about what exists, the wide variety of programs and opportunities, the caring environment, and, ...

  • HVRHS Senior Carly Tygart wins prestigious Contemporary Visual Arts Scholarship

    Posted: 07/09/2019

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Lynn Kearcher Phone:    1.860.364.5618               Region One Contact: Dr. Pam Vogel Phone:   1.860.824.1271  HVRHS SENIOR CARLY TYGART WINS PRESTIGIOUS CONTEMPORARY VISUAL ARTS SCHOLARSHIP FALLS VILLAGE, CT  JULY 2, 2019     Carly Tygart of Lakeville received the Contemporary Visual Arts Scholarship (CVAS) award presented at the recent Awards Ceremony held at HVRHS.  The forty-thou...

  • How U.S. News Calculated the 2019 Best High Schools Rankings

    Posted: 05/10/2019

    There has been discussion about the ratings that came out recently in the U.S. News and World Report, regarding the ranking of Connecticut and U.S high schools. It's important to know how the rankings are calculated. The data are from the 2016-2017 school year-  two years ago . In addition, 40% of the total score is based on the number of seniors who take AP classes and who also take the test and receive a score of 3 or above. At HVRHS, it has been discussed with High School teachers and the B...