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  • A Crisis We Cannot Ignore

    Posted: 07/23/2018

    We are aware of the nation-wide drug crisis in our area, particularly now with opioids. We are fortunate to have a number of supportive agencies in the northwest corner of our state which provide much needed help, both for prevention and treatment. Connecticut Attorney General’s Office On February 14, 2018, the Northwest Corner Prevention Network (NCPN) held their monthly meeting at HVRHS. Ines Cenatiempo, from the CT Attorney General’s office, spoke about opioid use in the state and she shared the film,...

  • HVRHS Career Experience Program Newsletter

    Posted: 06/19/2018

    During the 2017-2018 academic year, the HVRHS Career Experience Program established a solid resume of accomplishments.  Read the entire newsletter  here .

  • Housatonic Valley Regional High School Announces New Assistant Principal

    Posted: 06/11/2018

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Housatonic Valley Regional High School Announces New Assistant Principal  Falls Village, Connecticut (June 11, 2018) - After an extensive search and interview process, Mr. Steven Schibi has been selected to serve as the next Assistant Principal at Housatonic Valley Regional High School. More than 25 candidates applied for the position. Four candidates were selected for interviews, which included teachers, central office administrators, parents, board members, and s...

  • Kent Center Board of Education Approves Michelle Mott as New Principal of Kent Center School

    Posted: 05/25/2018

    Kent, CT (May 25, 2018) –  Mrs. Michelle Mott has been selected to serve as the next Principal of Kent Center School, beginning on July 1, 2018. A selection process established by the Kent Center Board of Education involved several levels of interviews with board members, teachers, central office administrators, support staff, parents and members of the community. Final interviews included representative members of these same groups, with final selection made by the Board and Central Office. Mrs. Mo...

  • Alexandra Juch Appointed by the Canaan (Falls Village) Board of Education as Principal of Lee H. Kellogg School.

    Posted: 05/10/2018

    FALLS VILLAGE —On Tuesday, May 8, 2018, the Falls Village Board of Education formally selected Alexandra Juch as its new principal, effective July 1, 2018. Mrs. Juch has served as the Interim Principal at Lee H. Kellogg School for the 2017-2018 school year. From 2010-2017, she was a media specialist at North Canaan Elementary School.  Mrs. Juch has worked with staff to create the School-Community Partnership meetings during this past school year. She has also been an active participant in the Falls ...

  • Recognizing "Those Who Contribute to HVRHS" at the May Board Meeting

    Posted: 05/09/2018

    From left to right, Lori Belter, Karen Davenport, Sam Herrick, Kim McLeod, Liam O'Reilly, and Board Chair Bob Whelan.  Each of the individuals in the picture above were recognized and honored by the Region One Board of Education at their meeting on Monday, May 5, 2018 for their contributions to HVRHS.

  • 2018/19 Budget Q & A

    Posted: 05/07/2018

    If we had a surplus last year, why is the budget not reduced for 2018-19? Should we expect to have a surplus of $500,000 in the 2018-19 year? We anticipate our surplus to be $275,000 in this current year. This is because of the unbudgeted revenue for the Special Education grant, which we were advised by the state in May 2017 not to expect. Why did the consultant fees in the Pupil Services’ line increase from $27,000 to $40,000? This line item is entirely for Special Education professionals (named “consu...

  • Proposed 2018/19 Budget

    Posted: 05/07/2018

    On April 6, 2017, the 2017-2018 Budget was approved at a Public Hearing and sent to a referendum in May 2017 that was approved by voters of Regional School District No.1. The 2017-2018 budget represented: An increase of 1.83% At the time that the budget was being developed, there was no revenue expected from the State for the Special Education Excess Cost Placement Grant (ECS).The State of Connecticut, which did not have a budget, was considering eliminating the ECS and reallocating the funds to the mun...

  • College Admissions and Mastery Based (Proficiency Based) Transcripts

    Posted: 05/04/2018

    Great Schools Partnership Empowering the next generation of citizens, workers, and leaders College Admissions 74 New England Institutions of Higher Education State that Proficiency-Based Diplomas Do Not Disadvantage Applicants Over the past decade, the movement to adopt  proficiency-based approaches  to teaching, learning, and graduating has gained momentum throughout New England and the country, as more educators, parents, employers, and elected officials recognize that high ed...

  • Mastery Based Learning and Colleges: What are colleges and universities looking for today?

    Posted: 05/04/2018

    From Nancy Davis Griffin, VP of Enrollment Management & Student Affairs for the University of Southern Maine Q and A: August 15, 2017 Nancy has worked in higher education for over 35 years. She’s worked directly in admissions as a Dean and a Director, and now she oversees admissions, financial aid, and a variety of other student services. She connects with admissions and prospective students on a daily basis. How are applicants with non-traditional transcripts viewed by your institution and college ...