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Job Hunt Helper at Brooks Memorial Library

During the months of March and April, visitors to the Brooks Memorial Library can consult will CCV student intern Ben Howe for help using computer technology for job and career-related tasks. Ben will meet individually with citizens to help them explore careers and online education, prepare resumes, search for jobs, and complete online job applications. Ben’s services are provided through a partnership between the Community College of Vermont and the Vermont Department of Libraries, which will place “Job Hunt Helpers” in town libraries in six Vermont communities. These services are made possible by funding from the J. Warren and Lois McClure Foundation and federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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Act 46 Study Committee Agenda and Minutes

ACT 46 STUDY COMMITTEE

Representing the Brattleboro Town School District, Dummerston Town School District, Guilford Town School District, Putney Town School District, and the Vernon Town School District
http://www.wssu.k12.vt.us

NOTICE OF MEETING

The Act 46 Study Committee will meet at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at the Academy School.

AGENDA

I. CALL TO ORDER – 6:00 p.m. – Alice Laughlin, Committee Chair

II. REVIEW, PRIORITIZE AND ESTABLISH DESIRED OUTCOMES FOR MEETING BY CHAIRPERSON.

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Windham Regional Career Center Spring 2016 Community Education & Training Programs

The Spring 2016 Programs start the week of March 14. Please go to wrccvt.com and Adult Learners to see the full listing of programs! Call or email betsy at 451-3965 or bgentile@wsesu.org for more information.

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Brattleboro Union High School Board Meeting Agenda

BRATTLEBORO UNION HIGH SCHOOL BOARD
53 Green Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301
www.wssu.k12.vt.us

NOTICE OF BOARD MEETING

The BUHS #6 Board of Directors will meet at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, March 7 in the WRCC Cusick Conference Room.

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Act 46 Study Committee Agenda and Minutes

ACT 46 STUDY COMMITTEE

Representing the Brattleboro Town School District, Dummerston Town School District, Guilford Town School District, Putney Town School District, and the Vernon Town School District
http://www.wssu.k12.vt.us

NOTICE OF MEETING

The Act 46 Study Committee will meet at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at the Guilford Central School.

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Windham Regional Career Center Spring 2016 Community Education & Training Programs

The Spring 2016 Community Education & Training Programs start the week of March 14. Go to www.wrccvt.com to see a full listing of the programs under Adult Learners. Call 802-451-3965 for more information.

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Act 46 Study Committee Agenda and Minutes

ACT 46 STUDY COMMITTEE

Representing the Brattleboro Town School District, Dummerston Town School District, Guilford Town School District, Putney Town School District, and the Vernon Town School District
http://www.wssu.k12.vt.us

NOTICE OF MEETING

The Act 46 Study Committee will meet at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at the Putney Central School.

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Youth Services RAMP Program Seeks High School Participants for Career Mentoring

As students get into high gear during their second semester, Youth Services Workforce Development staff are busy seeking referrals of youth, ages 13-17, in need of extra support and career mentoring at Brattleboro Union High School and Bellows Falls Union High.

Now in its fifth year, Youth Services’ Ready-to-Achieve Mentoring Program (RAMP) meets once a week after school to connect students with professionals for career-focused mentoring and to encourage them to remain in school. Adult mentors join students on site tours to businesses and colleges, serve on occasion as guest speakers, and help participants work on their personal career plans, according to Susan Lawson-Kelleher, the organization’s Workforce Development Coordinator.

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Brattleboro Union High School Board Meeting Agenda

BRATTLEBORO UNION HIGH SCHOOL BOARD
53 Green Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301
www.wssu.k12.vt.us

NOTICE OF BOARD MEETING

The BUHS #6 Board of Directors will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, February 1 in the WRCC Cusick Conference Room.

AGENDA

I. CALL TO ORDER – 6:30 p.m. – Robert Woodworth, Board Chair

II. PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING – FY ’17 PROPOSED BUDGET

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Act 46 Study Committee Agenda and Minutes

ACT 46 STUDY COMMITTEE

Representing the Brattleboro Town School District, Dummerston Town School District, Guilford Town School District, Putney Town School District, and the Vernon Town School District
http://www.wssu.k12.vt.us

NOTICE OF MEETING

The Act 46 Study Committee will meet at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at the Vernon Elementary School, Vernon.

AGENDA

I. CALL TO ORDER – 6:00 p.m. – Alice Laughlin, Committee Chair

II. REVIEW, PRIORITIZE AND ESTABLISH DESIRED OUTCOMES FOR MEETING BY CHAIRPERSON.

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Brattleboro Union High School Board Meeting Agenda

BRATTLEBORO UNION HIGH SCHOOL BOARD
53 Green Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301
www.wssu.k12.vt.us

NOTICE OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS

The BAMS Committee will meet at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, January 25 in the Middle School Conference Room.

The BUHS #6 Teacher Curriculum Committee will meet at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, January 25 in the WRCC Cusick Conference Room.

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Youth Services Hosting Monthly Group for Parents and Caregivers of LGBTQ Youth

Brattleboro, VT--Youth Services is launching a support group for parents and caregivers of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) youth in the Windham County region, on Thursday, January 28 from 5:30-7 p.m., in collaboration with Green Mountain Crossroads, a local nonprofit dedicated to connecting rural LGBTQ people. The first meeting of Joining Our Youth (JOY) group, will be at Youth Services at 32 Walnut St. in Brattleboro, VT.

Free and open to the public, the group’s mission is to build community while offering support and resources. For more information about this initial or subsequent meetings contact Rosie Nevins-Alderfer of Youth Services at (802) 257-0361 or email info@youthservicesinc.org

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Act 46 Study Committee Agenda and Minutes

Representing the Brattleboro Town School District, Dummerston Town School District, Guilford Town School District, Putney Town School District, and the Vernon Town School District
http://www.wssu.k12.vt.us

NOTICE OF MEETING

The Act 46 Study Committee will meet at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at the Green Street School, Brattleboro.

AGENDA

I. CALL TO ORDER – 6:00 p.m. – Alice Laughlin, Committee Chair

II. REVIEW, PRIORITIZE AND ESTABLISH DESIRED OUTCOMES FOR MEETING BY CHAIRPERSON.

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Laptops for Loan at Brooks Memorial Library

Borrow a Laptop at Brooks Library! Four new laptops have arrived, courtesy of the Friends of Brooks Memorial Library, and they are ready for borrowing! Each one may be borrowed for 2 hours of in-library use, and they are set up for wireless printing to the new printer/scanner/copier located next to the computer stations. Ask a staff member for more details! 

For more information contact Brooks Library by phone 802-254-5290, by email info@brookslibraryvt.org, or on the web at brookslibraryvt.org. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301.

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Technology Help at Brooks Memorial Library

Do you want to increase your knowledge and comfort on the internet, in social media, or on your smart phone or tablet? Cal LaFountain, the Library's Electronic Services Support Specialist, is available for brief, private consultations to help. Mondays, 3 to 6. To book time with Cal, call (802) 254-5290 x104 or email cal@brookslibraryvt.org. 

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Act 46 Study Committee Meeting Agenda

ACT 46 STUDY COMMITTEE

Representing the Brattleboro Town School District, Dummerston Town School District, Guilford Town School District, Putney Town School District, and the Vernon Town School District
http://www.wssu.k12.vt.us

NOTICE OF MEETING

The Act 46 Study Committee will meet at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 7, 2016 at the Dummerston School.

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Annual Meeting Notice for Brattleboro Union High School District #6

NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING BRATTLEBORO UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT #6

FEBRUARY 9, 2016

The legal voters of Brattleboro Union High School District #6 are hereby notified and warned to meet at the gymnasium of the Brattleboro Union High School, Brattleboro, Vermont on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 7:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, to act on the following articles:

Article 1. To act on reports of Officers.

Article 2. To elect by ballot a Moderator.

Article 3. To elect by ballot a Clerk.

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Brattleboro Union High School Board Meeting Agenda

BRATTLEBORO UNION HIGH SCHOOL BOARD
53 Green Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301
www.wssu.k12.vt.us

NOTICE OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS

The BUHS #6 Finance Committee will meet at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 14 in the James E. Kane Conference Room, 53 Green Street.

NOTICE OF BOARD MEETING

The BUHS #6 Board of Directors will hold a Public Information Meeting on the Proposed FY ‘17 Budget at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, January 4, 2016 in the WRCC Cusick Conference Room. The regular Board meeting will follow at approximately 7:00 p.m.

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Act 46 Study Committee Agenda and Minutes

ACT 46 STUDY COMMITTEE

Representing the Brattleboro Town School District, Dummerston Town School District, Guilford Town School District, Putney Town School District, and the Vernon Town School District
http://www.wssu.k12.vt.us

NOTICE OF MEETING

The Act 46 Study Committee will meet at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at the Academy School.

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Act 46 Study Committee Agenda

ACT 46 STUDY COMMITTEE

Representing the Brattleboro Town School District, Dummerston Town School District, Guilford Town School District, Putney Town School District, and the Vernon Town School District
http://www.wssu.k12.vt.us

NOTICE OF MEETING

The Act 46 Study Committee will meet at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at the Academy School.

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