The School Information Meeting will be an opportunity for the community to come learn about next year’s proposed budget and and get any questions answered. It starts at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, February 28th and will take place at the MVU Library and on Zoom with the link below. We hope to see you there!
’23-’24 School Budget Information – Extracurriculars
More information about our proposed budget for next year. If you have questions about next year’s budget, don’t forget to join our School Budget Informational Meeting at the MVU Library and on Zoom at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, February 28th.
’23-’24 School Budget Information – COVID Relief Funding
In this video from our school budget informational series, you’ll learn more about the federal COVID relief funding that we’ve received and how it is being used. If you have any further questions, don’t forget to join our informational meeting on Zoom or in person at the MVU library on Tuesday, February 28th at 7:00 PM.
MVU Music Program Connects Students with Industry Professionals
Read how MVU students get unique mentorship opportunities through our music programs in this wonderful article by John Custodio from The Messenger.
’23-’24 School Budget Information – Facilities
A more detailed look at the facility spending in the proposed MVSD ’23-’24 school budget. Join the informational meeting at MVU and on Zoom on Tuesday, February 28th to learn more. If you would like to vote by mail, remember to return this request form to your town clerk soon. The vote is Tuesday, March 7th.
Missisquoi Valley School District Annual Meeting Warning: March 7th, 2023
The legal voters of the Missisquoi Valley School District, consisting of the Towns of Franklin,
Highgate, and Swanton, are hereby notified, and warned to meet to transact the following
business by Australian ballot in their respective polling places hereinafter named for each of
the above referenced towns on March 7, 2023 at the polling places and times hereinafter
ARTICLE I To elect from the legal voters of said District the following officers:
A. A Moderator for a term of one (1) year,
B. A Clerk for a term of one (1) year,
C. A Treasurer for a term of one (1) year,
D. A MVSD School Director for a term of three (3) years from Franklin,
E. A MVSD School Director for a term of three (3) years from Highgate,
F. A MVSD School Director for the remainder of a three (3) year term from Highgate,
G.A MVSD School Director for a term of three (3) years from Swanton.
ARTICLE II Shall the voters of the Missisquoi Valley School District approve the School
Directors to expend $44,983,567 which is the amount the School Directors have determined
to be necessary for the ensuing fiscal year?
ARTICLE III Shall the voters of the Missisquoi Valley School District authorize the Board of
Directors of the said School District to borrow money to pay the current expenditures in
anticipation of taxes and to sign notes for that purpose?
Said persons and voters warned are further notified that voter qualification, registration,
absentee voting, and voter procedures shall be in accordance with Chapters 43 and 51 of
Title 17 VSA.
The legal voters of the School District are further notified that an Informational Meeting will
be held in person at Missisquoi Valley Union High School Library and electronically via
Zoom on February 28 at 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of explaining the budget items to the
voters. The link to access this virtual meeting will be posted on the MVSD Website and
POLLING PLACES AND TIMES
FRANKLIN- Franklin Town Hall, 5336 Main Street, Franklin; from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
HIGHGATE- Highgate Elementary School, 219 Gore Rd, Highgate Center, from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
SWANTON-Swanton Village Municipal Complex, First & Elm Streets, Swanton; from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
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Educate & Innovate Grant Brings Virtual Reality Learning to Swanton School
Swanton School and Winooski Middle & High School were the two schools to receive the grant this year. Learn more about the grant and how Swanton School will be using it to benefit students in this video!
MVU Students Explore Medical Careers in a New Afterschool Program
MVSD Afterschool continues to offer innovative opportunities to middle and high school students that gives them real life insight into high demand industries like the medical field. We are particularly excited to share more about the HERO program that connects youth in our community with with mentors studying medicine at UVM. Learn more in this article from The Messenger by John Custodio.
MVSD Afterschool provides dozens of fun and rewarding programs for grades 1-12. Click here to see what’s available now!
School Budget Input Forum Summary Video
The MVSD school board invited members of the community to take part in a discussion on the budget on January 11th. While slight adjustments were made to the budget after this meeting, the conversation is still relevant to the current proposed budget.
We hope you find the video informative, and if you would like to see more details, you can view the full, unedited meeting here.
Please join our next informational meeting at 7:00 PM on February 28th. In the meantime, feel free to reach out to the district office with any questions.
Future Farmers of America Has Returned to MVU!
Our focus on agriculture is one of the things that sets MVSD apart from other districts in Vermont, and we are proud to bring this opportunity back to our students. You can read more about it in this article by John Custodio from The Messenger.