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  • December 1, 2016 Seasons Greetings!  I hope you enjoyed the Thanksgiving holiday.  I was lucky to spend almost an entire week with my daughter, as she was on break and visiting from UVM.  While I miss the younger years, there is so much to be said about seeing your child as an adult.   So we had an extra day off this week.  I apologize for the number of calls you may have received.  The call to delay or cancel school normally gets sent out by the Superintendent’s office at NCSU.  The call delay was supposed to go out at  5:30 a.m., and it did not, and ...
    Posted Dec 1, 2016, 1:06 PM by Marguerite Cross
  • November 18, 2016    Happy Thanksgiving!     We served approximately 540 lunches on Thursday. It was very special to see parents and family members eating lunch with children at school.  A tremendous thank you to our very busy and talented kitchen ladies, as well as Community National Bank who provided turkeys and volunteers.   There is no school PreK – 12 next week Wednesday, Nov 23 – Friday, November 25, 2016.  Enjoy the holiday!   Teachers are working hard on report cards,  and they will be sent home with children on Friday, December 2, 2016.   ’Tis the Season!  Boot Season, that is!     Believe it or not, one of the difficult decisions I have to make every year since I have been in Vermont is when to call it “Boot ...
    Posted Nov 18, 2016, 10:21 AM by Marguerite Cross
  • November 2, 2016 We’ve had a busy week this week with Halloween and a full week of school!   A highlight of the week was our Halloween festivities.  Check out the pics and videos on our Facebook page.  https://www.facebook.com/destigersvt/  Thanks for keeping the candy at home.  On an unfortunate note, I am sure you’ve heard the news with advice to check candy.  I’ve heard there has been a specific issue in Derby Line.    I am pleased to announce that Mrs. Gentry wrote a grant, and Walmart has granted us $ 1,000.00 to develop an outdoor classroom space and equipment for our garden!  This allows us to maximize our Farm to School grant money for more classroom ...
    Posted Nov 2, 2016, 11:43 AM by Marguerite Cross
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