Friday, February 10, 2017

Friday, February 10th, 2017

SCHOOL BUDGET VOTE:  The vote on the school budget will take place on Town Meeting Day, Tuesday, March 7, 2017.  Please follow this link to an overview of the proposed budget.  Also, please mark your calendar for the EMUU Annual Meeting on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 6:00pm in the PA Auditorium.

YRBS FIELD TRIP - Tuesday, January 31st:  Four middle level students will attend a Youth Mental Health Summit at the Capitol City Plaza Hotel in Montpelier with Peter Hathaway.  Students will be departing PAML at 7:45am and will return to school at approximately 3:30pm, and students will need to arrange pick-up from PAML at that time.  

COMMUNITY BREAKFAST FOR THE PA DANCE TEAM:  Don’t forget to plan on attending the delicious breakfast being hosted by the PA Dance Team on Saturday, February 11, 2017 in the PA Cafeteria from 8:00-11:30am.  Children under the age of 12 eat free!

NAEP TESTING FOR ALL 8TH GRADERS:  The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) test will be administered to all 8th grade students on Friday, February 17th.  The results are called The Nation’s Report Card because it measures student achievement across the country.  It is an important test because the results help the President, Congress, and all of our educators make decisions about how to improve our education system.  

PROGRESS REPORTS:  February 17th

WINOOSKI VALLEY COLLABORATIVE 2017-2018 LOTTERY FOR PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL CHOICE:   Applications are now available for students who will be in grades 9-12 next school year on the Stowe High School and Peoples Academy websites. Go to:  or   At the top of the page click on ‘Our Schools,’ click on ‘Stowe High or PA,’ and, at the top of the this page click on ‘For Parents’ then click on ‘School Choice’ for information and the application.  If your student is interested in attending a high school outside of the district next year, please return the completed application to your student's guidance office by February 24, 2017.

WINTER RECESS - NO SCHOOL!:  Monday, February 27th - Monday, March 6th

TOWN MEETING DAY - NO SCHOOL!  Tuesday, March 7th

STUDENTS RETURN TO SCHOOL:  Wednesday, March 8th

RESILIENCE - THE BIOLOGY OF STRESS AND THE SCIENCE OF HOPE:  Community screening of this important film will be presented at the following locations.  Read more about it here
  • March 21st - Hazen Union High School
  • March 29th - Johnson State College
  • April 3rd -  GMTCC