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OCSU shaping up for a food fight


copyright the Chronicle May 31, 2017 by Elizabeth Trail   A plan to hire a half-time food service coordinator for the Orleans Central Supervisory Union (OCSU) drew a small crowd including parents, community members, and school cooks to an OCSU Executive Commit... More »

OCSU RIFs reflect uncertainty about Washington


copyright the Chronicle May 10, 2017 by Elizabeth Trail   The Orleans Central Supervisory Union (OCSU) is not renewing contracts for about 20 teachers and support staff for the 2017-2018 school year. The higher than usual number of reduction in force (RIF) not... More »

Act 46 committee struggles to define its purpose


copyright the Chronicle March 15, 2017   by Elizabeth Trail   BARTON — A committee formed Monday evening to study how schools in the Orleans Central Supervisory Union (OCSU) will comply with the state mandate to consolidate into fewer districts struggled with ... More »

Governor’s freeze gets a cold shoulder


copyright the Chronicle February 1, 2017   by Tena Starr   Governor Phil Scott’s plan for education, delivered last week as part of his budget address, hasn’t met with enthusiasm in Orleans County. The plan calls for a freeze on school budgets, and in order to... More »

Glover parents want holidays returned to school


copyright the Chronicle October 26, 2016 by Elizabeth Trail GLOVER — It was standing room only at Glover Community School Monday night as community members crowded into a classroom to talk to the school board about the news that there won’t be a Halloween cele... More »

Glover parents question Halloween ban


copyright the Chronicle October 12, 2016 by Elizabeth Trail GLOVER — The October lunch menu at the Glover Community School said that Halloween lunch would be spider bellies, spider legs, and bones. A day later the school sent a corrected menu home with student... More »

School leaders weigh in on OCSU merger plans


copyright the Chronicle May 18, 2016 by Elizabeth Trail Since early spring, representatives of the Orleans Central Supervisory Union (OCSU) merger study committee have been holding informational meetings in anticipation of the school district merger vote sched... More »

State approves consolidation plan for OCSU


copyright the Chronicle April 20, 2016 by Elizabeth Trail BARTON — The State Board of Education on Tuesday unanimously approved the Orleans Central Supervisory Union’s (OCSU) plan for a consolidated school district. Meanwhile the committee that has been workin... More »

No plans to consolidate at NCSU


copyright the Chronicle February 3, 2016 by Nathalie Gagnon-Joseph While the Orleans Central Supervisory Union (OCSU) prepares to go ahead with consolidation under Act 46, North Country Supervisory Union (NCSU) Superintendent John Castle is against the idea. T... More »

OCSU committee approves plan for consolidation


copyright the Chronicle January 27, 2016 by Nathalie Gagnon-Joseph The Orleans Central Supervisory Union (OCSU) Act 46 study committee is recommending early consolidation in order to take advantage of the tax breaks it offers. On Tuesday, the committee approve... More »


Drilling underway on new well for Lake Region


copyright the Chronicle September 23, 2015 by Elizabeth Trail Drilling began Friday on Lake Region Union High School’s new well. About two weeks into the new school year, Lake Region maintenance personnel discovered that there was no water in the building.  Th... More »