WCSU Efficiency Study Phase 2 Presentation PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michelle Ksepka   
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 14:38

On Wednesday, March 25, the WCSU Full Board will review and discuss Phase 2 of the Efficiency Study completed by George Cormier.  The presentation will take place during the WCSU Full Board Meeting at U-32 in the cafeteria at 6:00. To see the complete phase 2 study look through the following links:  Phase 2 part 1 :  Phase 2 part 2 : Joint School District Model

Last Updated on Friday, 10 July 2015 07:54
WCSU 2014 Efficiency Study Phase 1 Presentation PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michelle Ksepka   
Tuesday, 02 December 2014 10:14

On Wednesday, December 3, Michael Deweese, Ed.D. will present the WCSU 2014 Efficiency Study Phase 1 to the WCSU Full Board.  This study was commissioned by the WCSU Executive Committee to help answer the important and timely question: "How can we improve our students' learning by finding further efficiency in our supervisory union?"  The presentation will take place at U-32 in the cafeteria at 6:15.  To see the complete study please click the following link:  http://www.wcsuonline.org/images/stories/WCSU%20FINAL%2012.03.14.pdf 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 March 2015 14:38
WCSU Comprehensive Math Review Presentation PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michelle Ksepka   
Friday, 13 June 2014 07:43

On May 28th, Dr. Brad Witzel presented the findings and recommendations of the WCSU Comprehensive Math Review to the WCSU Full Board.  He reported on the 5 areas of focus: Math Vision, Math Leadership, Math Assessment System, Teacher Efficacy & Instructional Practice, and Math Professional Development. 

Please click here to read the Executive Summary Report.

To see a recording of the presentation please click on the following link. http://vp.telvue.com/preview?id=T01221&;video=199687 


WCSU Happenings PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michelle Ksepka   
Tuesday, 12 February 2013 13:51

For the full version of WCSU Happenings click here.

WCSU Review – Bill Kimball

In this issue of Washington Central Happenings, Jen Miller-Arsenault has provided a debriefing of the January 20th in-service day, as well as information regarding upcoming professional development opportunities.  Kelly Bushey gave an overview for the summer planning, and the Technology Department supplied an update showing the breakdown of projects they’ve worked on during the past few months.  Take a look at the Alphabet Soup translations and who our winner was for the contest.  Finally, this round of “Celebrating What’s Right” examines healthy eating and “Fun Fitness” happening around the supervisory union.


I would also like to take this opportunity to provide a brief overview of the budgets WCSU is presenting to the towns for FY 14-15, along with information regarding equalized pupil changes.  The district school boards have been very diligent and have kept our budgets at reasonable rates, some even lower than expected.


The main driver behind this information pertains to the increases from the state and impact from the Common Level of Appraisal. 

Listed below is a table containing the percentage of expense increases and net tax impact from each of the Elementary Schools and the U-32 budget. 


% Expense   Increase




Berlin Elementary



Calais Elementary



Doty Memorial



East Montpelier Elem.



Rumney Memorial







This next table contains information regarding the impact for each of the Elementary Schools and U-32’s proposed budgets for FY 14-15 with equalized pupil changes. * (See *Note.)

     Proposed FY14-15 Budgets w/Equalized Pupil Changes


Elementary Impact

U-32 Impact

Total Tax Impact

Berlin Elementary

 $      0.015

 $     0.022

 $     0.037

Calais Elementary

 $     (0.018)

 $     0.030

 $     0.012

Doty Memorial

 $      0.029

 $     0.012

 $     0.041

East Montpelier Elem.

 $      0.008

 $     0.050

 $     0.058

Rumney Memorial

 $      0.033

 $    (0.009)

 $     0.024

*Note: This table does not include the impact of the Common Level of Appraisal or the state-wide property tax rate set by the legislature.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 20 March 2014 14:02
WCSU Annual Report PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 25 June 2013 09:58

This publication is a way to celebrate and feature different events and programs in our school communities, along with some success stories from our former students.  This report will also highlight the progress on student learning and performance on various assessments, as well as what we are doing throughout our schools to ensure success for each and every student.  




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Berlin Elementary School
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Calais Elementary School
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Doty Memorial School
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East Montpelier Elementary School
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Rumney Memorial School
Rumney Memorial School has...
U-32 Middle & High School
U-32 is one of the top ranked schools in Vermont.