The Up-Island Regional School District holds its public hearing on the 2024 operating budget Thursday, with a roughly 5.6 per cent increase over the current fiscal year.
The Chilmark Preschool is looking to expand into its own building, as spaces issues push instruction into non-classroom areas of the school campus facility.
Bucking a statewide trend, the Vineyard public school system continues to grow, with 2,253 students enrolled across the Island on Oct. 1 compared to 2,191 a year earlier.
Whatever feelings the Island's children may have about returning to school next Tuesday, Sept. 6, their principals, teachers, coaches and other campus leaders are eager to welcome them back for a school year with a return of cherished traditions.
Six students from the Vineyard are among the winners of the Steamship Authority's Sail into Imagination art contest.
The Chilmark School will not be getting its decrepit heating and cooling system replaced this summer. School district finance director Mark Friedman said the sole bid came in over budget.