Morning Briefing -- Wednesday


Wednesday, June 11

Harry Rosenfeld speaks at Israel Congregation

MANCHESTER CENTER -- Author Harry Rosenfeld will speak at 7:30 p.m. at Israel Congregation of Manchester. The evening is free and open to the public. Rosenfeld was the associate managing editor/metropolitan at the Washington Post during the Watergate scandal; he oversaw coverage of Watergate, including the groundbreaking reporting of Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein. For further information, contact Israel Congregation at 802-362-4578.

Thrift shop open

JOHNSONVILLE, N.Y. -- The Thrift Shop at Christ United Methodist Church just south off Route 67 is open every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon. Most clothing items are priced at $1 per bag.

Gentle yoga for cancer survivors

BENNINGTON -- Gentle Yoga for Cancer Survivors meets weekly, on Wednesdays from 6 to 7 p.m., in Conference Room C, at SVMC. This group is sponsored by the Cancer Center and is free to all participants. You can join at any time and at any stage in your treatment or recovery regime. For more information, call Jane Schaeffer, 802-447-0393 or visit

Community yoga

BENNINGTON -- Enjoy a gentle yoga class free of charge, led by Laurae Coburn, Ph.D. RYT every Wednesday evening at The Bennington School, 192 Fairview St. from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m.


Arlington School Board

Arlington Memorial High School at 6 p.m.

Agenda: 1. Call to Order 2. Approval of Minutes: May 28 3. Public Comments 4. Old Business/deliverables from previous meetings A. Rediker and Edline Software Use 5. Administrative Reports A. Student Council Representative B. AMHS Principal C. Fisher Elementary School Principal D. Superintendent 6. School Board reports A. Subcommittee reports B. Contracts C. Purchased D. Warrants 7. New Business A. Capital Plan 8. Executive Session 9. Next Meeting: June 25 at 6:30 p.m. Adjourn.

Vermont Veterans' Home Board of Trustees

Vermont Veterans' Home A. Luke Crispe Multipurpose Room at 12:30 p.m.

No agenda provided.

Shaftsbury Elementary School Board of Directors

Shaftsbury Elementary School Learning Center at 6:30 p.m.

Agenda: 1. Citizen's Comments 2. Presentation: Shaftsbury School District Configuration Analysis, Rick Pembroke 3. Action Items A. Financial a. Treasurer's Report, May b. Kipp Fund request B. Consent Agenda C. Policies a. #5156 Student Nutrition and Wellness WARN D. Facilities a. Summer Projects b. Water Line 4. Reports A. Principal a. Happenings at Shaftsbury b. School Leadership Team update B. Superintendent C. Chair a. SVSU Meeting May 28, Interim Superintendent b. SVSU Legislative Breakfast, June 2 5. Other 6. FYI A. Next Meeting August 13 B. Budget Status Report C. SVSU Student Enrollment for June 7. Executive Session for Compensation for Off Contract Personnel and Teacher's Negotiated Agreement.

North Bennington Prudential Committee

NBGS District Building Library at 6 p.m.

Agenda: 1. Report from the Village School: Guest, Tom Martin presentation, questions 2. Citizen's Comments 3. Consent Agenda 4. Finance A. Budget Status Report B. Treasurer's Report, May C. Treasurer/Treasurer -elect update on transition work D. Tax Anticipation Note: Preliminary discussion 5. Policies A. Kindergarten Eligibility/Entry DRAFT: NB specific policy B. #5156 Student Nutrition and Wellness WARN C. Review current residency and tuition payment policies: warn changes, if any 6. Agreements with VSBN: Review current agreements and proposed changes A. Lease B. Tuition agreement 7. NB Board discussion A. Shaftsbury study B. VSBN NEASC process: NBGSD participation C. Other 8. Superintendent's Report A. Report on legislative breakfast, June 2 9. Chair's Report 10. Executive Session if necessary.


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