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Based in the beautiful, historic town of Woodstock, Vermont, The Windsor Central Supervisory Union (WCSU) is comprised of six K-6 elementary schools in the towns of Barnard, Bridgewater, Killington, Pomfret, Reading, and Woodstock. Students from these towns, as well as tuition students from neighboring towns, attend Woodstock Union Middle School and High School located on Amsden Way in Woodstock . Pre-K services are offered at Reading Elementary and Barnard Academy, as well as other schools through community partnerships both on-site and off-site.


 

MISSION STATEMENT

Windsor Central Supervisory Union’s mission is based on the four principles of cohesiveness, equity, high academic standards and professional practice. These principles will guide the support and leadership WCSU will provide to the individual school districts that constitute the supervisory union. The leadership provided by WCSU will be focused on the intellectual, social, emotional and physical development of students within the WCSU schools from kindergarten through high school so that students will be prepared to achieve productive and fulfilling lives.

Adopted by the WCSU Board November 12, 2012


Reading Elementary School wins Green Ribbon Award!

The national award is given to schools that demonstrate outstanding efforts to reduce environmental impact and to promote sustainability.

Reading fifth grade students plan to go to a ceremony in Washington D.C. on June 4th to receive the award from the Department of Education. One of Reading's major achievements is its innovative use of Boer goats to eradicate poison ivy on its playground. Reading fifth graders also recently won The Governor's Excellence Award in Sustainability for their Reading Eco Goats project. They have been featured in local area papers including The Valley News and The Rutland Herald. Read the articles and learn more at www.readingecogoats.shutterfly.com Students are seeking donations to help fund their D.C. trip. Donations can be made at www.razoo.com/story/Green-Goat-5th-Graders-Go-To-Washington.

  







From the Superintendent

 

 

Dear Students, Families, Staff and Friends of WCSU:
 
Welcome to Windsor Central Supervisory Union. WCSU and member schools are committed to the four principles of equity, cohesiveness, high academic standards and professional practice. We use these principles as a lense or “touchstone” for decision making relating to all matters of our public education mission. We have established a collaborative working environment for our boards, teachers and administrators so that we can learn from each other, capitalize on shared talent, and maximize our resources to ensure the best learning opportunities for our students.
 
This year the WCSU Administrative Team is focusing on establishing clarity and consistency of instruction through the development of K-12 standards-based units of study that are rigorous, relevant and prepare students for college and careers. These units are based on both The Vermont State Standards and The Common Core State Standards and use existing work in the supervisory union’s schools as a platform. The goal is to have common curriculum across the K-6 schools that prepares students for the middle and high school. In addition, the Administrative Team is continuing work begun last year designed to identify conditions and practices that support reaching these high standards. By using a text-based study group model and collaborative “walk-throughs” of WCSU classrooms, administrators are increasing their own understanding of research-based best practice and the professional development needs in our schools. 
 
WCSU educators are committed to providing meaningful and relevant learning opportunities for all students that are challenging and inspirational.
 
Sincerely,
AliceThomason Worth
 

 

 

 The WCSU Board adopted the following principles selected by the WCSU Administrative Team. These principles will serve as touchstones to guide and focus our work.

 

COHESIVENESS

 

EQUITY

 

HIGH ACADEMIC STANDARDS

 

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

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October, 2014
Mon 13th, In-service Day - No classes for students.
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Tue 11th, Veteran's Day (School Closed)
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