The 800-student K-8 Fair Haven School started this academic year with three computer labs of 20 computers with more than 10 years mileage. Many of those could barely open a word processing file. Broken computers sat on the bottom floor of the building.
The Foote School celebrated its centennial on May 13-15 with a weekend of festivities and learning opportunities for alumni, faculty, parents, students and friends. Nearly 1,000 people attended the three-day celebration, traveling from as far away as Canada, England and China to ring in the school’s 100th birthday
In their latest clash with the schools superintendent, Board of Education members made and passed motions allowing them to manage central office salaries, hiring, and spending on outside contracts, sparking fierce debate on an increasingly divided panel.