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New London-Spicer School Board
November 5, 2016
Gary Swenson letter: Judging the best NL-S candidates
I believe it is safe to say that all school board candidates will attest that school districts need to demonstrate that their students have...
November 5, 2016 - 10:10am
October 28, 2016
Carroll and Donna Sarsland letter: The best choices for NL-S School Board
Naomi Johnson, Lucinda Dahlberg and Deidre Lynch are the best candidates for the New London-Spicer School Board. We are four-generation graduates...
October 28, 2016 - 7:01am
June 15, 2016
Unfunded school mandates questioned
NEW LONDON — Unfunded mandates for all districts and special grants for select school districts that were approved this legislative session...
June 15, 2016 - 11:46pm
February 14, 2016
NLS considers bringing FACS classes back
NEW LONDON — The New London-Spicer School Board may bring back the family and consumer sciences program, which teaches kids various life skills, such as money management, cooking and child development. It was cut from the curriculum last year. Recent student surveys indicate NLS...
February 14, 2016 - 11:53pm
November 24, 2015
New London-Spicer School board approves continuing contract negotiation with construction manager
NEW LONDON — After reviewing proposals and interviewing a half-dozen firms for nearly as many hours Monday afternoon, the New London-Spicer School Board selected a construction manager to help lead the district through a $21.6 mil- lion building project. At its meeting Monday night,...
November 24, 2015 - 10:16pm
November 11, 2015
New London-Spicer School District sets fast-paced project timeline
NEW LONDON — With the approval of a $21.6 million bond in last week’s referendum, the New London-Spicer School Board is now moving fast to hire a construction manager, complete architectural drawings and sell bonds so that construction of the multi-faceted building project can...
November 11, 2015 - 11:19pm
October 27, 2015
NLS prepares for the ‘what if’ after referendum
NEW LONDON — As the last-minute push continues to inform voters about Tuesday’s building referendum, the New London-Spicer School Board is preparing for what happens next — whether the $21.6 million bond issue passes or fails. At its planning meeting Monday, the board discussed...
October 27, 2015 - 11:11pm
February 10, 2015
NLS board sends construction issue back to building committee
NEW LONDON — The New London-Spicer School Board saw encouraging signs in a recent survey that another attempt to pass a building bond issue could succeed. But the board said they would also heed the not-so-subtle messages in the survey to do a better job of communicating with voters...
February 10, 2015 - 11:51pm
October 13, 2014
NLS school board wants state to change debt equalization formula
NEW LONDON –– With a referendum on the ballot in November seeking voters’ approval to fund a $14.6 million building project, the state’s outdated formula for debt equalization is hitting close to home for the New London-Spicer School Board. During their meeting Monday, the...
October 13, 2014 - 11:37pm
September 24, 2013
NLS approves maximum levy; numbers show 5.8% decrease
NEW LONDON — The New London-Spicer School Board on Monday approved certification of the maximum 2013 levy payable in 2014. The preliminary tax levy will be finalized in December. As is the usual practice, Donna Wilson of School Management Services, the district’s business management...
September 24, 2013 - 1:09am
May 15, 2008
Students at NLS to have longer school day following board vote
NEW LONDON -- The New London-Spicer School Board approved Monday increasing the district-wide school day by 19 minutes of class time. Beginning with the 2008-09 school year, the New London-Spicer School District will have a new class-period schedule along with a longer school day...
May 15, 2008 - 12:00am