Our Alumni

Will Minsinger Combines a Career in Software Engineering with a Love of Learning

Meet Will Minsinger, a 2002 graduate of Randolph Union High School. Will is recently married and lives in Lebanon, NH. He works at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center as a Test Analyst in Clinical Applications on the Electronic Medical Record System. Following graduation from RUHS he attended the Rochester Institute of Technology where he studied Software Engineering. Read More

Meet Rachel Miller

Meet Rachel Miller, a 2004 graduate of Randolph Union High School. Rachel teaches at Missisquoi Valley Union MS/HS in Swanton, VT. Read More

Meet Anthony Fiorillo

Meet Anthony Fiorillo, a 2009 graduate of Randolph Union High School. Anthony currently lives in Brooklyn, NY as a freelance theatrical technician and is currently touring as the Technical Director with Dinosaur Train, Live! a PBS Kids/ Jim Henson puppet show which is touring the Eastern United States. In the few months he’s lived in the city, he has worked on several large theatrical and concert productions, and in this article, shares some thoughts about how RUHS prepared him for his current career. Read More

Meet Nina Listro

Nina is attending the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York on the Renaissance and Global Scholarship, a highly sought after scholarship that covers all of a student’s expenses, including tuition, room and board, and books. This year, the Scholarship was awarded to just 24 students out of a pool of over 16,000 applicants. Read More

Meet Jessica Corliss

As the Administrative Assistant at the Braintree School, Jess is “one of ours” now, but she took a circuitous route getting here. Read More

Meet Dessa Rogers

Meet Dessa Rogers, a 1998 graduate of the Randolph Technical Career Center (RTCC) and now a Nurse Manager in the medical surgical unit at Gifford Medical Center in Randolph, VT. Read More

Meet James Sabin

Meet James Sabin, a 2005 graduate of the Diesel Tech program at the Randolph Technical Career Center. Read More

Meet Tyler Huckett

Meet Tyler Huckett, a 2006 graduate of the Randolph Union High School and Randolph Technical Career Center. Tyler is a Flight Engineer in the 3/160th SOAR(A) -- Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), the aviation branch of the army. Read More

Meet Thackery Brown

Meet Thackery Brown, a 2003 graduate of Randolph Union High School and native of Brookfield. He is leaving New England and heading to California to work as a Cognitive Neuroscience researcher at Stanford University. Read More

Meet Sarah Roger

Meet Sarah Roger, a 2012 Graduate of RUHS and a student at the University of Connecticut. Sarah is pursuing a degree in Athletic Training as well as her passion for traveling and exploring the globe – a passion that got its beginnings in Randolph. Read More

Meet Chelsea Driscoll

Meet Chelsea Driscoll, a 2004 graduate of RTCC/RUHS. Chelsea chose a path that included RTCC's Business Management program, college courses while enrolled in high school, and a nursing degree! Read More

Meet Brian Putney

Brian Putney completed RTCC’s Automotive Technology program and is now a well-respected technician at 802 Toyota in Berlin. Brian came to RTCC with a great work ethic and some very good skills and left school with a solid and rewarding career. Read More

Meet Peter Cooch

Meet Peter Cooch, a third year med student at UVM and 2003 graduate of RUHS. Read More

Meet Jamie Drysdale

Meet Jamie Drysdale, a 2001 Graduate of RUHS, resident of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and lead singer and frontman of the Random Canyon Growlers, a successful Bluegrass band he formed with fellow RUHS graduate David McMeekin. Read More

Meet Sarah Lubold

A 2006 graduate of Randolph Union High School, Sarah now lives in Kanazawa, a city of 450,000 people on the West coast of Japan where she teaches English to high school and college students. Read More

Meet Abigail Taylor

Abbey's passion for traveling, working with others, and helping to better the world, found its beginnings at RUHS. Read More

Meet Marissa Meyer

After graduating from RUHS, I headed northeast to Colby College in Waterville, Maine, one of the top small colleges in the country (currently ranked 21st in that category by U.S. News and World Report)." Read More

Meet Matilda Urie

A 2003 graduate of Randolph Union High School and native of Brookfield, Matilda lives in Birmingham, England and works at E.ON as a wind farm developer. But the road she traveled to get there took a few twists and turns along the way. Read More

Meet Nate Soares

A 2007 graduate of Randolph Union High School, Nate now lives in Seattle, Washington and works for Google. Before settling into a career, however, Nate saw a good deal of the world and learned some amazing skills along the way. Read More

Meet Samantha Merrill

A graduate of Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California, Samantha travels each spring to work with underprivileged children in Mexico. Read More

Our People

Meet Caty Sutton, Director of our New Project Based Learning Lab and Senior Project

Meet Caty Sutton. Better known (by many) as Caty Van Eyck who formerly taught English and social studies at RUHS, she returns to the OSSU and Randolph Union High School as the Director of our new Project-Based Learning (PBL) lab and Senior Project. Read More

Meet Oscar Ruiz, our new Spanish Immersion / Global Business Management program instructor.

Oscar Ruiz, a native of Honduras who has been living in Vermont since 1998, will be joining the faculty at RTCC this fall as our new Spanish Immersion / Global Business Management program instructor. Mr. Ruiz brings with him an extensive background in business management and development, as well as complete fluency in Spanish. Read More

Meet Katie Rogstad, our new 5/6 teacher at Randolph Elementary School.

Katie has lived in Vermont for most of her life. She grew up in Wallingford, Vermont with her parents and younger sister and has always had an interest in teaching. Read More

Meet Carol McNair

Carol Amico McNair has joined the middle school faculty at RUHS as the new 8th Grade Math teacher. This is Carol’s 28th year in education and she's excited to be part of a growing and forward thinking school system. Read More

Elijah Hawkes Brings New Perspective to RUHS

T. Elijah Hawkes is the co-principal of the Randolph Union High and Middle School. Now in his third year at RUHS, Elijah came to Vermont (or more accurately) back to Vermont from New York City, where for six years he was principal and co-founder of the James Baldwin School, a small community-minded public high school . Read More

Meet Deb Lary

Deb Lary has been teaching students about good physical and mental health – what it entails, how to pursue it, and how to maintain it – since she joined the RUHS faculty in the fall of 1999. Read More

Meet Marc Chamberlain

Meet Marc Chamberlain, the new Athletic Director at Randolph Union High School. Marc is a graduate of SUNY Cortland where he earned a Bachelor of Science and Masters in Education in Coaching Read More

Meet Jason Finley, the new Co-op Coordinator at RTCC

In his new role, Jason will be working to arrange both paid and non-paid work-based learning opportunities for students in the Tech Center’s various programs. Read More

Welcome to the RUHS "Learning Commons"

Learning + Knowledge = Opportunity. At least that's been the equation behind K-12 education for the past century or more. But in a world where the collected knowledge of nearly all human endeavor is often just a click away, the "learning" part of that equation has changed dramatically over the past few years. Read More

Adult Ed

Meet Ruth Durkee, Assistant Director of Adult Education, and her assistant, Hannah Barden. Ruth, who came to RTCC in 2004, and Hannah, who joined the staff in 2011, oversee the Adult Education Program at RTCC. Read More

Meet Ben Weir

Meet Ben Weir, our 9th grade Humanities teacher. Ben is a 2011 graduate of Middlebury College, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History with a minor in both Education and Italian. Read More

Tom Harty To The Rescue

Tom Harty, head of the public safety and criminal justice program at the Randolph Technical Career Center, wears a lot of hats. Recently, Tom was featured in Seven Days, where he shared his thoughts on education and the criminal justice program that has come to bear his unique stamp. Read More

Meet RUHS Principal Dave Barnett

David Barnett is principal of the Randolph Union High School and was named "Secondary Principal of the Year" by the Vermont Principal’s Association in 2012. Read More

Meet T. C. Webb

T.C. Webb is the Media and Communications teacher at RTCC. Students in Media and Communications focus on all aspects of filmmaking, from concepting, to screenwriting, to filming, to editing to final production. Read More

Meet Dean and Dona Meltzer

Many teachers in the OSSU system go the extra mile for their students. But some teachers go a little farther! Read More

PAWS For Reading Program

Paws for Reading is a program that brings volunteers and their dogs into the school to listen to children read. The goal is to provide a warm, welcoming, non-threatening environment which will help children develop better fluency and comprehension. Read More

Here's What's Happening At OSSU

Project Based Learning - Learning Through Engagement and Challenge

For many students and in many subjects, the traditional “3 r’s” of learning – “Reading, Writing, & ‘Rithmatic” – are the basis of a solid education.

International Opportunities Abound in the OSSU

International exchanges and opportunities to explore the world abound here at the OSSU. Whether it’s traveling to or hosting visitors from other countries, students at Randolph Union High and Middle School – and the Randolph Technical Career Center – have no shortage of opportunities for international exposure and experience.

RU Welcomes New Faculty / Programs

The faculty and staff at Randolph Union High and Middle Schools are pleased to announce a number of new programs for the 2014-15 academic year, as well as welcome some new, and some familiar, faces back to the classroom.

Our Students

RTCC Culinary Arts Students Serve our Communities

The RTCC Culinary Arts students, led by Chef Sullivan, frequently cook and serve free lunches to community members at the White River Craft Center in Randolph. Please come and enjoy the food! Read More

Grade 10 Humanities Class & The Human Excellence Project

Here is a great example of the Grade 10 Humanities Class working on their research, creativity, and content area skills. Scott Sorrell, teacher, is seen here working with two students while they explore human exemplars across all occupations, throughout history, from around the world. Read More

Braintree Students Use Their Creativity and Problem Solving Skills

A group of students from the Braintree School used their creativity and problem solving skills recently to search for letterboxes at the Mari Castle. Read More

Announcements

Upcoming School Board Meetings:

Randolph Union High School Board Meeting on Monday, September 8, 2014 at Randolph Elementary School starting at 6:00 p.m.

Orange Southwest SU Board Meeting on Monday, September 8, 2014 at Randolph Elementary School starting at 6:30 p.m.

Brookfield Town School District, Braintree School District and Randolph School District Board Meetings on Monday, September 8, 2014 at Randolph Elementary School following the OSSU Meeting at approximately 8:00 p.m. 

Randolph Technical Career Center Board Meeting on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at RTCC Technical Academics Classroom starting at 6:00 p.m.

Immunization Status Reports

Immunization rates for each school are available at healthvermont.gov.

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