Blake knew from the time he was a young child that film and photography would play key roles in defining his career. Read More
Bryn is a 2010 graduate of Randolph Union High School, and for the past five years has lived and traveled throughout the United States. Read about her story here. Read More
Meet Lianna Reed, a 2010 graduate of RUHS who went on to Bryn Mawr College outside of Philadelphia, PA to earn a degree in Political Science and French, with a focus on African Studies. Lianna is now a trainee in Peace Corps Senegal for the Sustainable Agriculture program. Read More
Kate is a 2006 graduate of Randolph Union High School. In addition to working full time in Human Services in the Burlington area, Kate is currently pursuing her Masters in Social Work through the University of Vermont. Read More
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, a 2004 graduate of Randolph Union High School. Rachel teaches at Missisquoi Valley Union MS/HS in Swanton, VT. Read More
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 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, a 2005 graduate of the Diesel Tech program at the Randolph Technical Career Center. Read More
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, 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, 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
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, a third year med student at UVM and 2003 graduate of RUHS. Read More
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
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
Abbey's passion for traveling, working with others, and helping to better the world, found its beginnings at RUHS. Read More
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
A 2007 graduate of Randolph Union High School, Nate now lives in Seattle, Washington and is a research fellow at the Machine Intelligence Research Institute. Before settling into a career, however, Nate saw a good deal of the world and learned some amazing skills along the way. Read More
A graduate of Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California, Samantha travels each spring to work with underprivileged children in Mexico. Read More
Meet Steve Croucher, Randolph Union High School’s new Athletic Director. Steve graduated graduated from Ithaca College in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Recreational Management and a minor in Business Administration and Marketing. Read More
Meet Erica McLaughlin, Principal of Randolph Elementary School and the 2015 Vermont Elementary School Principal of the Year Read More
Ben is joining the RUHS humanities department this year as a social studies teacher. Read More
Hello everyone! My name is Kate Rautenberg (R-out-en-berg) and I will be the new kindergarten teacher at Braintree Elementary. Read More
Hello, my Name is Ryan O'Malley and I am the new Culinary Arts Instructor at RTCC. I am thrilled to be given the opportunity to take the reigns of a program with such a great reputation. I know I have big shoes to fill and I will do my best to fill them. Read More
Emily is joining the RUHS English department this fall teaching 9th grade English and creative writing. Read More
Meet Charlotte Johnson, who will be teaching English language learners at Randolph Elementary School. Read More
Meet Haley Pratt, the new Kindergarten teacher at Brookfield Elementary School Read More
Meet (Conoce a) Alisa Vereshchagin who will be teaching Spanish at RUHS. Read More
Jason Gingold, a former Culinary Instructor at the Burlington Technical Center and former Dean of Academics at New England Culinary Institute (NECI) is the new Director at Randolph Technical Career Center. Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
Recent Endowments Significantly Lower Financial Barriers for Students Wanting to Attend College
The new director of the robust adult education program at the Randolph Technical Career Center (RTCC) is excited to be offering 43 adult ed courses during the winter term, compared to only 20 courses in the fall.
Most residents of the White River Valley turn to The Herald of Randolph for their local news. However, for many of the region’s high school students, their school’s publication may come first.
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
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
Orange Southwest Unified District Community Meetings:
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at Braintree Elementary School - 7:00 p.m.
Randolph Union High School Board Meeting on Monday, March 14, 2016 at Randolph Union High School starting at 6:00 p.m.
Orange Southwest SU Board Meeting on Monday, March 14, 2016 at Randolph Union High School starting at 6:30 p.m.
Brookfield Town School District, Braintree School District and Randolph School District Board Meetings on Monday, March 14, 2016 at Randolph Union High School following the OSSU Meeting at approximately 8:00 p.m.
Budget Informational Meetings:
Brookfield - Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at Brookfield Elementary School - 7:00 p.m.
Braintree - Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at Braintree Elementary School - 7:00 p.m.
Randolph - Monday, February 29, 2016 at Randolph Elementary School - 7:00 p.m.
Town Meeting Day - Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Immunization rates for each school are available at: http://healthvermont.gov/hc/imm/ImmSurv.aspx