Dear Ray School Families,
Don't forget school is closed on Monday, January 16th for Martin Luther King Day! Enjoy the three day weekend.
SAU 70 Selects Dr. Jay Badams as its Next Superintendent
The School Administrative Unit 70 school board selected Dr. Jay Badams to be the next superintendent of the Hanover, NH, and Norwich, VT, schools. The board will now enter contract negotiations with Dr. Badams, who will assume the position on July 1st, the day after the retirement of current SAU 70 Superintendent Dr. Frank Bass.
Please review this letter from Dr. Bass regarding the Principal search.
School Board Vacancies
Three (3) School Board seats are open in March, each for a three-year term. Filings take place any time from Wednesday, January 18, until 5:00 p.m. Friday, January 27. Other positions open are District Moderator, Clerk and Treasurer, all one-year terms. Filings for School Board and School District Officers can be done with either the School District Clerk, Robert Grabill, or at the SAU Office, 41 Lebanon Street, Suite 2, Hanover. There is a $1.00 filing fee.
We encourage students and staff to wear PTO Ray Spirit-wear on Fridays. If your child does not own any Ray School clothing, students can also consider wearing flannel for Flannel Fridays during the month of January. Participation in these low key Spirit Days is optional.
Passport to Winter Fun is back!
All Ray students are able to participate in the Passport to Winter Fun program again this year thanks to support from our PTO. Passports will be handed out in PE classes the week of January 17-20. For more information about the program, please click the link that will bring you to our Ray School PE website.
We will see you on Tuesday!
Kevin and Lauren