The most recent edition of the Bold Eagle, the student newspaper for Mount Everett Regional School, ran a front-page news story and an editorial on the controversy surrounding two administrators and the school committee.
According to the complaint, Kurt DeGrenier had voiced concerns that his son, now in 10th grade at Mount Everett, was not receiving the services and accommodations set forth in his individualized educational program, a plan developed to ensure that a child with an identified disability receives specialized instruction and related services.
Valerie Zantay, who taught previously at Mount Everett Regional School, collected some delicious edibles along with handwritten notes signed by dozens of Monument staff expressing solidarity and sympathy for their colleagues in Sheffield.
“It takes 25 years for a young person’s brain to fully wire for habits, likes, dislikes and skills. This is when those habits develop that will haunt us for the rest of our lives.”
–Dr. Jennifer Michaels