Category Archives: Education

Pine Tree Ramblings – Vol 5

Church and School.  Two places where a lot of shootings take place.  Both are relatively gun-free zones, one mandated by law, the other by sense.  Although, there are no gun-free zones wherever I am. Anyhow, two recent shootings have occurred … Continue reading

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Windham School Board – That Transgender Bathroom policy really isn’t official? Part 3

Well, tonite is the night that Rob Breton, Dennis Senibaldi, and Keleigh McAllister will be facing the music – and probably not tunes they wish to listen to.  And elections are coming up, to boot!  Since I can’t be there, I … Continue reading

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Aftershock: SAU 55 behaves badly again

If the revelations of last Thursday night’s public comment leave you complacent about the goodwill of SAU 55, this may push you over the edge.  Below is an email sent to school board members tonight from a singularly articulate and witty NH … Continue reading

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Windham School Board – That Transgender Bathroom policy really isn’t official? Part 2

This is the meeting at which the Windham School Board is going to discuss their JBAB policy (Transgender bathrooms).  I guess some little birdies told the head honcho that the jig was up on trying to use a smaller room … Continue reading

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New Hampshire lawmakers consider death benefits for teachers

A bill advancing in the New Hampshire House that would provide a death benefit for teachers killed while at work gained new resonance when a mass murder at a Florida school claimed the lives of 17 people. The bill, HB1415, … Continue reading

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Metzler is Subject to the Will of the Timberlane Board, but Neither He nor the Board Knows It.

Recently I was perusing the Education Administrative Rules and discovered a gem. Contrary to Superintendent Metzler’s many declarations to the contrary, he is indeed subject to the will of the Timberlane school board. Education Administrative Rule 302.01 says this: |Keep … Continue reading

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Windham School Board – its Transgender Bathroom policy really isn’t official?

“…what I am hearing is that the School Board has broken its own rules, violated its own policies, run roughshod over the process – and is getting ready to throw the only Conservative on the Board under the bus.  Simply … Continue reading

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