Tag Archives: SAU 55

Timberlane Test Scores Nothing to Hoot About

Timberlane Regional School District’s mascot is an owl. Unfortunately, the district’s latest academic results are nothing to hoot about. Both SAT and Smarter Balanced scores show the district hanging by a feather above the state average while spending $800 per … Continue reading

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Donna Green: A Reply to Karen Yasenka

In the October 19, 2017, edition of the TriTown Times, Hampstead School Board Chairman, Karen Yasenka, had this to say about three Timberlane School Board members, myself included: | Keep Reading at timberlaneandsandown

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Timberlane Regional School Board Neuters Itself and Sells Out Voters

The school board’s primary function is setting policy.  I’m sorry to report that the Timberlane Regional School Board is poised to pass a policy so deeply and profoundly flawed that it betrays every voter and parent in the district.  Please … Continue reading

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Donna Green: SAU 55 Budget Up 10%: 1 new position

In ten years, SAU 55’s operating budget will have gone up 85%.  Since Dr. Metzler assumed his position, the SAU budget will have gone up 68% – all while SAU 55 had significant declines in student enrollment. At last night’s … Continue reading

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Proposed SAU 55 Budget up 9%

SAU 55 has just distributed its proposed budget, less than 6 hours before board members are supposed to deliberate it. Remember, the public has no way to modify this budget once your elected officials on the SAU board approve it. … Continue reading

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NH Court Says SAU 55 Can Charge $7.49 for an Electronic Copy of an Email

SAU 55 has the distinction of being well known to the New Hampshire Supreme Court.  David Taylor, a Right to Know advocate, pursued a Right to Know case against SAU 55 on his own and right up to the Supreme … Continue reading

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Outsized SAU Salaries

Timberlane’s superintendent is the highest paid in New Hampshire, at $165,909. Gov. Sununu makes $127,443. The Chief Justice of the NH Supreme Court makes $154,000.  Send in your thoughts as who would have a higher salary in NH than our … Continue reading

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