Tag Archives: Timberlane Regional School District

Donna Green: Is this Normal?

When you raise issues about Timberlane’s financials to the TRSD auditor, you get stony silence, even as a board member.  When you question a second time, you get threats from our SAU. I’ll leave you to decide if this is … Continue reading

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Good Thing the Auditors Are Still At Work

During the public hearing on Timberlane’s budget, Arthur Green questioned why the revenue budget for 16-17  showed  $250,000 from capital reserves.  There was no answer that night, Jan. 11, 2018. Today the district’s unaudited annual report was published.  Last year’s revenue budget … Continue reading

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Second Board of Education Decision Favorable to Green

In the long saga that is my complaint to the NH Board of Education concerning the hiring and salary setting practices of SAU 55, there approaches a happy ending though you may not yet recognize it.  Even Superintendent Metzler does … Continue reading

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Relatives, come work at Timberlane!

For those who have ever been passed over in favor of a boss’ child, spouse or lover, you know how corrosive nepotism is to morale, and Dr. Metzler’s favorite expression, “The climate and culture of Timberlane.”  Yes, we all know … Continue reading

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My Response to Eagle Tribune Reporting Error

n “BOE Reverses January Decision about Green Complaint,” published on Feb 21, Kristen Giddings reported that subsequent to the Board of Education’s Jan. 11 decision in my favor, SAU 55 filed an appeal. In fact, SAU 55 never filed an … 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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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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