Pelham - Windham News
8 - February 26, 2010
More Letters to our Editor. . . .
Letters nullnullntinued from page null of nullohnsons nonullattending the nullindham school system. the great prinulllege of sernullng on the nullard nullth nulluce nullard’s failure to pronullde you nullth affordable solutions
nullrbara nullll sernulle diligently to uphold this enullellent and nullenthusiastically support him. null is unselnullh in his to impronulle our student’s educationnull
Standards and to impronulle its educational program by
educational system. She nullll leanulle no stone unturned, approach to his sernullce and runs nullth no agenda, other null so, then Madeline nulladdie’ nullrrier is the School
implementing the recommendations of nullASnullafter its
no nullestions unansnullred nullth her responsibility to than to continue to sernulle residents of nullindham and nullard candidate nullthe only School nullard candidate nullto
us as tanullayers, nullho are faced nullth an enullernullronullng the interests of all in the School nullstrict. nulle continue nullote for on nulluesday, March null
Appronullmately nullnullschools in nullnullEngland belong
population needing to benenull from our topnullotch to face important decisions and crossroads in the A nullote for Mr. nullcharme and Mr. nullrdy nullll continue
to nullASnulland appronullmately nullnullare on nullarning
educational opportunities here in nullindham. upcoming years and nulluce Anderson’s enullerience and to bring our community donull the same failed path of
status, including Pelham. Pelham nullgh School (Pnull)
Please nullote on March nulland please consider nullrbara steady leadership is needed to nullep us on tracnull the past decade. nullr students’ education nullll continue
rates among the nullorst null percent of all schools in nullnull
nullish for the threenullear term on the School nullard. Please nullin me in supporting nulluce Anderson for to be nulleld hostagenullnullhile our School nullard chases
England for the nullality and standards of education
nullindham School nullard. their dreams.
compared to the other nullASnullmembers. According to
nullranull nullhnson nullWindham
nullhanulle nullornulld hard as a School nullard member doing
. nullss, all nullnullnullmpshire scnull hools are members of
Al Letizionull nullnull nullWindham
nullhat nullbelienulled to be in the best interest of our students,
nullASnull nullhe teachers and students are recogninulld by
tanullayers, and community, and in line nullth the nullenull of
nullASnullfor the high lenullel of nullornullthey do, despite the
nullhanks nullke Rogers
those nullho elected me. null Mr. nullcharme and Mr. nullrdy
are elected to the nullard, nullnullll continue to be in the
nulllonullare reasons from the nullASnullreport indicating
Bruce Breton for nulllectman
nulloting minority and unable to achienulle the meaningful
nullhy Pnull is on nullarningnull
nullhe nullindham PnullA nullould linull to enullend a huge change you enullect.
• nullhe inadenullate classroom space.
thannull to Minull Rogers for his continued and nullery null March null nullindham residents nullll be going to the A nullote for Maddie nullrrier nullll go a long nullay to
• nullhe ongoing instructional disruptions from students
generous support of the PnullA. Minull participates in his polls to elect a member to the tonull selectmen. nullnullould impronullng and seeing positinulle change in the direction of
hanullng to access regular education and special
employer’s nullolunteer nullnullolnullement Program, and onuller linull to add my name to the list of supporters of Mr. the nullard for the education of our studentsnull
education classrooms by nullalnullng through adnullining
recent months, Minull has graciously donated onuller null nulluce nulleton, nullho is running for renulllection. Mr. nulleton null March null you nullll be asnulld to nullote for tnullo
rooms, as nullll as students passing through tnullo
hours of his time to the PnullA and its many endeanullors. has consistently nullornulld to nullep the tonull budget both School nullard candidatesnullhere is no need to nullote for
science labs to access other science labs.
nullhrough these efforts, Minull earned three nullolunteer lean and nullcally responsible nullhile meeting the needs of a candidate you don’t support. null Maddie nullrrier is the
• nullhe ongoing instructional distractions caused by
Grants from his company, nullhich resulted in a null,nullnull nullindhamnullin fact, there has been no increase in tonull only candidate in line nullth your nullenull, simply cast your
classroom nullalls and partitions that do not enullend
donation to the nullindham PnullA. nulle are enullremely side of the ledger for tnullo years under his leadership. nullote for her nulland only her nullMadeline nulladdie’ nullrrier
from nullor to ceiling.
grateful for this gift, especially during these difnullult nullhis is done through careful planning and manullng tough for Pelham School nullardnull nullappreciate your continued
• nullhe limited number of computer labs, nullhich often
economic times. nullhe nullindham PnullA is proud to present choices by manullminullng the use of tanullayer dollars. support.
hanulle to be scheduled tnullo nullenull in adnullance,
Minull nullth a nullolunteer Appreciation Anullard. nullhannullyou null addition, under Mr. nulleton’s leadership, the tonull
inhibiting spontaneity in instruction.
Minull, for all of your nullornull has adopted a nenullpolicy for the Police nullpartment,
Linda nullhoney nullPelham
• nullhe insufnullient number of classrooms, nullhich limits
As a nonnullronull organinulltion, the nullindham PnullA nullhich allonull partnullime ofnullers to direct trafnull, bringing
the number of course offerings.
accepts matching gifts from all employers nullho nullin nullth in thousands of dollars to the tonull. Mr. nulleton has
• nullhe student prinullacy issues created through the
their employees to support charitable organinulltions spearheaded the reorganinulltion of the nullmmunity
nullBruce null Anderson
separation of the health ofnulle from the special
through monetary donations. null your company nullnullelopment nullpartment, denulleloped the ParnullRanger
for nullhool Board
education area and specialinulld learning ofnulles and
participates in matching donation or nullolunteer program, and led the effort to reduce speed limits on
meeting spaces by only a folded screen.
innullolnullement programs, please nullsit our nullebsite at nullnull. tonull, increasing the safety for all citinullns. nullindham educators and students are best sernulled by
• nullhe anullailability of only one set of student restrooms
and contact Annenullarie for more nulluce has continued to nullornullnullth my ofnulle at the a School nullard member nullho possesses a nullde range of
for an enrollment of close to nullnullstudents.
information. State nulluse on many nullindham constituent issues that nullonulledge in nullarious academic and business arenasnull
• nullhe necessity of students passing outside to access the
need resolution, and is alnullays ready to tranullel to nullncord nullho is committed to learning about all aspects of
portable classrooms in all types of nullather.
nullosemarie Kelly nullWindham
to get the nullb done. school district endeanullorsnulland nullho has the interpersonal
• Anull nullissues throughout the facility, particularly
nullhere are too many accomplishments to list here, but snulllls to effectinullely communicate nullth the community.
unenullen heat throughout the facility.
nulluce nulleton desernulles your support and nullll continue . nulluce null Anderson has consistently demonstrated
• nullhe limited number of student parnullng spaces, nullhich
to nullornullhard for the tonull of nullindham. null March null these nullalities during his tenure as a member of the
places limits on nullniors and seniors innullolnulled in
with a nullresh nulloice
nullin nullth your neighbors and nullote for nulluce nulleton for nullindham School nullard. nullhad the honor of nullornullng
internships, pathnullays, andnullr nullocational courses.
Selectman. nullth null. Anderson for four yearsnullnullst on the nullindham
• nullhe outdated, inadenullate electrical system and the
nullbelienulle that a school board nullornull best nullhen board nullgh School nullrriculum nullmmittee, and later on
inadenullate number of electrical outlets.
members represent a dinullersity of enulleriences and nenull
nullnator Bob Letourneau nullnullrry
the nullindham nullgh School nullilding nullmmittee. null.
• nullhe limitations placed on computer technology by the
members nullin enullerienced members to nullornullas a team. Anderson led his math and science subgroup through
tnullonullelephone line system that cannot be enullanded.
nullthinnullthat nullindham tanullayers nullll get the best team
• nullhe inadenullate space in the food sernullces and
for the School nullard if they renulllect nulluce Anderson and
the denullelopment of the nullindham nullgh School proposed
curriculum, resulting in the creation of challenging
cafeteria areas to pronullde a full school breanullast and
elect Michelle nullarrell.
for Planning Board
programs that pronullde appropriate instruction for all
lunch program for a sufnullient number of students.
nulluce Anderson brings needed enullerience to the students. null. Anderson’s understanding of nullst Practices
nullcnullof adenullate storage throughout the facility.
nullard. nullam alnullays impressed nullth his breadth of My name is Phil nullnulliatto and nullam nulliting this and integration of technology into the classroom has led
• nullcnullof nullndonull in many classrooms.
nullonulledge. null is deliberate in his decisionnullanullng and letter today to asnullfor your support for Planning nullard School nullard decisions to adopt facility and curriculum
• nullhe security and safety of building occupants caused
incredibly dedicated to his role as nullard nullair. incumbent nullalter nullolodnullenull nullhanulle had the distinct proposals for the creation of the statenullfnullhe art high
by the open access to the facility from the portable
Michelle nullarrell nullll add a fresh nulloice to the nullard honor of nullornullng nullth nullalter onuller the last senullen years school from nullhich our nullindham students are nonull
in the onenullear position. She is a mother of three nullth on the Planning nullard, and nullcan honestly say he is benenulling.
• nullhe undersinulld cafeteria, nullhich renullires the school to
a professional bacnullround, and has been an energetic one of the most dedicated and unnullanullering members . null Anderson has consistently demonstrated genuine
schedule four lunch periods.
nullolunteer in all three nullindham elementary schools. She of the nullard. nullalter has honorably sernulled the tonull concern for balancing the renullirements of a nullality
nullacilitynullelated issues innullolnulle core spaces,
is personable, lenullelnulleaded, and a good listener. for many years, and has consistently been an adnullocate education nullhile remaining cogninullnt of the impact
infrastructure, and specialty and general classrooms.
nullindham has an enullellent school system and a for protecting the rural character of our great tonull, on nullindham tanullayers. null. Anderson has earned the
nullhe Pnull progress report stated a status of nulln Progress,null
nullsionary, enthusiastic superintendent. nullt our tonull nullhile balancing that nullth the need for responsible respect of our community due to his insightful, nullsionary
referencing the nullgh School nullacilities nullmmittee and
needs steady leadership on its School nullard so that it denullelopment as nullll. null a year nullhere the Planning commentaries at meetings, his guidance in educational
nullarrant articles to address the concerns. Mr. Ednullards
can complete the establishment of our high school, bring nullard nullll be deciding upon many issues that hanulle the decisions, and his reputation as a highly effectinulle
of nullASnullstated that they nullll loonullfor nullrogressnulland
nullnter School out of schoolnullnnulleednullfnullmpronullement potential to affect the character of our tonull, null need a negotiator. nullhanulle frenullently elicited null. Anderson’s
nullll nullornullnullth the tonull as much as possible. nullith the
status, and denullelop a longnullerm plan for future building candidate that has a pronullen tracnullrecord of putting the opinions on issues concerning curricula and facilities.
senullere space constraints and limited specialty areas, our
needs. null order to put the best team in place to tonull nullst. nullhope you nullll nullin me in nulloting for nullalter nulls adnullce has alnullays been reliable and nullll supported
students are restricted in nullhat classes they can tanull to
accomplish these obnullctinulles, please nullin me in nulloting for in the upcoming electionnullhe has sernulled us nullll in the by current research and data. null. Anderson has been
meet the renullirements for schools linull the nullinullersity of
nulluce Anderson and Michelle nullarrell on March null
past and nullnullonullhe nullll continue to do so in the futurenull through many different educational initiatinulles and
building pronullcts during his years as a member of the
nullith class sinulls reaching nullnull Pelham needs a fourth nullphne Kenyon nullWindham
Phil Lonulliatto nullWindham
nullindham School nullard and has learned the pros and
school to address space needs. Enullsting school land is
cons of such endeanullors. Many of these educational
restricted by connulluration and location of nulltlands. null
nullll not meet all of the district needs. null all the fournull
nullcuring the nullture
Please Renulllect Ruthnullllen
denullelopments nullll resurface onuller time and null. Anderson
nullll be prepared to offer insight and nullonulledge to help
school models enullaluated by the committee, a nenullhigh
Post for Planning Board
guide and denullelop nullindham’s school system. As an
school on a nenullsite and renonullating the old high school
for Pelhamnulls Children
educator for onuller null years, nullhanulle connullence in null.
nullas the best solution for the district economically, as
As a longtime resident of Pelham nullho has had three
nullstrongly encourage fellonull indham residents to Anderson’s intellect, integrity, and enullerience, and
nullll as academically.
children educated in the Pelham school system and nonull
renulllect Ruthnullllen Post to the nullindham Planning nullard. nullonullthat he nullll aggressinullely highlight all of these as a
nulle are still in the nullorst null percent of nullnullEngland
seeing grandchildren going through the Pelham schools,
er the past fenullynull ears, nullhanulle become an interested successful and competent member of the School nullard.
Schools. Should null nullait until null are in the bottom null
the issue of a nenullPelham nullgh School appears to be
obsernuller of the Planning nullard and other boards in Please nullin me nullth your nullote to reelect null. Anderson to
percent or nulle percentnull
a case of nullay me nonullor pay me laternullnullth nullay me
tonull, trying to understand honullour local gonullernment the nullindham School nullard.
nullas nullornullng in the best interest of our community.
nullryle nullllsgronulle nullPelham
later.null nullhe nullay me laternulloption nullould nullery deleterious
consenullences of those facing a high school nullth the
nullring my obsernullations, nullnulltnessed Ruthnullllen address
nullan nullynihannullooney nullWindham
possibility of loss of accreditation, and the tonull of
and consider a number of complenullissues that came
Barbara Coish for
Pelham losing the option of state aid that nullould hanulle
before the Planning nullard. null enullery instance, she paid
nullnnis nullnibaldi nullts nullr nullote
pronullded a nulliscountnullof the cost of a nenullhigh school.
close attention to the details, ganulle enullal consideration
hool Boarnull d nullts null nullote
nulle hanulle had many tonull residents spend a lot of time
to connullcting nullenull, and appeared to manull unbiased,
As null all nullonull, nullhen nulloting on March null null are
on planning committees, hanulle commissioned study after
balanced decisions in order to presernulle the integrity of
faced nullth many important issues on the ballot and
null is important to nullote on March nullfor tnullo reasonsnullto
study at signinullant enullense, and stand once again on the
null belienulle one of the most important decisions is nullho
further the betterment of our nullindham school system
nullerge of renullcting the recommendations. nullhe distortions
nullring this past year, nullnullas innullted to nullin the
to elect to the School nullard. nullen loonullng at the
to run at topnullotch efnulliency, and to manull sure the tanull
and emotional arguments that hanulle been thronull about
nullindham Economic nullnullelopment nullmmittee, of nullhich
choices before you, null encourage you to choose nullnnis
dollars null pay each year are being spent nullsely.
to try to discredit the nullornullof nullolunteer residents and
Ruthnullllen is already a member. nullrom a much closer
Senibaldi. nullen our family decided to relocate to null
My name is nullracy nullohnson, a lifelong resident of
professionals are discouraging to those nullho hanulle spent
nullenulloint, nullhanulle continued to appreciate Ruthnullllen’s
three years ago due to a nenullnullb, null spent many hours
nullindham. nullam nulliting to nulloice the reasons behind my
the time to listen to the presentations and asnullnullestions
balanced approach to considerations of community
researching the local school systems and because of
nullote this year for our nenull threenullear term candidate for
to pronullde the basis for a sound decision, based on
gronullh. She demonstrates a strong commitment to
the enullellent test scores, null choose nullindham as the
the School nullard of nullindham. nullpefully in reading my
the needs of the nullonull of Pelham and our children
gronullng a thrinullng business community, nullhile balancing
community to raise our daughter.
endorsement belonull, you nullll consider nullrbara nullish for
and grandchildren. nullhe need for a nenullhigh school is
the need to presernulle our natural resources, our strong
nullindham has close to a nullnullmillion school budget
your nullote, too.
more than nullst apparent. nulle either do it nonullor face
neighborhoods, residential property nullalues, and
and null, as a community, hanulle made the commitment
nullhanulle nullonull nullrbara and her family since nullnull. She
consenullences donull the road that nullll not only cost us
nullindham’s historic character. nullonullng that she has
to hanulle one of the best educational systems in the
has nullorn many hats in our tonull, including past School
money, but could nullopardinull the choice our children
no nullancial ties to any denullelopment interests, nullam
region for our children. nullo ensure that null maintain
nullard member. nullr enullerience for this position spans
and grandchildren hanulle nullhen they face the decision of
connullnced that Ruthnullllen functions on the Planning
the high standard for education, null need to hanulle nullllnull
onuller many years of dedication as a nullolunteer in our
going on to college. nulle need a high school that has the
nullard nullth nullindham’s best interests in mind, and not
rounded, enullerienced people on the School nullard
schools, on the nullble nullard, currently sernullng as Senior
space and facilities that our children need, and yes, null
her onull. Ruthnullllen has denullitely earned my nullote. null
nullho can see all sides of an issue. nullindham needs a
nullnter President, and nullairman of nullindham’s Russian
need nullalinulld teachers nullho hanulle the tools they need to
hope she gets your nullote as nullll.
person linull nullnnis representing residents on the School
Sister nullty Program for many years.
pronullde our children nullth the education they desernulle.
nullard nullho understands both the nullcal impact of the
nullrbara is nullery sensitinulle to the dispersement of our
nulle need to nullote yes on school articles null null and nullon
nullm nullnullonald nullWindham
decisions and the relationship betnullen the nullonull and the
hardnullarned tanulldollars for our schools. She researches
March null and monulle fornullard nonull nullhe future of our
School nullstrict. nulle nullmly belienulle because of nullnnis’
enullery situation nullth an open mind, but nullth consernullatinulle
children and the tonull of Pelham is on the line.
Please nulloin null in nullnullorting
enullerience as a parent of three young boys in the school
system, a former member of the nullard of Selectmen, a
nullhanulle no children, so her attentinulleness to spending Norm Lafontaine nullPelham
current nullP nullmmittee member, and businessman, he is
is nullery important to me. She nullll manull sure that the
the most nullalinulld candidate.
programs set forth in our school system are the best for
our dollars spent.
nullote Bruce Anderson
for Pelham nullhool Board
nulle encourage nullindham nulloters to elect nullnnis
Senibaldi for School nullard.
nullindham has a long history of enullellence in our
school system. People manull conscious choices to linulle
for nullhool Board
Are you tired of being asnulld to support the same old
ideas onuller and onuller again nullhen you’nulle already said
nully and nullranully nulllder nullWindham
here because of it. My family has benenulled from this
nulluce Anderson is once again asnullng for your nullote to
nullonull nullould you linull to see the School nullard monulle in
and nullnullould linull it to continue nullth the fourth generation
return to sernullce on the nullindham School nullard. nullhad
a different directionnull Are you frustrated nullth the School continued to page null
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