All smiles at school budget hearing

First Selectman Douglas Humes, Selectman Charlie Perotti and Town Treasurer Emily Minacci attended the March 23 school budget presentation and got to try out a new remote control computer program used by students. Photo By Karen Bartomioli

NORTH CANAAN — Who says a budget presentation can’t be fun?

Everyone who attended the March 23 North Canaan Elementary School presentation to the Board of Finance got to play with the Promethean ActivExpression.

Finance board members and audience members got to use the new technology to answer questions posed by Principal Rosemary Keilty. Their answers — which were given using remote devices that resembled oversized cell telephones — were compiled and appeared on a SMART board.

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