Enrollment at regional schools remains steady
FALLS VILLAGE — The official enrollment figures for Region One were presented by Superintendent Lisa Carter at the Oct. 4 regular meeting of the Region One Board of Education.
There are no drastic changes in enrollment at the six town K-8 schools and Housatonic Valley Regional High School (HVRHS). For all of Region One, there are 1,373 students for the 2021-22 school year (including tuition students and children of staff members), compared to 1,378 in 2020-2021 and 1,357 in 2019-2020.
The board approved the hiring of Mary O’Reilly as Spanish teacher at HVRHS at $91,716.
O’Reilly replaces Gillian Fox, who resigned at the beginning of the school year.
The board approved an expenditure of $13,888 to Environmental Systems Corporation to replace the public address system speakers at HVRHS, at the request of Principal Ian Strever.
The board approved a contract extension for Region One Business Manager Sam Herrick through the 2024-25 school year. Herrick’s salary for 2022-23 will be $149,680; the last two years’ salaries will be negotiated later.