At Monday’s meeting the membership ratified the contract agreement! See a rep for details of the new agreement and how it affects your health care and salary schedule! Thanks to the negotiations committee for a job well done! 🙌
Now begins the campaign to get the contract passed! Here we go!
This week the staff at Winnacunnet High School distributed more than 40 Thanksgiving baskets of holiday goods to families in the Winnacunnet community! Thanks for your hard work and dedication WHS! In addition, donations were made to the holiday meal provided by the United Methodist Church in Hampton. Have a great holiday break folks!!
Come get the details and vote on the new contract agreement at the member ratification meeting next Monday the 26th. Union members can find out what’s changed, what it all means and make their voices heard. See you there!
Wow! Huge congrats to the students, staff and administration at Winnacunnet High School for making the top 100 schools in the nation by The Best Schools! WHS ranks 98th in the US! Thank you to ALL of our schools as WHS couldn’t have done it alone! SEA appreciates your hard work, keep it up!
Below is the write up accompanying our school on the list:
“Winnacunnet High School (WHS) is a four-year public high school in Hampton, New Hampshire. The school is located in a small suburban setting. Students are provided a curriculum that focuses on educating the whole student by providing a flexible, engaging, and supportive environment where learning is lifelong and relevant.
A traditional slate of courses are required for graduation from Winnacunnet High School. Students must complete 110 credits from subject areas as outlined in their four-year plans.
Students planning to attend college may choose to enroll in Advanced Placement courses to prepare for more rigorous coursework at the college level and possibly earn early college credits. Based on teacher availability, up to 11 AP courses may be offered at WHS.
Winnacunnet High School also partners with Great Bay Community College and South New Hampshire University to provide its students with access to Dual Credit courses. These courses are taught on the WHS campus by qualified staff. Students earn both high school and college credits when course requirements are met.
Running Start, the program offered by Great Bay Community College, currently offers four dual credit courses. South New Hampshire University offers three.
Winnacunnet High School is accredited by the North East Association of Schools and Colleges. WHS was named a 2017–2018 New Hampshire School of Excellence.”
This morning NH educators awoke to pro-education majorities in the NH House, Senate AND the Executive Council! This dramatic legislative sweep means a big shift in education policy and extinguishes the threat of Voucher Bills for at least the next two years. Congratulations and thank you for all your hard work!
Enjoy the win,
Now we prepare for our upcoming contract campaign!
Here’s the live updates from last night:
10:22pm Democrats already projected to take the House of Representatives ✔️
10:35 GOP retains Senate
10:41pm Sununu wins NH Governor race
10:45pm Dr. Tom Sherman wins NH Senate Seat 24 ✔️
10:50pm Annie Kuster wins reelection ✔️
10:50pm Both Questions 1&2 pass
11:04pm Chris Pappas wins House Seat! ✔️
11:15pm Dems win NH Senate!!! ✔️
11:30pm Volinsky, Gatsas and Prescott win Executive Council seats, but other races too close to call (update: looking good this morning but still close)
7:30am Dems win NH House!! ✔️
9:00am Dems win Executive Council!!✔️
Today is the day! Thank you for working hard for pro-education candidates! We’ve canvassed, we’ve phone banked, we’ve held signs, we’ve shared ideas with neighbors -now it’s time for our work to pay off by casting our ballots. This is our chance to make government work for public education in New Hampshire and a win in the House, Senate, or Governorship would end the slurry of Voucher Bills in the works for the 2019 legislative agenda. See you at the polls!
Above is the SEA Seacoast Voter’s Guide based on the recommendations by NEA-NH. If you live outside of the district, you can find the recommended pro-education candidates here: https://neanh.org/2018/08/14/nea-nh-recommended-2018-primary-candidates/
Find your polling place here:
Check back for results tonight! 🙌🙌🙌