By Tommy Gardner, News and Citizen and Stowe Reporter

"It may be a little over half a year before the two school districts within the Lamoille South Supervisory Union merge into one, but school officials will be in near-constant motion preparing for a series of important dates in those six months.

Superintendent Tracy Wrend recently laid out a timeline between now and July. Actually, two timelines; the two school districts are also preparing their own budgets and elections just in case they prevail in thwarting the merger."