Exchange students share their views on U.S. education

Housatonic Valley Regional High School has four foreign exchange students this year, three of whom introduced themselves to the Region One Board of Education at its meeting on Monday, Nov. 6. The students are standing, from left, Candelaria Quenan, Max Klomp and Jaa Kongkasri. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

FALLS VILLAGE — The Region One Board of Education said goodbye to Chairman Andrea Downs of Falls Village and North Canaan member Ned Gow at the regular monthly meeting Monday, Nov. 6, at Housatonic Valley Regional High School (HVRHS).

Neither Downs nor Gow ran for re-election.

HVRHS Principal Jose Martinez said the high school had an announced lock-down drill earlier that day. He said the scenario was of an intruder in the building. The drill went smoothly and was completed in 20 minutes. The State Police were aware of the drill.

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