Teacher, runner, motivator

David Baird is a beloved fifth grade math and science teacher, at Charlotte Central School, as well as the school’s middle school cross-country coach. The Shelburne resident is an inspiration for his students far beyond the classroom, too, performing some outrageous athletic feats in his spare time. At a recent school-wide meeting, the theme of… Read More »

Buccaneers youth football addresses concussion issue head on

Buccaneers youth football addresses concussion issue head on

Spring sports aren’t even over yet, but it’s already time to sign up for fall Buccaneers football, the program for youth players in Charlotte, Hinesburg, Shelburne, St. George, and Williston. Some parents worry about their children playing football because of recent discoveries about the long-term mental and physical consequences of concussions; because of this attention,… Read More »

Community invited to CCS Champ Run and celebration

Community invited to CCS Champ Run and celebration

The Charlotte Central School PTO is excited to invite the entire Charlotte community to the Champ Run and end of school year celebration barbecue on Tuesday, June 7 from 5 to 7pm. Whether you like to run or like to eat, there’s something for everyone, plus the chance to win a fantastic prize from the… Read More »

Fire departments quell brush fire on Bostwick Road

Fire departments quell brush fire on Bostwick Road

Fire departments from Shelburne, Charlotte, and Hinesburg, as well as Shelburne police responded on the evening of May 12 to a brush fire on the train tracks off Bostwick Road in Shelburne. Fire trucks, UTVs, and pickup trucks were dispatched to put out flames that the Shelburne Fire Department said were most likely caused by… Read More »

May is Tickborne Disease Awareness Month

May is Tickborne Disease Awareness Month

We’ve all been there…sitting out on the porch swing relaxing, petting the dog, taking in the sunset, and then all of a sudden, AAAAAAAHHHHHH! A tick. May in Vermont is Tickborne Disease Awareness Month, and those little critters are everywhere. Experts say that this year’s tick population is particularly bountiful due to the warm temperatures… Read More »

CCS turns into a circus

CCS turns into a circus

The multi-purpose room at Charlotte Central School truly lived up to its name last week, when students turned the gymnasium space into a big top after a week of learning circus tricks and stunts. With stilts wobbling, unicycles spinning, and all sorts of juggling objects flying through the air, children in kindergarten through fourth grade… Read More »

Spring boating is all about fun and safety

Spring boating is all about fun and safety

Mild temperatures and snow-less slopes were a bummer for a lot of outdoor enthusiasts this winter, but boaters can rejoice—that easy winter is a sign of a great boating season to come. Lake Champlain is the place to be this spring and summer, so bust out those oars and water skis a little early and… Read More »

CCS students show off their talents

CCS students show off their talents

The tenth annual Variety Show at Charlotte Central School confirmed what we all already knew: the kids who go to CCS are a wildly talented and enthusiastic bunch. In performances ranging from flute solos to skits about gassy zoo animals, there truly was something for everyone at the April 29 show. Sponsored by the PTO,… Read More »