Charlotte sixth-graders raise fish to release

Charlotte sixth-graders raise fish to release

The sixth grade at Charlotte Central School is learning about brook trout these days. But for 10 students, the unit has taken on greater significance as they’ve undertaken a project to raise and release 100 of the fish into Lewis Creek. Principal Stephanie Sumner brought the project to the sixth grade, said teachers Natasha Grey… Read More »

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Colby College, Waterville, Maine Beatrice B. Woodruff of Charlotte was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester. Community College of Vermont, Montpelier, Vermont The following students from Hinesburg were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester: Kyle Laberge, Emily Provost, Dyana Sprayberry, and Kyle White.

CVU students tackle elevator pitch competition

CVU students tackle elevator pitch competition

What do a food boat on Lake Champlain, a box that helps you save money, a nonprofit that recycles used dance wear, and a drone video/photography company all have in common? The creators of these business ideas were winners of this year’s elevator pitch competition. This semester’s CVU Entrepreneurship students participated in an elevator pitch… Read More »

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By Sarah Soule Area juniors have just completed their midyear exams and are preparing for the onset of the second semester of the academic year. In early December, they received their PSAT scores, and many will soon take their first round of standardized tests in anticipation of applying for college entrance in the fall of… Read More »

Waldorf School celebrates Chinese New Year

Waldorf School celebrates Chinese New Year

The Year of the Rooster will be ushered in at Lake Champlain Waldorf School this Saturday with a child-centered celebration of the Chinese New Year. The celebration is a new event this year at LCWS and is in keeping with the Waldorf approach to education. “Waldorf education is experiential; children learn by doing, by hands-on… Read More »

Vermont Commons School students observe MLK Day by going to school and being of service

Vermont Commons School students observe MLK Day by going to school and being of service

Vermont Commons students spent much of the Martin Luther King Day watching footage of Dr. King’s speeches and discussing how his actions impact their world today. With social studies teacher Mark Cline Lucey of Burlington, they uncovered the nuances underlying civil disobedience, then created class-wide “thought murals” about how human rights in the United States… Read More »

Four Winds at Mater Christi School

The Four Winds Program is very active at Mater Christi School thanks to the dedication of several MCS parents and other family members. Kindergarteners through grade four at MCS participate in this program. For the first graders, the theme for January was Skull Sleuthing, where the students had to distinguish whether a skull was human… Read More »

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Castleton University, Castleton, Vermont Faraja Achinda, Jordan Ayer, and Samantha Garey, all of Hinesburg, and Madison Tieso of Charlotte were named to the fall 2016 dean’s list. St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York Amanda J. Gellis of Charlotte has been selected for membership into Psi Chi, the international psychology honorary society, as well as Beta… Read More »

Waldorf School gives back on Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

Waldorf School gives back on Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

Decades ago, Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?” On Monday, Lake Champlain Waldorf School were busy answering that question by engaging in community service – a decade-long tradition for the school – and social justice. Seventh through 12th graders started the day with… Read More »

Make memories while making a wish come true

Make memories while making a wish come true

CVU’s business ethics class is hosting their ninth annual Family Formal, a friendly and fun dance that brings families together from towns around Chittenden County and beyond. The event has primarily appealed to elementary kids and their families, although younger and older children may come as well. The dance will be held in the CVU… Read More »