Busy bees make global crops grow

Busy bees make global crops grow

A major international study finds that surprisingly few bee species are responsible for pollinating the world’s crops. The paper, published in Nature Communications, suggests that only two percent of wild bee species pollinate 80 percent of bee-pollinated crops worldwide. The study is one of the largest on bee pollination to date. “This study shows us […]

CVU’s future entrepreneurs polish their pitch

CVU’s future entrepreneurs polish their pitch

A renewable wave energy system, a night club for teens under age 21, a remote controlled golf bag that also offers course advice, a driving simulator for teens to hone their skills, and an ice cream cart delivered by bike are this semester’s winning ideas from the CVU Entrepreneurship Class Elevator Pitch Competition. Students had […]

Kaylea Roth-Longe receives Hinesburg Lions Scholarship

Kaylea Roth-Longe, a 2015 graduate of Champlain Valley Union High School, and daughter of Jennifer Longe, was selected as the winner of the Hinesburg Lions Annual Scholarship of $1,000 as announced at the recent CVU awards ceremony. Julie Dimmock, CVU School Counselor wrote, “Kaylea has proven to me she is ready for college and I […]

Lake Champlain Waldorf School graduates class of 2015

Saturday’s Commencement Ceremony was the first graduation at Lake Champlain Waldorf School’s new high school campus on Bostwick Road in Shelburne. Arcangelo CorelliÕs “Vivace,” performed by the Lake Champlain Student Quartet, echoed over the school fields during the opening of the commencement ceremony at the Lake Champlain Waldorf School’s new high school campus on Saturday, […]

Local seniors graduate from Rice Memorial

Local seniors graduate from Rice Memorial

The following local students received their diplomas from Rev. Msgr. Bernard W. Bourgeois, principal of Rice Memorial High School,on June 7, 2015. Henry Atkins+ of Charlotte, 2015 Scholars Bowl Award, The Dante Award, Makena Couture, Rowan DuBrul, Conner Gorman*+ of Charlotte, 2015 Excellence in World Language Award, Doc Dengler Physics Award, Avery Kidd+ of Charlotte, […]

Charlotte, Hinesburg libraries offer passport for summer library exploration

Charlotte, Hinesburg libraries offer passport for summer library exploration

Vermont public and academic libraries are handing out passports and encouraging patrons to visit ninety-nine of Vermont’s most unique libraries through Sept. 1. Participants are encouraged to visit the following three libraries of note: • The Alice M. Ward Memorial Library in Canaan, the northern-most stagecoach stop on a route from Franklin, N.H. to Montreal, […]

Champ Run brings out community

Champ Run brings out community

With perfect running weather on tap nearly 100 community members participated in the 13th annual Champ Run, a benefit for the Charlotte Central School’s Parent Teacher Organization that included a 1-mile Fun Run, a 5K, or a 10K race followed by family friendly activities Sunday morning, June 7 in Charlotte. Charlotte residents Henry Bijur, age […]

VSAC lowers rates on new student loans

Vermont Student Assistance Corp. has announced its low fixed rates for Vermont Advantage education loans for the 2015-16 academic year. Vermont Advantage offers rates as low as 5.50 percent APR for both undergraduate and graduate students who need additional financing for postsecondary education or training. Vermont students attending college in the U.S. or abroad or […]

CVU’s Roy named Vermont State Special Education Director of the Year

CVU’s Roy named Vermont State Special Education Director of the Year

Meagan Roy, Chittenden South Supervisory Union Director of Student Support Services, was recently honored as the recipient of the Vermont State Special Education Director of the Year award at the annual Vermont Superintendent’s Association/Vermont Council of Special Education Administrators Conference at Lake Morey on Thursday, May 21. “Winning the award was a complete surprise, a […]