Van Nostrand and Townshend join CVSD special education leadership team

Van Nostrand and Townshend join  CVSD special education leadership team

Cassandra Townshend and Peggy Sue Van Nostrand have been appointed as the newest Building-Based Directors of Special Education at Charlotte Central School and Shelburne Community School. Ms. Townshend and Ms. Van Nostrand will begin their leadership duties on July 1. Ms. Townshend will join the CCS leadership team with Principals Barbara Anne Komons-Montroll and Stephanie… Read More »

College Counseling Corner

College Counseling Corner

By Sarah Soule With spring vacation quickly approaching, it is an ideal time for area students to visit college and university campuses. Seniors who are planning to attend college in the fall must make their final decision by May 1 and submit a tuition deposit and enrollment contract to the institution where they will enroll.… Read More »

Craft School fills role in community

The Webb family’s stamp is on the Shelburne Craft School. Aileen Osborn Webb, family matriarch, supplied funding and professional support during the organization’s founding. Webb died about four decades ago. She was a patron of the arts, creating works in ceramics, and toiled as a sculptor. Her Shelburne summer home had a studio, as did… Read More »

CVU Craft Fair features 65 local crafters

The third annual CVU Craft Fair is on Saturday, April 29 in the large gym from 9am to 4 pm. All crafters create their own wares, and come from over 25 towns from across the state. Artisan food items, jewelry, fine wood items, exquisite scarves, glass works, photography, painting, and upcycled items are just a… Read More »

Mater Christi School’s student council

Mater Christi School’s student council

Mater Christi, similar to most schools, has a student council whose classroom representatives are elected by their peers. At MCS, students in grades three to eight are eligible to become members of the council. The student council is guided by an adult advisor. This advisor is Allan Whayland, who has taken on this role for… Read More »

CVU board names new officers; appoints members to committees

As the March 21 Champlain Valley Union school board meeting opened, Chittenden South Supervisory Union Superintendent of Schools Elaine Pinckney called for nominations for board chairman. Pinckney then received a nomination for Polly Malik of Williston. Malik’s name was the only one to be put forward for the post, and she won unanimous support to… Read More »

CVU educators awarded fellowship

Two educators at Champlain Valley Union High School have jointly received a three-year, $75,000 fellowship from The Rowland Foundation. Visual art teacher Abbie Bowker and librarian Peter Langella plan to use the fellowship in phases to introduce a new program wherein students may pursue projects of personal interest throughout the school year. Bowker noted that… Read More »

Decisions, Decisions!

By Sarah Soule Area high school seniors will soon hear from the colleges and universities to which they have applied for admission. Those students who applied early action or early decision received word earlier in the school year as to the outcome of their application. But now is the time that colleges are notifying applicants… Read More »

Four CCS teams win in Odyssey of the Mind state competition

Four CCS teams win in Odyssey of the Mind state competition

After months of preparation, numerous rolls of duct tape, many a pizza, and Sharpie stains all over carpets across town, four teams from Charlotte Central School participated in the Odyssey of the Mind state finals at Champlain Valley Union High School this past weekend. Given the amount of hard work and creative genius that was… Read More »