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 […]

Suzan Locke named Hinesburg Community School co-Principal

Suzan Locke has been appointed co-Principal at Hinesburg Community School.  Ms. Locke will begin her leadership duties on July 1, 2016 and will jointly lead HCS with Co-Principal Jeff O’Hara.  Locke follows Co-Principal Allegra Miller who will retire at the end of this school year. School Board members Bill Baker and Keith Roberts who served […]

Policies are up for vote at upcoming board meeting

Proposed modifications to some Chittenden South Supervisory Union polices were discussed during a recent Hinesburg  Community School Board meeting, with school director Stacy Riley asking clarifying questions on proposed changes to policies. The proposed policies were part of the discussion items agenda for Hinesburg Community School Board. This month’s meeting will see the policies move […]

CVU stages mock crash

CVU stages mock crash

On Thursday, May 5, Champlain Valley Union High School juniors and seniors witnessed first-hand what happens at an accident site during a mock crash that was staged by first responders, fire fighters, and police officers from Hinesburg, Williston, Charlotte, and Shelburne. School administrators scheduled the crash after a series of fatal vehicle accidents over the […]

Recent accidents prompt CVU to hold mock crash

For the second time this school year, Champlain Valley Union High School Principal Adam Bunting has led the Hinesburg campus in mourning the death of a teenager with ties to the school. During a CVU school board meeting on April 26, Bunting talked about the April 23 death of Craig Sampson, 19, following a car […]

CCS PTO Champ Run goes x-country

The Champ Run is hitting the trails. The race is moving to a Tuesday, on June 7, and the festivities begin at 3:45pm with the Fun Run starting at 5pm. Instead of a road race, there will be a 1.8-mile cross-country course around the school grounds. Dave Baird, CCS cross-country coach and fifth grade teacher, […]

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, […]

Young Writers Project: General Writing

About the Project Young Writers Project is an independent nonprofit based in Burlington that engages students to write, helps them improve and connects them with authentic audiences in newspapers, before live audiences and on web sites, youngwritersproject.org, vtdigger.org, vpr.net, cowbird.com and more. Young Writers Project also publishes a monthly digital magazine, The Voice. YWP is […]

Hinesburg Community School board appoints member to fill vacant seat

Hinesburg Community School board appoints member to fill vacant seat

Following Kathy Beyer’s decision to forgo another term on the Hinesburg Community School school board, the panel has filled the vacancy, choosing a Vermont Health Department employee for the position. Shayla Livingston, who moved to Hinesburg two-and-a-half years ago, is the Hinesburg Community School (HCS) school board newest member. Introduced by HCS school board Chairman […]

Charlotte Central School school board hears report from principal as school year winds down

Charlotte Central School Principal Barbara Anne Komons-Montroll ran down some noticeable events during the board’s April 26 meeting. Komons-Montroll, who is poised to wrap up her first year as principal, told the board that school bookkeeper Martha Edwards is slated to retire at the end of this academic year. The principal then talked about changes […]