CVU graduation set for Friday

Champlain Valley Union High School is preparing to send the Class of 2017 off Friday during a graduation ceremony that features Sen. Bernie Sanders as the key speaker. The 1pm ceremony will take place at the Patrick Gymnasium on The University of Vermont campus. Principal Adam Bunting said 300 seniors are set to receive their… Read More »

Eighth graders graduate from Mater Christi School

Eighth graders graduate from Mater Christi School

On June 8, 53 Mater Christi students graduated and are on their way to 9th grade. The day before, students participated in Recognition Day, with family members and middle school faculty and students. The following local 8th graders received awards at the event: The President’s Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement: Reed Abry, Alexander Jones, Owen… Read More »

Vermont Commons School graduates local students

Vermont Commons School graduates local students

Vermont Commons School in South Burlington had two reasons to celebrate on Friday, June 9: the graduation of the class of 2017, and its 20th birthday. The ceremony began with a bagpipe-led processional and ended with the bestowal of walking sticks upon the graduates by their advisors. This year, for the first time, high school… Read More »

Rice High School graduates four from Charlotte

Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington recognized the following graduates, class of 2017, Charlotte: Saige Alpeter, Caroline Breen, Emma Hudziak, and Anna Schibli. The school also recognized the following Charlotte students as award recipients for the 2016-2017 school year: Underclassmen: Cooper Harvey, Governor’s Institute on Environmental Science & Technology; Andrew Slauterbeck, John Donoghue Award… Read More »

Kudos

Castleton University, Castleton, VT Kyla Leary, Hinesburg, was selected to present at the annual Castleton Scholars Celebration: A Showcase of Original Student Work. The following students were recently named to the Castleton University dean’s list for the spring semester of the 2016-17 academic year. Michael French, Hinesburg. Samantha Garey, Hinesburg. Bronwen Hopwood, Hinesburg. Madison Tieso,… Read More »

Summer checklist

By Sarah Soule The school year is quickly coming to an end and the summer is an ideal time for juniors to visit college and university campuses as they continue their search process in earnest. Middlebury College is hosting a workshop designed especially for juniors and their parents on the college admission process. It’s being… Read More »

CCS students raise, release trout

CCS students raise, release trout

Lucas Kelley, a sixth-grader at Charlotte Central School, released trout into Lewis Creek in Starksboro in mid-May. The students welcomed 100 trout eggs into their classrooms in early Jan., and raised them until they were ready to swim off on their own. Trout in the Classroom programs are funded through Trout Unlimited. The day of… Read More »

Odyssey of the Mind, by way of Michigan

Odyssey of the Mind, by way of Michigan

What’s more fun than a 15-hour van trip to Michigan? The Odyssey of the Mind World Finals competition! Two Charlotte Central School teams, fourth- and fifth-graders, travelled with their props, parents, and some serious energy to Michigan State in East Lansing to compete in the spontaneous and long-term problems that they have been working on… Read More »

Charlotte School Board, administration discuss looping

The Charlotte Central School Board and administrators discussed the pros and cons of looping last Tuesday. Looping is the practice in education that sees teachers remain with the same group of students for more than one academic year. The discussion took place during Principal Barbara-Anne Komons-Montroll’s rundown of her Principal’s Report. Komons-Montroll turned over the… Read More »

CVU board discusses school district consolidation

As the school year wraps up, the Champlain Valley Union School Board discussed the upcoming transition to the Champlain Valley School District. The discussion took place during the May 16 regular school board meeting where CVU Board members provided input to Charlotte CVSD Board member Mark McDermott, who attended the hearing. He noted he welcomed… Read More »