Boost back to school success with these breakfast tips

Boost back to school success with these breakfast tips

A daily breakfast leads to better overall nutrition, and better school performance as well. A simple breakfast at home or school can ensure that your child doesn’t start the day hungry. It also ensures that your child has the nutrients and energy he or she needs during the morning to concentrate on learning. Research shows […]

Lake Champlain Waldorf High School hosts Trad Camp

Lake Champlain Waldorf High School hosts Trad Camp

Summer day camp returned at the Lake Champlain Waldorf High School in Shelburne July 27. Children ages 7 to 17 learned about playing, singing and dancing in a variety of styles at Young Tradition Vermont’s Trad Camp. Young Tradition Vermont provides education and performance opportunities for young traditional artists. Campers participate in several sessions each […]

Vermont Commons students spend summer investigating Chagas Disease

Vermont Commons students spend summer investigating Chagas Disease

For Vermont Commons Students, Lincoln Pierce ’16 of Duxbury, Henry Harder ’17 of Shelburne, and Anna Hulse ’17 of South Hero, summer vacation has meant long but exciting hours in the lab at UVM studying Chagas disease – a disease endemic to 21 Latin American countries where approximately 110 million, mostly poor, rural people live […]

CCS Board considers option to hire behavioral specialist

By Gail Callahan Charlotte Central School Board is weighing the option of hiring a behavioral specialist. The board considered Charlotte Central School Principal Barbara Anne Komons-Montroll’s request to endorse the hiring of a behavior specialist during a special school board meeting last Thursday. School commissioners took no action at the time, but appear poised to […]

CSSU school bus drivers needed

CSSU school bus drivers needed

Chittenden South Supervisory Union Transportation Supervisor Ken Martin is looking for three part-time school bus drivers. Forty-six are currently employed. A high school diploma and commercial driver’s license are required. Martin said there are four written tests, and one driving test required in obtaining a CDL. Competitive pay and training will be provided to qualified […]

College Counseling Corner

By Sarah Soule The new SAT: What’s in store Soon graduates of the Class of 2015 from our area high schools will be heading off to college and rising seniors will be finalizing their lists of where they will be submitting applications for fall 2016 entry. Many colleges and universities require that their applicants submit […]

CVU named one of the best high schools in the country

By Chea Waters Evans Confirming what students, staff, and the community already knew, the website Best Colleges (www.bestcolleges.com) recently named Champlain Valley Union High School the 38th best high school in the United States. The site based their rankings on a wide variety of factors, everything from graduation rates to athletics to the quality of […]

Shelburne Farms hosts multi-county 4-H dairy show

Shelburne Farms hosts multi-county 4-H dairy show

Vermont 4-H Dairy Club members from six counties had an opportunity to show the dairy cows and calves they have raised through their 4-H projects at the Multi-County 4-H Dairy Show, July 12. University of Vermont (UVM) Extension sponsored the event, which was held at Shelburne Farms in Shelburne. 4-H’ers competed both in fitting and […]

Camp Hoopla puts on a show in Charlotte

Camp Hoopla puts on a show in Charlotte

By Wendy Bratt Two playful people in Charlotte share the belief that music is the universal language, while laughter is the shortest distance between two people. When they get together, there is always music and laughter and anything can (and will) happen. Andy Smith, long time music teacher at Charlotte Central School, and Woody Keppel, […]

College Counseling Corner

By Sarah Soule  It’s summer. What should rising seniors be doing to prepare for the fall and the onset of the college application season? Now is the time that students should be considering the approaching process of applying to college with sincere earnest. On Aug. 1, the Common Application, www.commonapp.org, will go live and members […]