Board hears about eighth grade trip, discusses transfer of money to construction fund

By Gail Callahan The final, regular meeting of the Hinesburg Community School Board (HCS) recognized student accomplishments, staff retirements, and considered moving money to a fund earmarked for construction issues. The Tuesday, May 19 meeting kicked off with a lengthy Principals’ Report by HCS Co-Principal Allegra Miller. She drew board members’ attention to year-end concerts […]

CCS Co-Principal leads discussion on discipline

By Gail Callahan During his last regular Charlotte Central School (CCS) Board meeting on Tuesday, May 19, Co-Principal Greg Marino presented information on student behavior. The presentation featured a discussion on logging referrals to the Planning Room, where most of the school’s disciplinary matters originate, with a break-down by gender and grade level. Marino began […]

CVU Board ends year on reflective note

By Gail Callahan It was a season to bid farewell to many familiar faces during the Champlain Valley Union High School’s (CVU) Tuesday, May 19 meeting. As the board launched into its agenda, CVU School Board Chairman Polly Malik informed fellow school directors that the May 19 meeting would be the last for Marilyn Richardson. […]

CCS student wins first place in Hildene Essay Competition

CCS student wins first place in Hildene Essay Competition

Charlotte’s Bay Foley-Cox took first place and a $1,000 monetary award in the 2015 Hildene Essay Competition at a celebratory luncheon following a tour of The Lincoln Family Home on Sunday, May 17. Foley-Cox’s essay was selected from a record 236 entries from Vermont eighth graders in 26 schools. In the words of Hildene President […]

Annette’s Preschool kicks off “T-for-Trees” campaign

Annette’s Preschool kicks off “T-for-Trees” campaign

A for Apple…B for Ball…C for Cat…and T for Trees…at least at Annette’s Preschool and The Clubhouse in Hinesburg. “In my new position as Chief Tree Hugger, I am excited to kick-off our ‘T-for-Trees’ campaign,” announced Business Director Victoria Ward. Over the next few months Annette’s Preschool plans to make some big changes to their […]

CVU counseling program earns RAMP designation

Champlain Valley Union High School Direction Center earned designation as a Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP). The RAMP designation, awarded to counseling departments that align with the standards criteria in the ASCA National Model, recognizes a commitment to delivering a comprehensive, data-driven school counseling program and creating an exemplary educational environment for all students. While […]

Preventing tick bites

By Caitlin Loretan There is so much information available regarding ticks and tick-borne diseases that it is often difficult to know what to believe. No matter your perception of Lyme disease, there are a few tried and true prevention strategies that should be used to reduce the risk of ticks while enjoying the outdoors this […]

CVU, Champlain College students collaborate in Ireland

CVU, Champlain College students collaborate in Ireland

Students from two Chittenden County educational institutions met up in April. Not in Burlington, but in Dublin, Ireland. Sixteen students and two teachers from Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High School were hosted by Champlain College students studying abroad at Champlain’s Dublin campus. The CVU students were taking a course on International Business that included 11 […]

UVM announces new Master of Medical Science Degree Program

Starting this fall, the University of Vermont will offer a new medical science master’s program for students with a limited background in science and those whose undergraduate grades do not reflect their true academic ability. UVM’s Master of Medical Science degree is a 30-credit, one-year, on-campus program, which includes a cohesive set of core courses […]

Rummage sale raises $3,000 for OM World Finals

Rummage sale raises $3,000 for OM World Finals

While most Charlotte Central School (CCS) students participated in Green-Up Day, or were out played baseball or lacrosse on Saturday, May 2, members of the CCS Odyssey of the Mind (OOTM) teams and their families hosted a rummage sale in the Multipurpose Room in order to raise money to attend the World Finals in Lansing, […]