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 »

Hinesburg School Board gets PiE update

The Hinesburg Community School Board got an update about the Partnership in Education during the May 16 meeting. Board member Bill Baker is the panel’s representative to PiE, but he told fellow board members he didn’t attend April 20 meeting due to a scheduling conflict with another meeting. Board member Stacy Riley, who formerly represented… Read More »

Redhawks recap

Redhawks recap

Girls Lacrosse The Champlain Valley girls lacrosse team fell twice over the weekend, losing to South Burlington on Friday night, then to Rice on Saturday afternoon. On Friday, the Redhawks (5-6) dropped a close 13-9 matchup with South Burlington. Lydia Maitland had four goals to lead CVU, while Jenna Baginski, Gabby Booth, Kelsie Saia, Mia… Read More »

Charlotte students take center stage

Charlotte students take center stage

Charlotte Central School middle school students performed “The Music Man” this weekend. This troop of salesmen, along with the rest of the cast, sang their hearts out. From left to right: Moira Buxton, Carolina Sicotte, Phebe Hardy, Stella Martenis, Courtney McDermott, Oscar Williams, and Veronica Valliere. <i>Photo by Zoe Williams</i>

Mater Christi students relax while building

Mater Christi students relax while building

After a long week of filling in standardized test bubbles, Mater Christi School seventh-graders got some much-needed relief from sedentary assessment. At the beginning of science class on Friday, they were divided into groups of four or five. Then their science teacher, Mark Pendergrass, explained that they would be competing to build the highest structure that… Read More »

Running Economy

Running Economy

Running economy is very similar to your car’s fuel economy: better performance using less fuel. For the sake of this discussion, oxygen is the fuel of running. The less oxygen you use while improving your running performance, the greater your running economy. Using less of a percent of your Vo2max while running faster is an… Read More »

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