‘Dixie Swim Club’ a Southern breeze at Shelburne Players

‘Dixie Swim Club’ a Southern breeze at Shelburne Players

By Rosalyn Graham The foundation of theater is our human experience told in stories — happy, sad or tragic, translated into comedies, tragedies or even musicals by talented playwrights, and shared with audiences by talented actors and actresses. “Dixie Swim Club,” presented by Shelburne Players on the Shelburne Town Center stage last weekend and continuing… Read More »

We need to be able to debate respectfully

We’ve been critical of Gov. Phil Scott’s performance during this legislative session, but he was magnificent last week as he explained why he signed three gun bills into law. First, he explained why a foiled school shooting in Fair Haven shocked him and forced him to rethink his conviction that Vermont was immune to that… Read More »

Scott showed courage at bill-signing

by State Rep. Mike Yantachka I was privileged to witness the bill-signing ceremony on the front steps of the Vermont Statehouse on Wednesday, April 11, for three pieces of legislation: S.55, a universal background check bill; H.422, a domestic violence bill; and S.221, a “red flag” bill. These bills impose regulations on gun sales, prohibit… Read More »

Op-Ed: Striking a balance between freedoms and a need for safety

by State Rep. Kate Webb Last week, Vermont witnessed the signing of three historic bills related to firearm safety. One bill provides extreme risk protection orders to reduce gun-related murder or suicide. A second gives added protection to victims of domestic violence. The third and most controversial increases gun safety provisions related to background checks,… Read More »

School board tackles questions on proficiency-based learning

Dear Champlain Valley School District Community, In this letter, we want to explain Vermont’s Act 77, a far-reaching legislation that mandates that we put student learning at the center of curriculum, instruction and assessment. At CVSD, we are in full implementation of Act 77, and are finding that it holds great promise for our students… Read More »

Boys, girls lacrosse teams off to a fast start

Boys, girls lacrosse teams off to a fast start

The wacky April weather is wreaking havoc on the schedule for spring sports at Champlain Valley Union High School. Here’s a rundown on games that happened despite the weather. GIRLS LACROSSE CVU 16, Burr and Burton 6 April 13 CVU scored 10 goals in the first half against visiting Burr and Burton. Bella Rieley led… Read More »

6th grader competes at the USASA Snowboard Nationals

6th grader competes at the USASA Snowboard Nationals

Kate Boehmcke, a 6th grader at the Shelburne Community School, competed at the USASA Snowboard Nationals at Copper, Colo. during the week of April 2. She was invited to compete in the Menehune girls division, for athletes 10-11 years old, in slopestyle and boardercross. She placed 26 out of 35 in both events. Kate trains… Read More »

School board reorganizes, targets school buildings for upgrades

On town meeting day Champlain Valley School District voters approved the $76.8 million budget. Voters also agreed to allocate $819,665 that was unspent from a bond to update the Shelburne Community school. Previously Shelburne voters approved a $9.25 million construction bond used to renovate Shelburne Community School in 2016-17. Work was completed last fall with… Read More »

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