School board wants input on budget

STAFF REPORT The Champlain Valley School District is inviting voters to its budget forum, which is set to kick off this year’s budget process. Voters will be asked about what they value most in the school district and what their priorities are. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Oct. 30 at Champlain Valley… Read More »

School board hears about aliens, vaping

By MADELINE HUGHES Do aliens exist? That’s the question at the heart of middle school humanities and science this fall, taught by special educators Ashley Sutton and Matt Glass at Williston Central School. The teachers have noticed a difference in student behavior and learning in the classroom. The curriculum has “really shifted student engagement,” Sutton… Read More »

CVU principal, two district teachers honored

CVU principal, two district teachers honored

By MADELINE HUGHES Last week Champlain Valley Union High School Principal Adam Bunting visited Washington D.C. as a perk that came with being honored as the Vermont Principal of the Year. Bunting quietly accepted the award in August at the Vermont Principals Association meeting, where he was recognized for his work in personalized and proficiency-based… Read More »

Shelburne to provide school resource officer: Champlain Valley School District finalizing contract with police

By MADELINE HUGHES The Champlain Valley School District board gave its approval Tuesday night for school administrators to contract with the Shelburne Police Department to hire a school resource officer for the district. The three-year contract will cost the district about $85,000 a year. During the summer, school administrators talked with officials from Hinesburg, Shelburne,… Read More »

Kudos

Champlain Valley Union High School recently shared its honor roll from spring semester 2018. Here are the Charlotte and Hinesburg students who attained High Honors and A/B Honors last spring. High Honors Katherine E. Ashe, Maryn K. Askew, Gabriel R. Atkins, Ashton T. Barbeau, Evan G. Beal, William W. Berkowitz, Henry C. Bijur, Samantha K.… Read More »

Art classes, fluoride treatments, and friendship with Honduran kids

Art classes, fluoride treatments, and friendship with Honduran kids

Editor’s note: For 14 years, volunteers with Hands to Honduras Tela have traveled to Tela, Honduras, for service projects that have included constructing health centers, school classrooms and latrines; providing health brigades; leading educational and training seminars; delivering school, medical and athletic supplies, and more. The 2018 team had 46 volunteers, many from Shelburne and… Read More »

Shelburne Craft School hires new executive director

Shelburne Craft School hires new executive director

STAFF REPORT The Shelburne Craft School has hired a new executive director. An architect by training, Claire Gear comes to the school from Yestermorrow Design Build School in Waitsfield. She’s lived in Vermont for the past seven years, most recently moving to Shelburne from Charlotte. Gear studied at Syracuse University, the University of Maryland and… Read More »

CVU summer thespians present ‘The Little Mermaid’ musical

Champlain Valley Union High School’s Summer Theatre’s production of “The Little Mermaid” hits the stage from Aug. 10-12. Rising freshmen and sophomores participated in a three-week theater camp that culminates in three performances. Father-son duo Ben Recchia, artistic director, and Carl Recchia, music director, along with older students and CVU theater alumni ran the camp… Read More »

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