Lyric Scholarship

For 45 years, Lyric Theatre Company has been a part of the local arts community. Each year, the organization helps an area high school senior defray expenses during their freshman year of college by offering a $2,000 scholarship titled the Delano-Nulty Award. Criteria for the award includes involvement in theatre through Lyric Theatre Company, school… Read More »

Zinner wins college design competition

Addison Zinner of Charlotte has placed in the Association of College Union International’s “Steal this Idea” competition, an annual design competition open to any professional or student working within a college union or student activities at an ACUI member institution. Zinner is a member of the University of Vermont Department of Student Life’s marketing assistant… Read More »

CVU Theatre Program to stage “The Laramie Project”

CVU Theatre Program to stage “The Laramie Project”

The CVU Theatre Program presents the play “The Laramie Project” on March 15-17. In 1998, a 21-year-old student was kidnapped, beaten, tied to a fence and left for dead for being gay. His name was Matthew Shepard. The place was Laramie, Wyo. Following this event, playwright Moisés Kaufman and the members of the Tectonic Theatre Project traveled… Read More »

STEM Scholarships

New England Federal Credit Union is accepting applications for its 2019 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Scholarships. Three scholarships of $3,000 each will be awarded. To be eligible for New England Federal Credit Union STEM Scholarships, applicants must be credit union members. In addition, applicants must be pursuing one of these fields of study:… Read More »

What’s on the school ballot: Champlain Valley Union School District to hold public meetings on the proposed budget

The Champlain Valley School District’s Board of Directors is looking to share information regarding the proposed budget for the 2019-2020 school year. Article VII asks voters to approve a consolidated budget for operating all schools in the five towns of the 4000-student Champlain Valley School District for the next fiscal year starting July 1, 2019.… Read More »

See something, say something: State launches student school safety video contest

Governor Phil Scott and Vermont-NEA (VT-NEA) President Don Tinney announced a joint initiative inviting Vermont middle and high school students to create a “See Something, Say Something” video public service announcement, which will be used by the Agency of Education and VT-NEA to promote awareness and reporting of school safety threats across the state. “Working… Read More »

Gruendling finalist for Community Spirit Award

Gruendling finalist for Community Spirit Award

Kate Gruendling of Shelburne was selected as a 2019 Distinguished Finalist for the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. A junior at Champlain Valley Union High School, Gruendling organized a virtual 5K race team in her community to par-ticipate in a 9/11 Heroes Run. Along… Read More »

School Board hammers out $78.9 million budget

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN The Champlain Valley School District School Board is contemplating a budget for 2020 that bumps up spending more than $2 million for the 2019-20 school year. If given final approval by the school board and the public, the proposed budget would increase spending by 2.7 percent from $76.8 million this year to… Read More »

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