Mater Christi graduation celebrates students

Mater Christi graduation celebrates students

Mater Christi School in Burlington held graduation on Thursday, June 7. Local students, pictured here with the class of 2018, are Philip “Wolfie” Davis (Charlotte), Christopher Haigney (Charlotte), Noah Jordan (Charlotte), Jack Rutz (Shelburne), Malinn Sigler (Charlotte), Celeste Slauterbeck (Charlotte), and Patrick Walsh (Shelburne). The following students received awards: The President’s Award for Educational Excellence:… Read More »

They’re going places

They’re going places

The Lake Champlain Waldorf School in Shelburne held their graduation ceremony on June 9. The class had 16 graduates: Alison Campbell Simonds, Amara Lily Krag), Avery Valleau McLean, Felix Cesar Blanchard (Charlotte), Colin M. Netzel, Cullin A. McGregor, Eliza Lyndon Cadwell, Elliott James Rice, Hannah Sophrina Webster, Lark Griggs Thompson (Charlotte), Leyi Zhang, Lillian Suzanne Espenshade, Malachy Lynwood… Read More »

Local 2018 graduates from Rice Memorial High School

Local 2018 graduates from Rice Memorial High School

Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington awarded diplomas to 110 students on June 3 at the school’s 59th commencement. The following Charlotte students graduated: (back row) Alexa Pughe, Andrew Slauterbeck, Daniel Boardman, Moira Brown; (front row) Hana Couture, Mahntra Hennessey, Grace Slauterbeck. Not pictured: graduate Lisa Sulejmani from Hinesburg.

kudos

• George Davis, of Charlotte, was named to the dean’s list this spring at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pa. Davis is a member of the class of 2021. • Hillary M. DeBono, Dyana Sprayberry and Lisa M. Washburn, all of Hinesburg, are to receive associate degrees from Community College of Vermont at its commencement June 2. •… Read More »

CVU honors business students

Champlain Valley Union High School recently inducted 10 students into its chapter of the National Business Honor Society. The purposes of the organization are to: promote and recognize academic achievement in business education at CVU; foster and recognize leadership skills and character development; help members grow ethically and socially by promoting and encouraging an interest in business; and to encourage… Read More »

Charlotte teacher named ‘Rising Star’

The Vermont Association for Middle Level Education has announced its 2018 awards for teachers in grades 5-8 and it has named Charlotte Central School math and social studies teacher Natasha Grey its Rising Star. The sixth-grade teacher was recognized for her student-led, proficiency-based approach to teaching and learning, and her use of interdisciplinary and multimedia… Read More »

Schools mull hiring resource officer

In the past few months, school safety has dominated national news following the February high school shooting in Parkland, Fla., where a gunman shot and killed 14 students and three staff members. Since then, more school shootings have happened including ones in Maryland, Texas and Indiana. The question of school safety has dominated the discussions… Read More »

Skipping skip day

Skipping skip day

Champlain Valley Union High School seniors swapped senior skip day for a senior service day Tuesday. About 50 students raked and trimmed trees on Mount Philo. Other groups spent the morning clearing trails, helping out at community schools and volunteering at local nonprofits. Students were excused from school after their morning of service. This version… Read More »

A new program at CVU aims to tap into student passions

By Abbie Bowker Last spring we reported that my colleague Peter Langella and I were named to the 2017-18 class of fellows by The Rowland Foundation. Peter and I are both educators at Champlain Valley Union High School. I am a visual art teacher and Peter is a librarian. Our fellowship included a sizeable grant… Read More »