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 »


• Some 3,055 students were awarded degrees during the University of Vermont’s 217th commencement ceremonies in May. Charlotte graduates: Rachel Baginski, B.S., psychological science; Jane Baker, B.S., public communication; Cassidy Derda, B.S., public communication; Avery Ekman, B.A., English; Evelyn Gray, B.S., middle level education; Lawrence Halvorson, B.S., business administration; Emily Luce, B.S., music education; William… Read More »

Rotary awards annual scholarships to four local high school students

Rotary awards annual scholarships  to four local high school students

by Rosalyn Graham Four local high school students recently were awarded scholarships from the Charlotte Shelburne Hinesburg Rotary Club, a tradition of the club supporting local youth for many years. This year’s winners were: Peter Trombley of Shelburne, a Champlain Valley Union High School student who will be attending McGill University in the fall; Hana… Read More »

School board moves ahead with school resource officer plan

The Champlain Valley School District’s school board has preliminarily OK’d district administrators to begin searching for a school resource officer. It’s more involved than just posting the job. First, district administrators have to choose which law enforcement agency will provide the officer. Once they reach an agreement with a police department, the school board would… Read More »

UVM master gardeners are ready to take calls, emails

University of Vermont Extension master gardeners are available to help answer home gardening questions from gardeners in Vermont and northern New Hampshire. Call the helpline toll-free numbers, 800-639-2230 or 802-656-5421, between 9 a.m. and noon, Monday through Thursday. Master Gardeners have completed a 13-week horticultural course and 40-hour internship. They can answer questions on a… Read More »

News from the Champlain Valley School District Board of Directors

To the Champlain Valley School District community: We would like to share with you the great opportunity for personalized learning that is offered at Champlain Valley Union High School for our 12th graders. Graduation Challenge is considered by many to be the crowning achievement of students’ high school careers. We connected with Carly Rivard, CVU’s… Read More »

Charlotte Central School graduates 38 students

Charlotte Central School graduates 38 students

The 38 eighth-graders at Charlotte Central School were giddy with excitement as they filed into the gym last Thursday night for their graduation. The room was full with friends and family gathered in the gym bleachers awaiting the ceremony. The theme of the evening was the changing of seasons. It was the graduates’ time to… Read More »

Hinesburg Community School graduates 44 eighth graders

Hinesburg Community School graduates 44 eighth graders

The gym at Hinesburg Community School was decked out last Thursday night for eighth-grade graduating class members, their teachers, families and friends. Lights and tulle adorned the walls and basketball hoops as the 44 graduates filled the stage. Principals Jeffrey O’Hara and Suzan Locke saluted the class of 2018 and sent students on to high… Read More »