Students and an officer stick on message to help prevent underage drinking

Students and an officer stick on message to help prevent underage drinking

Some local seventh graders got help from a Hinesburg police officer last week with a campaign to make adults think twice before purchasing alcohol to share with minors. The students are part of the Hinesburg Community School Connecting Youth leadership group that promotes an anti-drug and alcohol awareness. The campaign is called “Sticker Shock” and… Read More »

As merger dust settles, school district rearranges staffing to meet needs

The Champlain Valley School Board gave the district’s administrators a challenge when they were putting together the 2018-19 budget: Stick to a 2.3 percent increase. That really meant just a 1.2 percent increase after bonds for Shelburne and Williston schools were factored in. It was a puzzle; each school needed more resources in various areas.… Read More »

Charlotte students beam questions to space

Charlotte students beam questions to space

The Charlotte Central School multi-purpose room, the site of decades of school plays, middle school dances, and first-grade gym classes, was transformed into a portal to the galaxy as students videoconferenced with astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Last week, as part of NASA’s ISS Educational Downlink program, 175 middle school students plus teachers, school… Read More »

Still time to sign up tweens and teens for outdoor summer opportunities

Two programs, sponsored by the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department and University of Vermont Extension 4-H, offer opportunities for young people to make friends, learn outdoor skills and have fun. Green Mountain Conservation Camps and Natural Resources Management Academy have a few openings remaining for youth interested in conservation, outdoor recreation, wildlife and orienteering. Green… Read More »

St. Michael’s announces Hall of Fame inductees

Williston resident David Antonioli is set to be inducted into the St. Michael’s College Athletic Hall of Fame, the college recently announced. The South Burlington native is the all-time leading scorer in the St. Michael’s men’s soccer program. The 1996 alumnus finished his career with 112 points and 49 goals and was a four-time Northeast-10… Read More »

CCS scene stealers

CCS scene stealers

Chloe Silverman (Lily), Jacob Russell (Rooster) and Finnegan Mittlestadt (Miss Hannigan) belt out “Easy Street” during the Charlotte Central School production of Annie Jr., directed by Alison Talis. Middle school students performed the play five times over the course of the April 12 weekend.