School board reorganizes, targets school buildings for upgrades

On town meeting day Champlain Valley School District voters approved the $76.8 million budget. Voters also agreed to allocate $819,665 that was unspent from a bond to update the Shelburne Community school. Previously Shelburne voters approved a $9.25 million construction bond used to renovate Shelburne Community School in 2016-17. Work was completed last fall with… Read More »

Author goes to school

Author goes to school

Author Christian Burch, of Jackson, Wyo. has written several books for youngsters including “The Manny Files” series about a man nanny. He visited Charlotte Central School this week where he read to fifth graders from one of his books and enjoyed juice and cookies. Burch is uncle to many nieces and nephews including CCS students… Read More »

Teachers can go to summer camp to learn about wildlife

Teachers can go to summer camp to learn about wildlife

Vermont’s popular hands-on fish and wildlife summer course will get teachers out into Vermont’s streams, forests and wetlands with some of the state’s leading natural resource experts July 15-20 at the Buck Lake Conservation Camp in Woodbury. Now in its 33rd year, “Wildlife Management and Outdoor Education Techniques for Educators,” is a one-week, three-credit graduate course taught by Vermont Fish & Wildlife and other Agency of… Read More »

Winning argument

Winning argument

The Champlain Valley Union High School debate team captains, Abby Rosenthal and Peter Trombley, recently won first place in the Vermont State Debate Championship. Their coach, Chris O’Donnell, was awarded Coach of the Year honors in her last year before retirement. In addition to the captains, other team members who participated in the state competition… Read More »

CVU hosts Spring College Fair Monday

College representatives from across the New England, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest regions and Canada will visit Champlain Valley Union High School Monday, April 2, for the 18th annual Spring College Fair. From 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. high school students and their parents will have the opportunity to talk with the college representatives who may be the… Read More »

Mater Christi robotics team takes on competition

Mater Christi robotics team takes on competition

Mater Christi School’s Bulldog Robotics team was one of two middle school teams to compete alongside 30 high school teams in the First Tech Challenge Regional Championship at Essex High School last month. The students engineered, built and coded an operable robot in compliance with competition specifications. Sponsored by Kennedy Excavating, Logic Supply, Engelberth Construction,… Read More »

Kudos

Jessica Utter, Hinesburg, was named to the dean’s list at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Co. for the fall 2017 semester. Erica Rosner, Hinesburg, was named to the dean’s honor list at Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio for the fall 2017 semester. Jessie Johnson, Hinesburg, was named to the fall 2017 dean’s list at Virginia Tech… Read More »

High school students, families can check out tech programs

High school students, families can check out tech programs

  The Burlington Technical Center hosts an open house this Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until noon for families and students in grades 9-12 this fall. The center offers a range of programs for ninth and 10th graders including Design Tech and Health, Hospitality, and Human Service Tech. Programs for students in grades 11-12 are: Auto… Read More »

Better than Taylor Swift

Better than Taylor Swift

Ezra Graczyk-Picard, age 5, belts out “Look What You Made Me Do” at the Charlotte Central School Variety Show on Feb. 9 while his kindergarten classmates served as backup dancers and moral support. More than 50 children participated in the show, which has been a CCS tradition for over a decade. Photo by Elizabeth Langfeldt

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