CVU holds Toys for Kids Drive

On behalf of the United States Marine Corps League and the Donald Cook Detachment (608), Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High School is proud to serve as a “Red Barrel” drop-off location for the Toys for Kids Annual Toy Drive. Toys are being collected now through Friday, Dec. 19. As described on its website, “Toys for… Read More »

CVU School Board News

Congratulations to the following students for their recent acceptance in CVU’s Lucien Lambert Chapter of the National Honor Society. Charlotte: Natalie Franklin, Aryn Hall, Andrew Oliver, Kara Pflaster, Savannah Townsend. Hinesburg: Evelyn Needham, Jarrett Slote. School Contract Negotiations: modeling civic, collaborative and creative interactions in CSSU In October, the CSSU School Boards (Charlotte, Hinesburg, Shelburne,… Read More »

Budget, transportation dominate HCS Board meeting

By Gail Callahan During the Hinesburg Community School (HCS) Board meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 18, the panel firmed up its initial round of budget meetings. In addition to the first budget forum on Monday, Nov. 24 at 5:30pm at the Community School, school directors will host a Dec. 8 and a Jan. 14 budget meeting,… Read More »

Topics spark debate among CCS board members

By Gail Callahan As budget season looms, the Charlotte Central School (CCS) Board grappled with hot button topics from how to finance a renovation project to their level of involvement with Chittenden South Supervisory Union (CSSU) hiring. At its meeting on Nov. 18, school officials heard that a slate of repairs labeled urgent by administrators… Read More »

Master Gardener course accepts applications now

Experienced as well as novice gardeners are invited to sign up for the 2015 University of Vermont (UVM) Extension Master Gardener course. The deadline to register is Jan. 23. The home horticulture course will be offered from Feb. 3  through April 28 on consecutive Tuesday evenings from 6:15 to 9pm. Classes will be held at… Read More »

Nursery school students plan toy drive for Ronald McDonald House: Drop off in Hinesburg through Dec. 12

The students at the Shelburne Nursery School are collecting toys to support the Ronald McDonald House (RMcDH) of Burlington. The RMcDH provides children and their families who live too far away from the hospital to commute a place to stay while receiving medical treatment at Fletcher Allen Health. Please support the toy drive. Any donation… Read More »

Shearer Chevrolet sponsors bully prevention at CCS

Burlington-based nonprofit Puppets in Education (PiE) received a second year of funding from Shearer Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac to support a full day of Bully Prevention programs at Charlotte Central School (CCS) in Charlotte on Tuesday, Nov. 11. The programs presented complimented the anti-bullying curriculum at CCS. Students learned important tips and tools on how… Read More »

UVM offers new master’s program in Leadership for Sustainability

The UVM Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Sciences is offering a new distance learning master’s program designed for emerging leaders who are committed to deepening their capacity to catalyze change and collaborate effectively across different fields and sectors. This professional M.S. concentration in Leadership for Sustainability offers a blend of residential and online learning… Read More »

Love and Religion: an interfaith workshop for Jews and their non-Jewish partners

Sheryl Foxman, a licensed psychologist, will conduct a four-week workshop for interfaith couples titled “Love and Religion” beginning Monday, Nov. 17 at 7pm at Temple Sinai in South Burlington. In a safe group setting, Foxman will work with couples to openly discuss issues they face as partners from two different backgrounds. Couples will work on… Read More »


Mercyhurst University, Erie, Pa. Lisa Iadanza of Hinesburg is one of 524 Dean’s List recipients for the 2013-2014 academic year. Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Mass. Sarah Monteith of Charlotte was one of 37 WPI student-athletes to receive NEWMAC Academic All-Conference recognition for the fall season.  

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