Local youths recognized for their volunteerism, community service

A middle schooler from Shelburne and a high school student from Waterbury were honored for their volunteer work recently as Vermont’s top two youth volunteers by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. Two other local students were named as finalists as well. Ella Byers, 12, of Shelburne, and Samuel Grandfield, 18, of Waterbury, were chosen… Read More »

Kudos

• The following students were named to the University of Vermont dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester. To be named to the dean’s list, students must have a grade-point average of 3.0 or better and rank in the top 20 percent of their class in their respective college or school. Charlotte students: Carly Alpert,… Read More »

Prospective students can check out NVU-Johnson this Saturday

Prospective students interested in attending Northern Vermont University-Johnson are invited to a Badger information session Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on campus. Those who attend the free event will get a campus tour, have lunch and talk with admissions representatives and current NVU-Johnson students. Johnson and Lyndon state colleges will become Northern Vermont… Read More »

Gap year programs, yes or no?

By Sarah Soule As area seniors put the finishing touches on their college applications and prepare for graduation in June, some students are contemplating the idea of a gap year prior to pursuing higher education. Many students feel ready to head straight to college upon completing their high school studies while others opt to take… Read More »

School board answers questions about budget

Dear CVSD community, Happy New Year! In response to input and questions about the budget, we developed a list of frequently asked questions. You are also invited to check out our web page at cvsdvt.org/budget or email us at CVSDboard@cvsdvt.org. Budget Q: How will my local school budget be voted on now that we are… Read More »

Energy engineering lessons for Hinesburg students

Energy engineering lessons for Hinesburg students

Hinesburg Community School students and community volunteers participated in a training at NRG Systems in Hinesburg last week. The training was sponsored by a partnership between the Vermont Energy Education Program, NRG Systems, and the school. Over the course of the school year, volunteers will lead three lessons for students in grades K-5 to teach… Read More »

Kudos

Megan Brown of Hinesburg was named to the fall 2017 dean’s list at Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester, N.H. Quincy Chandler of Shelburne was named to the fall 2017 dean’s list at the State University of New York at Potsdam in Potsdam, N.Y. Alexandra Hameline of Shelburne was named to the fall 2017 dean’s list… Read More »

The Schoolhouse continues its Kwanzaa tradition

The Schoolhouse continues its Kwanzaa tradition

By Liz Shayne In a decades-long tradition, elementary and middle school students, teachers, families and alumni of The Schoolhouse in South Burlington kicked off the December holiday season with the school’s annual Kwanzaa ceremony. The celebration marked the end of three weeks of study of African-American culture and individual traditions and values. Kwanzaa is a… Read More »

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