Hunter Education Instructor Training Course July 18-19

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is offering a New Instructor Training Course for people interested in volunteering to teach Hunter Education, Trapping Education, or Bowhunter Education courses in Vermont. The course will take place starting at 7pm on Friday, July 18, and will go through the afternoon of Saturday, July 19.  It will be… Read More »


Providence College, Providence, R.I. The following area residents have been named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester Lillian Cartularo of Hinesburg and a member of the class of 2017 Chennah Sharpe of Charlotte and a member of the class of 2017 Taylor Thibault of Charlotte and a member of the class of… Read More »

Grad Challenge consultant encourages participation

By Emily Anderson, CVU Grad Challenge Community Consultant I was delighted when Sarah Jacobs, a Hinesburg resident and a senior at Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High School, asked me to be a community consultant for her Grad Challenge project. Her specific interest was to see how the arts can help people with disabilities to express… Read More »

Rising seniors

By Sarah Soule In the world of college admission, students in the Class of 2015 are known as “rising seniors” which means that since their junior year has now reached its conclusion they are “hot prospects” in the world of recruiting. Colleges nationwide are eager to attract rising seniors over the summer to visit their… Read More »

International students at CVU

International students at CVU

Towards the end of every academic year, international students the school has hosted over the course of the school year visit the CVU School Board. This year, students from Austria, Denmark, Italy, Germany, and Sweden talked about the many differences between their schools and CVU, and were unanimous in their praise of the CVU experience.… Read More »

Charlotte School Board discusses teacher negotiations

By Gail Callahan During last week’s Charlotte School Board meeting commissioners discussed, in executive session, how the latest round of teacher contract negotiations were shaping up. To hear officials from Chittenden South Supervisory Union offices tell it, the Board took no action after coming out of its secret session. Former School Commissioner Edorah Frazer acted… Read More »

Vermont youths invited to free farm safety day

Youths, ages 12 to 15, who live or work on farms are invited to attend farm safety training sessions, July 15, in South Burlington. The event is free and includes lunch. The 2014 Youth Farm Safety Day will be held at the University of Vermont (UVM) Dairy Farm on Spear Street from 9am-4:30pm It is… Read More »

OM team discovers creative success at World Finals

OM team discovers creative success at World Finals

A huge and heartfelt thanks goes out to the Charlotte community for helping the Odyssey of the Mind team travel to Ames, Iowa, for the World Finals May 28-June 1. Out of over 836 teams, this crew of seven fourth graders represented Charlotte and Vermont on a world stage. They competed against the best teams… Read More »

Waldorf graduates 25 eighth graders

Waldorf graduates 25 eighth graders

In a ceremony marked by song and poetry, 25 eighth graders, two of them from Charlotte, graduated from the Lake Champlain Waldorf School on Thursday, June 5. In his remarks, Mr. Gregory Foster, who taught the graduates for all eight years of their grade school experience, urged the students to remember the three questions that… Read More »