Yoga Roots hosts inspirational speaker

Yoga Roots hosts inspirational speaker

Dr. Maria Sirois, a licensed clinical psychologist and inspirational speaker who has been sharing her expertise in mind/body medicine and positive psychology for over 20 years, will lead a two-day workshop titled “Living, Loving and Lighting Up” at Yoga Roots in Shelburne on Feb. 6 from 7-9pm and Feb. 7 from 1-5pm. The author of “Every… Read More »

CCS sixth graders participate in Farm-to-School Awareness Day

Charlotte Central School (CCS) sixth graders will participate in the Statewide Farm-to-School Awareness Day at the Statehouse on Thursday, Jan. 29. The students, Olivia Zubarik, Ethan Lisle, Charlie Kantor, and Schuyler Edgar Holmes, all in Mrs. Duthie-Fox’s class, will speak and present the school’s work at an information table at the re-source fair. Other speakers… Read More »

Act 166 supports 10 hours of free Pre-K for 3-5 year olds

Act 166 supports 10 hours of free Pre-K for 3-5 year olds

By Andrea Sambrook, Annette’s Preschool Director There is a state-wide and nation-wide buzz about the importance of high quality early childhood education for young children. In Vermont, Act 166 has formalized the entitlement of early education into law. Regardless of parental income or circumstance, all children who are age 3-5 on or before Sept. 1,… Read More »

CVU’s future entrepreneurs polish their pitch

CVU’s future entrepreneurs polish their pitch

What do an iPhone app, a lacrosse chin strap, a modeling agency, and a handcrafted bottle opener all have in common? The creators of these business ideas were all winners of this year’s elevator pitch competition. This semester’s Champlain Valley Union (CVU) Entrepreneurship students participated in an elevator pitch competition as their final exam. Students… Read More »

Waldorf students honor Martin Luther King Jr. with day of service

Waldorf students honor Martin Luther King Jr. with day of service

Facing the force of winter on Monday, Jan. 19, students from Lake Champlain Waldorf High School kept to their plans for collecting donated items for local food pantries. With help from faculty and parent drivers, the students walked door-to-door through neighborhoods in Shelburne, Charlotte, and South Burlington to collect food for those in need. Danielle… Read More »

Burlington Gap Year Fair highlights opportunities for teens

Burlington Gap Year Fair highlights opportunities for teens

Vermont teens will have the opportunity to learn more about available programs for gap year students at the 2015 Burlington Gap Year Fair. A gap year is a structured time of personal growth aided by activities of enrichment. The event will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 4 from 6-8:30pm at South Burlington High School. The fair… Read More »

Penny Cluse hosts “A Show of HANDS”

Penny Cluse hosts “A Show of HANDS”

The 3rd Annual “A Show of HANDS” will adorn the walls at Penny Cluse Café during the month of March. Local artists decorate small wooden hands and donated the artwork to the show. The event and subsequent silent auction of the hands is a fundraiser for Helping and Nurturing Diverse Seniors (HANDS). Money raised will… Read More »

redhawks recap

redhawks recap

Redhawks shutout Spaulding The Redhawks bested Spaulding 1-0 in boys high school ice hockey action last Saturday in South Burlington. Elliott Mitchell scored the only goal with Cam Rivard and Tyler Brooks assisting. Greg Talbert made 14 saves to preserve the shutout. Boys basketball team continue up and down season Last Tuesday, CVU’s Chris Reiss… Read More »

Charlotte teen named Athlete of the Week

Charlotte teen named Athlete of the Week

The Burlington Free Press sports staff and its partner, ESPN’s show AJ & Rich and Champlain Valley Game Night, selected Charlotte teen and Champlain Valley Union girls’ basketball player Laurel Jaunich as Athlete of the Week for Jan. 19. The partnership was created to honor the achievements of one athlete on a weekly basis. Photo… Read More »

Charlotte snowboarder places in top 10 at USASA competition

Charlotte snowboarder places in top 10 at USASA competition

The Stratton Mountain School (SMS) Snowboard team traveled to Mount Snow to compete in the United States of America Snowboard Association (USASA) Southern VT series slopestyle (SS) events Jan. 10-11 and took home eight podiums and 14 top-10 finishes including Kurt Weidman of Charlotte who placed third and fourth in the Open Class Men’s division… Read More »