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Colgate University, Hamilton, N.Y. The following students have been recognized for their academic achievement during the fall 2014 semester: Amanda Comai, a Geography major from Charlotte, and a graduate of Champlain Valley Union High School. Hinesburg resident Allison Zengilowski, a Psychology major, and a graduate of Champlain Valley Union High School.  

CCS OM teams go for the win Two place first, one takes third

CCS OM teams go for the win Two place first, one takes third

Two Charlotte Central School (CCS) Odyssey of the Mind (OM) teams won their respective divisions in the 36th annual statewide competition held Saturday, March 21 at Champlain Valley Union High School in Hinesburg. The fourth grade team, in the Silent Movie division, and a fifth grade team, in the Runaway Train division, qualified for OM… Read More »

Free peaceful, practical parenting class at CCS

Free peaceful, practical parenting class at CCS

By Chea Waters Evans Did your son wear his sneakers to play in the wet yard for the fifteenth time? Did your daughter have an epic tantrum in the supermarket this weekend? Do you yell at your kids every morning while they’re getting ready for school because they just won’t listen? Join the club…but don’t… Read More »

“Calendar Girls” gives back with VCSN

“Calendar Girls” gives back with VCSN

The Shelburne Players’ spring production of the Tim Firth comedy-drama “Calendar Girls” will be presented at Shelburne Town Center April 10, 11, 16, 17, and 18 at 7:30pm, with a matinee on Sunday, April 12 at 2pm. In line with the production’s spirit of charity and giving, the Vermont Cancer Survivor Network (VCSN) has been… Read More »

The Nile Project performs at Middlebury College April 2

The Nile Project performs at Middlebury College April 2

The Nile Project, a musical collaborative of East African artists drawn from the 11 countries touching the world’s longest river, will visit the Middlebury College community March 30 through April 3. The project uses music to raise awareness for the Nile basin’s sustainability challenges. During four days of residency activities including participatory workshops, keynote talks,… Read More »

Award winning book-club author visits CVU April 1

Award winning book-club author visits CVU April 1

It’s not every day that the author of the novel you’re reading for book club turns up in the hallways of your high school, but that’s exactly what’s going to happen at Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High School on Wednesday, April 1. Students at CVU read “The Living,” Matt de la Peña’s 2013 novel during… Read More »

CVU girls basketball has a Hoosier at the helm

CVU girls basketball has a Hoosier at the helm

By Mal Boright In the past three seasons, the Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High School girls’ basketball has risen from a solid competitive program to record-setting heights under the direction of Ute Otley, who hails from Indiana where the sport is the personification of preoccupation. And the coach is making sure that basketball’s deep roots… Read More »

Covering the Field: Introducing Troy Bergeron

Troy Bergeron is a strong leader. Just ask Champlain Valley Union’s (CVU) head wrestling coach Gunnar Olsen. “Troy excelled in the classroom and trained with a seriousness that the younger guys looked up to. He finished strong and we’re proud of his accomplishments as our captain.” Born and raised in Shelburne, Bergeron’s family includes parents, Andrea… Read More »

Dan Shepardson named CVU Athletic Director

Dan Shepardson named CVU Athletic Director

Former Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High School boys soccer coach and school administrator Dan Shepardson has been named the director of student activities effective July 1. Shepardson replaces the late Kevin Riell, who passed away in December. “Kevin would be pleased that Dan was named the new director of student activities,” said Riell’s wife Linda… Read More »

Kwiniaska Junior Membership Essay Contest returns

Vermont junior golfers (18 and under) are invited to submit essays on “Life Lessons of Golf.” The top essay will receive a 2015 Junior Membership to Kwiniaska Golf Club. Entries must be original and tell a story of a person (living or deceased) that you would like to play a round of golf with and… Read More »