Hurricanes wrestling registration begins

Stay active this winter. Join the Hurricane wrestling team for free! The team is open to students in the Chittenden South Supervisory Union district who want to learn teamwork, balance, speed, and agility. The Hurricane wrestling program has produced 33 state champions and 35 runners up in its 16-year history. Practice is scheduled for Tuesday,… Read More »

UVM is first D-I school to become Special Olympics College

Vermont Athletics, led by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), has formalized a partnership with Special Olympics Vermont by joining the Special Olympics College program. The Catamounts are the first Division I school in the country to be recognized as a Special Olympics College. UVM has been a longtime supporter of Special Olympics, hosting and providing… Read More »

Obituaries

Madge Marjorie Peet – Hyde Park Madge Marjorie Peet, 83, died peacefully with her loving family by her side in the Vermont Respite House in Williston on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. She was born Dec. 1, 1930, in Elmore, the daughter of Stanley and Ethel McKee Merriam. She attended elementary school in Elmore, and was… Read More »

Boys win race at Manhattan Cross Country Invitational

Boys win race at Manhattan Cross Country Invitational

CVU’s Tyler Marshall placed third overall with a time of 13:05.9 to lead the boys cross country team to a first place finish in the 2.5 mile Varsity B Race at the Manhattan Invitational in Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx, N.Y. on Saturday, Oct. 11. “The win was a very big accomplishment. In addition to Tyler… Read More »

HCS recognized for climate and culture

HCS recognized for climate and culture

The Hinesburg Community School (HCS) is being recognized by Vermont’s Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (VTPBiS) State Team, as a “VTPBiS Exemplar School” for the past school year. HCS is one of 11 schools being recognized for its implementation of VTPBiS, a school wide approach to improving the social and academic competence of all students.… Read More »

Waldorf hosts Kidpower Safety Workshops

Safety is among the top concerns that parents combat on a daily basis. Kidpower Vermont, the local center of Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower International, is a nonprofit safety education organization. It teaches people of all ages and abilities to stay safe, act wisely, and believe in themselves. Since 1989, Kidpower has brought “People Safety” skills to… Read More »

Jamie Lee Thurston performs Oct. 24 benefit concert for PCAV

Jamie Lee Thurston performs Oct. 24 benefit concert for PCAV

Jamie Lee Thurston will perform at the Paramount Theatre in Rutland on Friday, Oct. 24 at 8pm. The concert benefits Prevent Child Abuse Vermont (PVAC), a nonprofit that seeks to end child abuse through parental education, support, and public awareness. Thurston, born in Montpelier and raised in Waterbury, has specifically chosen to benefit this organization… Read More »

Mini Maker Faire draws 1,500 to Shelburne Farms

Over 1,500 people attended the Champlain Mini Maker Faire Oct. 4 and 5 at Shelburne Farms to visit over 90 Maker displays, workshops, presentations, and performances. Robots for Kids Too were the winners of the first ever ChampBot Challenge and $2,500. They were one of seven teams that created homemade “ChampBots” to navigate a series… Read More »

Financial Fitness: Scarcity and opportunity

Financial Fitness: Scarcity and opportunity

by Antoine Williams If you play fantasy football, you probably understand the economic principle of scarcity. Generally, there are a limited number of draft picks participants can use to maximize the talent on their teams. So, it’s essential to know which positions and players offer the greatest value. If there are a lot of great… Read More »

redhawks recap

redhawks recap

by Sheri Duff Redhawks outlast Hornets to remain perfect With one goal and two assists Lia Gagliuso led the Champlain Valley Union girls soccer over Colchester 4-0 last Wednesday, Oct. 8. Audrey Allegretta, Sierra Morton, and Megan Gannon also scored. Maddie Turnau and Michaela Flore combined for three saves. On Saturday Allegretta scored the game-winner… Read More »