Graduates asked to embrace adversity and diversity

Graduates asked to embrace adversity and diversity

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer Light red, dark red, brick red, maroon, crimson, scarlet. Hues of red were the dominant colors signaling Redhawk loyalty inside the University of Vermont’s Patrick Gymnasium Friday as hundreds gathered for Champlain Valley Union High School’s graduation ceremony. Also in evidence, before the ceremony even began, was lots of hugging. People… Read More »

Hinesburg Community School graduates the class of 2019

Hinesburg Community School graduates the class of 2019

LUKE ZARZECKI Community News Service Just before her graduation last week, Hinesburg Community School eighth-grader Graycen Elkins wondered where the time had gone. “In the moment, it feels like it goes slow,” she said before the June 13 ceremony,  “but I can’t remember what happened to the time.” Parents, grandparents, friends and community members likely… Read More »

Charlotte Central School graduates: Travel the world

Charlotte Central School graduates: Travel the world

LIAM CREASER Community News Service Charlotte Central School’s 34 eighth graders sat excitedly in the corner of their gymnasium for the final time on June 13 as they prepared to move on with a ceremony before family, teachers and friends. The lights were dimmed at the start of the school’s graduation ceremony for a slideshow… Read More »

CVU spring athletes make all-star teams

LAUREN READ Correspondent BASEBALL The top senior baseball players from Vermont have been selected for the 2019 Twin State Baseball Classic. Champlain Valley will be well represented, with three players taking the field for the Green Mountain State. Ian Parent is on the roster as a first baseman and pitcher, Aiden Johnson will play in… Read More »

Redhawks baseball avenges lone loss, nabs state title

Redhawks baseball avenges lone loss, nabs state title

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent BURLINGTON – Getting ready to head to the Division I state championship, the Champlain Valley Union (CVU) baseball team watched a victorious boys lacrosse team roll into the parking lot. The Redhawks watched their schoolmates celebrate their seventh straight state title and got inspired. “We got a boost from that,” said… Read More »

7th Heaven: CVU boys LAX wins another state title

7th Heaven: CVU boys LAX wins another state title

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent SOUTH BURLINGTON – After six state championships, you’d think Champlain Valley Union High School (CVU) had plenty experience. In Saturday’s Division I state title game, the Redhawks needed a little extra experience. Lucky for them, they had 12 seniors to rely on. CVU held off a furious comeback by Burr and… Read More »

CVU just short of ultimate win

The Champlain Valley Union (CVU) girls ultimate team advanced to the first ever Division I state championship. The Redhawks took on top-seed Montpelier on Thursday at Montpelier High School. Unfortunately, CVU will have to settle for state runner-up as the Solons earned the 15-8 win to capture the title. The Redhawks started off tied 2-2… Read More »

Déjà CVU: Redhawks win tennis title over Wolves again

Déjà CVU: Redhawks win tennis title over Wolves again

LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent SHELBURNE – Something felt different about this year’s Division I girls tennis state championship. And yet everything felt very similar. The location, Davis Park. The opponents, South Burlington and Champlain Valley Union High School (CVU). The result? Top-seed Champlain Valley Union took on South Burlington for the seventh year in a… Read More »