Encore performance

Encore performance

The Hinesburg Artist Series presents an encore performance of “Requiem For The Living” by Dan Forrest Sunday April 15, at 5 p.m. at All Souls Interfaith Gathering in Shelburne. This stunning five-movement work forms a narrative of light, peace, rest and comfort for the living. The concert will be part of the Music and Spirit… Read More »

Education Secretary Holcombe quits. Who will follow?

Changing horses in midstream is risky business, but that’s what’s happening at the Vermont Agency of Education. For reasons that have not been disclosed, Education Secretary Rebecca Holcombe abruptly resigned, giving just a one-week notice nine weeks before she was scheduled to issue orders for statewide school district consolidations. Her resignation has baffled school officials… Read More »

Op-Ed: Student-created bill supports suspended peers’ learning — Peter Trombley

Bill H.834, or “An act relating to school suspensions” is currently up for action in the Vermont House of Representatives. This piece of legislation would require schools to provide lesson plans to all students during their suspensions. During the 2011-2012 school year (the latest year I could find reliable data), Vermont public schools suspended or… Read More »

Teachers can go to summer camp to learn about wildlife

Teachers can go to summer camp to learn about wildlife

Vermont’s popular hands-on fish and wildlife summer course will get teachers out into Vermont’s streams, forests and wetlands with some of the state’s leading natural resource experts July 15-20 at the Buck Lake Conservation Camp in Woodbury. Now in its 33rd year, “Wildlife Management and Outdoor Education Techniques for Educators,” is a one-week, three-credit graduate course taught by Vermont Fish & Wildlife and other Agency of… Read More »

‘Our Town’ production supports theater camp

Theater in the Woods Vermont Co. kicks off its third season with a workshop presentation of Thornton Wilder’s masterpiece of small town life, “Our Town,” in Tinmouth April 15 and Castleton April 21-22. The nonprofit theater group runs two sessions of summer day camps in July for children ages 7 through 16 in Middletown Springs.… Read More »

cvu spring sports preview

cvu spring sports preview

By Lauren Read • Photos by Al Frey BOYS LACROSSE Coach: Dave Trevithick (13th season) Last season: 16-2, won the Division I state championship Key returnees: Sam Comai, defense, senior; Ryan Trus, defense, senior; Will Braun, attack, senior; Walter Braun, midfield, senior; Jake Schaefer, attack, junior; Andrew Tieso, goalie, junior. Key newcomers: Too early to… Read More »

Pastels times three in Middlebury

Pastels times three in Middlebury

Middlebury’s Jackson Gallery hosts an opening reception Friday 5-7 p.m. for an exhibition of works by three Middlebury artists who specialize in representational paintings in soft pastel: Judy Albright, Cristine Kossow, Norma Jean Rollet. Judy Albright paints still life subjects. Cristine Kossow enjoys painting everyday objects. Norma Jean Rollet employs plein air painting. The show… Read More »