Winning argument

Winning argument

The Champlain Valley Union High School debate team captains, Abby Rosenthal and Peter Trombley, recently won first place in the Vermont State Debate Championship. Their coach, Chris O’Donnell, was awarded Coach of the Year honors in her last year before retirement. In addition to the captains, other team members who participated in the state competition… Read More »

CVU hosts Spring College Fair Monday

College representatives from across the New England, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest regions and Canada will visit Champlain Valley Union High School Monday, April 2, for the 18th annual Spring College Fair. From 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. high school students and their parents will have the opportunity to talk with the college representatives who may be the… Read More »

Mater Christi robotics team takes on competition

Mater Christi robotics team takes on competition

Mater Christi School’s Bulldog Robotics team was one of two middle school teams to compete alongside 30 high school teams in the First Tech Challenge Regional Championship at Essex High School last month. The students engineered, built and coded an operable robot in compliance with competition specifications. Sponsored by Kennedy Excavating, Logic Supply, Engelberth Construction,… Read More »

Possible to both support common-sense gun control, Second Amendment

by Mike Yantachka Pursuing common-sense gun regulations: Very few issues have generated as much emotion on both sides as the issue of gun regulation. After 10 hours of debate last Friday, the House amended Senate bill S.55 dealing with firearms regulations. S.55 passed the Senate with a provision related to the disposition of firearms that… Read More »

CVU students march in DC

Click here for further student march coverage. By Peter Trombley After weeks of planning and fundraising, 43 members of the CVU community – 38 students and five chaperones – boarded a bus to Washington, D.C. last Friday night. Our mission was to send a message to Congress and the president that we would no longer… Read More »

Winery to host landscape paintings

Winery to host landscape paintings

Shelburne Vineyard exhibits the works of landscape artist Donna Bourne from  April 1 through June. Bourne’s colorful work represents her interpretation of land and sky, trees, water and light. For more, go to The winery is located at 6308 Shelburne Road, Shelburne.

Artists invited to join open studio weekend

Shelburne Pond Studios and Sculpture Exhibit will participate in the Vermont Craft Council’s 2018 Spring Open Studios Weekend, May 26-27, which draws visitors to art studios all over Vermont. Shelburne Pond Studios hosts over a dozen multi-disciplinary artists’ studios in an converted dairy barn with large sculpture installations on its grounds. The facility will create… Read More »

Vermont Folklife offers filmmaking workshops

The people at the Vermont Folklife Center in Middlebury work with documentary filmmaking all time, and know the process is effective for storytelling but possibly daunting to newcomers to the medium. Next weekend, filmmaker and media instructor Myles David Jewell will offer a three-part workshop series for those looking to learn the craft. The classes… Read More »

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