SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer The Black Lives Matter flag is down from a flag pole in front of Champlain Valley High School, where it had flown for 30 days with school board approval, and is now hanging in the cafeteria. At Wednesday night’s regular meeting, the Champlain Valley School District School Board discussed a proposed… Read More »
SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter On Thursday morning, April 4, Champlain Valley Union High School became the eighth Vermont school to raise the Black Lives Matter flag. The school held a ceremony to commemorate the event. Six members of the school’s Racial Alliance Committee and principal Adam Bunting spoke, the CVU Women’s Chorus sang and a… Read More »
The raising of the Black Lives Matter flag at Champlain Valley Union High School was rescheduled for Thursday, April 4 at 9:30 a.m. The flag will fly for 30 days.
By MADELINE HUGHES Staff Reporter Race and privilege have been at the forefront of Champlain Valley School District’s thoughts. This year, students created the Racial Alliance Committee, which meets in the library on Wednesday mornings. At the past few school board meetings, students from the committee have asked the board to allow the group to… Read More »
It’s Sunshine Week, a national celebration of the citizens’ right to know about their government. In the past, we’ve groused about the hundreds of exemptions in Vermont’s public records law, mysterious firing of coaches, obvious conflicts of interest, and the fact that no one actually enforces state laws on open meetings and public records. That… Read More »
We propose that the Black Lives Matter flag will be raised at Champlain Valley Union High School in honor of Black History Month. We affirm that Black Lives Matter is a peaceful and empowering grassroots movement, advocating for racial justice and collective liberation. By raising the flag, we hope to make CVU a more inclusive… Read More »
By MADELINE HUGHES Staff Reporter Tuesday night, school board members weighed the question of whether to allow students to raise the Black Lives Matter flag at Champlain Valley Union High School. The discussion came after a student-led group – the Racial Alliance Committee – asked the board to approve raising the flag at its February… Read More »