Teacher of the year shares expedition lessons in ‘The Polar Frontier’ talk

Teacher of the year shares expedition lessons in ‘The Polar Frontier’ talk

Last June, Montpelier Union Elementary School teacher Susan Koch traveled to the Arctic Circle as part of an educational expedition. The 2016 Vermont Teacher of the year spent part of 2017 as a Grosvenor Teacher Fellow and she traveled aboard National Geographic’s Explorer for the arctic educational expedition. She’s now sharing what she learned about… Read More »

Far Post Soccer Club and its youth players

Far Post Soccer Club and its youth players

Former U.S. Women’s Soccer team member Kristine Lilly visited Vermont recently and spent time with the Far Post Soccer Club and its youth players. Lilly worked last Saturday with local players at their indoor training center at the Champlain Valley Expo

UVM Lane Series hosts recital featuring rare instruments

UVM Lane Series hosts recital featuring rare instruments

The UVM Lane Series presents acclaimed musician Rob Schwimmer on an unusual combination of instruments, including the piano and the rarely-heard theremin and Haken Continuum. Entitled “Heart of Hearing,” the concert is Jan. 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the UVM Recital Hall and will be followed by a post-concert discussion about the instruments and program.… Read More »

Fire destroys Hinesburg home; 5 pets perish

Fire destroys Hinesburg home; 5 pets perish

Braving near-zero temperatures, firefighters from seven communities battled a late morning fire in Hinesburg last Friday that destroyed an apartment and garage and killed five pets. According to a fire department statement, firefighters were called at 10:40 a.m. and as they were mobilizing, additional calls came in prompting dispatchers to contact more departments for help.… Read More »

Students tackle tough topic

Students tackle tough topic

The topic of sexual assault and harassment has dominated the news over the last few months, involving everyone from the president down to local high school students. Although the subject isn’t always comfortable for teens or adults to discuss, a group of Champlain Valley Union High School students is working toward eliminating issues of sexual… Read More »

Redhawk Recap

Redhawk Recap

BOYS BASKETBALL The Champlain Valley Union High School boys basketball team went down to the wire with visiting South Burlington on Monday night, with the Redhawks emerging with a 58-54 win. Graham Walker had 14 points to lead the way for the Redhawks (4-2), who led by two with under 30 seconds to play and… Read More »

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