Laughter, tears, and a sense of community for CCS grads

Laughter, tears, and a sense of community for CCS grads

By Chea Waters Evans Families and friends gathered at Charlotte Central School to say good-bye to another graduating class of eighth graders. “The Beach” was an appropriate theme for the warm, sunny evening – the gym was transformed into a tropical paradise, with pink flamingos on the wall, palm trees hanging from the ceiling, and… Read More »

Chicago Cubs draft CVU grad Rayne Supple

Chicago Cubs draft CVU grad Rayne Supple

When it Rayne’s it pours. After pitching the Redhawks to the championship game 3-0 victory over South Burlington last Wednesday night, Champlain Valley Union senior and Shelburne resident Rayne Supple was alerted that he was drafted by the Major League Baseball’s Chicago Cubs in the 38th round; the 1,133 pick to be exact. “I received… Read More »

Lake Champlain Waldorf School graduates class of 2015

Saturday’s Commencement Ceremony was the first graduation at Lake Champlain Waldorf School’s new high school campus on Bostwick Road in Shelburne. Arcangelo CorelliÕs “Vivace,” performed by the Lake Champlain Student Quartet, echoed over the school fields during the opening of the commencement ceremony at the Lake Champlain Waldorf School’s new high school campus on Saturday,… Read More »

Kwini turns 50

Photos and story by Lynn Monty Golf-filled afternoons are common for Kwiniaska Golf Club members Bill Nestork of Charlotte and Vic Brenner of Shelburne. Both are in their 70s and are some of the most steadfast members of the Spear Street club. They have played for social reasons for more than three decades, and have… Read More »

CVU boys lacrosse team wins championship for third time

CVU boys lacrosse team wins championship for third time

by Mal Boright Feasting in the finals is becoming old hat for Champlain Valley Union High veteran lacrosse attacker Matt Palmer. A year ago, Palmer, now a junior, exploded for five goals as the Redhawks defeated South Burlington 11-8 for a second straight Division I state title. Last Thursday, he scored the game winner with… Read More »

A return to the top for CVU girls tennis team

A return to the top for CVU girls tennis team

By Mal Boright According to Champlain Valley Union High’s number one singles player, junior Kathy Joseph, the weather conditions (sunny, around 75 degrees) were excellent Thursday at Shelburne’s Davis Park. The top-seeded Redhawks’ were also excellent as they scored a 5-2 triumph over second seed and defending champion South Burlington High to grab their third… Read More »

Hinesburg discusses fatal crash at public meeting

Hinesburg discusses fatal crash at public meeting

Police Chief Frank Koss held a community forum last Tuesday night in Hinesburg to address concerns over his decision to publish an article regarding his feelings about a crash in which 17-year-old driver Joseph Marshall and bicyclist Richard Tom were killed on Route 116 in April. In his op-ed piece Koss wrote that Marshall would… Read More »

Champ Run brings out community

Champ Run brings out community

With perfect running weather on tap nearly 100 community members participated in the 13th annual Champ Run, a benefit for the Charlotte Central School’s Parent Teacher Organization that included a 1-mile Fun Run, a 5K, or a 10K race followed by family friendly activities Sunday morning, June 7 in Charlotte. Charlotte residents Henry Bijur, age… Read More »

Riley Mitiguy

Riley Mitiguy is a force to be reckoned with. At least that’s how Rice Memorial Head Track & Field Coach Mark McKenna describes his two-year senior captain. “We just completed the Division II State Championship meet and Riley showed what a dominant athlete she is. She won her third straight 400 meter individual State Championship… Read More »