Connecting Youth Mentoring program creates folk art for Town Offices

Connecting Youth Mentoring program creates folk art for Town Offices

On Thursday, April 6, a new art installation was unveiled in Town Administrator Ann Janda’s office on the second floor of the Town Office Building. Students in the Shelburne Community School’s Connecting Youth Mentoring program created the artwork. Under the guidance of SCS CY mentor and artist Elizabeth Archangeli, each mentor-mentee pair was provided with… Read More »

Thank you to my Connecting Youth mentor

Thank you to my Connecting Youth mentor

by CVU freshman Jessica Ke Thank you, Christine Lloyd-Newberry, for being my mentor since 5th grade (four years ago). I love how you are always super nice and caring. I enjoy spending time with you every week and having someone to talk to. You have always pushed me to be a better person and allowed me… Read More »

CVU expands Connecting Youth Mentoring Program

Since the start of the new school year, mentoring coordinator Amanda Payne has been working hard to launch an expansion of the Connecting Youth Mentoring Program at Champlain Valley Union High School. CY is a community-based organization whose mission is to promote a culture that develops in youth the power and conviction to make healthy… Read More »

Mentors needed for school Connecting Youth program

Mentors needed for school Connecting Youth program

Shelburne Community School CY Mentor and music teacher, Diana Burritt, and her mentee, eighth-grader Kaytlyn Young, greet each other at the start of the school year. Burritt and Young are enjoying their third year together in the SCS CY Mentoring Program. Courtesy photoWould you enjoy sitting down with a ten-year-old friend and playing a card… Read More »

Special celebration of mentoring collaboration for area youth

Special celebration of mentoring collaboration for area youth

The Chittenden County Mentoring Network (CCMN) hosted an appreciation event for mentors and supporters of the local youth mentoring community at Arts Riot on Tuesday, Nov. 17. Nearly 100 local volunteer mentors gathered together to celebrate mentoring and network with their colleagues in a relaxing setting. The event was sponsored by the United Way of… Read More »

Mentors needed at Shelburne Community School

Mentors needed at Shelburne Community School

By Alice Brown Would you enjoy sitting down with a 10-year-old friend and playing a card game? Do you have time during the school day to relax with a 5th or 6th grade student who enjoys having someone to talk to about her day? How about throwing a ball to an enthusiastic 12-year-old boy? If… Read More »

CVU to focus on childhood trauma

This story was updated to correct the estimate of how many adverse childhood experiences that individuals in a CDC study were found to have had. Just two days before students returned from summer break, roughly 100 educators and community members gathered in the small red auditorium at Champlain Valley Union High School to watch the… Read More »

Shelburne Community School graduates 8th graders

Shelburne Community School graduates 8th graders

  SCS Award Recipients Collin Adams Lula Andrae Lena Ashooh Hope Beaudoin Heidi Berger Sophia Bornstein Bryce Bowen Thomas Brown Chelsea Casarico Darren Chen Aneice Cherry-Lessard Sofia Cofino Emilie Cohen Eva Colquhoun Emma Comeau Jack Connolly Kaiden Cook Henry Crawford Jasmine Crowe John Curley Emma Destito Sarah Deuso Bi E. Douglas Manfred Fagan Abigail Fairhurst… Read More »

Local mentoring programs celebrate Mentor Appreciation Night

Local mentoring programs celebrate Mentor Appreciation Night

The Chittenden County Mentoring Network hosted an appreciation event for volunteer mentors at the Burlington International Airport on Tuesday, Jan. 24. More than 80 local mentors and mentoring program staff gathered together to celebrate National Mentoring Month and network with their colleagues. “I had a lot of fun meeting mentors from all around the area,”… Read More »

Mentors needed at SCS

Mentors needed at SCS

The Shelburne Community School has two mentoring programs, and both programs are actively recruiting new mentors right now. Mentors are community members who love kids, who would enjoy volunteering in the school, and have one hour per week to give to a child. Our programs provide training, on-going support, space to meet, and loads of… Read More »

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