Website offers tools to prevent underage drinking

Four years ago, the Vermont Department of Health launched ParentUp, a web-based campaign focused on the important role of parents in preventing underage drinking. Research shows that parents are the number one influence on a child’s decision to drink or not drink alcohol. The website, www.ParentUpVT.org, offers information, tools, and videos that illustrate simple, proven… Read More »

Training offered for Forest Pest First Detectors

Vermont’s Forest Pest First Detector Program will provide free training this spring for volunteers interested in scouting for the Asian longhorned beetle, emerald ash borer, and hemlock woolly adelgid in their communities. Early detection of these invasive pests will help minimize economic and ecological damage to forests and prevent populations from becoming established in the… Read More »

CVU Third Quarter Honor Roll: Shelburne students

High Honors Lucy A. Anderson Olivia H. Arms Nikolas A. Baya J. Matthew Beer Leah E. Berger Gabrielle R. Booth Shay K. Brunvand Erin E. Bundock Thomas A. Carey Sharon Chen Hadley T. Crow Stephen K. Donahue Parker G. Dunn Katherine E. Garra Emily S. Gilman Pearl P. Guerriere Madison L. Hakey Justin G. Hameline… Read More »

SCS Facilities Committee update

You may remember in November 2013 we reported that in spring 2013 our Shelburne Community School (SCS) School Board formed a Facilities Committee that was charged with creating a recommendation to the SCS Board for proposed capital expenditures. The Committee The Facilities Committee is comprised of: Two SCS Board members, Kathy Stockman and Tim Williams… Read More »

Redhawks Recap: May 1, 2014

By Sheri Duff Lacrosse team dominates in win CVU’s Matt Palmer and Nevin DiParlo scored three times apiece to lead Champlain Valley over Mount Mansfield 16-2 in high school boys lacrosse Monday in Hinesburg. Kaleb Gobout and Ryan Keelan scored twice each and Steele Dubrul had a goal and two assists. Goalie Owen Hudson secured… Read More »

Shelburne’s Opening Day parade returns Saturday

This Saturday morning, May 3 at 8:45am sharp, Shelburne Little Leaguers will parade through the village and celebrate the official start of baseball and softball season. Players, coaches, parents, and Champ and a few of his buddies (the St. Mikes’ and CVU mascots) will make the annual trek from the village green, led by the… Read More »

Covering the Field: Introducing Leah Epstein

By Sheri Duff Champlain Valley Union (CVU) head girls tennis coach Amy deGroot describes Leah Epstein as an exemplary leader. Specifically she says, “Leah’s strong set of values—treating others with respect, putting forth her best effort, and speaking honestly—make her an outstanding leader as co-captain of the varsity team. We all have the highest regard… Read More »

WRP’s Writers’ Barn Summer camps for young writers

Children and young adults are natural storytellers, and summer break is the perfect time for relaxed reading, writing, and storytelling. The Writers’ Barn summer camps will provide a space for creative, imaginative storytelling, and an opportunity for young writers to collaborate with peers. Each morning will include a variety of writing-based activities and writing prompts,… Read More »

Drew Nick

Drew Nick is a five-tool player. Champlain Valley Union (CVU) head baseball coach Tim Albertson explains the compliment. “In baseball, a five-tool player excels at hitting for average, hitting for power, base running skills and speed, throwing ability, and fielding abilities. Drew is baseball savvy. He excels in all aspects of the game,” said coach… Read More »

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