Covering the Field: Introducing Clarke Shedd

By Sheri Duff Clarke Shedd is a committed athlete. Eager to discuss Shedd’s attributes, Champlain Valley Union (CVU) Head Track & Field Coach Eli Enman began, “Clarke is one of the hardest working athletes on the team. He is committed to improving through hard work and practice. Often at the beginning of practice, while other… Read More »

Redhawks Recap: May 8, 2014

By Sheri Duff Baseball on winning streak Champlain Valley scored eight runs in the first inning to cruise past South Burlington 15-0 in five innings on Friday at home. During the Strike Out Cancer game rescheduled from Thursday, Sam Mikell went 3-for-4 with three RBIs and Will Potter went 2-for-3 with three RBIs to lead CVU. Deagan… Read More »

Ready your wooden deck now

With the long-awaited arrival of spring, it’s high time to ready your wooden deck for the summer fun ahead. Tackling the project sooner, rather than later, is smart for a couple of reasons. “Not only is it more comfortable to work in springtime temperatures, but deck stain forms the most durable, long-lasting finish in mild… Read More »

Spring Grow It! Garden workshops May 12

The Vermont Community Garden Network (VCGN) presents the 2014 Spring Grow It! Workshops for community and school garden leaders in partnership with Charlie Nardozzi. The Grow It! Workshops provide garden leaders with timely training and networking opportunities at seven regional locations around the state. The Winooski workshop is presented in partnership with local and regional groups, the… Read More »

Waldorf fourth graders receive donated spruces

Local Edward Jones representative Bill Root, a sponsor of Fourth Grade Foresters USA, was at the Lake Champlain Waldorf School in Shelburne last Friday morning to present fourth graders with a tree of their own to plant and care for. Established in 2007, Fourth Grade Foresters has given out 505,000 trees in its effort to… Read More »

Sustainability and eco-responsibility: VSC walks the talk

By Laurie Caswell Burke Shelburne’s neighbor, Vermont Commons School (VCS), has a longstanding mission guided by a strong environmental ethic. “Understanding the relationships between humans and the world they share is the primary goal of education,” VCS believes. “For students to appreciate their place and role in their environment – and respond with wonder and… Read More »