Young Life ministry finds base at CVU

Young Life ministry finds base at CVU

An international organization whose goal is for youth to develop a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, is finding a foothold at Champlain Valley Union High School. Young Life, a nondenominational Christian ministry that got its start in the 1930s, established a presence in Chittenden County about two years ago. In addition to CVU, the organization… Read More »

CVU graduation set for Friday

Champlain Valley Union High School is preparing to send the Class of 2017 off Friday during a graduation ceremony that features Sen. Bernie Sanders as the key speaker. The 1pm ceremony is slated to take place at the Patrick Gymnasium on The University of Vermont campus. Principal Adam Bunting said 300 seniors are set to… Read More »

U.S. Route 7 reconstruction project rolls on into second summer

It’s staggering to imagine that Route 7 carries nearly 14,000 vehicles daily through Charlotte. The roadway is undergoing major renovation work to reflect its function as a major north-south commuter artery. The project is a $20 million three-mile road reconstruction and shoulder-widening plan; construction is entering its second summer. The project is on time and… Read More »

Union, board announce tentative settlement

The Champlain Valley Union School District and the Chittenden South Education Association (CSEA) announced last Thursday they have reached a tentative agreement on teacher contracts for 2017-18 and 2018-19 school years. A vote on the proposals could come as early as next week, according to the chief negotiator for the CSEA. Both parties still need… Read More »

CVU board discusses school district consolidation

As the school year wraps up, the Champlain Valley Union School Board discussed the upcoming transition to the Champlain Valley School District. The discussion took place during the May 16 regular school board meeting where CVU Board members provided input to Charlotte CVSD Board member Mark McDermott, who attended the hearing. He noted he welcomed… Read More »

CVU places second in Treasury Cup Challenge

CVU places second in Treasury Cup Challenge

Five Champlain Valley Union High School students put their knowledge of personal finance and economics to the test in last month’s Treasury Cup Challenge. The students’ preparation paid off because the team, coached by CVU educators Tamie-Jo Dickinson and Colleen Wedge, scored a second-place finish in the competition. Mount Mansfield students took home the top… Read More »

Beaumont set to leave SCS at end of June

Beaumont set to leave SCS at end of June

When June 30 rolls around, a new chapter in Pati Beaumont’s life will begin. The longtime co-principal of Shelburne Community School closes the book on her five-year career at the school. “I’m going to miss the kids and the community, the teachers and my colleagues,” Beaumont said. “It’s always been about the people.” Although Beaumont’s… Read More »

Scott Sivo named SCS co-principal

Scott Sivo named SCS co-principal

The selection of Scott Sivo as Shelburne Community School co-principal means that the hometown boy is coming to work in his community. Sivo purchased a home in Shelburne in 2016, and was named earlier this month as the SCS co-principal, leading faculty, staff, and students with Co-Principal Allen Miller. He is succeeding Pati Beaumont, who… Read More »

Craft School fills role in community

The Webb family’s stamp is on the Shelburne Craft School. Aileen Osborn Webb, family matriarch, supplied funding and professional support during the organization’s founding. Webb died about four decades ago. She was a patron of the arts, creating works in ceramics, and toiled as a sculptor. Her Shelburne summer home had a studio, as did… Read More »

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