Shelburne’s Food Shelf sees an increase in traffic

Shelburne’s Food Shelf sees an increase in traffic

  Editor’s note: Gail Callahan emailed a series of questions to Tom Zenaty, the Board Chair of the Shelburne Food Shelf, to talk about the organization, the services it provides, and how it is meeting the needs of Shelburne’s residents. Longtime Shelburne resident Val Martel and her husband ran the Shelburne Food Shelf for decades.… Read More »

CVU senior class awarded privileges

Champlain Valley Union High School’s Class of 2017 received senior privileges after school directors voted to approve the plan. During a presentation by Senior Class President Max Pudvar during last Tuesday’s CVU School Board meeting, Pudvar noted that 83 percent of the Class of 2017 handed in the signed form, informing the high school that… Read More »

Local man killed in crash on U.S. Route 7 in Charlotte

Local man killed in crash on U.S. Route 7 in Charlotte

A crash between a car and a tractor-trailer on U.S. Route 7 in Charlotte last Thursday claimed the life of a Ferrisburgh man. Police identified the operator of the Hyundai Sonata as Andrew Godaire, 22. The tractor-trailer, driven by Jose Nunez, 50, of Cazenovia, N.Y., was traveling northbound and Godaire’s car was southbound, according to… Read More »

Dee Physical Therapy aids COTS with diaper drive

Dee Physical Therapy aids COTS with diaper drive

Jason Fitzgerald is known as The Diaper Guy. It’s a nickname the exercise physiologist and clinical coordinator for Dee Physical Therapy wears well. Fitzgerald is spearheading the Dee PT Great Diaper Drive that runs from Oct. 17 through Dec. 19. The beneficiary of the donations is the Committee on Temporary Shelter, with community members dropping… Read More »

CVU students support Harwood Union in wake of tragedy

Champlain Valley Union High School students are reaching out to their counterparts at Harwood Union High School in the wake of a crash that killed five teenagers. Elora Buscher, a student representative to the school board, told school commissioners during the Oct. 18 school board meeting that CVU students donned black and gold ribbons, Harwood… Read More »

Board hears about enrollment at SCS

Shelburne Community School Co-Principal Allan Miller is constantly looking ahead as students cycle through the pre-K through eighth-grade school. Miller told the school board that the school’s current enrollment is 737 students. The review of the school’s enrollment prompted Miller to tell school directors the decision to hire a fifth third-grade teacher was a correct… Read More »

Safety and senior privileges

Safety and senior privileges

Later this month, Champlain Valley Union’s senior class student council representatives are expected to ask the school board to grant senior privileges. The privileges involve certain rights granted only to seniors, such as spending free blocks off campus. Once the free block is over, students are expected to return to school. It’s a rite of… Read More »

CVU praises unified sports athletes

Champlain Valley Union High School Principal Adam Bunting talked about the school’s values as part of his report to the CVU School Board. The discussion came during the Sept. 20 regular School Board meeting. Bunting showed board members a Special Olympics Vermont video, featuring the CVU Unified Basketball game, pitting CVU against Burlington High School.… Read More »

Shelburne Community School Board hears about homework philosophy

How much homework is appropriate for young children? Does homework help or harm students? How does homework impact family life? Those questions prompted Shelburne Community School Team Esprit teachers Deb Kelley and Jennifer Niles to research the impact of homework and to try to determine the age-appropriate levels for their students, according to Community School… Read More »

Peace prayer vigil at Saint Catherine of Siena

The small, well-lit church across the street from the Shelburne Green and Parade Ground welcomed people to join a prayer vigil for peace last Tuesday. The prayer vigils at Saint Catherine began in August and will continue to take place every Tuesday through Sept. 6. The 6pm prayer vigil at the church brings together the… Read More »