Ben Lockwood, left, (almost 9 months) is mesmerized by the cows while his twin Evelyn is less than enthused.
Above, Michael Zakaras and his daughter Mia, 2, practice their cow whispering skills with a calf. Below, kids enjoy a wagon ride during Shelburne Farms’ Dairy Day on May 5.
SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer When the Fellowship of the Wheel started, it was a loose association of friends who would mountain bike and build trails – unsanctioned, rogue trails. Now the organization is responsible for over 130 miles of mountain biking trails around Chittenden County. They were the one of the first mountain biking clubs… Read More »
SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter After some discussion, the school board approved the same Champlain Valley School District calendar for next year that has been used for the past 15 years. At the school board meeting on April 16, Superintendent Elaine Pinckney said that they discussed three different scheduling options concerning Town Meeting Day, one of… Read More »
SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter After a long day of traveling, Jeff and Anita French had arrived at an Airbnb in Paris late in the afternoon on April 15. They were looking forward to three days in the City of Light, part of a two-week trip celebrating their 15th wedding anniversary. Jeff French, a Hinesburg Selectboard… Read More »
SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter Although he’s only been on the job as school resource officer for a month, as Matt Collins walks the halls of Champlain Valley Union High School, he sees many students and faculty that he greets like old friends. “The position of school resource officer is multi-faceted,” Collins said. “I’m not just… Read More »
SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter “Go big or go home,” people will shout to encourage others to do things extravagantly, to strive for their fullest potential. Champlain Valley Union High School student Charles Clark Oljetoh Schmitt went big – to the very last. And then he went home. On Sunday, March 31, Clark passed away after… Read More »
SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter On Thursday morning, April 4, Champlain Valley Union High School became the eighth Vermont school to raise the Black Lives Matter flag. The school held a ceremony to commemorate the event. Six members of the school’s Racial Alliance Committee and principal Adam Bunting spoke, the CVU Women’s Chorus sang and a… Read More »
SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer Champlain Valley Union High School senior Lindsey Drew has taken her homework one step further – to the stage of the Kennedy Center. In Robin Fawcett’s Page to Stage course at CVU, students study playwrighting for the first half of the semester and write a 10-minute play. In the second half… Read More »
SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter The musical may be “Mamma Mia!” but for at least one Shelburne family, it’s mamma, papa and daughter. For the Friedrichsens – Heather, Peter and Emily – the Lyric Theatre’s production of “Mamma Mia!” is a family affair. Emily, a junior at Champlain Valley Union High School, plays the lead –… Read More »