Meet new CVU Nichols and Snelling House Director Nick Molander

Meet new CVU Nichols and Snelling House Director Nick Molander

Amidst the chaos of back-to-school time, new Nichols and Snelling House Director Nick Molander had been attending meetings and getting to know staff, students and parents at his new school. Staff members and parents breezed in and out of Champlain Valley Union High School’s main office. Faculty members discussed getting their rooms ready to welcome […]

Shelburne Craft School launches new program for preschoolers

Shelburne Craft School launches new program for preschoolers

Educators and Child Development Specialists have long understood how important art is to children. The Shelburne Craft School has a long history of serving young people with school programs, after school programs, Saturday drop-ins, and summer camps. This fall, they are ad ding a new program aimed specifically at preschoolers. On Tuesdays from 10-11am, parents […]

Schooner Lois McClure leaves home port

Schooner Lois McClure leaves home port

On Monday, Aug. 24, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s schooner Lois McClure left her home port on a very important mission – getting ship-shape in anticipation of her twelfth year of operation. Her destination is the New York State Canal Corporation shipyard at Waterford, New York, where a team of shipwrights working with David Short of […]

Chromebooks for middle school students at Shelburne Community School

Chromebooks for middle school students at Shelburne Community School

Shelburne Community School has been selected to partner with the Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education at the University of Vermont. The purpose of this three-year partnership is to develop and expand a culture of educational innovation, and use technology integration to increase student engagement and improve learning through research based middle level practices.    Institute […]

New law makes preschool available to more local students

New law makes preschool available to more local students

Preschool is a special and exciting time for little ones: big-kid sneakers, cool lunchbox, new friends, and learning away from home for the very first time. Early childhood education is considered a vital first step in the academic and social development of children, and state legislators signed Act 166 into law last year in order […]

Education Enrichment for Everyone fall series to begin

Education Enrichment for Everyone (EEE) is a lifelong learning organization, run by volunteers and supported by dues, presenting 12 weeks of diverse programs each fall and spring. Membership includes programs at 8 Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes sites throughout Vermont. The fall series begins on Friday, Sept. 11. The series is held at the Faith United […]

Back on the farm for differentiated learning

Back on the farm for differentiated learning

Cheesemaking processes, farm animal care, and the vast forest behind Shelburne Farms, make for a robust educational setting for the almost 65 students who will attend the Renaissance Elementary School on the grounds there this fall. Head of Heartworks, Renaissance and Endeavour Schools, Lisa Zengilowski, said there are six main classroom teachers at Renaissance, and […]

College Counseling Corner: What’s in store with the new SATs

Soon graduates of the Class of 2015 from our area high schools will be heading off to college and rising seniors will be finalizing their lists of where they will be submitting applications for fall 2016 entry. Many colleges and universities require that their applicants submit standardized test scores (the SAT, ACT, or the SAT […]

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Rebecca Calder of Shelburne received a scholarship from the Vermont Veterinary Medical Association Foundation. Rebecca is a senior at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine and a graduate of the University of Vermont. Denison University, Granville, OH Anne Hedman Finn of Shelburne earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in history. Finn […]

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