Shelburne Nursery School celebrates six decades of learning

Shelburne Nursery School celebrates six decades of learning

By Jorden Blucher, SNS parent volunteer Across from the Shelburne Parade Grounds, tucked beneath the old stone church, are five classrooms that make up the Shelburne Nursery School, a parent cooperative that has been preparing children for kindergarten for the last sixty years. Shelburne Nursery School is currently open for fall enrollment and is hosting […]

CVU moves ahead with FY 2017 budget

By Gail Callahan, Charlotte and Hinesburg correspondent After a budget process that included concerns about steep reductions in teachers and staff, the Champlain Valley Union School school board finalized its FY 2017 $21,710,882 spending plan. The budget, which is 1.24 percent lower than the current $21,983,502 spending plan, is slated to be decided upon by […]

Shelburne Community School proposed budget

The Shelburne Community School rolled out its proposed FY 2017 budget, stressing the spending plan’s fiscal constraint while emphasizing the quality educational experience that continues to draw new students. Board Chairman Dave Connery was joined by school directors Tim Williams and Kathy Stockman as well as the town’s two representatives on the Champlain Valley Union […]

Shelburne Community Access Program opens new world of opportunities

Shelburne Community School will offer children and adults alike new learning opportunities through a new series of after school programming. The newly-minted SCS Access program is modeled after Champlain Valley Union High School’s popular CVU Access program. It’s slated to kick-off in February and run through March. The series of offerings also includes One Night […]

Shelburne’s Abby Knapp recognized as Early Childhood Superhero

Shelburne’s Abby Knapp recognized as Early Childhood Superhero

Let’s Grow Kids announced Shelburne resident Abby Knapp is one of four Vermonters to be recognized as Early Childhood Superheroes for going above and beyond to help young children reach their full potential. Knapp is a teacher and co-founder of Burlington Forest Preschool, an outdoor-focused school that, in collaboration with the Ethan Allen Homestead, supports […]

Students honor Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of service

Students honor Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of service

Students and faculty at Lake Champlain Waldorf School in Shelburne devoted Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to community service, paying respect to the man who once said that “life’s most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?” Students gathered together to watch the historical drama Selma and then had discussions about […]

Next generation of power

Next generation of power

Students in the Money Energy Power class at Champlain Valley Union High School came up with the idea as a class project to put in an electric vehicle charging station at CVU. The students worked with Green Mountain Power to install the station that is now in service. Green Mountain Power’s commitment to a comprehensive […]

Class of 2017 – Important Steps!

By Sarah Soule Area juniors are busily preparing for mid-year exams and the onset of the second semester. It is also time to begin contemplating the process of searching for colleges and readying themselves for spring tours and college fairs. Many students, and parents, find themselves wondering where and how to begin. The College Board […]

Shelburne Community School PTO hosts international potluck dinner

The Shelburne Community School PTO will hold its annual International Potluck Dinner from 6pm to 7:30pm in the cafeteria on Friday, Jan. 22. This is a popular and free community event where families can spend the evening together and sample foods from around the world. Jeh Kulu, a group of West African dancers and drummers, […]

Shelburne Community School Preschool lottery

Shelburne Community School offers preschool for children three to five years old. Students need to be age thee by Sept. 1, 2016. The on-site preschool program is part-time, with children attending three mornings per week, Monday through Thursday. There is no charge for this preschool and children will be selected through a random lottery. If […]

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