CVU School Board News – The Sustainability Hub at CVU: looking toward the future

By Kim Schmitt and Lia Cravedi In recent articles, we have written about the goals of personalizing learning (PLPs) for our students and, related to that, providing opportunities for students to immerse themselves in real-world challenges. At a recent CVU School Board meeting, we were introduced to the Sustainability Hub, an initiative being piloted by… 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 »

Renaissance students “Bake for Good”

Renaissance students “Bake for Good”

Fourth- and fifth-graders from Renaissance Elementary School in Shelburne recently participated in a baking program designed by King Arthur Flour. King Arthur Flour is a long-time Vermont flour company that believes that “baked goods and doing good go hand in hand.”  This year alone, over 10,000 fourth through seventh-graders throughout the state participated in their… Read More »

Waldorf School delivers early Thanksgiving

Waldorf School delivers early Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving came early in Shelburne. This past weekend, the third- through eigth-grade students at Lake Champlain Waldorf School collected hundreds of grocery bags filled with food and toiletries to donate to the Harbor House and Shelburne Food Shelf. Each year, as part of the school’s Thanksgiving tradition, students and parents gather and collect food to… Read More »

Spectrum visit

Spectrum visit

By Elise, Sophie, Kate, Kaylyn, Connor, Stella, Samara Editor’s Note: Team Wonder is a fourth- and fifth-grade looping team at Shelburne Community School. Students join the team as fourth graders and remain for fifth grade. The theme of Team Wonder is empathy, so students on the team participate in community outreach projects as well as… Read More »

Shelburne Nursery School annual pie sale

Shelburne Nursery School annual pie sale

Fresh, homemade pies will be for sale at the Shelburne Supermarket Saturday, Nov. 19 from 8am to 2pm. All proceeds support the educational programs at Shelburne Nursery School. This very popular annual fundraiser has been going on for years, and is a favorite of the local community. Enjoy the start of the holiday season with… Read More »

CVU expands Connecting Youth Mentoring Program

Since the start of the new school year, mentoring coordinator Amanda Payne has been working hard to launch an expansion of the Connecting Youth Mentoring Program at Champlain Valley Union High School. CY is a community-based organization whose mission is to promote a culture that develops in youth the power and conviction to make healthy… Read More »

Young Writers Project

This Week: Chocolate & General Writing About the Project Young Writers Project is an independent nonprofit based in Burlington that engages students to write, helps them improve and connects them with authentic audiences in newspapers, before live audiences and on web sites, youngwritersproject.org, vtdigger.org, vpr.net, medium.com, cowbird.com and more. Young Writers Project also publishes a… Read More »

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