SCS PTO volunteers put together annual fundraiser

SCS PTO volunteers put together annual fundraiser

The SCS PTO helps raise funds for areas of greatest need at the school as identified by the teachers and staff. On hand to put together the flyer are: Valerie Richardson; Zoe Richardson; Sawyer Tharpe; Courtney Tharpe; Catherine Collette; Allison Searson and Jen Cairns. Courtesy photo.

Students enjoy inspirational poetry ride at Shelburne Farms

Students enjoy inspirational poetry ride at Shelburne Farms

Shelburne’s Poet Laurette Rick Bessette teaches a poetry class at Shelburne Community School. Recently, he took his students out for a horse-drawn ride at Shelburne Farms in order to provide them with an inspirational backdrop for their class. Here are the poems that his students submitted. Church Woods by Ariel Toohey As we started our… Read More »

Kudos

Baldwin Wallace University, Berea, Ohio Rachel Smith of Shelburne was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester. Community College of Vermont, Montpelier, Vermont Khada Acharya and Sara Platt, both of Shelburne, were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester. High Point University, High Point, North Carolina Kelly O’Brien of… Read More »

Waldorf School celebrates Chinese New Year

The Year of the Rooster will be ushered in at Lake Champlain Waldorf School this Saturday with a child-centered celebration of the Chinese New Year. The celebration is a new event this year at LCWS and is in keeping with the Waldorf approach to education. “Waldorf education is experiential; children learn by doing, by hands-on… Read More »

New unified school board proposes $75 million budget

The Champlain Valley School District school board approved a $75.1 million budget last Tuesday. Because the five towns that comprise the Chittenden South Supervisory Union chose last June to merge into one unified school district, the newly-formed 12-member school board prepared one spending plan. The board adopted a final spending plan of $75,144,759. Residents will… Read More »

SCS students collecting postcards from around the globe

If you’re heading somewhere fun for February break, or your best friend lives in Thailand or your mom lives in Turkey, Natalie Lodge’s fifth grade class at Shelburne Community School wants to hear from you. The students are studying world geography, and part of the fun is collecting postcards from around the world. In an… Read More »

CVU students tackle elevator pitch competition

CVU students tackle elevator pitch competition

What do a food boat on Lake Champlain, a box that helps you save money, a nonprofit that recycles used dance wear, and a drone video/photography company all have in common? The creators of these business ideas were winners of this year’s elevator pitch competition. This semester’s CVU Entrepreneurship students participated in an elevator pitch… Read More »

Bridging gaps, building futures

By Jan F. Demers, Executive Director, CVOEO $4,603,007 to be exact. “It is eye opening for these young accounting students to see how little people can earn and stay alive.” Larry Kupferman has been a volunteer for CVOEO’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program for close to ten years now. He was speaking about students from… Read More »

College counseling corner

College counseling corner

By Sarah Soule Area juniors have just completed their midyear exams and are preparing for the onset of the second semester of the academic year. In early December, they received their PSAT scores, and many will soon take their first round of standardized tests in anticipation of applying for college entrance in the fall of… Read More »