CVU principal leaving post for supervisory union position

CVU principal leaving post for supervisory union position

By Mal Boright In the world of television, they might call it, “Moving On Up.” For Jeff Evans, leaving the Champlain Valley Union High principal’s office is another step along a career in education that began when he became boys varsity basketball coach in 1991. Evans is starting his new position with the Chittenden South […]

Shelburne resident brings chess camp, tournaments to town

When the Jenkins-Mui family relocated to Shelburne from Chicago two years ago, a pact between mother and son was made. Specifically, mom Beth Jenkins promised that she would try to bring her son Kai’s chess camp instructor to Shelburne to offer a camp, as the 10 year old loved his chess camps. “Last summer the […]

Lake Champlain Waldorf School graduates class of 2015

Lake Champlain Waldorf School graduates class of 2015

Saturday’s Commencement Ceremony was the first graduation at Lake Champlain Waldorf School’s new high school campus on Bostwick Road in Shelburne. Arcangelo CorelliÕs “Vivace,” performed by the Lake Champlain Student Quartet, echoed over the school fields during the opening of the commencement ceremony at the Lake  Champlain Waldorf School’s new high school campus on Saturday, […]

Local seniors graduate from Rice Memorial

Local seniors graduate from Rice Memorial

The following local students received their diplomas from Rev. Msgr. Bernard W. Bourgeois, principal of Rice Memorial High School,on June 7, 2015. Henry Atkins+, 2015 Scholars Bowl Award, The Dante Award, Makena Couture of Shelburne, Rowan DuBrul of Shelburne, Conner Gorman*+, 2015 Excellence in World Language Award, Doc Dengler Physics Award, Avery Kidd+, Will LaCroix, […]

Mater Christi School graduates eighth graders

Mater Christi School graduates eighth graders

Mater Christi School held its 53rd eighth grade graduation ceremony on June 4. As usual, the evening began with a Mass which was celebrated by Fr. David Theroux, SSE. The school band, directed by Barb Heath, provided the music for the event. Graduation speaker was Jean Rock who has been associated with Mater Christi School […]

VSAC lowers rates on student loans

Vermont Student Assistance Corp. has announced its low fixed rates for Vermont Advantage education loans for the 2015-16 academic year. Vermont Advantage offers rates as low as 5.50 percent APR for both undergraduate and graduate students who need additional financing for postsecondary education or training. Vermont students attending college in the U.S. or abroad or […]

CVU’s Roy named Vermont State Special Education Director of the Year

CVU’s Roy named Vermont State Special Education Director of the Year

Meagan Roy, Chittenden South Supervisory Union Director of Student Support Services, was recently honored as the recipient of the Vermont State Special Education Director of the Year award at the annual Vermont Superintendent’s Association/Vermont Council of Special Education Administrators Conference at Lake Morey on Thursday, May 21. “Winning the award was a complete surprise, a […]

Preventing tick bites

By Caitlin Loretan There is so much information available regarding ticks and tick-borne diseases that it is often difficult to know what to believe. No matter your perception of Lyme disease, there are a few tried and true prevention strategies that should be used to reduce the risk of ticks while enjoying the outdoors this […]