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 […]

Champlain Valley Union High School Budget Discussions

The holidays marked the beginning of budget season for our local towns and schools in the Chittenden South Supervisory Union, including CVU. In November, we began our budget discussions informally, gathering information from district level administrators. In addition, we identified members of our various communities who were willing to serve as Budget Buddies for this […]

Records to be destroyed at Shelburne Community School

Shelburne Community School intends to destroy miscellaneous special education records of students who attended any special education program from late 1989 to 2000. They will also be destroying miscellaneous regular education records from grades K through 5 from 2002 through 2008. This means that any educational records no longer needed to provide educational services will […]

Tracking school energy consumption at CVU

By Eli Hark A class at Champlain Valley Union High School on environmental economics and the science and policy behind green energy, has finalized a project aimed at raising awareness and lowering energy consumption in the school. In 2011 Glenn Fay and Chrissy Burg came together to create a class that merged science and history. […]

CVU celebrates the arts

Champlain Valley Union High School will be hosting its eighth annual Celebrate The Arts Night from 6pm to 7:30pm in Hinesburg on Jan. 7. The evening will kick off with an Italy Trip Fundraising Dinner. “We are keeping the spirit of art alive, even when budgets are shrinking,” said Abbie Bowker, CVU art teacher. More […]

Vermont Commons School takes puppet show on the road

Vermont Commons School takes puppet show on the road

By Mary Hamilton, director of Advancement and Strategic Growth at Vermont Commons Vermont Commons School 7th graders have been studying aspects of Chinese culture in their Introduction to Chinese class this semester. They have created a shadow puppet production outside of class time. Students designed 15 puppet actors, adapting the original play The 12 Animals […]

Students praised by governor for refugee outreach efforts

Students praised by governor for refugee outreach efforts

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin praised two South Burlington High School students last week for their efforts in helping Syrian refugees stay warm this winter. Students Lena Ginawi and Kiran Waqar were featured on Vermont Public Radio for their efforts to collect fleece blankets and warm clothing for those affected by the violence in Syria. Both […]