Another bomb threat for Champlain Valley Union High

Champlain Valley Union High School will have a two-hour delay on Thursday due to another bomb threat. The threat found this afternoon warns of an explosion at a very specific time and location before school starts tomorrow morning, Principal Adam Bunting said. While the Crisis Team, which includes local police and fire, believes that the […]

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 today 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 are […]

CVU goes to Princeton Model Congress

CVU goes to Princeton Model Congress

By Emma Ramirez-Richer For more than 20 years, Champlain Valley Union High School has been attending a program called Princeton Model Congress. Run by Princeton University, high school students from all over the country travel to Washington DC during Thanksgiving Break to act as diplomats for four long days. Every year, about 40 CVU students […]

Scouts make 25 fleece blankets for COTS

Scouts make 25 fleece blankets for COTS

Andrew Slauterbeck, of Shelburne, is on his way to becoming a Boy Scout Troop 602 Eagle Scout. For his Eagle Scout Project, he made 25 fleece blankets for COTS (committee on temporary shelter) “so that the residents do not have a cold winter,” he said. He organized help constructing the blankets from fellow scouts, his […]

52 Kids Foundation receives high recognition for empowering young people

The 52 Kids Foundation, a Vermont-based nonprofit, recently received a first-of-its-kind recognition by the District of Kamuli in Uganda for outstanding efforts in the empowerment of young people. The certificate was received near the foundation’s ten and a half year mark of working to advance sustainable enterprise and progress for over sixty children and teenagers […]

A conversation between the ages

A conversation between the ages

By Julia Beerworth, Endeavour history and language arts teacher Everyone has a story to tell. Wake Robin resident John Hennessey remarks that “it’s quite wonderful every day” to be married to the first and only female governor of the state. He has fond memories of countless cities he visited with his wife, former Governor Madeleine […]

Electrical problems at Champlain Valley Union High School

Thanks to the quick thinking of two members of Champlain Valley Union High School’s (CVU) maintenance department, an electrical problem with the school’s main circuit breaker was discovered and fixed before serious complications developed. The issues led to the cancellation of school Dec. 10. Classes resumed Friday. Principal Adam Bunting said it was a burning […]

Shelburne Community School teacher nominated for National LifeChanger of the Year award

Natalie Watson, a Shelburne Community School fourth and fifth grade teacher, has been nominated for the 2015-2016 national LifeChanger of the Year award. Sponsored by the National Life Group Foundation, the LifeChanger of the Year program recognizes and rewards the very best K-12 public and private school educators and employees across the United States who […]