Van Nostrand and Townshend join CVSD special education leadership team

Cassandra Townshend and Peggy Sue Van Nostrand have been appointed as the newest building-based directors of special education at Charlotte Central School and Shelburne Community School. Townshend and Van Nostrand will begin their leadership duties on July 1. Townshend will join the CCS leadership team with Principals Barbara Anne Komons-Montroll and Stephanie Sumner. Van Nostrand… Read More »

Shelburne’s Elsa Bosma awarded National Child Care Teacher Award

Shelburne’s Elsa Bosma awarded National Child Care Teacher Award

The Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Foundation is proud to announce that Elsa Bosma, owner of Puddle Jumpers Childcare in Shelburne, has been selected to receive the 2017 Terri Lynne Lokoff/Children’s TYLENOL® National Child Care Teacher Award. This exemplary early care and education teacher was selected from a pool of applicants nationwide. Bosma will receive… Read More »

College Counseling Corner

College Counseling Corner

By Sarah Soule With spring vacation quickly approaching, it is an ideal time for area students to visit college and university campuses. Seniors who are planning to attend college in the fall must make their final decision by May 1 and submit a tuition deposit and enrollment contract to the institution where they will enroll.… Read More »

SCS Destination Imagination team earns trip to Global Finals

SCS Destination Imagination team earns trip to Global Finals

A year ago, Delaney, Afton, Maja, Magnus, and Peter cheered from the bleachers as their older siblings won Destination Imagination state championships and earned trips to the Global Finals in Tennessee. Now these five first-, second-, and third-graders from Shelburne have their own trophy and are headed to Globals. A total of four teams from… Read More »

Fisher Brothers Farm creates unique fundraiser for SCS

Fisher Brothers Farm creates unique fundraiser for SCS

Parents and grandparents of Shelburne Community School students are getting a new way to support the school’s PTO. Throughout the month of April, family members can enjoy savings at Fisher Brothers Farm while also supporting the school. “We introduced the pre-buy program last year. Like a CSA, it allows you to pre-buy a share of… Read More »

CVU Craft Fair features 65 local crafters

CVU Craft Fair features  65 local crafters

The third annual CVU Craft Fair is on Saturday, April 29 in the large gym from 9am to 4 pm. All crafters create their own wares, and come from over 25 towns from across the state. Artisan food items, jewelry, fine wood items, exquisite scarves, glass works, photography, painting, and upcycled items are just a… Read More »

CVU educators awarded fellowship

Two educators at Champlain Valley Union High School have jointly received a three-year, $75,000 fellowship from The Rowland Foundation. Visual art teacher Abbie Bowker and librarian Peter Langella plan to use the fellowship in phases to introduce a new program wherein students may pursue projects of personal interest throughout the school year. Bowker noted that… Read More »

Mater Christi School’s student council

Mater Christi School’s student council

Mater Christi, similar to most schools, has a student council whose classroom representatives are elected by their peers. At MCS, students in grades three to eight are eligible to become members of the council. The student council is guided by an adult advisor. This advisor is Allan Whayland, who has taken on this role for… Read More »

Shelburne School Board holds reorganizational meeting

The Shelburne Community School school board selected officers last week during a reorganizational portion of its regular meeting. The meeting started when Chittenden South Supervisory Union Director of Learning and Innovation Jeff Evans called for nominations for school board chairman. Following Evans’ appeal, board member Tim Williams nominated Dave Connery, calling him “board chairman extraordinaire”… Read More »