Anti-idling campaign a huge success at SCS

Anti-idling campaign a huge success at SCS

By Peg Rosenau The air is a lot cleaner at Shelburne Community School thanks to the efforts of a student-lead campaign to reduce idling, the practice of leaving one’s car running while it is not moving.  Begun back in September, the program started when SCS was chosen as one of eight Vermont schools to partner […]

Geniuses reside in Shelburne

Geniuses reside in Shelburne

By Joey Adams, Educator SCS Students on the Imagine Third Grade team have spent the year working on Genius Hour. A practice modeled after some of the best companies in the world, where these companies give their employees 20% of their time to work on whatever projects inspire them. This is where such inventions as […]

College Counseling Corner

By Sarah Soule Class of 2017 – What’s Next? Current juniors are preparing to end the academic year by finishing their coursework, taking final exams, and looking ahead to the summer with great anticipation. Their friends in the senior class will soon graduate and are eager to begin their next journey, be it college, the […]

SCS school board gets update from principals

A lot of good news was on the agenda during the May 17 Shelburne Community School board meeting. Shelburne Community School (SCS) principals Pati Beaumont, who oversees kindergarten through fifth grade, and Allan Miller, administrator for sixth through eighth grades, highlighted several special events at the school. Beaumont mentioned a successful PTO-sponsored Teacher Appreciation Week […]

Vermont Humanities Council Seeks Nominations for Victor R. Swenson Humanities Educator Award

Do you know an inspiring Vermont teacher who deserves statewide recognition? The Vermont Humanities Council is seeking nominations for its Victor R. Swenson Humanities Educator Award, which recognizes a Vermont educator in grades 6 through 12 who exemplifies excellence in the teaching of the humanities. Nominating letters are due June 15. The recipient will receive […]

Kudos

Johnson State College: Charlotte: Kaitlyn Aube, B.A. in Childhood Education. Shelburne: Ryan Cocina, M.A. in Education Lasell College in Newton, MA recently named Evan Healey of Shelburne, VT to the Lasell College Dean’s List for the Spring 2016 semester. He is studying sports management.

CVU school board addresses changing face of Grad Challenge

As Champlain Valley Union High School Principal Adam Bunting nears the end of his first year at the helm of the regional school, he’s led students, faculty and staff through joyous and sad times, and has already begun making changes that reflect the evolution of educating, learning, and preparing students for the future. One such […]

CVU recognized for excellence in global education

CVU recognized for excellence in global education

Champlain Valley Union High School was recently recognized nationally for excellence in global education by EF High School Exchange Year, a high school exchange program. The award was presented to CVU Principal Adam Bunting and Board Chair Polly Malik at a recent school board meeting. The EF High School Exchange Year Global Education Excellence Award […]

52 Kids and Endeavour Middle School form partnership

52 Kids and Endeavour Middle School form partnership

Last October, Frank Woitera from Uganda met with the students at the Endeavour Middle School in Shelburne. John Koernor of Charlotte, and a director of the 52 Kids Foundation, joined Frank as he spoke to the middle school children. Also attending was Camille Bartsch, a current high school senior and resident of Shelburne, and a […]