CVU to add space for learning hubs

Champlain Valley Union High School principal Adam Bunting is excited to begin adding sites to the CVU campus to create opportunities for “meaningful internships, apprenticeships, and projects,” explaining that such opportunities leave students “twice as likely to be involved in gratifying work later in life.” It would be quite a challenge to create such chances… Read More »

Hike for Hunger raises money

Hike for Hunger raises money

On Oct. 14, Renaissance Elementary School students, teachers, parents, and friends participated in their annual Hike for Hunger, a fundraiser to benefit two local emergency food shelves.  Students in kindergarten through fifth grade are learning about and practicing the character trait of kindness, and they believe that one way to show kindness toward others is… Read More »

Endeavour Middle School welcomes Cross-Country cycling family

Endeavour Middle School welcomes Cross-Country cycling family

The students and faculty of Endeavour Middle School welcomed a family of cross-country bicyclists last week into the school. Danny Feikin and Mary Hamel, along with their son Benny and daughter Yala, visited Endeavour on their way through Vermont. The “Bikin Feikins,” as they are known in their blog, are traveling from Anacortes Island in… Read More »

SCS Alpha team performs musical Creepy Creeps

By Matthew Ireland and Larson Couture Hello Shelburne! It’s time for The Alpha team at Shelburne Community School to put on their annual musical, and this year it is going to be great! The play is called “Creepy Creeps,” by Tim Kelley. It is a clever spoof on the Addams family with plenty of laughs.… Read More »

Shelburne Fire Department visits Heartworks School

Shelburne Fire Department visits Heartworks School

Heartworks School in Shelburne welcomed the Shelburne Volunteer Fire Department for a fire safety and prevention demonstration. Firefighter Steve spent time in the classroom explaining to the children the importance of fire awareness, Stop Drop and Roll, and he read the story of Clifford the Firehouse Dog, By Norman Bridwell. Steve also emphasized to the… Read More »

The Boards Corner

By Katharine Stockman The school year is well underway now and there are lots of exciting things going on at our Shelburne Community School. It’s hard to keep up with all of the activities, even if you have a student there. But, as you might imagine, in our era of connectedness, we have our ways… Read More »

Safety and senior privileges

Safety and senior privileges

Later this month, Champlain Valley Union’s senior class student council representatives are expected to ask the school board to grant senior privileges. The privileges involve certain rights granted only to seniors, such as spending free blocks off campus. Once the free block is over, students are expected to return to school. It’s a rite of… Read More »

Young Writers Project

This Week: General writing and stars About the Project Young Writers Project is an independent nonprofit based in Burlington that engages students to write, helps them improve and connects them with authentic audiences in newspapers, before live audiences and on web sites, youngwritersproject.org, vtdigger.org, vpr.net, medium.com, cowbird.com and more. Young Writers Project also publishes a… Read More »