Mater Christi School’s Bulldog Robotics Team enters International Championship

Mater Christi School’s Bulldog Robotics Team enters International Championship

On Feb. 11, Mater Christi’s Bulldog Robotics team competed in the Vermont First Tech Challenge Regional Championship. Organized by UVM, the competition took place at Essex High School. Of the 32 participating teams, 17 came from other northeastern states from Maine to Virginia. The challenge is to design, build, program, and operate a robot according… Read More »

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University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire Mackenzie Gunn and Hannah Pease, both of Shelburne, were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester. Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York Charles Edward Maitland and Thomas Fenn Rider, both of Shelburne, were named Presidential Scholars for the fall 2016 semester. Corey James Williams of Shelburne was… Read More »

Changing perspectives at Shelburne Community School

Changing perspectives at Shelburne Community School

Perspectives are changing at Shelburne Community School and other schools throughout the state. At least, that is the intention of a disability awareness program–Changing Perspectives. On Feb. 21, an event will be held at SCS through a partnership with the not-for-profit group. Shelburne Community School Differences Awareness Day is the culmination of studies that students… Read More »

Shelburne Nursey School hosts picky eater workshop

Are you the parent of a picky eater?  Shelburne Nursery School is hosting “How to Foster a Positive Relationship with Food for Your Family” on Friday, Feb. 17 at either 9-11am or 6-8pm. Led by expert Karen Rodgers, the event will provide parents with research-based evidence strategies to help them deal with picky eating and… Read More »

Voters to consider Champlain Valley School District budget

Voters in the five towns that comprise the newly formed Champlain Valley School District will vote by Australian ballot March 7 on a $75.1 million proposed budget and will also consider two additional articles. If the proposed budget is approved by voters, the school district estimates the education spending per equalized pupil will be $15,409.… Read More »

Local mentoring programs celebrate Mentor Appreciation Night

Local mentoring programs celebrate Mentor Appreciation Night

The Chittenden County Mentoring Network hosted an appreciation event for volunteer mentors at the Burlington International Airport on Tuesday, Jan. 24. More than 80 local mentors and mentoring program staff gathered together to celebrate National Mentoring Month and network with their colleagues. “I had a lot of fun meeting mentors from all around the area,”… Read More »

SCS hosts annual Scholastic Book Fair

SCS hosts annual Scholastic Book Fair

In a very plugged-in era, there are still reminders of the importance of books. An upcoming event at the Shelburne Community School celebrates independent reading and the love of books. The Scholastic Book Fair has been held for around fifteen years, and it supports students’ love of reading. It will be held from Feb. 7… Read More »

SCS PTO volunteers put together annual fundraiser

SCS PTO volunteers put together annual fundraiser

The SCS PTO helps raise funds for areas of greatest need at the school as identified by the teachers and staff. On hand to put together the flyer are: Valerie Richardson; Zoe Richardson; Sawyer Tharpe; Courtney Tharpe; Catherine Collette; Allison Searson and Jen Cairns. Courtesy photo.

Students enjoy inspirational poetry ride at Shelburne Farms

Students enjoy inspirational poetry ride at Shelburne Farms

Shelburne’s Poet Laurette Rick Bessette teaches a poetry class at Shelburne Community School. Recently, he took his students out for a horse-drawn ride at Shelburne Farms in order to provide them with an inspirational backdrop for their class. Here are the poems that his students submitted. Church Woods by Ariel Toohey As we started our… Read More »

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Baldwin Wallace University, Berea, Ohio Rachel Smith of Shelburne was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester. Community College of Vermont, Montpelier, Vermont Khada Acharya and Sara Platt, both of Shelburne, were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester. High Point University, High Point, North Carolina Kelly O’Brien of… Read More »