Sixth graders study LaPlatte River’s health

Sixth graders study LaPlatte River’s health

By Freja Nilsson and Molly Dubois, SCS students The science class at Shelburne Community School went to the LaPlatte River and studied the ecology and health of the river. In order to do this, we tested the water at three different stations: physical, chemical, and benthic macroinvertebrates. We found many unique and interesting facts about… Read More »

College counseling corner — Summer checklist

College counseling corner — Summer checklist

By Sarah Soule The school year is quickly coming to an end and the summer is an ideal time for juniors to visit college and university campuses as they continue their search process in earnest. Middlebury College is hosting a workshop designed especially for juniors and their parents on the college admission process. It’s being… Read More »

CVU board discusses school district consolidation

As the school year wraps up, the Champlain Valley Union School Board discussed the upcoming transition to the Champlain Valley School District. The discussion took place during the May 16 regular school board meeting where CVU Board members provided input to Charlotte CVSD Board member Mark McDermott, who attended the hearing. He noted he welcomed… Read More »

Vermont Day School displays artwork

Vermont Day School displays artwork

The Vermont Day School fourth- and fifth-grade classes created a mixed-media art exhibit, “Messages of Human Rights,” as an integrated Global Studies & Art project. The art work is on display through the month of May at Folino’s pizza in Shelburne.

CVU places second in Treasury Cup Challenge

CVU places second in Treasury Cup Challenge

Five Champlain Valley Union High School students put their knowledge of personal finance and economics to the test in last month’s Treasury Cup Challenge. The students’ preparation paid off because the team, coached by CVU educators Tamie-Jo Dickinson and Colleen Wedge, scored a second-place finish in the competition. Mount Mansfield students took home the top… Read More »

Beaumont set to leave SCS at end of June

Beaumont set to leave SCS at end of June

When June 30 rolls around, a new chapter in Pati Beaumont’s life will begin. The longtime co-principal of Shelburne Community School closes the book on her five-year career at the school. “I’m going to miss the kids and the community, the teachers and my colleagues,” Beaumont said. “It’s always been about the people.” Although Beaumont’s… Read More »

Mayfest – a Waldorf tradition

Mayfest – a Waldorf tradition

Celebrate the magic of spring with Waldorf at Mayfest this coming Saturday from 10am to 2pm. A day filled with flowers, sunshine (fingers crossed), and joyful music, Mayfest is specially created with young children in mind. There are so many wonderful activities to enjoy, but without too much noise or bustle—it’s just right for the… Read More »

College admissions: expect the unexpected

By Margo Bartsch With April break behind us and college decisions due by May 1, this is the time to reflect on the latest college admissions trends. For the past two years, the consistent theme is to expect the unexpected. With record numbers of applications and a commitment to campus diversity, there is an increased… Read More »

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 »