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 »

CVU praises unified sports athletes

Champlain Valley Union High School Principal Adam Bunting talked about the school’s values as part of his report to the CVU School Board. The discussion came during the Sept. 20 regular School Board meeting. Bunting showed board members a Special Olympics Vermont video, featuring the CVU Unified Basketball game, pitting CVU against Burlington High School.… Read More »

Shelburne Community School Board hears about homework philosophy

How much homework is appropriate for young children? Does homework help or harm students? How does homework impact family life? Those questions prompted Shelburne Community School Team Esprit teachers Deb Kelley and Jennifer Niles to research the impact of homework and to try to determine the age-appropriate levels for their students, according to Community School… Read More »

Rummage Sale Bliss returns to Waldorf School Saturday

Rummage Sale Bliss returns to Waldorf School Saturday

It has become an annual tradition for many – Rummage Sale Bliss. This Saturday, Lake Champlain Waldorf School’s (LCWS) yearly sale is expected to again draw hundreds of shoppers. The sale will be held this Saturday from 9am-12pm at the Turtle Lane campus. It is expected that eager shoppers will start lining up around 8:40am.… Read More »