Anti-idling campaign comes to Shelburne

Anti-idling campaign comes to Shelburne

By Peg Rosenau Colder weather may be coming on, but the Shelburne Community School (SCS) campaign to reduce emissions from idling is just heating up. Idling, the practice of leaving cars running while they are not moving, is a big problem at the school. This is happening despite an anti-idling law that was enacted in […]

SCS school board discusses Act 46

The work of the Act 46 Merger Committee was outlined during the Nov. 17 Shelburne Community School (SCS) school board meeting. The board’s discussion grew out of its Act 46 public forum held last month. The well-attended meeting drew representatives from the merger committee study, SCS school board and Charlotte Central School administrators, staff and […]

Young Writers Project Winter Tales

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. Young Writers Project also publishes a monthly digital magazine, The Voice. YWP is supported by this newspaper and foundations, […]

CVU school board hears problematic budget figures

Faced with some uncertainty on how Act 46 will impact school spending plans, Champlain Valley Union (CVU) Principal Adam Bunting informed the CVU school board that he could be faced with shaving $980,000 off a proposed budget that would guide the school through the next academic year. Bunting and the board had a lengthy discussion […]

Annual Toys for Kids drive kicks off its eighth season at CVU

On behalf of the United States Marine Corps League and the Donald Cook Detachment (608), Champlain Valley Union High School is proud to serve as a Red Barrel drop-off location for the Toys for Kids Annual Toy Drive, organized by the CVU Junior Class Council to collect through Dec. 18. Toys for Kids provides both […]

Lake Champlain Waldorf School 31st Annual Holiday Fair

Lake Champlain Waldorf School 31st Annual Holiday Fair

Bring a touch of magic and warmth to your family’s holiday experience this year. The Lake Champlain Waldorf School is hosting their annual two-day, European-style fair and magical family event that truly finds the heart of the holiday season—and all are welcome. The Holiday Fair begins with an Artisan Market for adults and older teens […]

Shelburne School, board holds first budget forum

By Gail Callahan The Shelburne Community School (SCS) school board and its building administrators want to know what works and what needs to be improved as the 2016-17 budget season dawns. This month, the board held its first public budget forum. While no financial decisions were made during the meeting, the nearly dozen attendees heard […]

Puppets in Education is scheduling presentations

Puppets in Education is scheduling presentations

Puppets in Education (PIE) is looking forward to complementing curriculum and meeting the needs of students in essential programs on Mandatory Abuse Prevention Education; Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) for Bully Prevention and Inclusion; and Vermont Framework of Standards and Learning Opportunities. There are many opportunities for the schools and parents to secure funds […]

Shelburne Community School and Act 46

By Gail Callahan There is curiosity about a Chittenden South Supervisory Union (CSSU) Merger Study Committee, but for the Shelburne Community School (SCS), educators, parents and residents, who gathered at the school for a public Act 46 forum this month, the path to a unified school district is still a distant reality. Currently, Vermont has […]

Outstanding young student leaders

Outstanding young student leaders

by Rosalyn Graham Four local high school students received certificates recognizing their leadership skills at the Nov. 18 meeting of Charlotte-Shelburne Rotary. Chosen to receive Rotary Youth Leadership Awards, the four attended the RYLA weekend of leadership training at Lyndon State College in the summer, a busy three days of team-building, skill-honing and fun. At […]