Shelburne Community School hosts successful book fair

Shelburne Community School Co-Principal Pati Beaumont talked up the success of the 2016 Scholastic Book Fair. Despite a snow storm in Boston that delayed the arrival of books, the administrator said the February SCS library event was a success. Because of the delay, school didn’t hold a preview day, but sales were still brisk, said […]

Accreditation for Heartworks, Renaissance and Endeavour Schools

Heartworks, Renaissance, and Endeavour Schools have been recognized for accreditation with the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. This achievement is the culmination of a comprehensive effort, led by Cara Simone, Director of Academic Programs and Operations. Simone has spearheaded this initiative that marks a milestone in the school’s 28-year history. “Our schools have […]

CSSU email accounts hacked

Email accounts within Chittenden South Supervisory Union and member schools were compromised last week. CSSU Chief Operations Officer Bob Mason informed parents, students and employees that the sequence of events began when an employee accessed free Wi-Fi from an unprotected site, allowing information to be stolen. Once hackers had access to the system, they sent […]

Thank you for your continued support of CVU High School

As your CVU school board representatives, we wish to extend our sincere appreciation for your support of the Champlain Valley Union High School budget this year. We understand how difficult it is to balance the needs of the community and local schools with those of your own families. Thanks in great part to your generosity, […]

Shelburne resident Julia Proft receives highest academic honor from Connecticut College

Shelburne resident Julia Proft receives highest academic honor from Connecticut College

Julia Proft, a senior at Connecticut College, has been named a Winthrop Scholar, the highest academic honor bestowed by the college. Winthrop Scholars are members of the senior class who demonstrate exceptional scholarship and promise. Proft is a 2012 graduate of Champlain Valley Union High School and is the daughter of Jim and Marie Proft […]

Shelburne Community School construction update

With voter approval of the Shelburne Community School construction project in hand, board members heard an update during their Feb. 16 regular meeting on how plans for the building were proceeding. Last November, Shelburne voters approved a $2.39 million bond for roof replacement at the school and overwhelmingly gave the thumbs up to a $6.86 […]


Board member Cathy Keim of Williston was misquoted in last week’s “Ramifications of marijuana legalization and CVU student use” story. In the school board meeting on Feb. 16, Keim said legalizing pot “will not be” a boon for Vermont’s economy. We published the opposite.

College Counseling Corner: What are the Subject Tests?

By Sarah Soule Area high school students often ponder about standardized testing such as the SAT and the ACT. They further wonder what they should do about the College Board’s Subject Tests. The Subject Tests are the only tests that students are able to personally choose the content area they want to take. I encourage […]