Shelburne Community School Pre-K Lottery

The Shelburne Community School is now accepting names for a random drawing for community peers for the 2016/2017 school year. The SCS Preschool Program is designed as an inclusive setting for children three to five years old from the Shelburne community. Approximately 50% of the children are typically developing, and 50% receive individualized support for… Read More »

Champlain Valley School District discusses communication plan

The Champlain Valley School District Communications Committee wants to get the word out to constituents about how the board is working. Formed earlier this year, the 12-member panel is comprised of elected representatives from the towns that form the current Chittenden South Supervisory Union district. In June, voters in Williston, St. George, Hinesburg, Shelburne, and… Read More »

Make memories while making a wish come true

Make memories while making a wish come true

CVU’s business ethics class is hosting their ninth annual Family Formal, a friendly and fun dance that brings families together from towns around Chittenden County and beyond. The event has primarily appealed to elementary kids and their families, although younger and older children may come as well. The dance will be held in the CVU… Read More »

The PSAT and National Merit

The PSAT and National Merit

Area high schools administered the PSAT in mid-October, and the scores were released to students online via the College Board’s website on Monday, Dec. 12. This month’s column is focused on important steps for juniors as they prepare to interpret their PSATs and ready themselves for the SAT in the spring. Students are encouraged to… Read More »

CVU quizbowl team qualifies for nationals

The CVU quizbowl team finished fifth at the Pre-Holiday Academic Tournament on Dec 2. The team qualified for the National Scholastic Championship on June 10 and 11 in Chicago, where CVU quizbowlers will compete against more than 90 other high school teams from around the country and the world. The members of this year’s quizbowl… Read More »

Young Writers Project

Young Writers Project

About the Project Young Writers Project is an independent nonprofit that engages Vermont and New Hampshire 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 and cowbird.com. Young Writers Project also publishes digital magazine, The Voice. YWP is supported… Read More »

Waldorf School celebrates Swiss tradition

Waldorf School celebrates Swiss tradition

A Swiss tradition came to Shelburne on Friday. Students at Lake Champlain Waldorf School celebrated Fête de l’Escalade. “The Escalade celebrates the night of Dec. 11 in 1602 when Geneva was saved from French rule by the quick-thinking mother of 14 and her pot of soup,” French teacher Veronica Bernicke said. It was Bernicke who… Read More »

CVU School Board News – The Sustainability Hub at CVU: looking toward the future

By Kim Schmitt and Lia Cravedi In recent articles, we have written about the goals of personalizing learning (PLPs) for our students and, related to that, providing opportunities for students to immerse themselves in real-world challenges. At a recent CVU School Board meeting, we were introduced to the Sustainability Hub, an initiative being piloted by… Read More »

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