Chromebooks for middle school students at Shelburne Community School

Chromebooks for middle school students at Shelburne Community School

Shelburne Community School has been selected to partner with the Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education at the University of Vermont. The purpose of this three-year partnership is to develop and expand a culture of educational innovation, and use technology integration to increase student engagement and improve learning through research based middle level practices.    Institute […]

Back on the farm for differentiated learning

Back on the farm for differentiated learning

Cheesemaking processes, farm animal care, and the vast forest behind Shelburne Farms, make for a robust educational setting for the almost 65 students who will attend the Renaissance Elementary School on the grounds there this fall. Head of Heartworks, Renaissance and Endeavour Schools, Lisa Zengilowski, said there are six main classroom teachers at Renaissance, and […]

Baseball star Will Hesslink commits to Boston College

Baseball star Will Hesslink commits to Boston College

Baseball standout Will Hesslink, a Shelburne native and upcoming senior at Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington, has committed to play baseball at Boston College. He joined the Shelburne News for an interview last week. Shelburne News: How long have you been in touch with Boston College? How long have they been recruiting you? […]

Vermont Stage announces line up of 22nd season

Theater season kicks off in October with Vermont Stage Tribes by Nina Raine. Billy’s proudly unconventional family shows affection by lobbing barbed witticisms back and forth in a never ending match of wills. But Billy, who is Deaf, has never been able to fully participate in their game. When he meets a young woman who […]

Shelburne Vineyard to exhibit the photographs of Lincoln artist, Victoria Blewer

Shelburne Vineyard’s Fall art exhibit, Fall’s Call, will feature the photographs of Lincoln artist, Victoria Blewer, beginning Tuesday, Sept. 1 and hanging through the end of Nov. An Artist’s reception will be held at the Vineyard tasting room on Sunday, Sept. 15 from 2pm to 4pm where visitors can meet the artist and enjoy complementary […]

Shelburne Players offer first musical production

Shelburne Players offer first musical production

Shelburne Players held their annual kick off cookout for their fall production I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change in Shelburne Sunday. This is the Players’ first musical production. Director Peter Espenshade, and Producer Gerry Lawrence, drew the winning entry for two free tickets to the musical comedy. Raffle forms were entered at the Shelburne Players’ […]

Remembering Korny Kapers

Remembering Korny Kapers

By Rosalyn Graham It was the greatest show in town for many years. Korny Kapers was the brain child of the Shelburne PTA who produced their first show on April 11, 1953 in the new gymnasium of the Shelburne School (translation for more recent arrivals in Shelburne – the gym of the building that is […]

9th Annual Laura’s March to End Sexual Violence 5K Walk/Run

The Laura Kate Winterbottom Memorial Fund will hold its 9th annual Laura’s March to End Sexual Violence 5k Walk/Run at Oakledge Park in Burlington on Saturday, Sept. 12. To date the LKW Fund has donated nearly $130,000 to over forty different Chittenden County and­­­ Vermont-based organizations. This year’s March will raise money for the Pride […]

No new hearing on Dunkin’ Donuts application

The Development Review Board considered a request by Jennifer Prada of Longmeadow Drive to re-open the hearing on the Dunkin’ Donuts application to operate at the location of the former Archie’s Grill at its meeting on Aug. 19. In her letter, Prada provided anecdotal data based on her observations of traffic at two other Dunkin’ […]

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