Emily Friedrichsen wins Vt. poetry competition

Emily Friedrichsen wins Vt. poetry competition

Shelburne resident and CVU freshman Emily Friedrichsen recently won the State of Vermont Poetry Out Loud Competition on March 16. This honor gives her an all-expense-paid trip to represent Vermont at the National Poetry Out Loud Competition in Washington, D.C., April 24-26. At Nationals, 53 high school students compete for the National POL title and… Read More »

SCS presents the play “Into the Woods, Jr”

Shelburne Community School presents “Into the Woods, Jr.”, by Stephen Sondheim, directed by Susan Palmer,with a cast and crew of over 25 SCS Middle Schoolers. The second of two shows is tonight. It starts at 7 pm, with a bake sale starting at 6:15. Kids, come dressed as your favorite fairy tale character and receive… Read More »

College Counseling Corner — Decisions, Decisions!

College Counseling Corner — Decisions, Decisions!

by Sarah Soule Area high school seniors will soon hear from the colleges and universities to which they have applied for admission. Those students who applied early action or early decision received word earlier in the school year as to the outcome of their application. But now is the time that colleges are notifying applicants… Read More »

Vermont Commons School eighth-graders become teachers

Vermont Commons School eighth-graders become teachers

Vermont Commons School eighth-graders hosted Edmunds Elementary School first-graders on Friday, March 10 at the Smithsonian’s Traveling Exhibit on Human Evolution at Fletcher Free Library. Vermont Commons School students came up with lesson plans that taught the Edmunds students about “Human Evolution, Prehistoric Cave Painting and What it Means to be Human.” “It was fun… Read More »

CVSD introduces proficiency based learning

Champlain South Supervisory Union parents saw some differences on their middle school students’ recent report cards, changes that reflect a push toward assessing student performance based on proficiency. Known as proficiency-based learning, or standards-based learning, this system assesses a student’s progress toward a predetermined learning target. Champlain Valley Union High School already uses proficiency-based learning,… Read More »

Shelburne Sleep Out

Shelburne Sleep Out

By Lynn Wilkinson Shelburne students will participate in the Spectrum Student Sleep Out for the fourth year in a row. Hundreds of adults and students in Burlington and its surrounding areas will also sleep out in solidarity with homeless youth during the weekend of March 23 – 25. The event raises money for Spectrum Youth… Read More »

CVSD meeting unveils budget

Champlain Valley School District Board members offered a detailed explanation of the proposed $75,144,759 million budget last Thursday at Champlain Valley Union High School. Before the Board dug into the proposed budget, Tony Lamb was elected as meeting moderator.  Joan Lenes of Shelburne received the nod for board clerk, while Shelburne resident Jed Graef is… Read More »

CVU Semester 1 Honor Roll, Shelburne students

High Honors Kali M. Adams Cooper J. Birdsall Leah A. Boget Gabrielle R. Booth Mia R. Brumsted Aidan S. Bundock Evan  Chen Sarah K. Clauss Peter Cockayne Milo J. Cress Samuel K. Crites Thomas A. Daley Renee C. Dauerman Sophie G. Dauerman Willow S. DeVoe-Talluto Jackson B. Evans Sabine Foerg Hannah C. Frasure Emily G.… Read More »

Become a mentor at CVU

Consider becoming a mentor through Connecting Youth’s Community-Based Mentoring Program. The program matches caring and committed volunteers from the community with CVU High School students to spend meaningful quality time together. Mentor pairs meet after school and on weekends working on projects, exploring interests, and experiencing new activities and places, all the while building trusting… Read More »

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