School board hears about aliens, vaping, more

By MADELINE HUGHES Do aliens exist? That’s the question at the heart of middle school humanities and science this fall, taught by special educators Ashley Sutton and Matt Glass at Williston Central School. The teachers have noticed a difference in student behavior and learning in the classroom. The curriculum has “really shifted student engagement,” Sutton… Read More »

Bunting travels as Principal of the Year

Bunting travels as Principal of the Year

By MADELINE HUGHES Last week Champlain Valley Union High School Principal Adam Bunting visited Washington D.C. as a perk that came with being honored as the Vermont Principal of the Year. Bunting quietly accepted the award in August at the Vermont Principals Association meeting, where he was recognized for his work in personalized and proficiency-based… Read More »

School district shares details on safety grants

By MADELINE HUGHES The Champlain Valley School District received just over $115,000 from the state for safety updates to its six schools and work is underway to make those improvements, district officials said. The grant awards were announced by the state in August. Individual schools were able to request up to $25,000 after the state… Read More »

Champlain Valley Union High School Spring 2018 Honor Roll

CVU High School recently shared its honor roll from spring semester 2018. Here are Shelburne students who attained High Honors and A/B Honors last spring. High Honors Kali M. Adams, Lena R. Ashooh, Heidi A. Berger, Kyle J. Bergeron, James Bernicke, Mia R. Brumsted, Delaney K. Brunvand, Aidan S. Bundock, Evan Chen, Hazel M. Civalier,… Read More »

School program benefits from Box Tops collection

School program benefits from Box Tops collection

Volunteers with the Box Tops for Education effort say collection boxes have seen donations all summer and they are hoping the community continues to contribute as the new school year begins. The program involves collecting the little “Box Tops for Education” logos on many grocery items. They are redeemed for cash put towards enrichment programs… Read More »

Shelburne Craft School hires new executive director

Shelburne Craft School hires new executive director

STAFF REPORT The Shelburne Craft School has hired a new executive director. An architect by training, Claire Gear comes to the school from Yestermorrow Design Build School in Waitsfield. She’s lived in Vermont for the past seven years, most recently moving to Shelburne from Charlotte. Gear studied at Syracuse University, the University of Maryland and… Read More »

Summer school under the sea: CVU students present ‘Little Mermaid’

Summer school under the sea: CVU students present ‘Little Mermaid’

By MADELINE HUGHES For the past two summers rising juniors, seniors and Champlain Valley Union theater alumni volunteer their time to induct incoming freshmen and sophomores to CVU’s theater department. This year, students are bringing audiences under the sea to experience “The Little Mermaid.” The summer theater program is “to welcome people into the performing… Read More »

CVU summer thespians present ‘The Little Mermaid’ musical

Champlain Valley Union High School’s Summer Theatre’s production of “The Little Mermaid” hits the stage from Aug. 10-12. Rising freshmen and sophomores participated in a three-week theater camp that culminates in three performances. Father-son duo Ben Recchia, artistic director, and Carl Recchia, music director, along with older students and CVU theater alumni ran the camp… Read More »

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