School budget process continues

Administrators and school board members in the Champlain Valley School District have begun the process for building the school budget for 2018-19 school year. Feedback and meetings so far have sent a message that the community wants to keep a high caliber of education while finding cost-cutting efficiencies in the new unified school district, school… Read More »

Meet Shelburne Community School’s new principal

Meet Shelburne Community School’s new principal

Harper Dunn at Shelburne Community School was recently chosen to be the Principal of the Day by SCS’s new Principal Alison Celmer. Here is Harper signing some paperwork. During the day as principal, Harper toured the school and read to classes, welcomed staff and students to their day, helped with the breakfast cart and joined in… Read More »

School district schedules upcoming budget sessions

The Champlain Valley School District Board of Directors welcomes the community to attend any of four upcoming district meetings to work on the 2018-19 budget. These meetings will provide the public an opportunity to learn and understand the school budget as the board, along with community volunteers called “Budget Buddies,” discusses details for the proposed… Read More »

NVU-Johnson tour set for Dec. 2

High school students interested in attending Northern Vermont University-Johnson are invited to a Badger information session Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Johnson State College campus. Those who attend the free session will get a campus tour, have lunch, and talk with admissions representatives and current NVU-Johnson students. In July, Johnson… Read More »

Shelburne early educators complete Leadership Institute

Shelburne early educators complete Leadership Institute

Three local educators recently graduated from the Early Childhood Leadership Institute of the Snelling Center for Government: Kathryn Fitch, Didi Harris, and Kristen Hawkey. Fitch is currently an early childhood special educator in the Burlington School District. Harris is the regional manager at Vermont Birth to Five in Burlington. Hakey directs early childhood programs at… Read More »

Northern Vermont University hosts open houses Nov. 10-11

Northern Vermont University will host fall open houses for prospective students and their families Nov. 10 at NVU-Lyndon and Nov. 11 at NVU-Johnson. The free events will include a campus tour, lunch, and the opportunity to talk with faculty, staff, students, and financial aid and admissions representatives. Johnson and Lyndon state colleges will unify officially… Read More »

School District budget forum Tuesday solicits input

The Champlain Valley School District board of directors is hosting a Community Budget Forum on Tuesday, Nov. 7 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Champlain Valley Union High School, Room 160. To encourage participation, childcare and kid-friendly food will be provided. Jeanne Jenson, chief operating officer for the district, will share the present budget details and the… Read More »