Students rally around recycling

Students rally around recycling

Shelburne Community School third grader, Elsa Klein, helped launch a schoolwide recycling effort called the Recycling Rally this month. Her teacher, Joey Adams, says there’s at least another week to go for the school to ramp up its recycling work. Elsa, along with her first grade assistants, have been taking inventory of all trash and… Read More »

Mater Christi Robotics takes on high school competition

Mater Christi Robotics takes on high school competition

Mater Christi School’s Bulldog Robotics team was one of two middle school teams to compete alongside 30 high school teams in the First Tech Challenge Regional Championship at Essex High School last month. The students engineered, built and coded an operable robot in compliance with competition specifications. Sponsored by Kennedy Excavating, Logic Supply, Engelberth Construction,… Read More »

Finding scholarships to make college affordable for students

By Sarah Soule It is an exciting time as area students are hearing news from colleges and universities about admissions decisions. For those students who applied for financial aid, an award letter will be sent highlighting a package that outlines an offer of assistance. We’re fortunate in Vermont to have Vermont Student Assistance Corporation as… Read More »

Scott wants more school spending cuts after voters pass budgets

By Tiffany Danitz Pache VTDIGGER.ORG What was once a two-front battle being waged by Gov. Phil Scott’s administration to keep school spending down shifted to an exclusive focus on statewide cost-containment measures after Town Meeting Day. In the fall, the governor asked school boards to be cost conscious while budgeting. They delivered. Last week, voters in Vermont… Read More »

School musical hits the stage this weekend

School musical hits the stage this weekend

Students at the Shelburne Community School present their spring musical this weekend. They plan three performances of “Dear Edwina, Junior” on Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. According to director Amy Riley, “Dear Edwina” is the story of a young girl living in the small town of Paw Paw,… Read More »

Bennington College creates scholarship for Governor’s Institute alumni

Beginning in fall 2018, Bennington College will award an annual $10,000 merit scholarship to accepted students who have completed one of the Governor’s Institutes of Vermont. The scholarship honors the memory of Andrea Diehl, a Bennington graduate and trustee of GIV, and recognizes and supports students whose exemplary commitment to learning has been evidenced by… Read More »

Tech center open house Saturday

The Burlington Technical Center hosts an open house this Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until noon for families and students in grades 9-12 this fall. The center offers a range of programs for ninth and 10th graders including Design Tech and Health, Hospitality, and Human Service Tech. Programs for students in grades 11-12 are: Auto Body,… Read More »

Kudos

Daniel Mathon was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Elsa Hollyer was named to the fall 2017 dean’s list at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. Pearl Guerriere was Named to the fall 2017 dean’s list at the University of Hartford in West Hartford, Ct.