News from the CVSD Board of Directors

In this month’s article we would like to share with you the great opportunity for personalized learning that is offered at Champlain Valley Union Highschool for our 12th graders. It is called Graduation Challenge and is considered by many to be the crowning achievement of students’ high school careers. We connected with Carly Rivard, CVU’s… Read More »

Mentoring pairs cap off year with ice cream, kickball

Mentoring pairs cap off year with ice cream, kickball

Students from Shelburne Community School’s Connecting Youth mentoring program recently celebrated their year of mentoring. After recognizing the graduating eighth graders and enjoying ice cream sundaes, the group spilled outside for a massive kickball game of mentors vs. mentees. The students won. Students and their community volunteer mentors meet once each week during the school… Read More »

CVU inducts students into business honor society

CVU inducts students into business honor society

Champlain Valley Union High School recently inducted 10 students into its chapter of the National Business Honor Society. The purposes of the organization are to: promote and recognize academic achievement in business education at CVU; foster and recognize leadership skills and character development; help members grow ethically and socially by promoting and encouraging an interest in business; and to encourage… Read More »

Schools mull hiring resource officer

In the past few months, school safety has dominated national news following the February high school shooting in Parkland, Fla., where a gunman shot and killed 14 students and three staff members. Since then, more school shootings have happened including ones in Maryland, Texas and Indiana. The question of school safety has dominated the discussions… Read More »

Kudos

• Troy Bergeron of Shelburne was named to the dean’s list this spring at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass. He is a member of the class of 2019 majoring in aerospace engineering. • Andrew P. Douglas and Amanda R. McClary, both of Shelburne, are to receive associate degrees from Community College of Vermont at… Read More »

Skipping skip day

Skipping skip day

Champlain Valley Union High School seniors swapped senior skip day for a senior service day Tuesday. About 50 students raked and trimmed trees on Mount Philo. Other groups spent the morning clearing trails, helping out at community schools and volunteering at local nonprofits. Students were excused from school after their morning of service. This version… Read More »

Kudos

Kudos

Graham Wallace Kaigle of Shelburne graduated from St. Michael’s College. Emily Gagnon of Shelburne has been named to the winter 2018 president’s list at Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester, N.H. Emma Griesser of Shelburne has been named to the spring semester dean’s list at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pa. Quincy Chandler of Shelburne is… Read More »

Shelburne teen’s painting wins statewide Congressional art contest

Shelburne teen’s painting wins statewide Congressional art contest

  Aidan Bundock, a junior at Champlain Valley Union High School, took first place in the 37th annual Congressional Art Competition at Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier. U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, D-VT, announced last week that the Shelburne teen’s watercolor painting titled “Midnight Snacks” was selected from a field of 169 entries from… Read More »