Shelburne students create puppets and produce films

Shelburne students create puppets and produce films

After school Monday afternoon, the art room at Shelburne Community School was abuzz with activity. Paint and glue, iPads and string. Hearing that the googly-eye supply was gone, art teacher Pete Boardman asked what else could be used for eyes? He suggested paint. “It’s truly mixed media,” Boardman said as fifth graders swirled around his… Read More »

School board reorganizes, targets school buildings for upgrades

On town meeting day Champlain Valley School District voters approved the $76.8 million budget. Voters also agreed to allocate $819,665 that was unspent from a bond to update the Shelburne Community school. Previously Shelburne voters approved a $9.25 million construction bond used to renovate Shelburne Community School in 2016-17. Work was completed last fall with… Read More »

Kudos

Kudos

Michael Fournier has been selected for a 2018-19 Fulbright award to teach English in Germany. He completed his International Politics & Economics undergraduate degree requirements at Middlebury College this past January, earning College Scholar distinction nearly every term. While at Middlebury, Fournier studied at the University of Oxford in England, as well as at universities in Berlin and… Read More »

Teachers can go to summer camp to learn about wildlife

Teachers can go to summer camp to learn about wildlife

Vermont’s popular hands-on fish and wildlife summer course will get teachers out into Vermont’s streams, forests and wetlands with some of the state’s leading natural resource experts July 15-20 at the Buck Lake Conservation Camp in Woodbury. Now in its 33rd year, “Wildlife Management and Outdoor Education Techniques for Educators,” is a one-week, three-credit graduate course taught by Vermont Fish & Wildlife and other Agency of… Read More »

Winning argument

Winning argument

The Champlain Valley Union High School debate team captains, Abby Rosenthal and Peter Trombley, recently won first place in the Vermont State Debate Championship. Their coach, Chris O’Donnell, was awarded Coach of the Year honors in her last year before retirement. In addition to the captains, other team members who participated in the state competition… Read More »

Nursery school veteran retiring

Nursery school veteran retiring

After 34 years of dedication to our children and community, Shelburne Nursery School announces the retirement of Joanne Buermann. If you have fond memories you’d like to share, the school would love to receive a brief note, memory, or photo that shares what she meant to you. A compilation will be presented to her at… Read More »

Mater Christi Science Fair students present experiments

Mater Christi Science Fair students present experiments

Mater Christi School recently held a science fair judged by senior engineers from Global Foundries and IBM, University of Vermont faculty and science instructors from Rice Memorial High School. Students researched a topic, formed a hypothesis based on their research, collected data and presented their results. Mater Christi science teacher Mark Pendergrass congratulates first prize… Read More »

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