Shelburne’s Crea Lintilhac receives honorary degree

Shelburne’s Crea Lintilhac receives honorary degree

Shelburne resident Crea Lintilhac was one of seven outstanding individuals to receive honorary degrees at the University of Vermont’s commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 18. A 1978 graduate of the University of Vermont (UVM), Lintilhac was awarded an honorary doctorate in humane letters in recognition of her contributions as a dedicated public servant, activist, and… Read More »

Hands on Nature: Animal disguises and frogs

By Caitlin Waddick Animal Disguises and Surprises In April, Hands on Nature (HON) classes at Shelburne Community School (SCS) focused on how animals hide in plain sight, mask their true identities or use coloration to send a message to others. Predator animals want to remain unnoticed as they get closer to their prey. Prey animals… Read More »

CVU honors outstanding business students

CVU honors outstanding business students

Nine students were inducted as charter members into the Champlain Valley Union (CVU) National Business Honor Society on  May 27. The inductees include Alexandra Spicer, Ian Campbell, Carly Caswell, Lisa Schold, Julia Sokolowski, Samantha Gilliam, Peter Scrimgeour. Jessica Holly, and Tupper Hinsdale. CVU is the first school in the state of Vermont to establish a… Read More »

Mentoring pairs end year with celebration

Mentoring pairs end year with celebration

All of Shelburne Community School CY Mentoring program’s mentors and mentees pose in the sun during their end-of-the-year ice cream social Tuesday afternoon, May 20 in Shelburne. The program is in need of more community mentors. Interested volunteers are asked to contact Alice Brown, coordinator of the SCS CY Mentoring Program, at abrown@cssu.org or 393-1126.

Teens focus on entrepreneurship during Governor’s Institutes of VT

This July, up to 25 Vermont high school students will bring their passion for business, enthusiasm, and thirst for learning to the first Governor’s Institute on Entrepreneurship, where they will spend a week learning marketing, finance, business planning, and more alongside other budding entrepreneurs from around the state. Hosted at Vermont Technical College, which also… Read More »

Community School band program offers opportunities

By Sam Crites, SCS eighth grader Have you ever looked back at your childhood and thought, “Man, I wish I had learned how to play an instrument as a kid”? Well, the band program at Shelburne Community School (SCS) is giving that opportunity to kids in fifth through eighth grade. Whether students want the play… Read More »

International exchange students prepare to go home

International exchange students prepare to go home

By Meagan Downey Two international high school exchange students, Simona Rahi and Philipp Puender, are wrapping up a full year of studying abroad at Champlain Valley Union High School. It’s a bittersweet time for the students. While they are excited to go home, they have also grown close to their host families in Shelburne. Both… Read More »

The end of eighth grade

By Graham Byers, SCS eighth grader As the flowers start to bloom and the weather starts to change, the students of the eighth grade class at Shelburne Community School (SCS) are starting to get ready to finish their final year as a student of SCS. For some it is sad to see their school go… Read More »

Former Director of NSA visits Vermont Commons School

Former Director of NSA visits Vermont Commons School

As part of a featured guest speaker series, Vermont Commons School (VCS) welcomed General Keith Alexander, who recently retired as the 16th director of the National Security Agency (NSA), on Friday, May 9. Film and speaker presentations at VCS are designed to engage students in topical discussions and to think critically. In the last few… Read More »