Movie Reviews, Part 1

In this first installment of a three-part series, Shelburne News intern and young filmmaker Graham Byers helps readers decide what movie to watch this weekend. By Graham Byers, SCS eighth grader When you watch movies, you probably don’t think about the acting or the directing that is going on, unless of course this is noticeable.… Read More »

Kudos

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif. Kristen Mercure of Shelburne was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. St. Mary’s College, St. Mary’s City, Md. Madeline J. Roth of Shelburne has graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Roth… Read More »

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 »