SCS School Board moves meeting

The members of the Shelburne Community School (SCS) Board welcome back students, teachers, and staff for the new school year. The Board hopes that everyone had a great summer and is ready for an even better school year. A friendly reminder that SCS School Board meetings have moved to a new day. Meetings will be… Read More »

I want to hold your hand

I want to hold your hand

Shelburne Community School kindergarteners, Henry Shrier, at left, and Lincoln Ricketts, walk down the hall to their class on the first day of school, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Photo by Linda Maitland

Mater Christi gets makeover on Beautification Day

Mater Christi gets makeover on Beautification Day

Thirty eight people attended Beautification Day, an annual end-of-summer tradition at Mater Christi School on Aug. 16. Organized by Ting Shlansky and Angela DeSanctis, the group took on a variety of jobs including weeding, painting classrooms and pavement lines, washing windows, trimming hedges, and removing drywall. Those in attendance made the day even more meaningful… Read More »

CVU senior chosen as National Child Awareness Month Youth Ambassador

CVU senior chosen as National Child Awareness Month Youth Ambassador

Youth Service America and Festival of Children Foundation selected Emily Coffin, age 17, as the National Child Awareness Month Youth Ambassador. As one of 51 Youth Ambassadors selected from a nationwide pool, Coffin will receive funding and training to lead an initiative to establish a network between adolescent girls to counteract female peer aggression and… Read More »

Shelburne Community School welcomes new hires

As the new academic year dawns, the Shelburne Community School (SCS) is welcoming a number of new teachers and staff members. Laura Smith is sharing duties with Jon Strazza as SCS’s special services co-director. Smith, who comes to SCS from the Hinesburg Community School (HCS), will also fill a similar position at HCS part-time. Katie… Read More »

CVU School Board News

By Alice Brown, Friends of CVU Co-Chair News from CVU After a two-month hiatus, the CVU Communications Sub-Committee, with much help from members of the CVU community, is pleased to offer our first article of the 2014-2015 school year. We welcome suggestions for future article topics from the community. Friends of CVU The Friends of CVU… Read More »

Shelburne resident completes NOLS Wilderness Expedition

Julian Lacroix, 24, of Shelburne recently completed a semester-long wilderness expedition in India with the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS). NOLS functions on the precept that challenge leads to growth, leadership can be learned, and that a challenging outdoor environment is the best place for both of those things to happen. During the semester in… Read More »

Shelburne Farms hosts presentation on bird conservation strategies

Shelburne Farms hosts presentation on bird conservation strategies

Community members are encouraged to attend a free presentation by University of New England’s Assistant Professor Noah Perlut on Monday, Aug. 25 from 6-8pm at Shelburne Farms in Shelburne. With expertise in Ornithology, grassland birds, ecology, breeding systems, survival, mating systems, conservation biology, animal behavior, and dispersal, Perlut’s stories of individual grassland birds and their… Read More »

Middle school students write for the stage

Middle school students write for the stage

Three aspiring young playwrights from left: Devon Krasner, Emily Emmons, and Elizabeth Friedrichson plotted story lines and developed characters when they joined writer and acting instructor Alexandra Hudson at the Writers’ Barn for a week of writing camp. Hudson studied Acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City and earned her… Read More »

SCS Board receives update from Facilities Committee

The Shelburne Community School (SCS) Board listened to a presentation from the Facilities Committee on safety, maintenance, and educational issues Tuesday, Aug. 19 on campus. The 90-minute meeting drew one community member, supervisory union personnel, and SCS personnel, as well as representatives from Dore & Whittier, a New England-based architectural firm. According to SCS Co-Principal Allan… Read More »

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