Fall Grow It! Workshop planned for Sept. 23

The Vermont Community Garden Network (VCGN) presents the 2014 Fall Grow It! Workshops for community and school garden leaders in partnership with Charlie Nardozzi. The Grow It! Workshops provide garden leaders with timely training and networking opportunities at seven regional locations around the state. The Burlington workshop is presented in partnership with Burlington Area Community Gardens,  Burlington… Read More »

VSAC offers ‘Paying for College’ workshops at local high schools Students; families learn more about available financial resources

Vermont Student Assistance Corp. (VSAC) will offer free workshops at local high schools to help families plan how to pay for college and training after high school. The presentations, which normally run 90 minutes to 2 hours, provide students and their parents with information on financial aid and other resources available to pay for college.… Read More »

Shelburne parents get their Hands On Nature

Shelburne parents get their Hands On Nature

by Janet Franz Parents of Shelburne Community School (SCS) students gathered in the town office meeting room on a recent Thursday morning to examine holes on leaves and search for webs and larvae hiding inside. They investigated chew patterns and sorted the foliage into several piles. The attendees, student’s moms and dads, were in training… Read More »

Local students win awards at Convocation

Two Shelburne students were among the award winners at Hamilton College’s annual Convocation, held on Aug. 27. Lauren A. King, daughter of Gretchen and John King of Shelburne, was named the recipient of the Clare Boothe Luce Prize for the Outstanding Woman Scientist in Computer Science, Physics, or Chemistry. King, a junior majoring in chemistry… Read More »

UVM sponsors environmental conference for youth

Students in grades 7-12 interested in learning about, and taking a stand on, environmental issues are invited to attend the Youth Environmental Summit, Nov. 6 at the Barre Civic Center in Barre. University of Vermont (UVM) Extension 4-H sponsors the annual conference, known as YES!, which is designed to inspire, connect, and educate kids about… Read More »

Grant writing workshop benefits Howard Center

Majoya Writing will be presenting grant writing workshops at The Best Western of Waterbury on Sept. 17, 18, and 19 from 9am-3pm, with lunch included each day. The charge is $150 per participant per day, and $10 of each participant fee benefits the Howard Center programs. Attendees can opt for the entire three-day workshop or… Read More »

SCS needs mentors

Would you enjoy sitting down with a ten year old friend and playing a card game? Do you have time during the school day to relax with a middle school student who enjoys having someone to talk to about her day? How about throwing a ball to an enthusiastic 12-year-old boy? If you find yourself… Read More »

CSSU Child Find

The Chittenden South Supervisory Union is interested in locating preschool age children (birth to 5 years) who live in the towns of Charlotte, Hinesburg, Shelburne, St. George, and Williston, who show a developmental delay in the areas of speech/language, social adjustment, adaptive behavior, self-care, gross/fine motor coordination, and cognitive development. If you know of such… Read More »

Rummage Sale Bliss returns to Waldorf School next weekend

Rummage Sale Bliss returns to Waldorf School next weekend

It’s time to rummage, for sales that is.  The annual Lake Champlain Waldorf School Rummage Sale is set for Sept. 20. From furnishings to wonderful children’s clothing, linens to vintage glassware, toys to books to jewelry, Rummage Sale Bliss is bound to have an item that speaks to you. With fantastic merchandise donated from over… Read More »

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