Organic dairy workshops offered to farmers

A series of workshops will be offered throughout the summer for organic farmers interested in learning how to make the most of their forages. The summer organic dairy series is a collaboration of the University of Vermont Extension Northwest Crops and Soils Program and the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA-VT). Each event is… Read More »

The future of engineering: FIRST things first

By Sam Crites, SCS eighth grader With all of the new technology and resources that are coming into play, the scale of engineering and technology is getting more and more massive all the time. But it will be the next generation that will have the chance to harness and fill this gap. How can we… Read More »

Freelance writers: create sense out of your business cents

Financial instructor Christine Moriarty will be teaching a mini-course at the Writer’s Barn in Shelburne on Wednesday, July 16. The course will focus on managing money as a free-lance writer or independent author and cultivating tools that can be immediately applied to your vocation. The workshop covers: building your writing income for the long term,… Read More »

Hunter Education Instructor Training Course July 18-19

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is offering a New Instructor Training Course for people interested in volunteering to teach Hunter Education, Trapping Education, or Bowhunter Education courses in Vermont. The course will take place starting at 7pm on Friday, July 18, and will go through the afternoon of Saturday, July 19.  It will be… Read More »

Kudos

University of Vermont, Burlington, Vt. Madeline A. Pomicter of Shelburne was recently awarded a National Merit Scholarship. Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among the Finalists in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program who plan to attend their institution. These awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four… Read More »

Teens focus on entrepreneurship during Governor’s Institutes of Vermont

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 about marketing, finance, business planning and more alongside other budding entrepreneurs from around the state. Hosted at Vermont Technical College, which… Read More »

College Counseling Corner: Rising Seniors

Rising seniors By Sarah Soule In the world of college admission, students in the Class of 2015 are known as “rising seniors” which means that since their junior year has now reached its conclusion they are “hot prospects” in the world of recruiting. Colleges nationwide are eager to attract rising seniors over the summer to… Read More »

SCS selected for statewide Farm to School Institute

Eleven Vermont schools, including the Shelburne Community School, have just been selected to join the 2014-2015 Vermont Food Farm to School Institute offered by Vermont Food Education Every Day (VT FEED). The Institute provides year-long learning opportunities that help schools engage students in food, farm and nutrition education and serve healthy, local school lunches. Since… Read More »

CVU School Board News: International students at CVU

CVU School Board News: International students at CVU

Towards the end of every academic year, international students the school has hosted over the course of the school year visit the CVU School Board. This year, students from Austria, Denmark, Italy, Germany, and Sweden talked about the many differences between their schools and CVU, and were unanimous in their praise of the CVU experience.… Read More »

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