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 »

SCS Class of 2014 looks toward the future

SCS Class of 2014 looks toward the future

The Shelburne Community School (SCS) eighth graders set a course for their future at a graduation ceremony held Thursday, June 13, 2014. To begin the evening, Co-Principal Allan Miller welcomed the audience, after which the 85 soon-to-be graduates entered the gym as the SCS Wind Ensemble performed the processional. Eighth grader Zachary Loiter led everyone… Read More »

Class of 2014 graduates from Waldorf High School

Class of 2014 graduates from Waldorf High School

A packed audience was treated to selections of Handel performed by a student quartet during the commencement ceremony at the Lake Champlain Waldorf High School in Charlotte on Saturday, June 7. Melendy Comey, the faculty sponsor of the senior class, described each student to the gathered parents, alumni, friends and teachers before presenting the diplomas.… Read More »

Locals inducted into Rice National Honor Society

Rev. Msgr. Bernard W. Bourgeois, principal at Rice Memorial High School, located in South Burlington, proudly announces the residents pictured above were inducted into the 2014 Rev. Raymond A. Adams Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS). Criteria for acceptance into the NHS is based on scholarship, leadership, character and service to others.

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