Host families needed for international high school students

The Program of Academic Exchange (PAX), is seeking families who have an interest in hosting an exchange student that will attend Champlain Valley Union High School this fall. This experience offers families a great opportunity to learn first-hand about another culture while also sharing what is special about life in Vermont. Community Coordinator, Kelley Cartularo… Read More »

Kudos Kudos Kudos!

University of Southern Maine, Portland, Maine Alicia Marie Phelps of Shelburne was named to the Dean’s List for the 2013-2014 academic year. Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, N.Y. Ethan Mick of Shelburne graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in software engineering from RIT’s B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences. Pomfret School,… Read More »

College Counselling Corner: What is the Common Application?

By Sarah Soule I graduated from high school in 1977, which was just one year after the Common Application was “born.” At that time only 15 colleges were members of the organization and now, 38 years later, there are 517 colleges that participate in the singular, standardized application for member institutions. The Common Application is… Read More »

SCS News & Views

Mac vs. PC By Scott Stanley, SCS eighth grader There are many battles in life that people debate over and never seem to come to some sort of conclusion. There are the Red Sox and Yankees, Pepsi and Coke, skiing and snowboarding, etc. One that has come up in recent years is the battle of… Read More »

Gov. Shumlin, UVM partner for Cabinet-level graduate internship program

Gov. Peter Shumlin and the University of Vermont (UVM) are pleased to announce a new collaboration to put tomorrow’s leaders to work on the issues of today. The Governor’s Cabinet Graduate Internship Program, administered by the UVM Department of Community Development and Applied Economics Master of Public Administration program, will provide new opportunities for top… Read More »

CVU Class of 1969 plans reunion

The Champlain Valley Union Class of 1969 is holding a 45-year reunion on Saturday Aug. 2. In addition to members of the Class of 1969, members of the class of 1968 and 1970 and other classes of that vintage are invited to attend. For more information please contact Jeff Isham via email at jisham@madriver.com or… Read More »

SCS Board meeting tackles mixed bag

By Gail Callahan As the 2014 fiscal year drew to a close the Shelburne Community School (SCS) Board decided against authorizing funds earmarked for legal expenses to clear hurdles on property the School District owns. In fact, the Board voted unanimously to reject approving up to $5,000 to clear up deed restrictions on a Longmeadow… Read More »

Kudos

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, N.Y. Michael Schechner of Shelburne was among more than 1,000 students who made the Dean’s List in the spring 2014 semester. Becker College, Worcester, Mass. Robert Street of Shelburne was named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester. Marist College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Madeline Waxler of Shelburne, member of the Class… Read More »

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 »

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