High school class to reach stratosphere

This semester in Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High School’s  Weather, Climate and Oceans classes, students are working together to send a measuring device into the stratosphere. For those unfamiliar with the makeup of the atmosphere, the atmosphere has four levels—the troposphere, the stratosphere, the mesosphere, and the thermosphere. Human kind, and all weather on earth… Read More »

Waldorf students donate over $1,000 to New Village Farm

The gray clouds and drizzle did not dampen the spirits of fourth graders from the Lake Champlain Waldorf School (LCWS) as they hammered, measured, and sawed at New Village Farm (NVF) on Wednesday, April 30. While the students always enjoy Farm Days, this one was particularly special. Nearly six months ago, the students’ study of… Read More »

FS Gallery hosts monotype collection

Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of a monotype collection, titled “Only One: Singular Prints by Casey Blanchard, Janet Fredericks, Betsey Garand, Catherine Hall, and Carol MacDonald.” The exhibit opens with an artists’ reception on Friday, May 16 from 6-8pm and will run through June 24. Originally developed in the 17th century,… Read More »

Writers’ Barn hosts spring writing workshops

Professional writer Michelle Demers will teach three workshops at the Writers’ Barn in Shelburne this spring and summer. With an MFA in poetry from Vermont College of Fine Arts, Demers has taught at Saint Michael’s College and currently teaches writing courses through Community College of Vermont, Vermont Technical College, and Champlain Valley Union ACCESS. With… Read More »

Caldecott Honor artist Jon Muth kicks off Children’s Book Week

The Flying Pig Bookstore welcomes multiple-award-winning, Caldecott Honor artist Jon Muth (“The Three Questions,” “Zen Ties,” “Zen Shorts,” “Zen Ghosts,” “City Dog, Country Frog,” and many more) to Shelburne Town Hall on Tuesday, May 13 at 4pm. Muth will celebrate the publication of his newest book, “Hi, Koo! A Year of Seasons,” a collection of… Read More »

Local comedians pay tribute to friend

Andrew Knox, formerly of Shelburne, will return to home state on Sunday, May 18 to perform in an “Epic Comedy Extravaganza Spectaculare” at Higher Ground in South Burlington. Knox currently works with the Second City Touring Company in Chicago, a premier comedy club that launched the careers of Mike Meyers, Steve Carrell, Stephen Colbert, and… Read More »

Covering the Field: Introducing Kyle Stanley

By Sheri Duff In the words of Champlain Valley Union (CVU) head baseball coach Tim Albertson, “Kyle Stanley is a class act.” Albertson complimented, “He’s a heck of a leader, a hard worker, and a team player. Kyle’s having a good year. He always puts his best foot forward in everything he does—even when things… Read More »

Going with the Flo

Shelburne senior athlete Flo Meiler started 2014 off on the right foot. She grabbed four gold medals in the long jump, high jump, pole vault, and two silver medals for shot put and weight throw at the 45th annual Dartmouth Relays in Dartmouth, N.H. this January. At the USA Track & Field South East Region… Read More »

JVA lacrosse improves to 5-1

By Michael Regan Champlain Valley’s JVA boys lacrosse team won a lopsided victory over Spaulding 13-2 on Tuesday, May 6.  The offense was led by midfielder Charlie Bernicke (3 goals, 2 assists) and attackman Owen McCuin (3 goals, 1 assist). Eight different players scored for the Redhawks. After the game, Head Coach David Richardson said… Read More »

Redhawks Recap: May 15, 2014

By Sheri Duff CVU’s Eastman breaks record in 800 meter race Senior earns outstanding track athlete honors After participating on the wining 4×800 relay team and the finishing the individual 1,500 in first, Champlain Valley Union (CVU) senior Autumn Eastman still had enough gas in the tank to break the individual girls 800 meet record… Read More »