SCHIP Summer grants announced

SCHIP (Shelburne, Charlotte, Hinesburg Interfaith Projects) announced its summer grant awards, awarding $20,800 to nonprofits in the three towns who met the criteria of serving the people of our communities in a variety of ways. Since the first grants were given in April 2005, $596,000 has been distributed. The awards are possible through SCHIP’s mission… Read More »

Hurricanes Wrestling sign-up season approaches

By Wayne Ring  Who wants to be part of a great sport, and learn strength, balance, speed, agility, team work and how to pull the wrestling moves? One of the first Olympic sports is open to all schools in the CSSU district (Williston, Shelburne, St George, Hinesburg and Charlotte). Meet new friends and build new… Read More »

CY Mentoring participants present mural to Town Manager

CY Mentoring participants present mural to Town Manager

Shelburne Town Manager Joe Colangelo enlisted the help of six Connecting Youth (CY) Mentoring participants from SCS to create a mural for his office that represents Shelburne in a colorful way. After nearly eight weeks of work, the middle school painters unveiled their original artwork at Tuesday’s Selectboard meeting. SCS CY Mentoring Coordinator Alice Brown… Read More »

SCS Board continues budget process

The Shelburne Community School (SCS) Board continues to weigh its options as it works its way through the budget season. During a special school board meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, the panel continued to look at and discuss several decision packets (potential increases) to the proposed 2015-16 spending plan. SCS Board Chair Dave Connery… Read More »

SCS Board jumps into budget season

The Shelburne Community School (SCS) Board sat down with administrators Dec. 3 to hear about a proposed spending plan and receive a first glimpse at the proposed 2015-16 budget. While the $13,121,869 baseline spending plan is projected to jump, the increase appears to be larger than what Gov. Peter Shumlin is publically calling for individual… Read More »

SCS’ CY Mentoring Program celebrates the season

SCS’ CY Mentoring Program celebrates the season

Shelburne Community School’s (SCS) Connecting Youth (CY) Mentoring Program celebrated the season with a pizza and craft party for all mentors, mentees, and mentee families. Participants enjoyed delicious pizza from Buono’s, constructed duct tape creations, and decorated gingerbread houses, which were then raffled off at the SCS Holiday Craft Fair. Mentor and mentee pairs meet… Read More »

Local students take a stand against tobacco

Local students take a stand against tobacco

Tobacco usage is the most preventable cause of disease, disability, and death in the United States.  Each year approximately 443,000 people die prematurely from smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke. Another 8.6 million live with a genuine illness caused by smoking. Retail stores are the primary place where tobacco companies recruit new tobacco users, and… 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 »

CVU School Board News

By Alice Brown, Friends of CVU Co-Chair News from CVU After a two-month hiatus, the CVU Communications Sub-Committee, with much help from members of the CVU community, is pleased to offer our first article of the 2014-2015 school year. We welcome suggestions for future article topics from the community. Friends of CVU The Friends of CVU… Read More »