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 »

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 »

Happy ending to a great mentoring year

Participants in Shelburne Community School (SCS) Connecting Youth (CY) Mentoring Program enjoyed an ice cream social, signaling the end to their year in the program, on Tuesday, May 20. Mentors and mentees created stupendous sundaes, then dove into a variety of group games and fun at the SCS playground. In the SCS CY Mentoring Program,… Read More »

Become a mentor at CVU

Consider becoming a mentor through Connecting Youth’s Community-Based Mentoring Program. The program matches caring and committed volunteers from the community with CVU High School students to spend meaningful quality time together. Mentor pairs meet after school and on weekends working on projects, exploring interests, and experiencing new activities and places, all the while building trusting… Read More »

Conceptual designs for new library unveiled

Conceptual designs for new library unveiled

Shelburne Vineyard hosted a community meeting on Sept. 20 for those interested in hearing more about proposals for restoring the Historic Town Hall and building a new library. More than 50 people attended a presentation where architects from Vermont Integrated Architecture (VIA) displayed three different concepts and asked for feedback. Andrea Murray, Nicholas Wood, and… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Thursday: The Friends of the Pierson Library meet on Thursday, Aug. 11 at 6:30pm. If you have ideas on how the library could be improved or would like to learn more about what’s happening, please feel free to attend. Friday Open Play: Our younger patrons are invited to come by the library on every Friday… Read More »

SCS “LEAD”s in anti-drug campaign

Do you know what LEAD stands for? Leadership Education Anti-Drug is a student leadership group at Shelburne Community School (SCS) that facilitates several prevention activities on drug and alcohol awareness. On April 28, a few LEAD students collaborated with Chittenden County START Team on a “Sticker Shock Campaign” to prevent underage drinking. Students walked to… Read More »