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 »

All-level Karma yoga at All Souls

All-level Karma yoga at All Souls

Yoga Roots and All Souls Interfaith Gathering of Shelburne announce the fourth year of Karma Yoga where Yoga Roots’ instructors lead an all-levels yoga class on select Sundays, 8 to 9 a.m., throughout the summer. Classes are by donation. This year’s proceeds support Common Roots, a South Burlington nonprofit community organization connecting farmers, educators, youth,… Read More »

Students at the State House

By Rep. KATE WEBB As we say good bye to February and head toward Town Meeting, it seems that perhaps we need a little good news. The good news: students. Over the last month, the House Education Committee on which I serve has heard from a variety of student organizations who spoke to us about… Read More »

A light of hope: CVU mourns loss of team player

A light of hope: CVU mourns loss of team player

By MADELINE HUGHES Last Wednesday night, the baseball field at Champlain Valley Union High School was lit up by candlelight and filled with several hundred people. The occasion wasn’t a game but instead a rare school community gathering to mourn the loss of a 17-year-old student who died two days before, on Oct. 8. The… 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 »