CVU gymnasts lose state title by one point

CVU gymnasts lose state title by one point

By LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent ESSEX – For the second year in a row, the Vermont high school gymnastics state championships came down to the wire. Unfortunately for Champlain Valley, this year they were on the losing end. Essex, just one year after having their longtime hold of the state title snapped by the Redhawks,… Read More »

What’s on the school ballot: Champlain Valley Union School District to hold public meetings on the proposed budget

The Champlain Valley School District’s Board of Directors is looking to share information regarding the proposed budget for the 2019-2020 school year. Article VII asks voters to approve a consolidated budget for operating all schools in the five towns of the 4000-student Champlain Valley School District for the next fiscal year starting July 1, 2019.… Read More »

CVU boys win and lose, girls keep winning

CVU boys win and lose, girls keep winning

By LAUREN READ BOYS BASKETBALL CVU 61, St. Johnsbury 52: Champlain Valley rebounded from a weekend loss with a win over St. Johnsbury on Monday. The Redhawks overcame a 33-29 first half deficit to earn the win. Nikos Carroll scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half to lead CVU (9-7). Ethan Harvey… Read More »

Talking tolerance: CVU confronts racist graffiti

By MADELINE HUGHES Staff Reporter Champlain Valley Union High School officials were alerted last Wednesday afternoon to graffiti at the school with racial undertones. A swastika was found written on a library desk Wednesday afternoon. About 10 days prior, the N-word was drawn on a bathroom wall. Because of the incidents,  the school hosted a… Read More »

Gruendling finalist for Community Spirit Award

Gruendling finalist for Community Spirit Award

Kate Gruendling of Shelburne was selected as a 2019 Distinguished Finalist for the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. A junior at Champlain Valley Union High School, Gruendling organized a virtual 5K race team in her community to participate in a 9/11 Heroes Run. Along… Read More »

CVU Nordic girls win, boys take third

CVU Nordic girls win, boys take third

By JULIE HOLMES The Champlain Valley Union High School Nordic team just completed its “Tour de Chittenden” stage race — three days of racing held over five days with 12 teams from around the state. They also raised $800 for families dealing with cancer, especially with teammate Clark Schmitt in mind. It started with a… Read More »