CVU talks security, board appoints member to committee

Champlain Valley Union High School (CVU) Principal Adam Bunting touched on the subject of security on campus at the last school board meeting. Security surveys were sent out to families and school community members. Topics in the survey included use of cameras in the high school, preparedness during school safety drills, police in schools and… Read More »

The Board’s Corner

As many of you will recall there was a vote in March regarding proposed repairs and upgrades to Shelburne Community School, which was narrowly defeated. After a long summer of study, outreach and reappraisal the school board recently voted to put an updated proposal in front of voters on Nov. 3. We would like to… Read More »

CVU returns to house model

By Gail Callahan The inaugural meeting of the Champlain Valley Union High Sshool school board opened up with a report from the new principal. His face at the board table was familiar. CVU Principal Adam Bunting worked at the school for nearly two decades, spent two years as an administrator in another school district and… Read More »

Shelburne school board talks merger

By Gail Callahan The Shelburne Community School school board is gearing up for discussions on a possible Chittenden South Supervisory Union merger. During the Sept. 15 board meeting at Champlain Valley Union High School, the board selected members of a committee to represent Shelburne during merger discussions held in the supervisory union. The town’s representative… Read More »

CCV to offer free workforce development courses and workshops

Community College of Vermont will begin offering several free workforce development courses and workshops at five of the College’s academic centers across the state in October. These new training programs are designed to equip students with technical skills and industry certifications in high-demand sectors, with a focus on manufacturing, technology, business applications, and health and… Read More »

Mentors needed for school Connecting Youth program

Mentors needed for school Connecting Youth program

Shelburne Community School CY Mentor and music teacher, Diana Burritt, and her mentee, eighth-grader Kaytlyn Young, greet each other at the start of the school year. Burritt and Young are enjoying their third year together in the SCS CY Mentoring Program. Courtesy photoWould you enjoy sitting down with a ten-year-old friend and playing a card… Read More »

Schools support local businesses with new fundraising option

Schools support local businesses with new fundraising option

The start of another school year means the start of sports, clubs, field trips, and, of course, fundraising efforts to support all those extra-curricular activities. This year, 14 local schools have opted for a fundraiser that will help strengthen their communities while raising money. The Buy Local Resource Guide and Coupon Book fundraiser is being… Read More »

College Counseling Corner

A Class of 2016 to do list By Sarah Soule By now, each student in the Class of 2016 who is planning on applying to college for the 2016-17 academic year should have created an account with the Common Application www.commonapp.org. Ideally, each student will have already completed a substantial portion of this important document… Read More »

The Klocks donate books to Renaissance Elementary School

The Klocks donate books to Renaissance Elementary School

William Klock, a retired art professor who resides at The Terraces in Shelburne, visited Renaissance Elementary School this fall. Klock has a lifelong interest in education and farming. He and his wife Anna Mae recently donated fifteen copies of the book Hands in the Earth: Lessons from my Father, written by their friend, Patricia Chase… Read More »