Local students disconnect devices for National Day of Unplugging

Local students disconnect devices for National Day of Unplugging

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN and MARIA VALIENTE Local schools participated in a district-wide digital detox last Friday in different ways, replicating the National Day of Unplugging on March 1. Though not mandatory, at Shelburne Community School many staff members and students unplugged, stashing away their laptops, phones, and other devices. For some, eliminating technology from their routine… Read More »

Looking up to their heroes

Looking up to their heroes

The Shelburne Police were out and about last week. Officers Bob Lake and Dan Eickenberg visited Puddle Jumpers Childcare and talked to the kids about their work. Uniforms were the style of the day and the kids were in full regalia for the event.

Jordan skis home for NCAAs

Jordan skis home for NCAAs

By LAUREN READ Sports Correspondent In last week’s NCAA Ski Championships, Saint Michael’s skier Colby Jordan had a unique leg up on the competition: he was skiing at home. Jordan, a Charlotte native and four-year skier at the Mount Mansfield Winter Academy, competed for the Purple Knights at the 2019 NCAA Ski Championships from March… Read More »

Mission control

Mission control

Ian Kilburn, right, dispatcher with the Shelburne Police Department, talks to some fifth-graders from Shelburne Community School on March 15. The students were looking for inspiration for an assignment to write a poem about public safety.

Calendar

Calendar

COMMUNITY Maple Open House Weekend March 23 & 24: 138 sugarhouse and partner businesses around the state. vermontmaple.org BURLINGTON 14th Annual Soup Supper March 21: 5-7 p.m. Benefits children’s programs at Sara Holbrook Community Center. $35. Under age 14 free with paying adult. Tickets at door. Reservations: Kathy or Vicky 862-6342. Old North End Community… Read More »

Erasing hate in dramatic fashion at Champlain Valley Union: CVU students present “The Laramie Project”

Erasing hate in dramatic fashion at Champlain Valley Union: CVU students present “The Laramie Project”

By MADELINE HUGHES Staff Reporter Engrossed in the fall musical last October, director Candy Padula wasn’t paying much attention to the news. She often listened to the “Legally Blonde” soundtrack on repeat as she commuted to Champlain Valley Union High School. However, one day she listened to the news, right around the 20th anniversary of… Read More »

CVU boys hockey, basketball seasons end

CVU boys hockey, basketball seasons end

By LAUREN READ Correspondent After upsetting No. 2 BFA-St. Albans in the Division I boys hockey quarterfinals, Champlain Valley eyed a spot in the championship game. The Redhawks took on No. 6 Rice on Saturday in the semifinals, looking to earn a berth in Wednesday’s title game at Gutterson Fieldhouse. Instead it is the Green… Read More »

Junior League Diaper Bank opens

Junior League Diaper Bank opens

The Junior League of Champlain Valley (JLCV) held a ribbon cutting ceremony March 7 at their headquarters on Williston Road in South Burlington. The event officially established Chittenden County’s first Diaper Bank. Partnering with​ the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf (CEFS) and town food shelf programs in Hinesburg, Milton, Richmond, and Williston, JLCV reports the Diaper… Read More »

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