CVU players help northern all-stars win

CVU players help northern all-stars win

A trio of Champlain Valley Union High School basketball players represented northern Vermont during Saturday’s Vermont Basketball Coaches Association annual senior all-star games at Windsor High School. Teams were split North vs. South in boys and girls matchups. CVU players Will Burroughs, Shannon Loiseau and Lindsey Albertelli were all named to the Division I-II teams… Read More »

Saucy Cats light a fire in Iron Chef competition

Saucy Cats light a fire in Iron Chef competition

Four sixth graders from Shelburne Community School called the “Shelburne Saucy Cats” competed in the 11th Annual Jr Iron Chef VT competition on March 17 at the Champlain Valley Exposition with their recipe for homemade spinach and ricotta ravioli and tomato sauce. The event is a statewide culinary competition organized by Vermont FEED that challenges teams of middle… Read More »

Winning argument

Winning argument

The Champlain Valley Union High School debate team captains, Abby Rosenthal and Peter Trombley, recently won first place in the Vermont State Debate Championship. Their coach, Chris O’Donnell, was awarded Coach of the Year honors in her last year before retirement. In addition to the captains, other team members who participated in the state competition… Read More »

Mater Christi Science Fair students present experiments

Mater Christi Science Fair students present experiments

Mater Christi School recently held a science fair judged by senior engineers from Global Foundries and IBM, University of Vermont faculty and science instructors from Rice Memorial High School. Students researched a topic, formed a hypothesis based on their research, collected data and presented their results. Mater Christi science teacher Mark Pendergrass congratulates first prize… Read More »

CVU students march in D.C.

CVU students march in D.C.

For more coverage of the student march click here By Peter Trombley After weeks of planning and fundraising, 43 members of the CVU community – 38 students and five chaperones – boarded a bus to Washington, D.C. last Friday night. Our mission was to send a message to Congress and the president that we would… Read More »

Maple open houses offer sweet taste of spring

Maple open houses offer sweet taste of spring

Another sure sign of spring approaching is steam rising from sugarhouses dotting the edges of forests around Vermont. This weekend is Maple Open House Weekend, where commercial sugar makers open their doors Saturday and Sunday to invite visitors for an up-close look at how maple syrup is made and for some maple-related fun. Meet local… Read More »

In walkout, CVU students condemn gun violence

In walkout, CVU students condemn gun violence

To see more CVU student coverage click here To see the elementary student’s walkout coverage click here. About 800 students at Champlain Valley Union High School took part in a planned walkout Friday to mark one month since the Parkland, Fla. school shooting that killed 17 and to call for action from Vermont lawmakers to… Read More »

Pilot walks away after Dorset Street crash landing

Pilot walks away after Dorset Street crash landing

A pilot walked away from his single-engine Cessna airplane that crash-landed Friday afternoon nose-down in a snow-covered front yard on Dorset Street. The accident happened just before 3 p.m. when the pilot was doing aerial land-surveying. “For some unknown reason, the engine suddenly quit,” said Shelburne Police Officer Brian Fox. The pilot was the only… Read More »

Out of order

Out of order

A Tuesday afternoon fender-bender in the parking lot at the Shelburne Post Office knocked over both drive-up mailboxes, damaging them enough to be removed. Shelburne Police said no one was injured in the accident. Police said Jeanne Detenbeck, 86, accidentally put her car in reverse and it struck the mailboxes and another vehicle at the… Read More »