School students benefit from Box Tops collection

Volunteers at Shelburne Community School remind community members to keep clipping the little pink-and-white square Box Tops for Education logos on many grocery items. They are redeemed for cash that is put towards school enrichment programs. Volunteer Ashley Prout who oversees the collection said the goal is to raise $1,600 this year. The PTO allocates… Read More »

Book Fair supports school library

Book Fair supports school library

These Shelburne Community School fourth graders in the school library Story Portal are looking forward to the Scholastic Book Fair next week. The fair runs Monday, Feb. 4, through Friday, Feb. 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; until 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday so kids can visit with their families. The fair will be… Read More »

Everybody Wins mentors needed at SCS

Everybody Wins mentors needed at SCS

Everybody Wins is a state-run literacy-based mentoring program that has successfully worked with the Shelburne Community School (SCS) for many years. As the largest mentoring program in the state, they have provided over 700 children in 26 schools a weekly reading-based mentoring experience. Everybody Wins is currently looking for local community members to become volunteer… Read More »

YES for SCS!

YES for SCS!

Both Shelburne Community School articles presented in Shelburne’s special meeting passed. Thirty-five percent of registered voters voted. The school roof replacement $2.39 million bond passed with more than 80 percent of voters in favor of the project. Window replacement and D and E Wing renovations, for $6.86 million, passed with 65 percent in favor. Bonds… Read More »

Walking Wednesday a true success

Walking Wednesday a true success

For years, Shelburne Community School has participated in Walking Wednesdays during the months of May and October in affiliation with the Vermont Safe Routes to School Initiative. Wellness Committee members Megan Maynard-Jacob, Jenn Niles, Vasanthi Meyette and Jocelyn Bouyea organized the effort. “We have had steady participation and dedication from students over the years, but… Read More »

YES for SCS: Both Shelburne Community School articles presented in Shelburne’s special meeting passed

YES for SCS: Both Shelburne Community School articles presented in Shelburne’s special meeting passed

Both Shelburne Community School articles presented in Shelburne’s special meeting passed. Thirty-five percent of registered voters voted. The school roof replacement $2.39 million bond passed with more than 80 percent of voters in favor of the project. Window replacement and D and E Wing renovations, for $6.86 million, passed with 65 percent in favor. Bonds… Read More »

I want to hold your hand

I want to hold your hand

Shelburne Community School kindergarteners, Henry Shrier, at left, and Lincoln Ricketts, walk down the hall to their class on the first day of school, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Photo by Linda Maitland