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A new generation of happy campers

CREATE arts camp in Brandon, Vt.

If you think art is for snobs, well, think again. Back in the 1950s, artist Pablo Picasso observed that, “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up”

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Vermont schools—forced consolidation vs. going independent

Ethan Allen Institute

Last November, Vermonters sent a loud and clear message to Montpelier to fix Vermont’s education financing system and lower our property tax burden. The response now coming out of the legislature is based on mandatory

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Student team writes school play

Aurora Middle School students have been hard at work creating their own play, which will be presented on Wednesday, April 8, at 6:30 p.m. at the Cornwall Town Hall.

Guidance counselor breakfast slated

The Community College of Vermont’s Middlebury academic center is holding a breakfast at the end of March for area high school guidance counselors.

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Celebrated author, alumna to deliver Middlebury commencement address

Julia Alvarez, a resident of Weybridge and highly regarded novelist, poet, and essayist, and a 1971 Middlebury graduate, will deliver the 2015 Middlebury College commencement address on Sunday, May 24.

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“Bruce and Hobbes” to kick off anti-bullying program at Job Corps Center

Northlands Job Corps Center will launch an anti-bullying program to empower students through an event open to the community.

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Students, boatbuilder help make museum exhibit possible

Vergennes-based boatbuilder Douglas Brooks and Hannaford Career Center instructor Jake Burnham helped Addison County students undertake a comprehensive documentation of vernacular Lake Champlain small watercaft.

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Tree seedling sale benefits local scholarships

The Otter Creek Natural Resources Conservation District is sponsoring its Annual Otter Creek Tree and Seedling program for area residents and cooperators.

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Young 4-H Club Vermonters display their equine expertise

Winners of Vermont’s annual 4-H Club Savvy Horse Quiz Bowl took their trophies for demonstrating their horse sense.

Students on St. Lawrence dean’s list

The following students in the Eagle circulation area have been selected for inclusion on the dean’s list for academic achievement during the spring semester at St. Lawrence University.

Classroom aides wanted for Addison County schools

Several ARE elementary schools and child care centers are seeking volunteers who will receive a stipend for helping out in the classroom.

Orr awarded research grant

Castleton student Rachel Orr of Orwell was recently awarded an institutional research grant for the 2015 academic year.

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All but 12 school districts face restructuring: RHS, CVU meet threshold

Vermont Watchdog Report

A bill to address Vermont’s education finance crisis will require a merger for all but 12 of the state’s approximately 270 school districts.

Warner receives degree

Brooke Warner of Salisbury graduated from Paul Smith’s College in December.

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Saint Mary’s School group visits Boston College

Workshop focused on Pop’s call for evangelical action

A team from Saint Mary’s School in Middelbury joined principals, teachers and students from nearly 30 other Catholic schools at Boston College last week for a Roche Center for Catholic Education workshop intended to help schools fulfill Pope Francis’s stirring vision of faith in action.