Vermont Watchdog Report
At a public hearing April 22 at the Statehouse, educators from across Vermont told the Senate Education Committee a district merger bill would close schools, increase education costs and lead to state control of education.
As Directors of Vergennes Union High School, we write to urge the voters of Addison, Ferrisburgh, Panton, Vergennes and Waltham to vote in support of the proposed Fiscal Year 2016 budget. We believe the proposed budget delivers value to our community in the following ways:
Castleton State College students Hollie Nop and Breanna Morse of Middlebury were named 2015-16 Student Government Association Delegates.
Charlotte Central School Co-Principal Audrey Boutaugh won’t get a chance to be at the helm of Burlington’s Champlain Elementary School.
The 2015 Rutland South Rotary Club Scholarship recipients are a group of dynamic individuals with impressive resumes and lofty career goals. In keeping with the motto of Rotary, “Service Above Self” these high school seniors also give back to their communities through an assortment of public service projects.
The Stafford Technical Center’s Forestry and Natural Resource Program in Rutland will again host a fun, educational chainsaw safety and skills competition contest at Gagnon Lumber in Pittsford at 8 a.m., May 13.
Castleton State College student Rachel Orr of Orwell was recently selected to present at the annual Castleton Scholars Celebration: A Showcase of Original Student Work.
Homeward Bound, Addison County’s Humane Society, kicked off its spring humane education program with fourth graders at St. Mary’s School in Middlebury.
Life is sweet for Mount Holyoke College student Schuyler Cowan of Ferrisburgh. Cowan has been awarded a Fulbright English teaching assistantship to teach in Germany.
Senior dance majors Stevie Durocher, Doug LeCours, Sarae Snyder, and Afi Yellow-Duke will present their thesis concert entitled “Threshold” on May 1 and 2 at 8 p.m. in the Mahaney Center for the Arts.
Justus Sturtevant, of Vergennes, has been selected to serve on the editorial board of The Crusader student newspaper at Susquehanna University. Sturtevant will serve as managing editor of content for the 2015-16 academic year.
A Spanish teacher treated for tuberculosis is slated to return to school more than three months after her condition became public.
Fewer than five people linked with Charlotte Central School who tested positive for tuberculosis earlier this year are refusing treatment. State Epidemiologist Patsy Kelso declined to say whether the people in that group were children or adults, citing privacy concerns.
Father Daly Council 642 of the Knights of Columbus in Middlebury announced its plan to fund scholarship program to assist parents of Saint Mary’s School students meet tuition costs
Tufts University recently announced the dean’s list for the Fall 2014 semester.