Posts filed under: Education

A day at Green Thumbs Camp

Submitted by Hannah Stein, Charlotte Central School fourth grader It can be hard pondering summer camp selection, with heaps of snow outside your windowpanes. So take a journey to summer...

Young writers write!

Young Writers Project is an independent nonprofit that engages students to write, helps them improve and connects them with authentic audiences. Here are submissions by Charlotte students. I Am Alone,...

Charlotte Central School kindergarten registration deadline

If your child will be five years old by Sept. 1, please call Naomi Strada at CCS at 425-6600 to register for kindergarten for the 2017/2018 school year. Registration will...

CVU Girls Basketball win championship

Edd Merritt | Contributing Editor Seeds are for birds when it comes to high school basketball With CVU men’s basketball team ranked #1 and the women ranked #2 in the...

Meetup with Barbara Anne Komons-Montroll

CCS lead principal explains the ins and outs of PBIS, PBL and beyond Lynn Monty | Editor in Chief Since Charlotte Central School is a Positive Behavior Intervention and Support...

Young Writers Project: Freedom

Snow Angel The snow is falling, landing on my bright red cheeks. Watching the lights in my house, I get ready to leave, get ready to take flight. I spread...

Senate Education Committee rejects Gov. Phil Scott’s public school budget proposal

Lynn Monty | Editor in Chief Last week, the Senate Education Committee rejected Gov. Phil Scott’s Jan. 25 proposal to the Legislature to force school boards to impose a spending...

Charlotte school board addresses behavior

Rowan Beck | Contributor The Charlotte Central School (CCS) school board held a special meeting on behavior in the library conference room on Feb. 3. CCS Principal Barbara Anne Komons-Montroll...

All are welcome

Staff report Pediatrician Andrea Green of Charlotte has helped the International Club of Burlington High School’s “All Are Welcome” club that makes visible their voice and symbolizes a supportive and...

Charlotte students to represent at National Geographic Geography Bee

Submitted by parent volunteers Debbie Deale and Liz Flynn The National Geographic Bee, an annual competition organized by the National Geographic Society, is designed to inspire and reward students’ curiosity...

Vermont Day School student receives letter from Barack Obama

Sage Bagnato | Contributor As part of a year-long study of Vermont history, government and ecology, Vermont Day School 2nd and 3rd grade students created travel brochures to highlight unique...

Champlain Valley School District $75M budget approved

Lynn Monty | Editor in Chief In June 2016 voters in the Chittenden South Supervisory Union school district voted to approve forming a unified district known as the Champlain Valley...

Waldorf students honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Staff report For the tenth year in a row, students and faculty at the Lake Champlain Waldorf School in Shelburne have devoted their Martin Luther King Jr. holiday to community...

BOARD CORNER: School counseling at Charlotte Central School

Jeff Martin | Charlotte School Board There are countless unsung heroes in the ‘village’ it takes to educate a child. Among those from a long list of individuals are Kathy...

CVU BOARD CORNER: The Sustainability Hub at CVU—looking toward the future

Kim Schmitt and Lia Cravedi | CVU Communications Committee In recent articles we have written about the goals of personalizing learning for our students and, related to that, providing opportunities...

Window shattered, 911 called after Charlotte Central Halloween Parade

During the Charlotte Central School’s annual Halloween Parade and visit from the forest-dwelling Pumpkin Man, a student came to school with a clown mask against school rules. “The mask was...

Young Writers Project, Nov. 2

Uncovered Hadley Stockwell Grade 6 I am a book. I am also a storyteller and a door to another world. I am also trash. I used to be considered important....

Back to school

Back to school is right around the corner, and Charlotte Central School is ready to welcomeCCS Exploratory - 2 the 365 enrolled students this year. Those returning to CCS, “Where...

One district to rule them all

Whether voters in Charlotte, Hinesburg, Shelburne, St. George and Williston knew it or not when they voted on June 7 to consolidate under one unified district, they became part of...

Chasing Champ

No one ever expected a pre-historic lake beast to be fast off the mark, but Champ barely made it 20 feet before doubling over to catch his breath, shaking his...