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Since 1994, every senior who has graduated from Champlain Valley Union High School has completed a graduation challenge project. The guidelines are very open ended, encouraging creativity and allowing students...
With two final messages and his usual gentle antics, Pumpkin Man said good-bye to Charlotte Central School last week on Halloween. Along with the local mysterious figure’s dismissal, school principals...
Charlie Taylor and Estelle Emmons took time out of their school day to travel to Montpelier and visit the State House. The eighth graders spoke in front of a senate...
This week’s CVSD board meeting featured a discussion of personalized learning, which is designed to maximize student choices around curricula and respond to individual learning styles. It is an important...
It’s October 31! Halloween! You should be excited, but instead a sense of dread fills you: you’re low on candy and it’s too late to head to the store. What...
Charlotte Central School’s resident mythical figure, Pumpkin Man, has been the center of controversy in town lately, as school principals Stephanie Sumner and Jen Roth recently announced that after this...
Every year since the early 90s, at the CCS Halloween celebration, students parade by grade out into the school’s back field. They gather at the far edge, uncharacteristically silent, looking...
Who’s in my yard? If someone is running away from your front door in October, don’t panic and call the police. Instead, take a second to look and see if there’s...
The Charlotte Central School staff is undertaking a number of activities to improve social and academic learning and proficiency this year. On the academic front, CCS is engaged in a...
The Champlain Valley School District invites all community members to the CVSD Community Budget Forum. The CVSD School Board encourages you to get involved and share what’s on your mind...
Bunny yoga is a thing that exists. Yes, yoga with rabbits. And not too long ago, a Connecting Youth mentor and mentee pair from Champlain Valley Union High School got...
The perpetual challenge for parents of tweens and teens is getting kids off their electronic devices and encouraging them to participate in the real world. Charlotte Central School is taking...
The Charlotte News wants your help reporting on our wonderful community. We're looking for a dozen junior reporters to join our newsroom once a week for an afternoon of investigating,...
Charlotte Central School faculty and staff will officially return on Thursday, Aug. 22, with the annual CVSD convocation at CVU. This day will include a welcoming from CVSD Superintendent Elaine...
The exterior improvement most visible to the public for now is the removal of the outside stairs on the east side of the building. The cement staircase is currently in...
On Friday afternoon of June 14, 312 seniors of Champlain Valley Union High School paraded into Patrick Gym at UVM. Family, friends, teachers, staff and numerous other supporting community members...
Just days before sixth graders at Charlotte Central School were released into the wild to swim and have fun with their friends, they traveled to Starksboro to release some trout...
The mention of NASA brings to mind things hurtling through the air—for third graders at Charlotte Central School, those flying objects are mosquitoes, and their mission is to figure out...
Gerry Leckerling and Ena Jesset have a combined 42 years of teaching service at Charlotte Central School. This week is the last for both women, who spoke recently the bittersweet...