Charlotte School teachers and staff approached the fall of 2021 with the expectation that the emergency response of the previous 18 months would be behind them. The elimination of remote instruction, extended quarantine and contact tracing were steps along the pathway to normalcy.
The pandemic has brought two new phrases to the economy: The Great Resignation and The Big Quit. In both cases, people are redefining what they want in a job and how to pursue their dreams.
The phrase, “The early bird catches the worm,” as defined by Dictionary.com, highlights “One who arrives first has the best chance for success.”
The following is a conversation with Meagan Roy, Director of Special Services and Jeff Evans , Director of Learning and Innovation for the Champlain Valley School District.
Every year, the Snelling Center for Government offers professional development to school administrators through the Vermont School Leadership Project. This year, Charlotte Central School’s middle school co-principal Jen Roth is one of the participants.
CVSD accused of not doing enough to protect BIPOC students
Buying a house and paying for college are two of the biggest expenses for families. To help people decide, there are various rankings; however, each list typically focuses on different criteria.
Education is known as being the key to success. However, the pandemic has changed the way we think about learning and interaction.
The “Ready for School” advertising campaigns for supplies, clothing and dorm gear are full steam ahead across all media. However, following this year of untraditional learning, returning to the classroom and cafeteria does not have the same buzz as in the past.
As high school students start to choose next fall’s classes, the upperclassmen will soon be referred to as rising juniors or seniors. That new title makes college appear closer to reality. With so many courses to consider, how can a student evaluate the various paths to be prepared for college?
Kids of all ages are invited to sign up for Croak, Slither and Slide, a six-week exploration of frogs, snakes, salamanders, turtles and other reptiles and amphibians.
Because nearly all colleges have gone test-optional, students are expanding their college lists. This is resulting in more students being placed on wait lists. If a student is waitlisted at colleges, what does this mean and how can families respond?
When President Obama’s oldest daughter, Malia, took a gap year after high school graduation in 2016, many wondered, “What is a gap year and why take it?”
The CVSD Board met on Tuesday, May 19, to continue conversations on the measurement of school indicators that had begun in February, prior to the pandemic. These indicators are measures of the effectiveness of curriculum and instruction in general and are not designed to measure individual student progress.
March 20, 2020
Dear Diary: I’m excited to teach these kids at home. How hard can it be? I made a color-coded magnetic schedule with time for reading and simultaneous snuggling, made an exercise schedule so I can work out and the kids can do P.E. at the same time . . .
By the time this issue of the News comes out, the state college board of trustees will have received Chancellor Jeb Spaulding’s resignation following public reaction to his plan to close the campuses of Northern Vermont University and relocate their student populations to Castleton.
On Tuesday evening members of the Champlain Valley School District School Board met in an unusual session to discuss the implications of moving from a building-based system to a remote-service delivery system.
The CVSD Board meeting on Nov. 19 focused on a discussion of special education budgeting and spending estimates for 2021. Director of Student Support Services Meghan Roy and Chief Operating Officer Jeanne Jensen led the discussion on the factors involved in making budgeting decisions.
Not to pray on its significance, but yesterday did mark the beginning of a new year of my life—the 77th to be exact. And given the occasion, I tried to think back over significant features of life on Earth that happened during my three-quarters-plus of a century as one of its inhabitants. First of all, humanity should not get all the credit for developing our Earth’s character.
As part of its annual spring tradition, Vermont Day School recently teamed up with a local business to create a real-world learning opportunity for its students. This year’s project was particularly sweet, as the Day School partnered with Lake Champlain Chocolates (LCC).