April 13th, 2015
NEW HAVEN / LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — Returning to school can be tough for some students, but for 17-year-old Elijah Pedriani, walking the halls of Mount Abraham Union High School, swapping high-fives and hugs with friends, felt great, he said.
“I was definitely missing them,” the New Haven resident said shortly after his recent return to the Bristol high school, where he is a junior. “And apparently they were missing me, too.”
VERGENNES — Seven Vergennes Union High School seniors have been selected to represent the local American Legion at a statewide leadership training event.
The Vergennes American Legion Auxiliary has selected three VUHS junior girls to attend Green Mountain Girls’ State this year. The auxiliary will sponsor the girls as they spend the week of June 14 at Vermont Technical College in Randolph.
Credit the change in voting on the ID-4 (Middlebury Elementary School) budget to a dedicated group of citizens who took up the long-standing issue about a year ago and pressed ahead with a steadfast campaign to bring it to a public vote.
Tucked away in a shady spot on South Water Street in Vergennes, a hive of preschool activity buzzes during the school year. At Evergreen Preschool children aged 3-5 arrive at school two or three days per week to have an opportunity to learn and grow with peers in an environment rich with energy and warmth.
I am writing to follow up on Richard and Isabelle Terk’s letter in the April 2 edition, “Airport proposal has many flaws.” I’m going to suggest an additional flaw in the project. That is, no one in our community — including neighbors, selectboard members, airport employees, and pilots — seems to know the full scope of technical and financial details of the project.
It’s interesting to see the latest installment in the secular left’s attempt to bring Christianity to heel with its “outrage” over a recent Indiana bill, passed in an effort to preserve religious freedom.
Vermont is racing toward a crisis of unprecedented magnitude and irreversible consequence. At stake is not a few lives, but our very way of life. Crisis is the touchstone of sincerity and opportunity, requiring immediate action to achieve renewal.
Students around the world are rising and we will no longer accept silence. Today, the Investure Schools Coalition for Fossil Fuel Divestment sent a letter to each of our colleges’ presidents requesting a meeting between administrators and representatives from our divestment campaigns. We are sending this letter in conjunction with the National Alumni Escalation for Fossil Fuel Divestment and are requesting that our presidents respond by the culmination of Harvard Heat Week for Fossil Fuel Divestment on April 17.