Letter to the editor: Don’t forget Orwell grads

Yes, it’s true, but often forgotten, the town of Orwell is in Addison County. The Addison Independent’s coverage of the four high schools, they say are located within Addison County was wonderful and much appreciated. Note though that Otter Valley is in Rutland County. Including students of Orwell, which is in Addison County, most of whom attend Fair Haven High School, which happens to be in Rutland County, will be a welcomed bonus next time around. Sometimes many in the Town of Orwell sort of live with a s … (read more)

Graduation: MUHS grad excels at balancing two cultures

Camila Blanco called herself a “typical nervous freshman” when she first crossed the threshold of Middlebury Union High School four years ago.

Graduation: Scout creates outdoor classroom in Monkton

Patricia McNerney earned Girl Scouting’s highest honor with her project, Outdoor Classroom, the capstone to her Girl Scout experience. She graduated from Mount Abraham Union High School on June 10. 

Graduation: Vergennes grads form a cohesive whole

The Vergennes Union High School Class of 2023 included people who were different in many ways. But the young women and young men who marched across the stage at the June 9 graduation found ways to form a cohesive whole. 

Graduation: Lessons from a MAUHS grad: High school is what you make it

Looking back on her time at Mount Abraham Union High School, 2023 graduate Lily James Roberts said there was a lot she learned from experiences that didn’t take place at a desk or require a pencil and paper. 

Graduation: OV grads succeed in classroom and beyond

Emily Peduto of Brandon, daughter of Anthony and Donna Peduto, is this year’s valedictorian. Abigail Adamsen of Pittsford, daughter of Keith and Lisa Adamsen, is the salutatorian.

Burrows caps 10 years as ACSD leader

It was the end of an era for the Addison Central School District— or at least the conclusion of an eventful decade.

VUHS graduation celebrates community

Billowing clouds in the skies and a chance of rain couldn’t put a damper on the Vergennes Union High School graduation ceremony this past Friday, when family and friends gathered to celebrate the 83 graduating seniors and send them off to the bright futur … (read more)

Blue skies prevail at Otter Valley graduation

This past Saturday started out overcast and chilly, but ultimately the skies cleared and the weather was beautiful for Otter Valley Union High School’s 2023 Commencement. It felt, in some ways, like a metaphor for the entirety of these kids’ last four yea … (read more)

MUHS graduation embraces belonging, change

Graduates of the Middlebury Union High School Class of 2023 left Saturday’s commencement ceremony with more than a diploma and memories from the past four years.

MAUSD class of ’23 overcame challenges — together

Mount Abraham Union High School sent 105 newly minted graduates out into the world on Saturday, armed with advice from a peer and an educator with whom they’d shared four years of academia, camaraderie and myriad challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pand … (read more)

MUHS selects graduation speakers

Vivian Ross and Nora Wooten, both members of the Class of 2023, will address their classmates at the Middlebury Union High School graduation on Saturday, June 10, 2023, at Memorial Sports Center.

Middlebury College sends off 610 graduates

Clear blue skies, vibrant green foliage and a sea of black caps on Sunday made for a picturesque ending to what had been a memorable and, at times, tumultuous undergraduate experience for the Middlebury College Class of 2023. 

Climate icon honored at Middlebury graduation

Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, a marine biologist and one of the leading international voices in climate change action, will give the Commencement address to the Middlebury College Class of 2023 this Sunday, May 28.

Graduation 2022: What an MUHS grad has to say

In conversation with Fairley Olson, a 2022 graduate from Middlebury Union High School, we dive deeper into her scholastic experience and what she believes the future holds for her.