Career Center hires interim leader

The Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center on Aug. 18 voted unanimously to hire a Pennsylvania man to serve as interim superintendent of the center through the 2022-2023 academic year.

Career Center to use $550K grant for equipment, internships

The PHCC grant will be spent over three years, but its impact is expected to last a lot longer, according to career center officials. That’s because the money will lay a solid foundation of equipment and teaching techniques that will serve students well i … (read more)

Graduation 2022: Mount Abe students place at logging competition

Looking back on a competition he took part in late last month, Mount Abraham Union High School senior Ian Goodyear said his nerves had more to do with the crowd watching him compete than the noisy and powerful chainsaw in his hands.

Letter to the editor: ART’s fate takes center stage

Since last week’s article regarding the threatened closure by the state’s Agency of Education (AoE) of the Addison Repertory Theatre (ART), I have heard from a number of alumni, parents, and community members who value the program and recognize the power … (read more)

Career Center theater program fights for its life

New federal rules governing the way Career and Technical Education is evaluated and funded could soon make it a lot harder “for the show to go on” at the Patricia Hannaford Career Center’s cherished Addison Repertory Theater program.

Local students present original one-acts

The Addison Repertory Theatre presents “Never Before Scene: Ten Minute One Acts” written by students from MUHS, MAUHS, OVUHS, VUHS and homeschool students on May 5, 6, 12 and 13, at 7 p.m.

MACo presents ‘Dance Nation’ on May 13

Middlebury Acting Company’s Cutting-Edge Staged Reading series presents “Dance Nation” by Clare Barron, on Friday, May 13, 7:30 p.m., at ArtsRiot in Burlington and on Sunday, May 15, 4 p.m., at the ART Performance Space in the Hannaford Career Center, Mid … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Teens thanked for their efforts

Can you believe today’s teenagers? What will they do next? Just turn on the news or read the papers and you get reports of mischief and mayhem, disrespect and disaster. Where are those teens who care about their community, who show some respect and respon … (read more)

Career Center projects get OKs from voters

Voters in 17 Addison County towns resoundingly approved a proposal to spend up to $8.1 million on significant renovations to the Patricia Hannaford Career Center’s Charles Avenue and North Campus buildings in Middlebury.

Peterson, who will step down this June, charts his legacy

The Career Center Superintendent said he hopes he’ll be remembered for what he believes is a considerable list of accomplishments during his watch, rather than by the flurry of criticisms leveled against him by past and current career center employees

Middlebury students celebrate National FFA Week

The Middlebury FFA Chapter officer team has had a lot going on since the start to the school year. We ran a clothing drive for the John Graham Shelter in Vergennes and the Charter House Coalition in Middlebury.

Students learn about caring for and breeding goats

We have had a busy year so far in Sustainable Agriculture. Last spring our class purchased five Boer goats, three males and two females. The males were raised for meat, and sent off to be processed last week.

Career Center thinks ‘tiny’ on big housing problem

A local advocacy group and Patricia Hannaford Career Center students are about to take some tiny steps to help solve a big problem here in Addison County.

Letter to the editor: Investing in Career Center now will pay off in future

I encourage the voters in the 17 towns served by the Hannaford Career Center to support the request for funding for renovations and energy upgrades.

Peterson taking early retirement from Hannaford Career Center

Fearing he has “turned into a distraction,” Dana Peterson is stepping down from Hannaford Career Center at the end of the school year.


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