Career Center students learn in the field

Around two dozen Patricia Hannaford Career Center students have temporarily swapped their computer keyboards, pencils and paper for chainsaws, hammers and bolts. 

Affordable housing efforts take center stage

Two upcoming events will provide Addison County residents with opportunities to witness — and weigh in on — efforts to create more local affordable housing.

Seniors get full-ride to study early childhood education in college

Addie Riche of MUHS and Emily Cousino of Mount Abe have received the first-ever Curtis Fund scholarship from the Vermont Community Foundation.

Area students honored by National Tech Society

On March 23, 41 students were inducted into the Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center chapter of the National Technical Honor Society. Many of the students are in the Sustainable Agriculture track.

Career Center students build a bridge

Students and instructors representing three programs at the P.A. Hannaford Career Center in Middlebury have been awarded nearly $10,000 for a competitive STEAM grant through the Agency of Education. 

Letter to the editor: Career Center board touts hiring of Nicole MacTavish

On behalf of the Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center (PAHCC), I am delighted to report that the board has not only offered a superintendent’s contract to, but it has been accepted by Nicole MacTavish.

Hannaford Career Center hires new superintendent

The Patricia Hannaford Career Center has hired a new superintendent: Nicole MacTavish, a longtime educator currently working in the Marshall Islands. School officials and MacTavish worked out final terms of a contract on Tuesday.

Hannaford Career Center Makery receives $12k grant

The Makery has received a $12,000 grant to support a weekly after-school program that allows high school students access to the sewing, woodworking, games or technology labs.

Bond debt is affecting tech center budget plan

There’s good news and bad news for Patricia Hannaford Career Center officials as they build a fiscal year 2024 budget for the county’s career and technical education facility.

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.