Taking the lessons of team to career

SAN FRANCISCO — In 2001 the Vergennes Union High School boys’ basketball team won a Division II title for the first time in 32 years, capping off a 23-1 season with a 71-56 victory over Lamoille. Among those cutting down the net after the final horn were senior co-captain Liam Quinn; his brother Sam, a sophomore who sat out most of the season with knee woes; and their father, Pete Quinn, who assisted Coach Gene LeBeau and later led both the Commodore girls’ and boys’ teams to titles before his untimely 2018 … (read more)

Kai Williams wins four awards in four years

Vergennes Union High School senior Kai Williams has won second prize in the 28th Annual Mathematics Talent Search sponsored by the Vermont State Mathematics Coalition. This is the third year in a row Williams has placed second, and the fourth year overall … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Walden students sleeping out to end homelessness

On Saturday, Dec. 7, we as Walden students at Vergennes Union High School will once again participate in the John Graham Shelter’s sleepout to end homelessness. We are participating to raise awareness and collect donations. A lot of people — even in our o … (read more)

Otters, Commodores earn Legion baseball honors

COLCHESTER — Three recent Otter Valley Union High School grads who played for the Rutland Post 31 American Legion baseball team were named among the top players in the American Legion Southern District this summer. Two rising juniors at Vergennes Union Hi … (read more)

Vergennes Union High School honor roll

VERGENNES — Vergennes Union High School has announced its honor roll for the final quarter of the 2018-2019 academic year. Those named to the roll include:  GRADE 12  High honors: Kaelen Dobson, Bess Gramling, Marin Howell, Cheyenne Jewett, Morgan Lynk, W … (read more)

VUHS alum selected for Addison Northwest post

VERGENNES — A Vergennes Union High School graduate has been hired as the new Addison Northwest School District Director of Learning and Technology. Violet Nichols will take over the position on July 1 after being chosen from what ANSWD Superintendent Shei … (read more)

Commodore boys’ basketball rallies past Fairfax in opener, honors Coach Quinn

VERGENNES — Thursday’s Vergennes Union High School boys’ basketball game began and ended with standing ovations. The first ovation came at the request of Ben Epstein, a member of the Commodores’ 2001 Division I championship team for which Peter Quinn, who … (read more)