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Local libraries receive children’s books via CLiF
Featured
October 25, 2017

Local libraries receive children’s books via CLiF

By Evan Johnson

On a recent morning in the Killington Elementary School library, Duncan McDougal, executive director of the Children’s Literacy Foundation, posed a riddle to a group of students that sat cross-legged in front of him: How was he able to travel from his…

Modified School District to be created
Breaking News Ticker
March 9, 2017

Modified School District to be created

Four of six towns in WCSU passed Act 46 school board unification

By Polly Lynn Mikula

On Tuesday, March 7, six towns in the Windsor Central Supervisory Union voted on the proposed Act 46 school district merger. Killington,Woodstock, Bridgewater and Pomfret passed…

Letter
January 25, 2017

MLK thoughts

Dear Editor,

Martin Luther King, Jr., was a great man because he helped many people in need of his help. This happened when Rosa Parks got arrested because she did not give up her seat up on the bus to a white person. What MLK…

Killington pre-k students “Bang on a drum”
Local News
June 10, 2016

Killington pre-k students “Bang on a drum”

By Robin Alberti

Pre-k student Bree Sarandrea joyously drums on a djembe.

By Robin Alberti

KILLINGTON — On the morning of Friday, June 3, the pre-kindergarten and kindergarten at KES had a “banging” good time. Gordon Goes, director of “Bang On…

Trees planted for Nancy Evans Hamor’s 70th birthday
Local News
June 9, 2016

Trees planted for Nancy Evans Hamor’s 70th birthday

Courtesy of Betty Hughes

Nancy Evans Hamor and Jason Evans stand with the Killington pre-k class at the entrance to KES’s Nature Trail.

KILLINGTON — Nancy Evans Hamor, past Sherburne Elementary nursery school teacher from 1968-1969, turned 70 years old last month….

Local schools visit Nature’s Classroom
News Briefs
May 31, 2016

Local schools visit Nature’s Classroom

By Robin Alberti

Sixth-grade students from area schools participated in activities and teambuilding during a trip to Maine.

By Robin Alberti

Graduates from sixth grade at Killington Elementary School joined other sixth grade graduates from Barnard, Reading and Woodstock elementary schools…

KES student wins Arbor Day art contest
Local News
April 28, 2016

KES student wins Arbor Day art contest

By Robin Alberti

Evan Joaquin, a sixth grader from Killington Elementary School, is the winner of the 2016 Vermont Urban and Community Forestry Program’s Growing Works of Art Contest.

This year, the Growing Works of Art contest theme was Healthy Trees, Healthy Communities.  Participating students…

Local News
March 30, 2016

Students learn the full process of sugaring at Killington

Students learn the full process of sugaring at Killington

By Robin Alberti

KILLINGTON — Every year the fourth graders at Killington Elementary school get to experience an important part of our state’s history, culture and economy: maple sugaring.  The school is equipped…