Tag Archives: Students

Local News
February 21, 2018

WCSU offers intra-district elementary school choice

Students in Bridgewater, Killington, Plymouth, Pomfret, Reading, and Woodstock can attend any of the four elementary schools

Students and families in the new Windsor Central Unified District (WCUD), which consists of the towns of Bridgewater, Killington, Plymouth, Pomfret, Reading, and Woodstock) can now choose which…

State News
January 3, 2018

School mergers proven to save money, add curricula

By Michelle Monroe, St. Albans Messenger

State officials used Governor Phil Scott’s Education Summit last week to drive home the point that school mergers have saved significant amounts of money and enabled merged districts to improve educational opportunities for students.

Two panel discussions at the…

Rutland students perform, audience participates

Thursday, July 20 at 2 p.m.—WESTON— Rutland High School’s EPIC summer theatre program will present “Mirror, mirror, show us the fairest world of all” on the Weston Green, Thursday, July 20 at 2 p.m.

Developed by the students this musical audience participation play is designed…

News Briefs
June 14, 2017

Student recognized for land stewardship

The Vermont Land Trust recognized two local students from Rutland and Windsor Counties with the Land Stewards Award. The award, now in its 12th year, acknowledges the hard work of tomorrow’s agricultural and forestry leaders with a cash prize of $250. Eleven qualified students in…

Op - Ed
June 14, 2017

Make college accessible for all students

By Sen. Bernie Sanders

The good news is that Vermont has one of the highest high school graduation rates in the country; fully 88 percent of our kids leave high school with a diploma. All of us — parents, educators, community members and, most of…

State News
June 7, 2017

New Vermont law provides First Amendment protections to students and teachers

Gov. Phil Scott recently signed into law legislation that provides greater First Amendment protections for student journalists and their teachers and advisers in Vermont.

“The Vermont Press Association is pleased the state Legislature moved quickly this year to provide proper First Amendment safeguards for student-journalists…