Tag Archives: Students

High school students mob Vermont Statehouse for Climate Change Rally
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April 19, 2017

High school students mob Vermont Statehouse for Climate Change Rally

By Mike Polhamus, VTDigger

Nearly 1,400 students descended on the state capitol  Wednesday, April 12, for a rally against climate change. High school students organized the event, which was conceived three years ago by students in a civics class at Harwood Union High School. Several…

News Briefs
April 5, 2017

DAR awards presented to Rutland students

RUTLAND—The Daughters of the American Revolution, Ann Story Chapter, recently presented its annual Good Citizen Awards to seven Rutland area high school seniors and its annual American History Essay Contest award to three 5th, 6th, and 8th grade students. These awards were presented at a…

Local News
April 5, 2017

Rutland students dominate at 3D printer competition

By Stephen Seitz

RUTLAND—Students from Rutland High School and Rutland Middle School both claimed first place at the third annual 3D Modeling Event, held this year on March 24 at the Vermont Technical Center in Randolph. “This was our third year of participation,” said the…

Puppets help Killington students fight bullying
News Briefs
March 29, 2017

Puppets help Killington students fight bullying

KILLINGTON—Burlington-based nonprofit Puppets in Education (PiE) received funding from National Life Group Foundation to support a morning of bully prevention and empathy-building programs for Killington Elementary School Monday, March 13. Students shared their experiences and learned tips and tools to keep themselves and others safe…

Area high school students win big at robotics competition
News Briefs
March 16, 2017

Area high school students win big at robotics competition

Area high school students from Rutland captured a win this past weekend at the FIRST Robotics District Event at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass. There were 40 teams from all over New England competing in this year’s challenge, including FIRST Team 2370, the IBOTS…

News Briefs
March 1, 2017

Castleton video festival seeks high school talent

CASTLETON—Castleton University, in partnership with Vermont PBS, invites Vermont high school students to participate in the 22nd annual Castleton Videofest.

High school students throughout Vermont and the surrounding area are encouraged to enter submissions in any of four categories: documentary, experimental/animation, narrative fiction, and public…

Barstow students get their hands dirty
News Briefs
February 15, 2017

Barstow students get their hands dirty

CHITTENDEN—American naturalist John Muir stated, “Keep close to Nature’s heart … and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” While students at Barstow Memorial School cannot spend an entire week in…

Local student robotics team to battle for world title
Local News
February 8, 2017

Local student robotics team to battle for world title

RUTLAND—A Rutland area robotics team will be headed to St. Louis, Mo., in April to compete in the FIRST® World Championships. FIRST sponsors robotics and technical competitions for students at all levels. The Robo-Rattlers compete at the FLL level, where students aged 9 through 12…