Tag Archives: Students

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…

Local News
June 7, 2017

More than 500 graduate from CCV

NORTHFIELD—The Community College of Vermont (CCV) held its graduation ceremony Saturday, June 3, at Norwich University’s Shapiro Field House.

More than 500 students from across the state received associate degrees at the event.

Students representing all 14 Vermont counties graduated along with students from 11…

News Briefs
May 18, 2017

Castleton students reflect on years at University

CASTLETON—On Saturday, May 13, Castleton seniors walked across the stage and received their diplomas from President Dave Wolk. Commencement ceremonies are a time-honored tradition signifying an important milestone in nearly every graduate’s life. After spending most of their lives in school and the past four…

Local students claim Rotary scholarships
News Briefs
May 3, 2017

Local students claim Rotary scholarships

What is the price tag of a college education? According to the College Board, the average cost of tuition and fees for the 2016–2017 school years was $33,480 at private colleges, and $9,650 for state residents at public colleges. For any high school senior that is a huge price…

High school students mob Vermont Statehouse for Climate Change Rally
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…