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Nothing But Oz At Riverside School
LYNDONVILLE -- At The Riverside School there is a tradition of the students taking a whole week to work on on the costumes, sets, props, advertisements, and putting on a play each year for the public. The show this year was "The Wizard of Oz," directed by faculty members Peter Sahlin and Janet Edmondson.
Monday, March 23, 2015

Muriel O'Gorman is Brighton Elementary School's favorite leprechaun
BRIGHTON'S FAVORITE LEPRECHAUN -- Brighton Elementary School's favorite leprechaun, Muriel O'Gorman, paid the students a visit on St. Patrick's Day. She is shown holding some "golden nuggets" and posing with the BES Goose, which was also dressed for the occasion.
Monday, March 23, 2015

Sterling College Receives Gold Rating For Sustainability Achievements
CRAFTSBURY COMMON -- Sterling College has earned a STARS Gold Rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System measures and encourages sustainability in all aspects of higher education.
Monday, March 23, 2015

New Sterling College Summer Programs In Food And Farming Now Open For Registration
CRAFTSBURY COMMON -- Students who wish to learn how to create small-scale artisanal food or how to run a farm using draft horses should register for Sterling College's summer short courses in sustainable food and agriculture.
Monday, March 23, 2015

Student Success Stories from NCCA
Four North Country Charter Academy students have entered an "Arts in Education" contest sponsored by the Vans Shoes© company. They worked together to select a central theme -- North Country Nature - and are each designing a pair of Vans sneakers with one of four concepts tied into nature. The contest could win $50,000 for the school.
Monday, March 23, 2015

Kate-lyn Smith named to dean's list at Albany College
Kate-lyn Smith, of St. Johnsbury, earned a place on the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Albany, N.Y. Dean's list status is awarded to students who have successfully completed their course work with a semester grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 score.
Monday, March 23, 2015

Amy Coleman inducted in National Honor Society at Fordham University
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi recently announced that Amy Coleman, of Derby Line, was initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Coleman was initiated at Fordham University in Baton Rouge, La. Membership is by invitation and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors, having at least 72 semester hours, are eligible for membership. Graduate students in the top 10 percent of the number of candidates for graduate degrees may also qualify, as do faculty, professional staff, and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction.
Monday, March 23, 2015

White Mtns. Regional students to hold car wash
CAR WASH TO BENEFIT CHEM FREE PARTY -- The public is invited to White Mountains Regional High School's Indoor Car Wash on Saturday, March 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Schurman Motors, 57 Bridge St., Lancaster, N.H. Donations would be appreciated, to benefit the 2015 WMRHS's Chem Free graduation event. For more information, contact Robin at
Monday, March 23, 2015

SJA Theater Team Advances To State Final
The St. Johnsbury Academy Theater team won the regional One Act Drama Festival competition, and will be one of 10 teams moving on to the statewide final taking place at Castleton State College on March 27 and 28. In addition to winning the competition, Academy performers Jay Tilden, Class of 2015, Sidney Benjamin, Class of 2015, and Morgan Sulham, Class of 2015, received awards for Excellence in Acting. Jeremy Baldauf, Class of 2016, was also recognized for Lighting Design. The entire production received the award for Excellence in Acting Ensemble.
Monday, March 23, 2015

Daisy Bronson students form floor map of Africa
TOP ASSEMBLERS -- Seventh-grade students at Daisy Bronson Middle School in Littleton, N.H. have been learning about the continent of Africa. The students were put in groups, and then held a competition to see which group could put together 72-page floor map puzzle of Africa. The group pictured won the competition by completing the task in a record time of 12 minutes and 26 seconds: from left, Jacqueline Maker, Dayna Garcia and Ally Woodman.
Monday, March 23, 2015

Most Kids Not Sleeping Enough: How To Help
(STATEPOINT) While parents understand the value of good sleep, a majority find it difficult to ensure their kids get enough quality sleep each night, according to a recent survey of parents across the country.
Monday, March 23, 2015

Brittany Verge, of Island Pond, was named 2014 Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA Division III Scholars of Distinction
Brittany Verge, of Island Pond, was named a 2014 Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA Division III Scholars of Distinction for her academic prowess at Castleton State College in Castleton, Vt. Verge is one of 10 North Atlantic Conference athletes to earn the honor and one of just 138 Division III players nationwide. The DIII Scholars of Distinction recognizes those student-athletes that achieved a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.90 or higher during the first semester of the 2014-15 academic year. Additionally, Verge helped Castleton to be one of four NAC programs to earn the NFHCA National Academic Team Award. The Spartans were one of 119 teams in Division III field hockey to post a team GPA over 3.0 during the first semester of the 2014-15 academic year.
Monday, March 23, 2015

Vermont History Day Takes Leadership And Legacy To U-32 In East Montpelier
BARRE, VT -- More than 200 students from schools throughout Vermont will be participating in Vermont History Day on March 28. This year, U-32 High School will be filled with projects related to the national theme "Leadership and Legacy in History." For over 30 years, the Vermont Historical Society has coordinated Vermont History Day (VHD), a statewide competition affiliated with National History Day (NHD), and provided support and guidance to teachers and students over the course of the school year.
Monday, March 23, 2015

Lyndon Institute Junior Selected To Attend Leadership Conferences
LYNDON CENTER -- Morgan Hall, a Lyndon Institute junior, has been selected to attend two distinguished conferences on leadership.
Monday, March 16, 2015

Lyndon Institute Students Selected For Vermont Boys And Girls State
LYNDON CENTER -- Lyndon Institute recently announced those students who have been selected to participate in Vermont Boys and Girls State.
Saturday, March 14, 2015

Library Opens Applications For Teacher-in-Residence
The Library of Congress is seeking applications from current K-12 teachers or library/media specialists for two Teacher-in-Residence positions within its Educational Outreach division during the 2015-16 school year: Science Teacher-in-Residence; Audio-Visual Teacher-in-Residence.
Monday, March 9, 2015

Daisy Bronson Eighth Grader Is Semifinalist In NH Geo Bee
Joseph DePalma IV, an eighth-grade student at Daisy Bronson Middle School in Littleton, N.H., has been notified by the National Geographic Society that he is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2015 New Hampshire National Geographic State Bee, sponsored by Google and Plum Creek. The contest will be held at Keene State College on March 27.
Monday, March 9, 2015

White Mountains Community College To Offer Bordering Towns In Vermont And Maine In-State Tuition
BERLIN, N.H. -- Beginning this summer, White Mountains Community College will offer neighboring towns in Maine and Vermont in-state tuition. Prospective students who lives within 50 miles of the Berlin, Littleton, or Conway locations will be eligible for in-state tuition. All current students who reside within the 50-mile radius of one of the three locations will also become eligible this summer for in-state tuition.
Monday, March 2, 2015

Upward Bound students tour VTC
A TOUR OF VERMONT TECH -- Five Lyndon State College Upward Bound students visited Vermont Technical College in Randolph on Feb. 23. The students were welcomed to campus with lunch in a VTC dining hall, an informational session, a campus tour, and a special Q & A about the field of Engineering and Computer Sciences with Assistant Prof. Jeremy Ouellette. Participating in the tour were: from left, Michael Delaney from Rivendell Academy; Cameron Newland from Lyndon Institute; Elizabeth Stoddard from Woodsville High School; Daniel Cliche and Derik Gagnon, both from Lyndon Institute. LSC Upward Bound is a college preparatory program funded through the United States Department of Education. The Program is committed to providing modest income, first generation college bound students the academic background, college preparatory experiences and support needed to succeed in college immediately after high school. The Upward Bound program works with 75 students in 9 high schools who are dedicated to achieving their post-secondary goals. For more information, contact Rick Williams at (802) 626-5000.
Monday, March 2, 2015

Danville Math team wins first polace in MATHCOUNTS Regional competition
DANVILLE TEAM IS MATHCOUNTS WINNER -- The Danville MATHCOUNTS Team won first place in the MATHCOUNTS Regional Competition at Lyndon State College on Feb. 14. The team consists of middle school students, from left, Lia Rotti, Bradley Smith, Tyler Wells, Nicco Richardson, Ryan Montgomery, Cole Beliveau and Jen Rotti, and is coached by Emily Greaves. Ryan Montgomery ended the competition tied for second place. Ryan, Jen, Lia and Tyler will represent Danville School at the state competition at Vermont Technical College in Randolph in March.
Monday, February 23, 2015

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