Black River students visit Iceland


LUDLOW, Vt. – Black River High School science teacher Heather Miele and eight students recently returned from their unforgettable experience on a WorldStrides program to Reykjavik, Iceland. On this adventure, students explored the power and beauty of nature, had incomparable … Continued

Seventh graders present art to Springfield Health Center

seventh graders

  SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – The seventh grade art class at Riverside Middle School in Springfield, Vt., under the direction of Marguerite Janiszyn, recently presented their rendition of classical works of art painted on ceiling tiles to brighten the patient rooms … Continued

Red Sox invite Kurn Hattin to sing

Red Sox

WESTMINSTER, Vt. – Kurn Hattin Homes for Children is thrilled to announce that the children’s Select Choir has been invited to sing the National Anthem at Fenway Park Monday, July 9. This will be the second time that the children … Continued

Carly Fox named 2018 History Teacher of the Year

Carly Fox

SAXTONS RIVER, Vt. – Carly Fox, a teacher at Vermont Academy, has been named the 2018 Vermont History Teacher of the Year, an award presented annually by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to … Continued

Six local high schools celebrate the Class of 2018 graduates


REGION – Southern Vermont has celebrated the graduating classes of the six regional high schools: Bellows Falls, Black River, Fall Mountain, Green Mountain, Leland & Gray, and Springfield high schools.   Bellows Falls Union High School BFUHS celebrated 63 graduating … Continued

AAUW awards four college scholarships

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. – The Brattleboro branch of the American Association of University Women has awarded four college scholarships of $1,000 each to Windham County students, three to high school graduates and one to a mature woman continuing work towards a … Continued

Vermont Finns as an immigrant group


LUDLOW, Vt. – Recently, sixth graders from Ludlow Elementary School with their teacher, Heidi Baitz, visited the museum for a daylong immersion into the Finnish culture. Ludlow and surrounding towns had many Finnish immigrants settle in this area from the … Continued

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