Aaron Merrill named to Spring 2021 Dean’s List

LUDLOW, Vt. – Aaron Merrill of Ludlow, Vt., a member of the Class of 2023, has been named to the Spring 2021 Dean’s List at Stonehill College. Stonehill is a Catholic college in Easton, Mass.

Westminster Center School celebrates Farm and Field Day

Westminster Center School celebrates Farm and Field Day. Photo provided

WESTMINSTER, Vt. – Stuffing scarecrows, painting pumpkins, cooking lunch over hot coals, and playing musical chairs… these are not your everyday school activities. But this is how the students at Westminster Center School spent the morning of Oct. 29, when … Continued

ESBR students create promotional video with BRIC

Mackenzie Kennedy receives instruction in audio recording from a BRIC staff member. Photo provided

LUDLOW, Vt. – Through a partnership with Black River Innovation Campus located in Springfield, the students at the Expeditionary School at Black River utilized their public speaking, video, and editing skills to create a new video whose intent is to … Continued

Terriers fall to South Burlington in D-I finals

Bellows Falls Terrier Maya Waryas (14) maneuvers arond South Burlington's Mia Angwin. Photo by Christopher Shaban, Eagle Times

BURLINGTON, Vt. – The South Burlington Wolves were right at home last Saturday with a short commute to the Vermont Division I field hockey championship and playing on a surface just like the one at their high school. That comfort … Continued

Bellows Falls captures Division II crown

Bellows Falls' Jon Terry (7), Harrison Gleim (28), Patrick Barbour (56), and Jeb Lober (32) hoist the Division II championship trophy after beating Mount Anthony on Saturday at Alumni Field in Rutland. Photo by Doug MacPhee

RUTLAND, Vt. – The top-seeded Bellows Falls football team challenged No. 2 Mount Anthony to stop the Terriers’ run game in Saturday’s Division II state championship game at Rutland’s Alumni Field and the Patriots just couldn’t do it. Bellows Falls … Continued

Trees & Seeds partners with the Expeditionary School

ESBR partners with nonprofit Trees & Seeds. Photo provided

LUDLOW, Vt. – The Expeditionary School at Black River is excited to announce its new partnership with Trees & Seeds, a nonprofit whose vision centers around that belief that food security improves learning, elevates lives, and creates pathways to equality. … Continued

Local student wins 24th Annual Ghost Story Contest

CAVENDISH, Vt. – Saugus.net has announced the winners for its 24th annual Halloween ghost story contest. One was from right here in Cavendish. Lorien Strange has won first place in the high school category with her story “Aos Sì.” This … Continued

Work-based learning program at ESBR

Fox Run Golf Club

LUDLOW, Vt. – The Expeditionary School at Black River is pleased to announce the launch of their Work-based Learning program. By entering into a partnership with Assisting Children Today, Calcuttas, Fox Run Golf Club, Fox Run Inn, and Okemo Valley … Continued

Kurn Hattin Halloween activities sharpen cognitive skills

Kurn Hattin students play I Spy. Photo by Kristie Lisai

WESTMINSTER, Vt. – Halloween weekend at Kurn Hattin Homes for Children include all of the usual decorations, costumes, and sweet treats. It also includes the game of I Spy. An elaborate display is planned and executed by Sonja Carey, executive … Continued

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