Today is Friday, Apr 18, 2014
 

Learn to Earn

learn to earn1Tenth graders built small magnetic motors in the engineering section of the career event, April 10th. Michael Prairie, Assistant Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Norwich University, led the workshop and explained how engineers brainstorm ideas, do research and apply constraints when following the engineering design process.

 

Gandin announces retirement

Dan Gandin Announces Retirement as U-32’s Varsity Boys Basketball Coach

U-32 Varsity Boys Basketball Coach Dan Gandin announced his retirement on Wednesday after 36 years with the program. Gandin’s U-32 teams went 566-233 during the past four decades. Coach Gandin compiled an overall record of 633-257 over his forty years of basketball coaching in Vermont. He started his career at Chelsea High School in 1973-74, and proceeded to lead the Red Devils to the Barre Auditorium for three straight years. After a one year stint in Williamstown, Dan took over the U-32 team and proceeded to build his Hall of Fame career. 

Read more: Gandin announces retirement

 

U-32 teacher Jessica Barewicz is new Rowland Fellow

Each year up to ten Vermont secondary school educators are selected as Rowland Fellows from among a group of qualified applicants. The Foundation provides a $100,000 grant to each of their schools for the Rowland Fellow to implement a vision to transform an aspect of the school which will positively impact its culture and climate.

This year U-32's own Jessica Barewicz, English Teacher and Curriculum leader, was selected. Congratulations Jessica! Read more in the current Bus Stop Conversations.

   

U-32 to host Green-Fest, May 15

The public is welcome to submit proposals for workshops or presentations for the upcoming Green-Fest. The public is invited to attend the Green Fest on May 15th as well. If you have an idea, or wish to attend, please contact U-32 at 229-0321.  Read more.

 

Current Chronicle is online

Principal Gerritt to retire, following a "solid career." Read about that and so much more in the current Chronicle, U-32's student written newspaper.

   

U-32 Comcast Leader & Achievers Scholar

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Congratulations to Jeffrey White for being selected as the U-32 Comcast Leader and Achievers Scholar. The Comcast Foundation recognizes high school seniors for commitment to community service, academics, and demonstrated leadership. Jeff was presented with this recognition at the VT State House on Friday, March 21st. Congratulations Jeff!

 

Ski Champions

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Michael Dunkle of U-32 crosses the finish in one of four races at the Eastern High School Ski Championships last weekend. Michael and teammates Orli Schwartz and Eliza Merrylees turned in top performances, helping the Vermont team to victory over Massachusetts, Maine and New Hampshire. U-32 skiers Ben Kaplan, Emma Curchin, Rena Schwartz and Anna Davis Noe skied Vermont to the top at the J-2 Nordic Ski Festival as well.

   

Computer Science Raiders

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U-32 students participated in WPI's computer science competition, March 10th. Both U-32 teams were able to successfully solve three of the ten problems, and both teams got very close with two additional problems, entering their solutions in the final seconds of the competition. Congratulations!

 

Curtis Whiteway Speaks at U-32

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Holocaust Camp Liberator Curtis Whiteway makes a point during his talk with students, February 6th. Photo: Jeb Wallace-Brodeur. Click here for the story.

   

Honor Roll - Quarter 2

HIGHEST HONORS

12th Grade:  Benjamin Ehret, Michael Hoffert, Corey Kline, John Rahill, Mikaela Ryan

11th Grade:  Shania Campbell, Abigail Daniels, Abigail Magwire, Hannah McKay, Fiona Nichols-Fleming, Zoe Olson, Rachael Phillips, Orli Schwartz, Lyra Wanzer

10th Grade: Addie Cusick, Anna Davis-Noe, Elias French, Madeline Goddard, Signe Goddard, Ben Kaplan, Ethan McCollister, Eliza Merrylees, Audrey Oliver, Reilly Osadchey-Brown, Margaret Palmiero, Eli Pandolfo, Nell Peterson, Tillie Quattrone, Lillian Richardson, Chloe Sairs, Madeline Smart, Cilla Wanzer, Catherine Ware

9th Grade:  Connor Aitchison, Dreaven Clark, Ava Clithero, Schuyler Forest, Maggie Kirby, Kathryn Koonz, Haylie Lane, McKenzie Lattimore, Heaven Litchfield, Ashley Mekkelsen, Jasmine Moody, Tucker Odum, Emily Richards, Gabrielle Stroh, Aven Williams, Allison Wolf, Savannah Yates

Read more: Honor Roll - Quarter 2

 

$30-A-Week-Cookbook

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Democracy in Action students share information about hunger in Vermont, outside Shaws supermarket in Montpelier. See the recipes in their new cookbook: $30-A-Week-Cookbook, and watch the channel 3 news story here.

   

Winooski Valley Regional Public School Choice

As in previous years, our school board has chosen to participate in the Winooski Valley Regional Public School Choice Collaborative for 2014-2015.  Through this program and the state school choice program, students may apply to go to any public high school in Vermont at no cost.

Read more: Winooski Valley Regional Public School Choice

 

January is National Mentoring Month

Read about our local mentor program Girls/Boyz First in the January issue of Bus Stop Conversations.

   

Les Miserables

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Kudos to Stage 32 for their fabulous performances of Les Miserables November 7-9!

 

Concussion Information

For more information regarding concussions, including return to play and return to learn protocols, please click here.

   

Free College Classes at CCV

for High School Students at Community College of Vermont (CCV):

If you are entering 10th grade: take Intro to College Studies, then receive 3 credit voucher (FREE) to be used during 11th grade and another 3 credit voucher (FREE) to be used during 12th grade.  Thus, students can earn 6 college credits transferable to other colleges for free!

If you are entering 11th grade: take Intro to College (ICS) Studies or bypass ICS (with counselor approval)  then receive 3 credit voucher (FREE) to be used during 11th grade and another 3 credit voucher (FREE) to be used during 12th grade.  Thus, students can earn 6 college credits transferable to other colleges for free!

If you are entering 12th grade:  take Intro to College (ICS) Studies or bypass ICS (with counselor approval)  then receive 3 credit voucher (FREE) to be used  during Semester 1 and another 3 credit voucher (FREE) to be used during semester 2.  Thus, students can earn 6 college credits transferable to other colleges for free!

College courses can be counted towards full time status at U-32.

Contact your school counselor for more information or Elizabeth King at CCV.

   

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