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Bellows Falls student wins Neal nursing award

Bellows Falls student wins Neal nursing award

The 12th annual Eileen Austin Neal RN Nursing Scholarship of $1,000 was awarded to Hannah Kelly of Bellows Falls to attend Endicott College in Massachusetts. Kelly, who attended Bellows Falls Union High School, believes that “becoming a nurse will allow me to help and comfort families as they go through a hard time in their […]

College News

College News

Alexandra Pacheco of Springfield graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Elementary Education in May as part of the Class of 2017 of Roger Williams University of Bristol, R.I. Jennifer A. Spero of Londonderry graduated from the University of Rhode Island in Kingston in May with a Bachelor of Science degree,  Summa Cum Laude in […]

GMUHS Board of Directors agenda for July 13, 2017

GMUHS Board of Directors agenda for July 13, 2017

The Green Mountain Board of Directors will hold its meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 13 at the Library Learning Commons, 716 Vt. Route 103 South. Below is its agenda. I. Call to Order II. Approval of Agenda-Additions and Deletions III. Approval of Minutes a. Minutes June 8, 2017 Regular Meeting b. Minutes of […]

College News

College News

Castleton University  graduated the following students during its  230th commencement on May 13. Brian Banta of North Springfield  graduated with a Associate of Arts in General Studies. Olivia Bartlett of Chester graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Kathleen Haseltine of Chester  graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. […]

Ludlow Rotary awards scholarships to six Black River seniors

Ludlow Rotary awards scholarships to six Black River seniors

The Ludlow Rotary has awarded six students from area communities scholarships totaling $9,000, up 50 percent from what it has offered in the past. The recipients were selected based on scholastic achievement, financial need, realistic goals, extracurricular activities and community service. On June 16 Ludlow Rotary President Tesha Buss awarded the following scholarships, all to Black […]

GMUHS announces 4th quarter Honor Roll

GMUHS announces 4th quarter Honor Roll

 ©2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC Green Mountain Union High School has announced its 4th Quarter Honor Roll for the 2016-2017 school year. Honors Middle School Honors are earned by those students with one off-setting grade not below a C-. (There must be an A+, A, or A- to offset the one grade of a C+, C […]

Photo Gallery: Green Mountain graduates 54 in class of 2017

Photo Gallery: Green Mountain graduates 54 in class of 2017

By Shawn Cunningham © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC On a warm, humid night with thunderstorms predicted, Green Mountain Union High School seniors, their families and friends gathered in the  school’s gymnasium. “It’s hot,” said Principal Tom Ferenc,“but there’s a really good vibe here though.” Salutatorian Mackenzie Walton got a big laugh saying that he used […]

GM seniors recognized during busy annual Awards Night event

GM seniors recognized during busy annual Awards Night event

Green Mountain Union High School held its annual Senior Awards Night on Friday, June 9 at the school. Below is the list of awards and their winners. Chester High School/Green Mountain Union High School Alumni Association $1,000 scholarships to Mikayla Call and Kimball Schultz Chester Art Guild Scholarship $2,000 scholarship to Kimball Schultz Chester Fire […]

RVTC students place 3rd in national CareerSafe video contest

RVTC students place 3rd in national CareerSafe video contest

River Valley Technical Center Audio Video Production program students Tanner Bischofberger, a junior from Green Mountain Union High School, and Elijah Pianka, a senior from Springfield High School, have placed 3rd in the nation for their CareerSafe video and fourth in the nation for Television Production in recent contests. You can view the 30-second video […]

College News

College News

Ryan Smith of Weston has been named to the Dean’s List at Western New England University of Springfield, Mass., for the spring semester 2017. Smith is working toward a degree in Sport Management. Students are named to the Dean’s List for achieving a semester grade point average of 3.30 or higher. Kara Corlew of Londonderry […]

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College News

Jillian Elizabeth Murphy of Chester has been named to the spring 2017 Dean’s List  of Juniata College of Huntingdon, Pa. Murphy, the daughter of William and Jaimee Murphy, is a graduate studying international studies with a secondary emphasis in Spanish.  The Dean’s List recognizes grade point averages of at least 3.6 out of a possible 4.0. Samantha […]

Ludlow Rotary gives books to young readers; Collaborative hosts summer camp in Londonderry

Ludlow Rotary gives books to young readers;
Collaborative hosts summer camp in Londonderry

Ludlow Rotary donates books to young readers In keeping with its partnership with the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, the Ludlow Rotary Club recently distributed  books to the Grade 1 students in Emma Eckert’s class at the Ludlow Elementary School. The Dolly Parton Imagination Library is a unique program that mails a new, age-appropriate book to […]

Chester, Springfield Rotaries present nine scholarships

Chester, Springfield Rotaries present nine scholarships

Chester Rotary presents scholarships to six The Chester Rotary Club presented its annual scholarship awards to six Green Mountain Union High Schooll seniors, on Wednesday, June 7. Christine Saul’s honors theater group at GMUHS entertained an audience of 125, made up of Rotarians, scholarship winners and guests, with an original production Murder She Croaked. Malcolm […]

Mother of sex assault victim seeks improved in-school prevention education

Mother of sex assault victim seeks improved in-school prevention education

By Shawn Cunningham and Stephen Seitz © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC Cover photo courtesy SAPA-TV In an emotional appeal to the Green Mountain Union High School Board of Directors at its Thursday, June 8 meeting, the mother of a GM student* asked what the high school is doing to educate students about sexual assault and […]

GMUHS Board to hold special meeting June 14

GMUHS Board to hold special meeting June 14

The Green Mountain Union High School Board of Directors will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, at the GMUHS Library Learning Commons,  716 VT Route 103 in Chester. Below is its agenda. I. Call to Order II. Approval of Agenda III. Public Comments IV. Business a.   Approval of Roof Bid V. Suggested […]

River Valley student from Mt. Holly wins Land Stewards Award

River Valley student from Mt. Holly wins Land Stewards Award

Austin Turco, a Mt. Holly resident who attends River Valley Technical Center in Springfield, received the Land Stewards Award from the Vermont Land Trust. The award, now in its 12th year, acknowledges the hard work of tomorrow’s agricultural and forestry leaders with an unrestricted cash prize of $250. Eleven qualified students across Vermont will receive […]

Andover Project awards college scholarships, Kindles

Andover Project awards college scholarships, Kindles

The Andover Project Committee, on Friday, June 9, awarded two $1,000 scholarships to Andover residents Kris Haselton,  a 2017 graduate of Green Mountain Union High who will  attending the Community College of Vermont in Springfield, and Robert Carlock, who will be attending Pensacola Christian College in Florida. Also, the Andover Project is awarding three Amazon […]

Chester artist Charlton awarded $10,000 Heath Gordon Scholarship

Chester artist Charlton awarded $10,000 Heath Gordon Scholarship

©2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Heath Gordon Scholarship Fund has awarded William “Liam” Charlton of Chester a $10,000 scholarship to pursue an art degree at the New Hampshire Institute of Art, in Manchester, N.H. Charlton has a long history of creativity, and was involved with the art program at Green Mountain Union High School. He […]

College News

College News

In late May, the University of Vermont, located in Burlington, conferred degrees on about 3,228 graduates. Approximately 1,116 graduates are from Vermont. The following local students earned degrees: Crystal Abbate of Cavendish graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology Michael Beith of Ludlow graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Devin […]

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College News

Allison Duke  of Weston is now a Class of 2017 graduate of Colgate University, in Hamilton, N.Y. Duke majored in neuroscience. Duke, a graduate of Burr and Burton Academy, received a Bachelor of Arts degree at Colgate’s 196th Commencement, May 21. Cooper McCoy of Chester, a middle level education major, has made the President’s List […]