2/13/2024: Green Mountain Boys' State (GMBS)
Green Mountain Boys' State (GMBS) is sponsored by the American Legion of Vermont. The program will be held at Norwich University from Sunday, June 23rd-Friday, June 28th. Each school across the state has a predetermined designated number of delegate slots available and delegate should be endorsed by either their local Legion post and/or school staff. If you would like to attend, please complete this form. Follow up conversations will occur with your school staff prior to to making selections and GMBS. GMBS will promptly follow up with you with additional information once you are accepted.
DEADLINE: Applications must be received no later than May 15th.
More information can be found here.
1/26/2024: 2024-2025 Course Scheduling Information
We are kicking off the scheduling process for next year today.
On January 26th, information was handed out to students in advisory related to course selection, credit counting and course planning. At this time we are asking students to work with their advisors, their teachers and families to make sure that when they come to meet with their School Counselor, they are prepared to make appropriate course requests for the 24-25 school year. Counselors will be unable to meet with students individually prior to their scheduling meeting.
February 1st through February 12th, counselors are scheduled to meet with students individually to review their course requests for next year.
For more information and resources related to scheduling this year, please visit this link.
1/3/24 Seniors: GRADUATION TASK
Seniors in preparation for graduation on June 14, 2024, please stop by the Direction Center as soon as possible to check the spelling of your name and how you want it to appear on your diploma. It is important that your name appears just the way you want it! Is your name spelled correctly? Do you want your middle name or just your initial? Should there be a “JR or lll” attached to your last name?
Parents, please encourage your graduating senior to verify the spelling of their name as soon as possible. If you prefer, you can email the appropriate spelling directly to our Registrar, Colleen McSweeney at email@example.com.
The deadline for making changes is Tuesday, January 30th. Once the order is placed with the printer, changes can only be made at your expense.
01/24 VSAC forms night- please click the link to sign up or for more information
When: Wednesday January 24th 5:30 pm room 152. Sign up is in the link above.
12/14 CVU Extra Curricular Credit Application
11/27 Financial Aid information 2023-2024
11/15 High School Planning and Career Presentation, 6:30-7:30pm.
When: Wednesday, November 15th, 6:30-7:30 PM
Stream link for viewing:
YouTube Live Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T6xGya895UI
Come learn about a variety of short term training programs and educational pathways which can lead to well-paying careers in Vermont and nation-wide. This virtual event is open to students and families across Chittenden County. Panelists will introduce themselves and provide an overview of their work. Some of the following questions will be addressed and the audience will also have time to ask their own questions:
Thomas Cheney, Advance Vermont, MyFutureVT
Michael Keogh, CCV Director of Business Engagement, ccv.edu/workforce
Ruth Durkee, State Director of Career Technical Education, VT Agency of Ed.
Lily Lukaszevicz, Student Representative
Questions? Please connect with Susie Moakley or Gavin Vontzalidis in the Direction Center
Vermont Science Olympiad - Teams Wanted: UVM will be hosting the Vermont Science Olympiad on Saturday, April 6, 2024, and we are looking for teams to join us for this exciting day of science competition! We encourage all high schools to form a team (or two, or three!) to participate. Students and teachers alike say it was one of the most inspirational and memorable experiences of their educational life.
Talk to your school about starting a team! We will be hosting a new coaches meeting in September. Date to be posted soon. Contact Lauren.Traister@uvm.edu if interested. Learn more about the Vermont Science Olympiad at: https://www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/vermont-science-olympiad
Discover Engineering: A FREE full day event with workshops at UVM to promote the field of engineering and help youth understand different pathways they can take to pursue a future as an engineer. More information coming soon. Save the Date! Saturday, February 17, 2024.
THRIVE Workshops: 4-H has been helping youth thrive for over 100 years! Through experiential learning activities we deliver high quality programs framed in a positive youth development context. Let us work with your middle and high school students to intentionally focus on the development of critical life skills / transferable skills. Contact Lauren.Traister@uvm.edu for more information and to schedule your workshop.
Green Mountain Boys' State (GMBS)
Girl State program for the American Legion Auxiliary. This program is about teaching leadership skills to the next generation. We support young women who are finishing their junior year of high school with a 6 day program at Randolph State college. They learn how to campaign and run for office at the Local, State and Federal government levels. They also go to Montpelier during their stay, to shadow our representatives there. The session this year begins on June 17th and ends on June 22nd. It is fully paid by the Auxiliary! Applications are due by March 10th.
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