Monday, October 24, 2016

Vergennes Future Farmers of America at FFA National Convention

Our Vergennes Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter had a successful trip to the National FFA Convention last week (October 19-21, 2016). This year we had two teams representing Vermont compete at the national level. Emily Jackson, Brianna VanderWey, Raymond VanderWey and Andrew Woods made up our Farm Business Management team. The team earned the bronze category with Emily earning the silver category individually. Cody DeVries, Ryan Emmons and Howie VanderWey made up our Milk Quality and Products team. The team earned the bronze category, with Cody earning the silver category individually. FFA members: Thanks for working hard to represent Vermont!

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

VUHS Soccer Teams Host Youth Soccer Clinic

Vergennes Union High School boys & girls soccer teams held a youth clinic on Saturday, October 1st. Over 30 local elementary students, grades K-6, participated in skill development and games with high school coaches and players. It was a great time and fun was had by all. Thank you to all who attended.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Vergennes FFA Competes at the Big E

Vergennes FFA’s farm business and milk quality teams represented Vermont in competition against other northeastern states, Virginia, and Ohio on Saturday September 17th at the Big E in Springfield, Massachusetts. Both teams worked hard, but the competition was challenging. Congratulations to Cody De Vries for earning 7th place individually in the Milk Quality competition! It was a great experience for all who attended. Congratulations Vergennes FFA!

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Join Us September 21st For Two Wonderful Events at VUHS

Back to School Night is Wednesday, September 21st from 6:00 to 8:00pm. Please join us for our 6th annual back-to-school night. See the school, meet with teachers, see what opportunities are available for parents and students, and have your questions answered. We hope you can join us for the entire evening, but you’re welcome to attend for any part of the two hours as well. Go to this document for more details, including schedules!

Peace One Day Celebration at VUHS
September 21st
9:45 - 11:00 am
Behind the high school near the varsity soccer field.
Everyone is welcome.

Monday, September 5, 2016

A Great Start to the 2016-2017 School Year at VUHS

We've had a great start to the school year at VUHS. Walden completed their first trip of the year. Peace One Day planning is in full swing (join us on Wednesday September 21st to celebrate), Team Phoenix opened their 8th grade year at Kingsland Bay (see this video by Language Arts teacher, Meghan McGrath), and some learning has already happened (even if students won't admit it). Stay tuned for more to come.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Varsity Girls Soccer Players Help Plant New VUHS Garden

Thank you to Caroline, Shay, Kaitlyn, Lexi, and Breanna for helping plant our four new garden beds at VUHS. Michael Johnston, parent and community member, has been instrumental in establishing the beginning of a community garden at VUHS this summer. We look forward to "growing" this project in the future to provide food directly to our cafeteria and incorporate it into the curriculum. This year we hope to have carrots, leeks, tomatoes, and basil for school lunches. Thanks girls, Michael, and all the businesses that have donated materials or provided them at a significantly reduced cost...Aubuchon's, Greenhaven Gardens, Gardener's Supply. See some pictures here.

Saturday, July 16, 2016

VUHS Student in WCAX Story about Governor's Institute for Engineering

Ben Clark, VUHS Sophomore, is featured in a WCAX story about the work and learning that happened at the Vermont Governor's Institute for Engineering at UVM this past week. Check out "Young VT Engineering Minds Tested at UVM" here. Congrats Ben! Thanks for representing VUHS so well. For more info on the Governor's Institutes, check out Great opportunities for students.