Saturday, September 23, 2017

VUHS Sophomore Wins NRA Shooting Championship

Congratulations to Michael Davis
The National Rifle Association World Shooting Championships were held earlier in September and consist of 12 different styles of shooting. Examples are one handed precision pistol, long range, tactical shooting, and western style. They are designed to be the hardest they can be. There were 325 total shooters from around the world, including the United Kingdom, Canada, France, Australia, Germany, and the United States. Michael placed 63 overall, and for the junior category (ages 12-17) he placed 1st. He is the NRA Junior World Champion. Congratulations Michael!

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

VUHS Teacher Receives Regional Honor

Allison Mahoney, our newest teacher in the VUHS English Dept, has been selected from among candidates across New England as the 2017 recipient of the Marion Gleason Most Promising New Teacher Award by the New England Association of Teachers of English (NEATE).

The Marian Gleason Award, which is presented annually at the NEATE Fall Conference, goes to a teacher with one to three years’ full-time experience teaching English/Language Arts who exhibits the following qualities: extensive knowledge of his or her discipline, interest in and concern for students and the ability to challenge and motivate them, and involvement in professional organizations and/or staff development.

Congratulations Allison! A well-deserved honor. We are fortunate to have you working with our VUHS students.