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Fresh outfits were laid out, lunches packed and masks were at the ready as South Burlington students prepared themselves for the first day of school. We caught up with a few locals to see how their return to the classroom looked and felt.

As a teenager, Kathleen Kilbourne had no experience in education, much less in special education. But when her cousin invited her to volunteer at Camp Hope, a camp for adults with developmental delays, she was all in.

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The South Burlington School District has leased six tents for three months to enable outdoor learning and lunch periods. The tents are event-style with roll down sides. The district paid $42,000 to lease the tents and has recorded the expense…

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South Burlington schools look a little different this year.Students will show up on their first day with new backpacks, sneakers – and masks.

As part of its “Ready, Set, Kindergarten” initiative, the Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains are hosting summer webinars to help girls transition into kindergarten effectively in the fall.

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The South Burlington High School class of 2020’s reputation preceded them.Before the students – making up one of the largest classes in the district’s history – stepped foot onto the campus at 550 Dorset St., Principal Patrick Burke and staff…

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He won the Vermont Math Talent Search and the UVM Vermont High School Prize Examination in Mathematics.Four times.

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As school districts across the state say goodbye to the class of 2020, the McClure Foundation is giving every senior, no matter their circumstances, a free course of their choosing at the Community College of Vermont (CCV) this fall.

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Signs commemorating the Class of 2020’s strange senior year are arranged in front of South Burlington High School on May 19. South Burlington High School administrators personally delivered 260 signs to the Class of 2020 last week to kick off…

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Barring some final permitting, South Burlington High School will host a drive-in graduation at the Champlain Valley Exposition on June 12. The time of the ceremony is to be determined.

Olivia Jo Dickinson of South Burlington has been awarded a Clare Boothe Luce Undergraduate Scholarship.

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Students from Rick Marcotte Central School, learning from home these days, got a chance to see and wave to their educators during a teachers’ car parade on Thursday, May 14.

Rice Memorial High School announced that Madeline Sawyer has been named valedictorian and Isabelle (Izzy) Magg has been named salutatorian for the Class of 2020.

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Following a four-months-long search, Rick Marcotte Central School will welcome Kathleen Kilbourne as its new principal this fall.

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Despite empty hallways and classrooms, the South Burlington School District will continue to support its students, remotely.

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