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Ahead of graduation this weekend, students at Bellows Free Academy in St. Albans were awarded scholarships for their achievements during their highschool years. Here are the proud seniors of St. Albans and the awards they have won:

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(NewsUSA) -- A year after the coronavirus pandemic turned education upside down, educators and parents are assessing learning loss and the need to help young children get on track and meet milestones they may have missed because of closed or limited daycare centers and preschools.

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FAIRFAX — Bellows Free Academy Fairfax’s new principal is none other than one of their very own Bullets: social studies teacher Liz Noonan was unanimously voted in as their new leader on Thursday night.

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The Vermont Curriculum Leaders Association (VTCLA) steering committee has announced Linda Keating as the nonprofit’s first-ever executive director. Keating, current director of curriculum for Franklin West Supervisory Union (FWSU), will officially begin on July 1.

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ST. ALBANS CITY — The city may be getting a new specialized day school on Brown Avenue for middle and high school students, according to recent city planning and development updates.

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MONTPELIER — Citing Maple Run Unified School District as an example, the American Civil Liberties Union and the Disability Law Project of Vermont Legal Aid sent a letter to the Agency of Education demanding that school police no longer be paid for with funds from school Medicaid Reinvestment Funds.

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ST. ALBANS CITY — With the impending retirement of Superintendent Dr. Kevin Dirth and the appointment of Dr. Bill Kimball to fill his shoes, John Muldoon was recently named the new assistant superintendent for the Maple Run Unified School District beginning on July 1.

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FLETCHER — With a passion for the deep heart of Vermont and a conviction in her stride, incoming Fletcher Elementary School principal Aimee Toth aims to take the small rural town’s elementary school to new heights and carve a brave new story.

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(StatePoint) What do budgeting monthly expenses, being a sports fan and following a recipe have in common? All these activities employ math. Unfortunately, it is common for students to struggle with math classes because they don’t see how the subject will matter in their everyday lives.

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(StatePoint) While often thought of as two completely distinct subjects, art and math are intrinsically entwined. Not only can learning the fundamentals of one subject help a student excel in the other, but combining the subjects can make the traditionally intimidating field of math more acc…

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MONTPELIER — In his Friday press conference, Gov. Phil Scott announced that all Vermonters aged 16, 17 and 18 would be eligible over the weekend to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccine, with signups beginning at 10 a.m. Remaining Vermonters age 16 and older would be eligible beginning Monday.

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(StatePoint) With many schools continuing to meet remotely, students nationwide have lacked access to on-campus music facilities and in-person instruction. Fortunately, there are some new avenues and resources that are making music education at home a viable prospect.

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MONTPELIER — The pension reform plan proposed by the House Government and Operations Committee has been halted in its tracks Friday after thousands of teachers took to the streets in protest this week.

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ST. ALBANS — Even the wind couldn’t blow them away. Over 100 educators and staff dressed in Maple Run red flocked to an intersection near the Collins Perley Sports Complex on Tuesday hoisting massive signs calling for legislators to drop a proposal that educators say would hamstring their pensions.

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(StatePoint) The global challenges of the future will require kids today to have a strong STEM foundation. Unfortunately, girls are not always expected or encouraged to pursue these fields of study. Here are some great ways to boost girls’ interest in math and science: