MVU School Budget Show

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MVU School Budget Show Filmed by the Channel 16 Public Access TV Station. (29 min.)
MVU Budget Information Meeting, Feb. 24th, 7:00 PM at MVU Library
Town Meeting Vote, March 3rd in Franklin, Highgate, and Swanton


Congratulations to Mrs. Carleton, Swanton’s IGNITE Teacher for 2015

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Mrs. Carleton will join the cadre of Project IGNITE educators and their teams to be recognized at the 2015 Project IGNITE, Innovative Educators recognition luncheon at the Capitol Plaza on March 26, 2015 . This Project IGNITE luncheon will be part of a day long event where educators, administrators and technology integrators will identify and promote transformative and innovative practices in our schools. By connecting the voices of innovative educators in the classroom, in leadership positions, and in technology support roles, Project IGNITE can fuel the transformation movement into one that spreads beyond our classroom walls.

Swanton Community Visit

You are Invited…

…to join your neighbors and discuss your vision for Swanton with Vermont State, Federal, business, and non-profit leaders. This will be the first step in the Community Visit process of building priorities and addressing critically important challenges before the community. Attend the sessions most important to you and meet the visiting team at the free Community Dinner!

When: Wednesday, January 28, 2015

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Find out more by downloading the information form.

Swanton Community Visit Info

Color Splash Walk/Run

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2 Mile Fun Walk/Run for all ages

Saturday May 2nd 2015
9AM check in 9:30 start

All are welcome!

Let us color you while you run, walk, or ride in a stroller, anyone can participate!

What is it? This is perhaps the most fun you will ever have. You start the event clean and tidy (feel free to wear as much white as you would like) as you pass through the color zones you will be splashed with different color powder at each station. When you finish the walk/run you will be covered in color and enjoy a festival of fun at the finish line.

Is it safe? Yes the color powder is food safe and 100% biodegradable. It SHOULD wash out of clothing, your skin and hair and even sneakers in the washing machine. We recommend covering any electronics or areas/items that can not be washed.

Start and Finish: Swanton Elementary School (parking at either building and meet in the area between the schools

Course: A safe flat 2 mile course around the school and rail trail areas

Find out more or register!

2015 Color Splash Registration Form

Swanton Team Wins Best in State in The Verizon Innovative App Challenge

Screen Shot 2015-01-07 at 2.19.35 PMThe Verizon Innovative App Challenge provides the opportunity for middle school and high school students, working with a faculty advisor (licensed teacher), to use their STEM knowledge, their ingenuity, and their creativity to come up with an original mobile app concept that incorporates STEM and addresses a need or problem in their school or community.
The goal of the Challenge is to provide an engaging and empowering learning experience to increase student interest and knowledge in STEM and mobile technology.

Mrs. Mitchell lead a team of sixth grade students though the challenge this year!

Congratulations to the participating students!