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< 2019


  • February

    Thaw: A Conversation in Words and Imagery Show

    Thaw: A Conversation in Words and Imagery, artist Evie Lovett and poet Diana Whitney draw inspiration from the Connecticut River.
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  • 2019 Dance Team Performance

    The Vermont Academy Dance Team had their final performance at the Winter Cabaret on Friday, February 22 in the Nita Choukas Theater. This year’s performance was an energetic celebration of inclusion and community. All six numbers showcased the dancer's hard work over the course of the winter trimester.
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  • Two Original Plays in Two Acts

    On Thursday, February 21st and Saturday, February 23 rd the Vermont Academy community witnessed two original plays one written and directed Miranda Fuller ’19 and the other written by the members of the Theater Arts Winter Activity, Sarah Annis ’20, Jake Campbell ’21, Miranda Fuller ’19, Mo Hughes ’19, Annie Moore ’21 and Lance Zhang ’19.
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  • Grace Bazin ’22

    January Scholars of the Month

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  • Untitled  2019  silver gelatin print  Izzy Segui ’21

    Black & White Photography Students in Local Art Show

    Izzy Segui ’21, Jackson Barnes ’19, and Edward Ahn ’20 all have had a photograph juried into A Moment in a Frame Exhibition at the Canal Street Art Gallery in Bellows Falls.
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  • Elizabeth Pitts '22

    January Wildcats of the Month

    Elizabeth Pitts '22, Trevor Palmiotto ’21, Caroline Keller ’20, and Svent Bossart ’19
    Congratulations to Vermont Academy's Wildcats of the Month, the key contributors to Vermont Academy's athletic and afternoon activities programs for January 2019.
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  • Winter Carnival week!

    It's official: it's Winter Carnival week! Opening Ceremonies begin Thursday night, so get your commemorative 110th Winter Carnival poster today, designed by our very own Zoee Blossom '19!
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  • January

    Vermont Energy Education Project

    On Tuesday, January 29th and Wednesday, January 30th Julian Leon from the Vermont Energy Education Project (VEEP) visited Vermont Academy to teach students in Ms. Christine Armiger’s AP Environmental class and Mr. Nate Williams Physics classes about renewable energy.
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  • Scholastic Art & Writing Award Winners

    The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers.
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  • Chemistry Class Flame Tests

    In Chemistry, students are just finishing a unit on ionic bonding and how ionic compounds (informally called "salts") form. Every salt is made up of a metal and a nonmetal element.
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  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

    Cynthia Murphy, English Teacher, and Diversity/Inclusion Coordinator
    One of the challenges as an educator, especially a white educator, in a primarily white school, in a primarily white state, is to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr day in a way that is authentic. Carly Fox and I decided this year to focus on Martin Luther King Jr and his legacy of social activism.
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  • Poetry Out Loud Workshop

    Every year our tenth-grade students, as well as a handful of eleventh and twelfth graders, participate in Poetry Out Loud, a National Recitation Contest created by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation.
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  • Arya Tehrani ’22

    All School Writing Contest

    In early December Vermont Academy students participated in the annual all school writing contest, each grade received a prompt and completed essays in their English classes.
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  • New National Honor Society Inductees

    The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, and character.
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  • Sixth Annual 24-Hour Play Festival

    On January 5th and 6th, Vermont Academy held the sixth annual 24-Hour Play Festival. The 24-hour clock began on Saturday at 7 p.m. with all participants gathering in the Nita Choukas Theater to receive their assignments, themes, and props. This year Mr. Dan Burmester, Head of Theater Arts, changed the parameters and gave each troupe their own inspiration and four to five props to get their creative juices flowing.
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Education for Life - One Student at a Time

Vermont Academy is a coed college preparatory boarding and day school in southern Vermont, serving grades 9-12 plus a postgraduate year.