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FUSION: ‘Winter Stories’

This month we wrapped up another great FUSION session at Vergennes Union Elementary School. Our topic was ‘Winter Stories’. Each day the group gathered to read a story, book or poem and discuss the content. Then, we ventured out into the chilly temperatures to do an activity based on what we read. We tracked footprints …

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Microscope Field

FUSION: Life Through Lenses

We’ve just finished up another great Fusion program with Vergennes Elementary School. For the past eight weeks we’ve been joining two small groups of students on Mondays and Wednesdays to take a closer look at various parts of the natural world. Our theme was “Life through Lenses” and our goal was to explore the world …

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Girls Only!

This summer, six Vergennes Middle School Girls teamed up with Vermont Teacher of the Year Jen Lawson and LCMM Champlain Longboats trip leader Jessica Frank on a four-day outdoor rowing adventure on Lake Champlain. They started in pilot gigs (six- and eight-oared boats built by high school students in our Champlain Longboats program) below the …

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