2016-2017 Principal Placement Update
Burlington School District Announcements
Burlington Ranked #2 City for Urban Farming
April 25, 2016
Click here to read the Redfin article, with a nod to The Burlington School Food Project.
Flynn School to Participate in The Flame Challenge
April 24, 2016
J.J. Flynn Elementary School is 1 of 10 schools worldwide selected to Skype with Alan Alda and participate in The Flame Challenge on Tuesday, April 26th at noon,
“What is Sound?” That is the question that The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University is challenging scientists to answer in video or written form for the Flame Challenge 2016.
The Flame Challenge is an international competition where scientists answer the question in a way that is most appropriate for 11-year-olds. Entries will be judged by thousands of 5th and 6th grade schoolchildren around the world.
SkillsUSA Changes Lives Every Day
On April 8th, SkillsUSA Vermont awarded almost a $1,000,000 in prizes and scholarship to the top three places in contests from Aviation to Public Speaking to Welding. Students from Burlington Technical Center were awarded 40 medals in addition to the scholarships and prizes that they earned. The gold medal winners will go on to compete at the national SkillsUSA competitions.
Students discover and grow their career passions and appreciate their own self-worth through the work and dedication of instructors, administrators, association directors, industry partners and alumni.