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Students get a new assignment: Eat with your families


THE FILM “SCREENAGERS: The Next Chapter,” which examines the science behind teens’ emotional challenges and social media, will screen at MUHS on Thursday, March 19, after a community dinner designed to highlight the benefits of families eating meals together.

MIDDLEBURY — Addison Central School District students are being given an assignment that would have seemed totally unnecessary a few generations ago.

Eat dinner with your family.

Kids study civil rights at Youth Citizen Summit


MUHS STUDENTS NARGES Anzali, left, Kyle Mitchell and Tom Nevins from the Model UN Club help ACSD fifth- and sixth-graders take a global look at the idea of freedom of religion. Photo by Jason Duquette-Hoffman

MIDDLEBURY — Around 130 5th- and 6th-graders from five Addison Central School District schools participated in the district’s second annual Youth Citizen Summit on Friday, Feb. 28, from 9 a.m.

Sheldon Museum to offer history talks


ELLERY FOUTCH, ASSISTANT professor in the American Studies Department at Middlebury College, is one of the speakers in the Sheldon Museum’s Did You Know? March series of talks. Photo courtesy of the Sheldon Museum

MIDDLEBURY — Do you know what a nineteenth-century glass ballot box and Vermont’s Civil War monuments have in common? Answer — the Henry Sheldon Museum in Middlebury.

CANCELLED: 'Show up' to see the newest musical in Middlebury


VANESSA DUNLEAVY, LEFT, and Miranda Ferriss Jones had planned to present their first collaborative musical, “Showing Up,” at Town Hall Theater in Middlebury next week.

MIDDLEBURY — The old adage “write what you know,” may be a little cliché, but it didn’t fail Vanessa Dunleavy and Miranda Ferriss Jones when they set out to write their first musical together.

Rajnii Eddins performs poetry in Middlebury


POET RAJNII EDDINS will present a poetry reading and discussion at the Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Society in Middlebury, on Monday, March 16, from 4-6 p.m.

MIDDLEBURY — The Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Society in Middlebury will join the local chapter of SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice) to present an important and powerful poetry readin

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