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VTHS’ Sophomores Walk the Land of New England’s Literary Giants

  Vernon Township High School’s annual trek to Salem and Concord, Massachusetts introduced sophomores to the land of Emerson, Thoreau and the era of witch hunts so prevalent in the play “The Crucible.”  Mr. Marc Bray, an English teacher, leads the expedition where they met characters like Henry Knox, their Freedom Trail Tour Guide and […]

VTHS’ Beginning Italian Classes Introduced to Real World Italy

  In order to bring a real-world experience to her Italian students, Mrs. Barbara Simmons invited Mr. Salvatore Vizzini to her classroom and speak to the students about Italian culture, geography, and traditions. Mr. Vizzini, grandfather of Mrs. Simmons’s student Olivia Vizzini,  led an engaging discussion with Italian I CP classes in order to provide […]

National Art Honor Society Inductions

Vernon High School Inducts Students into Art Honor Society   Twenty-one students were recently inducted into the Vernon Township High School Chapter of the National Art Honor Society.  The ceremony was presided over by Aileen Bancroft, president, Allie Hansen, vice president and Tara Cartier, secretary/treasurer. Senior artists inducted were:  Michaela Ambuter, Klarissa Burwell, Corinne Chiarchiaro, […]

Poem in Your Pocket Day

  Vernon High School Creative Writing Class Bundles up Poetry for “Poem in Your Pocket Day”   To celebrate the finale of National Poetry Month, Mrs. Weyant’s Creative Writing class at Vernon Township High School rolled and ribboned more than 1,000 poems to be distributed to the entire staff and student body on April 28. […]

VTHS Photo Students Share Talents

  Mrs. Theresa Sabia took her Photo Major class from Vernon Township High School down to the Lounsberry Hollow Middle School recently so they could collaborate with the faculty and administrators on the best options for taking photos of teachers, classrooms and the school environment for their website.  They also donated some of their own […]

Day of the Dead Arises as Opportunity to Bring Language and Foods Studies Together

Mrs. Sue Nadeau (left) demonstrates to Spanish language students the proper technique for breaking an egg as they prepare to bake bread in honor of their Day of the Dead Celebration at Vernon Township High School. The Day of the Dead is celebrated November 1 and 2 in Latin American countries to honor their departed […]

Make a ten!

  Mrs. Nelson’s first grade class is hard at work learning all of the different ways to make a ten. Using dice to roll a starting number students then had to find “how many more” are needed to make a ten. Smiling faces and the perfect amount of fingers available made this a fun lesson […]