Students watch local potter Leslie Montalto as she demonstrates
making a bowl on the pottery wheel for the Fayston School’s
Empty Bowls Service Learning project.


Summer art camp at the Fayston school

Summer art camp will be offered to students entering grades one through seven this August at the Fayston Elementary School. Campers will explore a wide variety of fine arts and crafts media, including painting, clay, nature art, jewelry, printmaking and much more. Scholarships and per diem rates are available. Camp runs Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., with additional afternoon childcare available. Contact Nora for more information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 583-5880.

Student art show at Helen Day Art Center in Stowe

The Waitsfield Elementary School will serve as the guest school at the annual student art show at Helen Day Art Center in Stowe, May 3 through 27. An opening reception is scheduled for Thursday, May 3, from 3 to 5 p.m. For more information visit To view artwork by young Valley artists on two blogs maintained by art teacher Nora McDonough, visit and The blogs are frequently updated to showcase what is happening in the art rooms at Waitsfield and Fayston schools.

Mad Triathlon for kids

The Mad Triathlon for kids is slated for Saturday, May 12, at Lincoln Peak. Registration is from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and the race starts at 4 p.m. after the Mad Triathlon. It is co-hosted by Sugarbush Resort and the Mad River Path Association. The event will consist of a fun run and obstacle course. The school with the most participants wins the School Participation Award. For more information contact John Bleh at 583-6814 or http://This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Empty Bowls Dinner

The Empty Bowls Dinner will take place on Thursday, May 10, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Gate House Lodge at Sugarbush. Attendees can support the effort to raise awareness about hunger and food insecurity while eating food from around the world served in ceramic bowls by the staff and students of the Fayston Elementary School. Fayston students have worked with local potter Leslie Montalto to learn about ceramics and create bowls on the potter's wheel and with hand-building techniques.

Vermont Voltage hosts open tryout

The Vermont Voltage Soccer Club invites local soccer players to an open tryout April 28 and 29.The open tryouts will be held at the Collins Perley Sports Complex in St. Albans. All interested high school and collegiate players should apply. Visit or call (802) 527-1077 for more information.