Op-Ed: Celebrating Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month Julie Hansen Published in the Caledonian-Record February 13, 2018 This month we celebrate Black History Month, a month originally proposed by Carter Woodson in 1926. Fifty years later, in 1976, President Gerald Ford formally recognized Black History Month urging Americans “to seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of…

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Op-Ed: Choice Gives Students the Opportunity to Be Themselves

Choice Gives Students the Opportunity to Be Themselves Julie Hansen Published in the Caldedonian-Record Monday, January 22, 2018 This week celebrates National School Choice; a gathering is scheduled in Montpelier mid-week with the hope of impressing upon our legislature that school choice is an optimistic and viable option for the education of our children. The…

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Op-Ed: Engaging Students on the Tough Stuff

Caledonian-Record Guest Opinion Engaging Students on the Tough Stuff Julie Hansen, Director, Thaddeus Stevens School   In his book, Democracy and Education, Vermonter John Dewey observed that “as society becomes more enlightened, it is responsible for making a better future society,” and concluded that “the school is its chief agency for the accomplishment of this…

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Remembering 9/11

This morning, Director Julie Hansen joined the eighth grade students up at the outdoor classroom at Burke.  While students back at TSS took moments of silence and talked about the importance of remembering 9/11, Hansen read the following speech to the eighth graders out in the beautiful woods of Burke Mountain.     September 11,…

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Director Julie Hansen Speaks at Lyndonville Veteran’s Day

Every year on Veteran’s Day, TSS walks down to the service at the memorial in downtown Lyndonville.  The veterans from the VFW have given the School awards thanking us for our attendance.  This year, they asked Director Julie Hansen to speak at the services.   Thank you for inviting me to speak today. I speak…

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TSS Receives Eat Well Play More VT Grant

Eat Well Play More envisions “Vermont as a state where all children eat healthy food and are physically active every day.”  We are delighted to announce that we are one of the Fall 2014 recipients of the Eat Well Play More Vermont Grant!    

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