Friday, January 5, 2018

Friday Notes 1-5-18

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School Calendar:

Please make sure to check out the Leland & Gray school calendar.  It differs from the District calendar because of professional development days for our faculty.   The full calendar can be found here.

L&G Food Shelf:

The Leland & Gray Food Shelf, an annex of the Townshend Community Food Shelf, is up and running. It is open to all of the L&G community during school hours. Please contact Sara Dunbar, the school nurse, at 221-2126 or or one of the school counselors or social worker to come shopping, drop ins are welcome. Students are invited and encouraged to shop for their families.

If you have items you would like to donate, they can be delivered to the nurse's office at Leland & Gray. We appreciate your support of this program.

Thank you to the generous contributions of The Stratton Foundation and The Townshend Community Food Shelf for helping to make this vision a reality.

Projects Feed the Thousands Drive:

Thanks to all who were able to participate in Leland and Gray's Project Feed the Thousands campaign. It was a success! As of 12/20, we collected 500 pounds of food and $504. Great job, Leland and Gray Community!

-National Honor Society

Winter Actvities 2018:

Winter Activities will run on:  1/10, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14 and 2/28.  The academic day runs from 7:50-2:40pm and attendance is required.  Students will meet their activity leader at approximately 11:30am and begin their activity.  All activities end and return to L&G by 2:40pm except for Skiing/Snowboarding at Stratton and Freestyle Team at Mount Snow.

Refuse to Use:


Parent/ Student Refuse to Use Dialogue Night
January 8, 2018
L&G Libray

Grade 11&12 Student Refuse to Use Meeting 
January 31, 21018
L&G Library 

Healthy Valley 2040:


Asking for students interested to design a permanent logo for the HV2040  project that the committee will use on letterhead, promotional materials, and communications!  You heard about this at the October school assembly,  but we forgot to mention that the winner of the logo chosen will receive a $50.00 gift card to the Harmonyville store!

Get your creative ideas going!



Important Update:

L&G has moved to requiring a well exam (sports physical) every year starting 2017-2018. This requirement is for grades 7-12.

All practices and games will be listed on our Events and Activities Calendar which is on the L&G website under Calendars.


HEY! You!
-The Chill Room is open! It will be a drop-in hang-out space open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 2:45-4:15! Interested in helping create the space? Contact Crystal at


Community service is now a graduation requirement starting with the Class of 2019. All information can be found here:

Please e-mail any community service opportunities to Terry Davison Berger <>

6th Annual 24 Hours of Stratton:

The 24 Hours of Stratton is in just 11 days and 
we are seeking volunteers to help with the following: 

Saturday, January 6th
Assist with Registration (1-2)
Assist with Registration (1)
Setup Fire Pits & Tiki Lights (2-4)

Sunday, January 7th
Setup Prizes & Award Presentation (2)
Help to disassemble event (2)

To help, please email or call Tammy (802) 297-2096

Thank you!  

 Stratton Foundation |  802.297.2096 | Email

Grace Cottage/Valley Cares Healthy Living Class:

Jean Allbee who teaches healthy living classes for older people at Grace Cottage/Valley Cares would love to have high school students join them. For more info, she can be reached at #365-7967.

The classes are at Grace Cottage on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 8:45-9:45 and at Valley Cares on Tuesdays/Thursdays from 10:15-11:00.

3 Generation Collaboration Community Service Opportunities:

New community service opportunities with 3 Generations Collaboration are always being posted at

Also, visit the link to learn about Build Your Own Service.

Tech Help is now on Mondays

Tech Help, a community service activity during the afterschool period, MOVES TO MONDAYS starting in January. Students may participate by doing show-and-tell about a device or an app they use, or by helping 3GC leaders answer tech questions from the public. Other types of service, such as data entry or outreach, are available for teens with different interests. Students who wish to help are needed at the Townshend Library from 2:45 to 4:15. The public is invited to come for help from 3-4 PM. Questions may be directed to Janis at 3 Generations Collaboration, 802-428-4333,


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