The new representatives are:
District C – Amy Foote
District D – Brook Escobedo
District L – Brenda Ellis
District K – Patricia (Patti) McCaffrey
Member-at-Large – Lauren Berlamino
Many thanks to our outgoing representatives for all their hard work over the last two years.
District C – Dave Delphia
District K – Ken Pierce
On a late October night in 2004, I woke my oldest son Seth to watch an historic event: the Boston Red Sox were on the cusp of winning the World Series for the first time since 1918, thus breaking the 86-year “Curse of the Bambino”. (In an uncharacteristic show of mercy, I let my youngest […]
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There has been a flurry of media coverage over still another recent post, this one by Rasmussen, indicating that voters rate Donald Trump as more honest than Hillary, although neither candidate rates very highly among voters on this metric. In my last post I examined why, despite his documented penchant for making accurate statements, several […]
The latest Quinnipiac nationwide survey of registered voters has Hillary Clinton holding a slight lead over Donald Trump, 45%-41% (margin of error of +/- 2.5%). That’s consistent with the polling averages at Huffington Post, which have Clinton up 42.7%-40.8%, and at RealClearPolitics, which has Clinton leading Trump 44%-42.5%. Of course, as I’ve noted before, head-to-head […]
Register Here for Workshop
The annual “Applying to College” workshop sponsored by the Admissions Office has been scheduled for Friday, June 10, 2016 of Reunion Weekend at McCardell Bicentennial Hall. High school age children and grandchildren of Middlebury alumni, faculty and staff as well as students from Vermont high schools are invited. Preference is given to juniors in high school.
This program gives an overview of the general selective college application process and does not focus on Middlebury College. It runs from 9:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. with registration at 8:15 A.M.
The workshop for students covers 1) The admissions process: The student’s responsibilities in owning and directing the admissions process and, 2) An admissions office’s responsibility in owning and directing the admissions process.
The workshop for parents addresses 1) How to be a supportive and effective parent throughout the admissions process, followed by 2) case studies of college applications.
In separate sessions there will be a financial aid overview as well as a hands-on session reviewing the common application process.
Following the final presentation, individual afternoon appointments can be scheduled with Student Financial Services.
In addition, for any students who are interested specifically in Middlebury College, a group information session will be conducted at 1:30 P.M. and campus tours will be offered at 2:30 P.M.
The required registration deadline is Monday, June 6, 2016. Parents are invited to all activities.
It’s that time of year again. Middlebury held its commencement ceremony Sunday, and as I have done ever since I started this blog, I commemorate the event by sitting down on the deck and, while the bluebirds fly by, pouring a deep glass of single malt (thanks Tuesday Luncheon auditors), and raising a toast to […]