Nick Ritchie Graduates from Arlington High School

T’is the Season! Graduation!

Tutorial Center students are graduating throughout the region! Here are a few that we’ve captured so far. Congratulations to all of you for all the hard work and persistence – it was our honor to help you in this important step along your path.

Eaden Ryan graduates and is bound for the Vermont State Trooper Academy

Eaden Ryan achieved his LiHigh School Diploma through The Tutorial Center, Inc.

Laurie Lonergan Graduates from Arlington Memorial High School

Laurie Lonergan Graduates from Arlington High School

Nick Ritchie Graduates from Arlington Memorial High School

Nick Ritchie Graduates from Arlington High School

 

Act Local Event – A Great Session

Robin Chesnut Tangerman provided a firsthand look into the way VT state government works and how all citizens can have a say
Tutorial Center instructor and VT House Representative, Robin Chestnut Tangerman presented an overview of how our state government operates to more than 30 interested community members of all ages and backgrounds.

He shared a lot of important information for ways citizens can successfully engage with members of Vermont State Government.

Student Film: Winter Wreaths

In her first video project Abby, a student at our Bennington learning center, brings you along on a class excursion to The Tutorial Center at Smokey House where they got a hands-on, start-to-finish lesson in making festive evergreen wreaths.

After the event Abby used photographs, video, and voice-over narration to put together this great movie about the experience.

Act Local: Quick Civics Session at TTC Manchester

untitled184A9814-3-EditOn Sunday February 5th, 2017 Tutorial Center instructor and Vermont House Representative, Robin Chestnut Tangerman, will lead a relaxed discussion on how Vermonters can best work with, and within, their local and state governments.

The community, staff and students are showing a renewed interest in the way governments operate—from town boards to the Oval Office. The Tutorial Center is happy to provide this opportunity for civic engagement. Our current High School Completion students are encouraged to attend as part of your on-going lessons in civics.

The session will touch on the mechanics of how laws and regulations are adopted within our state, along with how to make your voice heard with elected officials.

This is a non-partisan event. All perspectives are welcome and will be respected. Bring your enthusiasm and questions!

Let us know you’re coming on our Facebook Event Page!

Act Local: Quick Civics

February 5, 2017
Beginning at 2:00pm
At The Tutorial Center
3511 Richville Rd., Manchester

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Dillon Williams working at The Tutorial Center

What Goes Around: Dillon Williams

Dillon Williams working at The Tutorial Center
roundcube-webmail-_-fwd_-community-food-cupboards-fall-newsletterThe individual and corporate support we get from the Northshire community is essential to our meeting the goals of our mission – so we understand how important sustained support can be. And, we try to pass that idea of community service on to our students, sometimes as an element of their personalized education plan. It works.

Meet Dillon, an alternative high school education student, who was just recognized as a valuable volunteer by the Manchester Community Food Cupboard. We love that our students can work on personal development during their time with us and and help important organizations like The Community Food Cupboard continue its important work.

From the Community Food Cupboard Newsletter:

“Dillon Williams has been one of CFC’s most faithful volutheers for more than a year. Dillon is a student at The Tutorial Center and their Smokey House site in Danby, both of which have a strong focus on experiential learning and individualized instruction.

“He comes to work at CFC each Thursday moming with his instructor Jen Lalor and he is always ready to tackle whatever task needs doing. On a typical day, he can be seen stacking shelves, filling bags for the homebound, sorting produce, carrying and breaking down cardboand boxes, and much more.

“Dillon’s work here is not just an asset for CFC, it’s a. a valuable part of his school day, which provides real-world experience. During the past two summers, he has also worked in the Youth Agriculture Project in Manchester that teaches young adults how to grow and maintain an organic vegetable garden through sustainable methods, and he currently volun-teers at the Manchester Community Library as well.

“Dillon is a valued member of each of these communities and hopes to takes classes next year toward a computer science degree. Thank you, Dillon for all your hard work!”