Stowe High School Family Update

November 7, 2023

“The mission of Stowe High School is to provide a welcoming and academically rigorous environment, where all students are encouraged to be Creative, Caring and Collaborative learners”

What an exciting few days we have had!  Stowe High School athletics brought home 3 State Championships!!!!  Congratulations to our Cross County team, as well as Girl’s and Boy’s Soccer.  Your sheer determination and hard work are an inspiration to the entire Stowe community.    

Vermont Symphony Orchestra featuring Kat Wright and SHS students.  This amazing event took place last week at Spruce Peak and was conducted by Matt LaRocca. 

SHS Students: Dillan Cobaugh, Hattie Mitchell, Neve Bruno, Rowan Dodge, Kat Wright, Grace Evans, Emilee Mastine, Georgia Schnee, and Leila Flanagan.

Important Dates

November 8th- NHS Induction Ceremony @ 6pm in the Auditorium

November 10th – Veterans Day (No School)

November 11th- Veterans Day Breakfast @ 8am in the Cafeteria

November 16, 2023 – SHS Fall Concert @ SMS/HS

November 20-21, 2023 – No School/Professional Development

November 22-24, 2023 – Thanksgiving Break

November 27, 2023 – Winter Sports Begin

Northern Vermont Scholastic Chess Tournament Sunday Nov 26, 2023- Click here for details!

From The Desk of Tim Albertson (AD- Athletics/Activities)

Hello Everyone,

I hope you had a great weekend!   The Stowe Raiders sure did on Friday!!   

On Friday evening the Girls Soccer team defeated Windsor 5-0 to win their fourth straight State Championship. Sarah Hailey scored three goals (one assist), Izzy Lovell and Ana Ortiz (one assist) each scored once.  Charlotte Stevens assisted Sarah’s first goal.  Tanner Gregory had seven saves and recorded the shut out.

Later that night, the Boys Soccer team beat Peoples Academy 3-0 to win the State Championship.  Freshmen Graeme Jostrand and Alistair Barrett scored the first two goals of the game and Hugo Jercinovic scored the final goal. Brock Roick had two saves during the shut out.  

Saturday at the “Meet of Champions” both of our Boys and Girls Teams raced. Travis Roy-10th, Micah McDonald-5th and Nico DeLena-4th for freshman boys, Lydia Matson-6th for junior girls, Leila Griffith-1st for freshman girls.  Enzo DeLena 11th for juniors and Brinley Hirce 13th for freshman girls.

Lastly,  Many thanks to Diane Lepikko, Alan Ouellette and Davida DeLena for taking pictures throughout the fall season.  

Winter Sports Meetings – Coaches will be providing program information that includes practice times and locations at these meetings. A guardian and the athlete should attend the meeting.  Winter Sports Start on November 27th.

November 8th – Girls Ice Hockey 4:00 PM – Stowe High School

November 8th – Alpine Skiing 5:00 PM – Stowe High School

November 9th – High School Girls Basketball 4:30 PM – Stowe High School

November 9th – Boys Ice Hockey 6:00 PM – Stowe Arena

November 14th – High School & Middle School Nordic Skiing 5:00 PM – Stowe High School

November 14th – High School Boys Basketball 6:00 PM – Stowe High School

November 14th – Indoor Track Meeting 6:00 PM – Peoples Academy

November 15th – Middle School Winter Sports Meeting 6:00 PM – Stowe Auditorium

Seeking Coaches for:

Middle School 6/7 Grade Girls Basketball

Middle School 7/8 Grade Girls Basketball

Middle School 8th Grade Boys Basketball

Signing up for Winter Sports

High School Winter Sports Sign Up Information for Parents

High School Athlete Sign Up Form

Middle School Winter Sports Sign Up Information for Parents

Middle School Athlete Sign up Form

Once the athlete is signed up, a Sportsyou link will be sent through email to athletes and their caregivers.  The link will allow you to receive information regarding your athletes team and schedule all season from the coaches.

Finally, Please make sure to return your uniforms before Thanksgiving Vacation or you will not be able to participate in Winter Sports on November 27th.

Here is this week’s activities schedule.  Good Luck to our Girls Cross Country team at New Englands.

SHS Yearbook Info!!

Yearbooks are on sale and can be ordered through this link- Yearbook24

Families of Seniors! Can you send a photo of your graduate when they were a baby? All photos should be JPEG format and sent to Thank you!”

School Counseling Corner

Mrs. Lauren Conti: All 11th and 12th grade students

Ms. Jennifer Richter: All 9th and 10th grade students

October/November Newsletter from Lauren and Jenn CLICK HERE

AP Registration (October 23, 2023 – November 13, 2023, 8:30am) 

Students must register for the AP exams at the main office with Anna Vasseur. November 13th at 8:30am is the deadline for registrations. At the time of registration, students must know which exams they plan to take and submit a non-refundable payment of $98.00 for each exam. The College Board does offer the possibility of a fee reduction; for information about qualifying for a fee reduction see your school counselor. If there are students who have been approved for testing accommodations (through the College Board), they must notify the main office at the time of registration. Late order fee – $40

Please make checks payable to Stowe High School and note on the check which exams you plan to take. Attach the check to the completed SHS AP Registration Form. NO CASH WILL BE ACCEPTED

Students will receive registration forms through their AP classes and they are available at the front office with Anna Vasseur.

The October FAFSA and Financial Aid event co-sponsored by Vermont Student Assistance Corporation and SHS will be postponed until December. With changes in the FAFSA and the timeline in which families are able to access the FAFSA, hosting the event in December will allow families to have more support with FAFSA completion. Once we have new event details confirmed that will be shared with families. In the meantime if you have questions about setting up your FSA ID please sign up for a virtual help session with VSAC (scroll to the bottom to see upcoming events). To learn more about the changes to the FAFSA please read these 2 articles:

Calendar of Events

The calendar of events provides a brief overview of upcoming events please read below for additional information and details.

November Events

  • November AP test registration

December Events

  • 12/13/23 5:30-7:00pm VIRTUAL FAFSA completion workshop with VSAC
  • 12/14/23 10th Grade visit to GMTCC

Community News

Sharing priority

Friday Night Group (FNG) – Social and support group for self-identified queer and questioning youth ages 13-19; a great way for you to find your people!

  • 3rd Friday of every month, 6:30-8pm 
  • Clarina Howard Nichols Center, 120 Northgate Ave
  • Pizza provided; no registration required


Share Your Ideas for Making Vermont an Age-Friendly State: Help ensure Vermont heads into the second half of the 21st Century as a healthy place to live, work, play, and grow older by submitting a comment today

  • Age Strong VT 10-year
  • Send comments by 11/30:
    • Online
    • Email:
    • Mail: Age Strong VT – Adult Services Division; Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living; 280 State Drive, HC 2 South; Waterbury VT, 054671-2070


Rethinking Discipline for Teenagers: Rich discussion and fresh thoughts, ideas, & techniques to help navigate discipline issues for your teenagers.

  • Wednesdays, 11/8 & 11/15, 6-7:30 pm
  • Lamoille Family Center
  • Register

Empty Arms Vermont November group sessions: Free, virtual groups meeting monthly 

  • Email to be added to a group email list.
  • Parenting After Loss, 11/7, 7:30pm
  • Pregnancy & Infant Loss, 11/8, 7:30pm
  • Pregnancy After Loss & TTC, 11/16, 7:30pm
  • Trying to Conceive After Loss, 11/20, 7:30pm
    Early Pregnancy Loss, 11/28, 7:30pm


FREE Bash Badge when you donate to United Way: With $150 donation during November, receive a Bash Badge for Smugglers Notch Resort.  Benefits includes:

  • $30 Lift Tickets – All Season! – $20 Half-Day Afternoon Lift Tickets! 
  • 15% OFF Single or multi-day equipment rentals 
  • 25% OFF Single or multi-day group lessons 
  • 50% OFF Cross-Country trail pass 
  • 15% OFF regular price at 3 Mountain Outfitters 
  • 15% OFF regular price skis and snowboards at 3 Mountain Outfitters
  • 25% OFF All-Day Children’s Camp (3-15)

Morrisville Centennial Library November events


  • Police Storytime – 11/11, 11am; join Morristown Policeman Todd Baxter for a special story time!
  • Dinoman – 11/18, 11am; Giant, life-size dinosaurs will be on view in our main library space with a special presentation.
  • 802 Reptiles – 11/29, 3:30; Interact and touch live snakes, lizards and more as we learn about these reptiles.

Adult/All Ages

  • Eric Nuse – 11/7, 4pm; “Vermont Wild” story teller Eric Nuse shares humorous stories of his 30+ year career as a Vermont game warden
  • Tiffany Aliche 11/9, 2pm; New York Times bestseller introduces the concept of building wealth through financial wholeness.
  • Morrisville Community Garden Meeting – 11/14, 5:30pm; Discuss plans for the future of the community garden at Oxbow Park.
  • Poet Joy Harjo – 11/16, 4pm; U.S. Poet Laureate joins us for a chat about her most recent memoir, Catching the Light.
  • Trish Esden – 11/29, 1pm; as Pat Esden, she writes contemporary fantasy that’s a touch dark and a bit sexy. Come and meet the author!
  • Naomi Alderman – 11/20, 3pm; discuss the power of women in science fiction with a best-selling author.


Lamoille Long-Term Flood Recovery Group Coordinator: Help ensure all of our neighbors who were impacted by the flood receive recovery support.

  • Full-time position
  • Apply: send CV and cover letter to
  • Tasks: Assessing and cataloging the unmet needs of individuals and families impacted; identifying and securing financial and other resources to meet those  unmet needs; supporting targeted town and community efforts to prepare for and build resilience against future disasters.
  • Full job description here.

NCVRC job openings

  • Parents in Recovery Support Program Coordinator
  • Recovery Coach
  • Recovery Coach in the Emergency Department
  • Apply

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