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Middlebury Tigers Power a 41-6 Win over Mt. Anthony Patriots
By Marcie Bolton
Middlebury Varsity Football (2-1) was out for a win after last week’s defeat by Essex.  They traveled to Mount Anthony Union High School’s (0-3) Spinelli Field to secure a 41-6 win.  Scoring with seven seconds left in the first quarter, Middlebury’s Sam Smith ran the ball in for 6 yards giving the Tigers a 7-0 lead.    Into the second quarter as the momentum started, Junior Tiger Keenan Bartlett caught a 28 yard pass setting up the next play where Jakob Trautwein then ran up the middle for 25 yards touchdown play.
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Blending English Theater Music And Life Lessons: Meet Vuhs Teacher Of The Year Chris Wyckoff
By Cookie Steponaitis
   Students headed to Mr. Chris Wyckoff's quicken their pace and enter the room with an impending sense of excitement. Something is going to happen! They just know it. Why? Simply put, because Chris Wyckoff's teaching style is engaging, intriguing and theatrical. It tantalizes the mind, moves the body and challenges the individual learning styles of those present, a fact that has not gone unnoticed by fellow teachers earning Mr. Chris Wyckoff the title of 2012 VUHS Teacher of the Year.

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“We were farm people!” Sharing Memories and Life Lessons with Bea Dike
By Cookie Steponaitis
Gently, but firmly taking control of the interview, Bea Dike could find no reason to focus on her upcoming 99th birthday in October as anything of interest. “Why would anyone want to know about that,” she declared, “when we have all of this to talk about?” Sitting on a recliner in her glassed-in sun porch, Bea gestured at the grandeur of the fall view of her back yard and family farm fields. Dotted with birch, maple and cedar trees, the lawn boasts numerous bird feeders, humungous pumpkins and the ever present approving glances of her 25 year old cat Goldy. Bea directed attention and focus back on the scene before her. “This is what is important,” reflected Bea. “More people should enjoy what nature has to offer and find in the quiet beauty life lessons including peace, not when my next birthday is.”  [ more ]

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