SJA News - April 12, 2023


SJA Hosts NEK Model United Nations

On Saturday, SJA hosted its annual Northeast Kingdom Model United Nations Conference. Three other schools sent delegates who joined our own in seeking international solutions to environmental and political issues. Student organizers for the event included (pictured, l-r) Ceylin Sutcu '23, Hannah MacDonald '23, Laura Ponoran '24, Maaike Dam '24, and Eric Chen '23. Other organizers were Carson Farnham '26, Aliah Hale '26, Daniyal Aryngazin '24, and Alisher Aryngazin '24. Fernanda Bustamente '25 was named Best Delegate on her committee, and Maya Krooth '25 was named Best First-Time Delegate. 

Group Visits VT Supreme Court

Members of the Student Diversity Council traveled to Montpelier last week to attend the Vermont Supreme Court's public hearing of the court's Commission on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Following the event, the students visited with the justices before posing for a photo. The group included Konosuke Oi '24, Chief Justice Reiber, Justice Waples, Addie Chandler '25, Hannah Keith '23, Katlyn Zheng '23.

Chapel Talk on Autism

Vishesh Prasad '24 (l) and Channing Roper '25 delivered a powerful Chapel Talk last week to recognize Autism Awareness Month.

SkillsUSA Medalists

Congratulations to all of our SkillsUSA medalists. Front row: Corbin Bedell '23 (Gold, Team Works), Brady Olden '23 (Gold, Team Works), Emily Greer '24 (Gold, Commercial Baking). Second row: Conner Turner '23 (Gold, Team Works), Garret Demers '23 (Gold, Team Works), James Lunnie '23 (Silver, Cabinetmaking), Logan Burgess '23 (Gold, Cabinetmaking). Third row: Jonas Minot '24 (Silver, Team Works), Joseph Scott '23 (Silver Team Works) Isabella Mazza '25 (Gold, Restaurant Service). Fourth row: Dominic Warren '24 (Silver, Team Works), Alyana Mass '25 (Silver, Team Works), Henry Roy '23 (Silver, Welding Fabrication). Fifth row: Jack Lawson '23 (Silver, Welding Fabrication), Brody Gordon '23 (Silver, Welding Fabrication). The gold medalists will travel to Atlanta, GA, in June to represent VT at the national competition.

Gold Medalists Emily Greer '24 and Isabella Mazza '25 show off their State Champion banners. Photos from some of last week's testing sites can be viewed here.


Wednesday, April 12

Testing Begins for Vermont Students

Please consult the website calendar for daily testing.

Friday, April 14

Talent Show, Fuller Hall, 7:00 PM

Thursday, April 20

Fashion Show, Fuller Hall, 6:30 PM

The morning events will be broadcast live on NSN. Details to follow.

Clear River Review Launch Event, Library Fireside, 7:15 PM

Saturday, April 22

April Vacation Begins

Monday, May 1

Classes Resume

Friday, May 5

Senior Capstone Day

Click the graphic above to learn more about the exciting travel opportunities during the 2023-2024 school year.


Ms. Darling's Fashion students are busy putting the final touches on their designs in preparation for next Thursday's (April 20) Fashion Show. The show will be broadcast live on at 8:00 AM and 8:40 AM during the student assemblies. The public is welcome to attend the evening event at 6:30 PM in Fuller Hall.

Photos from Tuesday's Track meet can be viewed here. Both the boys' and girls' teams finished in first place.

Photos from Monday's Unified Basketball game vs. Oxbow can be viewed here.

Photos from last week's Varsity Girls' Lacrosse game can be viewed here.

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