GMVS News

Alpine Racing News

March 28, 2013 ~The final weeks of racing in the east are upon us, and plenty of GMVS kids are still going fast all over the place.  And now, we’ll start with this week in Vermont, with the George Tormey Series GS at nearby Middlebury Snowbowl. Christian Gallagher showed his mettle with a solid second place result on the tough Allen Trail, with Pate Campbell also skiing well in 7th. Carter Kendig was also in the mix in 14th place. For the ladies, Tarrah Price had a terrific race, finishing 4th, with Katy Rosen edging out Isobel Morton for 8th. Rebecca Arencebia skied up to 15th place as well...  Read more...

Nordic Results

March 27, 2013 ~ While most of our skiers enjoyed some needed rest after Fairbanks -- Elliot, joined by incoming Freshman, Walker Bean and Warren native, Noah Eckstein -- had some fun racing in the Frost Mountain Grand Prix held at the Rikert Touring Center.  The boys competed against a strong international field of Canadians and Americans.  The event had three races, with a skate distance, a skate sprint prologue and a classic pursuit. At the conclusion of the pursuit race, Walker edged Noah for 8th place, Noah took 9th and Elliot was just behind in 12th. With the conclusion of these races...  Read more...

Alpine Results

February 5, 2013 ~ GMVS racers saw action in Vermont, Maine, Colorado and Canada this week, with race series piling up during the height of the season. We'll start close to home, with USSA action at Pico in the Chapin Memorial Slalom. PG Taylor Dawson proved up to the task, eking out a half-second win. Behind him in third place was Thomas Woolson '12, with Thomas Walsh '13 and Jay Boland '14 joining them in the top ten in 8th and 9th places. Also skiing to the first seed was Fitch Spencer  '14 in 14th place. For the ladies, junior Eklutna Kenney skied up to 15th place...  Read more...

Heidi Halvorsen'13 finishes in the top 10 in Norway

Heidi Halvorsen '13 skied on team USA in the J1 Scando cup and returns home as one of the fastest Under 18 Nordic skiers in the world.  Her trip was covered in FasterSkier.com.  Read more...

Fall 2012 Alumni Magazine

"Forty years. It seems like forever and it seems like yesterday, since we sat in the sun at Mad River Glen and listened to Bill Moore and John Schultz suggest that we start a ski-racing academy...." Read more in this fall's Alumni Magaine.    Read more...

Kelly Brush Davison '04 featured in Sports Illustrated

Kelly Brush Davisson '04 is featured in this month's Sports Illustrated Magaaine for her work in raising money for disabled atheltes.  Read the story online.  Read more...

Snowmaking has started in the Kelly Brush Race Arena

Winter has arrived in the Kelly Brush Race Arena. The Sugarbush snowmaking team had 25 guns up and running last night on Inverness primarily in the T-BAR area.  Two new fan guns were also operational and contributing to the snowy landscape.  Snowmaking has continued during the day today and wil keep on blasting into the night.The 2012-2013 Ski Season is about to begin!  Read more...

What a Show!

October 29, 2012 ~ Once again, Dave, Piero and Cindy led the troupe through the annual alchemy of theater, as the Doug Parker Gym was transformed into a whirlwind of colors and movement through the performances of ‘Godspell’. With seniors Devlin Shea and Thomas Walsh playing the powerful roles of Jesus and John the Baptist/Judas, the cast had the house tapping their feet, clapping their hands, and wiping tears from their cheeks. The music was phenomenal, and the dancing showed off the actors’ grace and athleticism in a flourish of precision and energy. It was a truly memorable three days of...  Read more...

Soccer Honors

October 29, 2012 ~The Vermont Soccer Coaches’ Association chose the All-State teams on Sunday, and four GMVS standouts were recognized for their outstanding efforts. For the girls, seniors Gabby Pasteris and Storey Dyer Kloman were named to the team. On the guys’ side, senior co-captain Jack Schibli and his fellow central midfielder Brendan Todd were unanimous selections. Congratulations to this quartet for leading the way all season!  Read more...

Boys' Soccer to Semifinals

October 29, 2012 ~ The boys' soccer team hosted the 5th-seeded Wasps of Woodstock on Friday under beautiful clear skies in front of a large crowd. They didn't disappoint, as they rode goals by co-scoring leaders Brendan Todd and David Frisk (each with 7 goals of the year) to dominate the game in a 2-0 victory. Brendan broke the scoreless tie with only 8 seconds left in the first half, converting a picture-perfect free kick from just outside the box. His 'upper 90' goal was matched late in the second half by David, who took a perfect pass from Jack Schibli, turned his defender, and rifled a...  Read more...

Godspell

Green Mountain Valley School presents “GODSPELL,” a modern adaptation of the musical by Stephen Schwartz based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew. Over 40 actors tell the parables of Jesus Christ are through clowning, pantomime, charades, acrobatics and vaudeville.  GMVS’s adaptation of Godspell incorporates modern rap and hip hop music yet still includes the favorite hits,  “Day By Day”, "Prepare Ye The Way Of The Lord," "Learn Your Lessons Well," "All For The Best," "All Good Gifts," "Turn Back, O Man" and "By My Side."  Read more...

Lainey Curtis '13

October 1, 2012 (Bozeman, Montana) This summer Lainey Curtis '13, spent a month of her vacation in Ghana, West Africa, with VISIONS Service Adventures, an international service learning program. Curtis was one of 20 high school students who lived in a small town of Ghana’s Volta Region. The teen volunteers began construction of a children’s home (Ghanaian parlance for an orphanage / charter school) by digging trenches, mixing and pouring a concrete foundation, and positioning 18 columns as the first phase of construction. The high schoolers also cleared and marked a trail to the peak of...  Read more...

Great Skiing in Chile

"I suspect that it will get old hearing that each day is perfect, but today was, once again, perfect," Dave Gavett on the second day of the trip.    Read more...

Parents Weekend

The extended GMVS family is welcome to join us September 28-30 Parents Weekend.  Please visit the Parents Weekend Page for information on the Golf Tournament, Gala and all of the other activities during Parents Weekend.  Read more...

Devlin Shea

If you have visited campus on a Friday, or had the chance to watch Godspell this fall, you already know Devlin Shea.  He leads by example in many capacities: Lead in the school play, Student Government President, Captain of the soccer and nordic skiing team and one of the figureheads of Formal Friday.  At first glance you might not know the fellow in the lunch line with a bow tie is a three-time Junior National Competitor.  This season he showed his top speed in sprint races, winning a sprint qualifier at an Eastern Cup and clocking the 13th fastest qualification at Junior Nationals in...  Read more...

The Physiology of Performance

One highlight of the Orientation program was the presentation by Dr. Matt Gammons. We’d like to share what he presented to the kids and staff, as it has direct relevance to all we do here. A summary of Main Points:The key to achieving highest athletic potential is mental and physical preparation.  Mental preparation was covered in a talk by international sports psychologist, Heinz Graf.  Dr. Gammons concentrated on physical preparation.Physical preparation: Nutrition and RecoveryNutritionIn order to have the best chance to achieve, athletes must get proper rest, fluids and nutrients.Common...  Read more...

$299,000 to reach $1 Million!

August 18, 2012 ~Thank you to the 112 families and 3 foundations who have generously contributed to the Campaign for the 5th Decade. Because of your support, the Campaign has raised a total of $1.2 million and $693,000 towards the $1 Million Match challenge. With $307,000 left to raise by December 31, our goal is very attainable.   As we enter the final months of the $1 Million Match challenge, we ask you to consider a gift that will have more than a double benefit for GMVS. In addition to your donation being matched, meeting the $1 million goal by the end of the year will bring an...  Read more...

5 GMVS U-14 Athletes Participate in USSA East Dryland Project

Five GMVS athletes and two coaches were invited to the USSA East U-14 dryland project held at the Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, July 13th-15th. The camp was invitational and included 10 of the top U-14 Girls and 10 of the top U-14 boys in the EasternRegion. Participants from GMVS included (and in picture order): Jack Bates(coach), Katie Queally '17, Maddie Davis '17, Aedan Chiari '18, Megan Monette (coach), Hannah Utter '17. Chauncey Morgan ‘17 was invited but could not attend.Athletes participated in a variety of activities including games, agility mountain biking and physical...  Read more...

Spring 2012 Alumni Magazine

Spring 2012 Alumni Magazine   Read more...

Pages