ADL Announcements 03/23/2023

(These are sent each Thursday school is in session.)


March 23-24, Student-led Conferences

April 13, Willy Wonka Jr. performance, 7:00 PM

April 14, Willy Wonka Jr. performance, 7:00 PM

April 15, Willy Wonka Jr. performance, 2:00 PM

Ticket sales to start March 29th for all shows - $7.00 Adult tickets & $5.00 Students and Seniors. Tickets are available in the main office and we accept cash or checks payable to ADL.

April 24-28, Spring Break/No school

May 25, Spring Concert (All Ensembles)

May 29, Memorial Day/No school


Don't forget to order your 2023 yearbook if you haven't yet done so. About half of the students in each grade have ordered a yearbook so far. If you aren't sure if you ordered one, search your email for a confirmation from TreeRing, or contact Mrs. Donahey.

The last day to order a yearbook in time for delivery with the school order is April 30. The cost is $22.00.

Click here to buy your ADL yearbook now!

Any questions, please contact Yearbook co-advisor Helen Donahey at or 802-857-7857.


PAWS Spring Pridewear Sale - NOW OPEN!

PAWS is excited to announce that the Pridewear sale is now open! All products are ordered from a local retailer, Sports Central! We have a great selection of t-shirts, hoodies, hats and more! Personalization is available on some items. To order please follow this link:

The store will be open until April 6, 2023, when all orders have to be placed. Orders will then be delivered to ADL the week of April 17, 2023 and distributed to the students. If you do not wish your student to receive their item (it may be a gift), then please note it in the "gift message" section of the online order form.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Harriet Matthews (

Creative Writing Club

The Creative Writing Club will publish a collection of writing this spring. We also would love to include images of art work. Interested in submitting your writing and/or art? Please read the following carefully:

Writing Criteria:

Writing should be original work. So that we can include as many members of the ADL community as possible, please limit your submission to one page.

Art Work Criteria:

Art work should also be original and submitted as a jpg. So that we can include as many members of the ADL community as possible, please limit your submission to two images.

Email submissions to by Tuesday, March 28.

Please be in touch if you have any questions. We are excited to receive your work!

Ms. Holzman and the Creative Writing Club

Spring Sports

The spring sports season is approaching for ADL students. Practices begin the last week of March for some, and the first week of April for everyone else. If your child is interested in participating in track and field, softball, or baseball (7th and 8th grade only), please fill out this form, .

We are also looking for a track and field coach and a softball coach. Please contact Kevin Barber, , if you are interested.

Vermont Youth Dancers

Vermont Youth Dancers presents their own retelling of the classic legend of Robin Hood, In The Woods Somewhere, Robyn Hood's Gang of Thieves, April 1 and 2 at Essex High School. After her lands are taken, Robyn of Locksley forms a band of rebels to help those in need. Will the Sheriff of Nottingham catch them, and what price must be paid in order for Robyn to save her friends? This full length theatre production is told through dance to current music with imaginative sets and beautiful costumes, where the chosen music, acting, and unexpected blend of hip hop and lyrical choreography tell the story. With this performance, VYD is offering partial proceeds to and honoring the work of Wood4Good and Aunt Dot's Place Food Shelf. Tickets for April 1 at 1:30 and 6:30, and April 2 at 1:30 are available at Don't miss it!

Message from PAWS

PAWS needs your help to support the ADL Community! Choose one month to return bottles donated to the ADL Bottle Barn. Proceeds are used by PAWS and the school to benefit all our students. Click on this link to sign up:


Thank you!

ADL Clubs

  • Art Club - will meet on Thursdays and Fridays, 3:15-4:30, in room C16. See Mrs. Logan if you have any questions.
  • Creative Writing Club -meetings on Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30, in room B25. Mrs. Holzman is the advisor.
  • D&D Club - meetings on Tuesdays 3:15-4:30, in room C10. See Mrs. Kurnit if you have any questions.
  • Geo Bee & Culture Club -meetings on Mondays, 3:15-4:15, in room C26. See Mrs. Tupaj if you have any questions.
  • Math Club - will meet on Mondays, 3:15-4:00, in room B16. See Mrs. Zimmerman if you have any questions.
  • Pride Club - will meet on Thursdays, 3:15-4:00, in the band room.
  • Yearbook Club -meetings on Mondays, 3:15-4:00, in room C2. See Mrs. Donahey or Mrs. Petralia if you have any questions.

ADL Paws

Want to keep updated on the ADL PAWS projects and events?

Don't miss out! "Like" the "PAWS ADL" page on Facebook today! The facebook page will share info about ongoing opportunities to support your school community at ADL. From volunteering your time, donating baked goods, to events we'll be hosting for ADL students and family, there are lots of things to like! Click below to "like" our Facebook page and stay connected and involved!

ADL Bottle Barn

Please drop off your clean bottles and cans to donate to ADL special programs!

Bottles and cans should be in bags! PLEASE DO NOT THROW IN LOOSE BOTTLES AND CANS.



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