News HeadlinesRice Memorial High News

Rice Memorial High School News Submitted by Alumni

Rice Memorial High School News From Around The Web

Kayakers killed in storm were high school sweethearts  WCAX

Police now say both kayakers whose boats flipped during a violent storm on Malletts Bay on Tuesday are dead.

Kayaker John Duncan remembered  WCAX

WILLISTON, VT. (WCAX) The Vermont community continues to mourn the loss of two kayakers who died during a violent thunderstorm on Malletts Bay earlier ...

Rice Memorial High School graduates class of 2019  Shelburne News

Photo by Julia Bailey-Wells Wyatt Cunningham, Dr. Matthew Geiger Commitment to *Service* awardee, gives his mother, Lisa, a hug while his father, Scott (right) ...

State defends dual enrollment program against religious discrimination claim

The Federal Building in Burlington houses the U.S. District Courthouse and the U.S. Postal *Service*. Photo by Bob LoCicero/VTDigger. Attorneys for the state ...

Ex-Rice High School teacher admits to upskirting student, gives up Vermont teaching license

A former Rice Memorial High School music teacher will serve 2 years on probation and voluntarily give up his Vermont teaching license after pleading guilty to ...

Police: Rice High School teacher upskirted colleagues as well as students

Brian Lynam, who was a music teacher at Rice High School, faces more charges as South Burlington police accuse him of upskirting two colleagues.

Vermont discriminates against students of religious high schools, lawsuit claims

Kristen K. Waggoner (C), a senior vice president with the conservative Christian organization Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), reads the Supreme Court ...

Police: Minor used knife to injure a student in assault, robbery at Rice Memorial High School

A Rice Memorial High School student was injured after being allegedly assaulted by another student with a knife on campus during an attempted robbery ...

Rice Memorial hires Jeff Maher as new assistant principal  Stowe Today

Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington has hired Jeff Maher as assistant principal for the 2019-20 school year.

Rice Memorial Honor Roll  Shelburne News

Lisa Lorenz, principal at Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington, announced the following students from Shelburne achieved Honor Roll status for the ...

Vermont high school playoffs: No. 1 Rice survives Essex's upset bid

A 3-pointer from Mo Awayle tips a seesaw quarterfinal in Rice's favor as the top-seeded Green Knights clawe out a 70-62 win over No. 8 Essex.

Vermont high school playoffs: Rice rallies to book Final Four trip

SOUTH BURLINGTON - Clutch shooting and stout defense paved the way for No. 4 Rice Memorial to surge past fifth-seeded Rutland for a tense 48-40 victory in ...

As Lawsuit Over Dual Enrollment Advances, Legislative Bills Address Issue  Vermont Public Radio

Two families from Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington are suing the state, arguing religious schools should be allowed to use the dual enrollment.

Vermont high school playoffs: No. 3 Rice roars back to beat BFA in D-I girls lacrosse

SOUTH BURLINGTON - The draw control was the name of the game for the Rice Memorial High School girls lacrosse team in its Division I quarterfinal ...

Vermont high school highlights: South Burlington tops Rice in OT

Kate Hall's second goal of the day gives Wolves a 3-2 win over the Green Knights in high school field hockey.

Police suspect Rice Memorial teacher regularly attempted secret photos

Police believe it is likely a Rice Memorial High School teacher regularly attempted to take secret photos of females at the school after reviewing photos found on ...

High school highlights: Rutland, Rice girls lacrosse tally victories  WPTZ

The Raiders and Green Knights pick up victories in Vermont high school girls' lacrosse.

Rice Memorial music director on leave amid allegations of secretly photographing girls

The Rice Memorial High School music and theater director has been placed on administrative leave and faces a court date after school officials learned he may ...

Vermont H.S. soccer: Rice dispatches Mount Abraham to book return trip to final

Motivated Rice side sets up title-game rematch with Milton following the 2-1 win over Mount Abraham on Wednesday in the D-II girls soccer semifinals.

Vermont boys basketball: Rice snaps Rutland's 43-game winning streak

SOUTH BURLINGTON - At first, it looked like Rice was ready to blow the doors off the two-time defending state champions. The Green Knights roared to a ...

Vermont high school football: Buxton's big plays spring Middlebury to 33-18 win over Rice

Tigers book spot in the Division I football semifinals with a 33-18 win at Rice on Saturday afternoon.

2018 Shelburne graduates at Rice Memorial High School  Shelburne News

Rice Memorial High School graduates received their diplomas in the school's 59th commencement ceremony on June 3 in the Rice gymnasium. The private ...

Free Press girls athlete of the year: Rice's Lisa McNamara

The "whoa" moment comes when Lisa McNamara admits the most stunning fact about her thoroughly impressive run at Rice Memorial High School.

Catholic School Students Suing Vermont Claim Religious Discrimination | NewBostonPost  NewBostonPost

February 1, 2019. Lawyers representing students from Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington, VT have filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming the state ...

Varsity Insider: Week 2 Vermont boys basketball power rankings

Rice, MMU and Rutland lead the way in the latest Varsity Insider high school boys hoops power rankings.

Rice Memorial High School honor roll

Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington's first period honor roll.

Rice students perform at 88th Stunt Nite

Students at Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington performed the 88th annual Stunt Nite on Tuesday. Here are winning results: Best Class Performance.

St. Michael's holds 1st graduation in 51 years  Brattleboro Reformer

BRATTLEBORO — Only six navy blue graduation caps soared into the sky Friday night, but that's six more than Saint Michael's Roman Catholic School has ...

Rice student to police: I saw teacher take photo up girl's skirt at school

Police say they found suspicious photos on the phone of a Rice Memorial High School teacher accused of taking pictures up a student's skirt at school.

Essex High School student wins Sanders' essay contest  WCAX

WASHINGTON (WCAX) A freshman from Essex High School has won Sen. Bernie Sanders' ninth annual State of the Union essay contest. The contest gives ...

Wednesday's H.S. highlights: Balance, mistake-free play lift Rice baseball over BFA

Andrew Ianni went 3-for-3 at the plate and an error-free performance from Rice pushed the hosts to the 9-3 high school baseball win over BFA.

New principal to lead John Paul II Catholic School  Bluffton Today

John McCarthy never even considered working as a principal for the first 16 years of his career, but that changed one day and he soon will be leading his fourth ...

2019 Vermont high school baseball playoff primer and predictions

As tradition demands, here's Free Press Staff Writer Austin Danforth's annual primer and predictions for the high school baseball tournament.

Obituary: Marguerite Marie “Margo” Goodrow, 1959-2019 | Obituaries  Seven Days

In the early morning hours of Tuesday, March 26, our beloved Margo took her final gentle breath and was reunited with her beloved mother and...

Congolese Brothers Say a Run-In With Burlington Police Left a Lasting Impression  Seven Days

The Meli brothers were born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, but they've always considered Burlington home. Albin, 26, Jérémie, 25, and Charlie, 22, ...

Varsity Insider: Week 8 Vermont boys basketball power rankings

Rice reclaims the top spot in the season's eighth installment of high school boys basketball rankings on the Varsity Insider.

Kids take the stage  Shelburne News

Local school students have been rehearsing for weeks for a variety of theatrical and musical productions. Here are a few highlights. Top: Rice Memorial High ...

Rice welcomes new staff and faculty members, including new principal  Vermont Biz

Vermont Business Magazine Rice Memorial High School began its 100th academic school year on Tuesday, August 29 with several new teachers and staff ...

Column: The very best of the 2018-19 Vermont high school sports year

The Burlington Free Press sports department picks the best games, upsets, comebacks, performances, moments and teams of the year from 2018-19.

'Motherland' Author Maria Hummel Reads at Rice Memorial High School  Seven Days

This weekend, author Maria Hummel will give a reading from her 2014 novel Motherland as part of the centennial celebrations at Rice Memorial High School in ...

Atomic bomb survivors share stories with Vermont students  WCAX

A gruesome history lesson Tuesday at South Burlington High School, where students learned about the horrors of war.

RMHS National Honor Society  Shelburne News

Students inducted into Rice Memorial High School's 2019 Chapter of the National Honor Society. Criteria for acceptance is based on scholarship, leadership, ...

Rice Memorial class of 2017  Shelburne News

The following Shelburne students recently graduated from the Rice Memorial High School class of 2017: Ashley Bessery, Matthew O'Donnell, Alexander Bond, ...

Three new inductees into the National Honor Society  Stowe Today

Madeleine Kern of Morrisville, Luc Truso of Morristown and Ethan Brown of Hyde Park have been inducted into the National Honor Society chapter at Rice ...

29th annual Free Press All-State Girls Basketball Team

The state's top high school girls basketball players for the 2018-2019 season as selected by the Burlington Free Press sports department.

43 investigations of Vermont teachers, 26 disciplinary actions: here are the ones that stand out

Seven Vermont educators holding principal licenses were disciplined out of a total of 26 state licensing actions. Here's a portion of the list.

Racial Incidents Mar Burlington High Homecoming Football Game  Seven Days

Two incidents with racial overtones marred the Burlington High School homecoming football game last Friday, according to police and school officials.

Vermont H.S. basketball: Coaches' 2019 all-league girls basketball teams

The individual all-league coaches' teams as reported to the Burlington Free Press sports department. The Free Press' annual all-state team, and Miss Basketball ...

Vermont high school rethinks Rebel nickname  USA TODAY

SOUTH BURLINGTON – Inside the robin-egg blue binders of the 1966 South Burlington High School yearbook is a black-and-white photo of a cheerleader's ...

Vermont field hockey: Varsity Insider power rankings for Oct. 5

What's changed in two weeks? The leaves and the temperature, sure, but not the top two teams in the Varsity Insider high school field hockey power rankings.

Former Rice Teacher Tells Court His Firing Was Discrimination  Seven Days

A former Rice Memorial High School teacher and soccer coach argued before the Vermont Supreme Court on Wednesday that his 2014 termination was due to.

Vermont Varsity Insider Athletes of the Week: Winners for April 29-May 5

The votes have been tallied and the winners of the Vermont Varsity Insider Athletes of the Week honors are ... Ariel Switser of Lyndon softball and Cooper Cioffi ...

Teacher pleads not guilty to cellphone photos up skirt  WCAX

A Vermont teacher has pleaded not guilty to secretly taking cellphone photos up a student's skirt at school.

Live updates: Saturday's Vermont H.S. championship scores

Live updates and scores from Saturday's slate of high school championship games as reported to the Burlington Free Press sports department (see below for ...

Vermont high school highlights: Essex soccer rallies for win over Rutland

ESSEX - Spencer Towle broke the deadlock in the 74th minute to spur Essex to a 3-1 win over Rutland in high school boys soccer on Thursday night.

Rice dismisses soccer coach 'Azzie'

A fixture at Rice Memorial for nearly three decades, St. Ambroise Azagoh-Kouadio, widely known as "Azzie," has been dismissed from the Catholic high school, ...

Vermont state decathlon: SJA's Rotti, Essex's Lamell own Day 1 leads

St. Johnsbury's Lia Rotti and Essex's Wyatt Lamell sit in first place after Day 1 at the Vermont high school decathlon state championships on Monday.

Vermont H.S. championships: Previewing all 13 title games

Snapshots of 13 title-game matchups for Championship Saturday in boys and girls soccer, boys and girls volleyball and field hockey.

Stamford High School Student Fights State On Dual Enrollment Decision  Vermont Public Radio

Under Vermont's Dual Enrollment program, high school students can take college courses, and have the state pay for it. Advocates say the program saves.

Vermont Varsity Insider Athletes of the Week: Winners for June 3-9

The votes have been tallied and the winners of the Vermont Varsity Insider Athletes of the Week honors are ... May Gratton of BFA-St. Albans softball and Aubrey ...

Vermont H.S. baseball: Coaches' all-league teams for 2019 season

Coaches' Northern Vermont all-league baseball teams for 2019 season as reported to the Burlington Free Press sports department.

Shelburne's Whitcomb promoted to commander  Shelburne News

Vermont State Police Director Col. Matthew T. Birmingham has announced that Capt. James Whitcomb has been promoted to major/Field Force Division ...

TRIP dancers balance school, practice | Theater  Stowe Today

Savannah Rolfe, 16, and Julia Robinson, 18, have turned their passion for dance into the equivalent of a part-time job, along with more than 30 of their fellow ...

Vermont roster announced for the 2019 Twin State Baseball Classic

The 2019 Twin State Baseball Classic between Vermont and New Hampshire is scheduled for June 22 at the Maxfield Complex in White River Junction.

Early strikes power Rice girls soccer into D-II title game

Two goals in the opening 10 minutes provided the ideal start in No. 1 Rice's 4-0 triumph over No. 4 Mount Abraham in the D-II semifinals Wednesday.

Former UVM star Miller takes over as Rice coach

Former UVM and NHL defenseman Aaron Miller now behind the bench for the Rice girls ice hockey team.

Obituary: John Robert “Bob” Lefebvre, 1944-2018 | Obituaries  Seven Days

John Robert “Bob” Lefebvre passed away peacefully at home in Santa Maria, Calif., on September 17, 2018, with his daughters by his side. Bob was born in ...

The Top 10 Vermont sports stories of 2018

The Burlington Free Press sports department unveils its annual list of the top sports stories of the past 12 months.

Vermont Arts Council to host Poetry Out Loud

News Release — Vermont Arts Council March 1, 2019. Contact: Kira Bacon 802.828.5422 ...

2018 Chittenden County H.S. field hockey outlook

Key returnees and newcomers and outlooks of the eight high school field hockey programs in Chittenden County.

Rice seizes first baseball crown in 50 years

Jamie Merchant was there as a player, in 1999, when Rice Memorial High School ended a 21-year wait between trips to the state championship game, 35 years ...

2019 Burlington Jazz Fest: High School Bands Schedule  WPTZ

Check out when and where to find your favorite high school bands during the 2019 Burlington Jazz Festival!

Stern Center for Language & Learning announces 5th annual comedy benefit

News Release — Stern Center for Language and Learning April 26, 2019. Williston, VT –The Stern Center for Language and Learning announces two ...

Marilyn Doaner | Obituaries  Rutland Herald

Marilyn Doaner RUTLAND - Marilyn Doaner, of Rutland, died Saturday morning, Dec. 1, 2018, surrounded by her family. She was born in St. Albans, Aug.

'Rebels' Yell: Protests Build Over South Burlington's Mascot Change  Seven Days

Some South Burlington "Rebels" are living up to their nickname. Resistance has grown steadily in Vermont's second largest city since the local school board ...

Two former Bishop Marshall students made valedictorian | Community  Stowe Today

Two former students at Bishop John A. Marshall School in Morrisville are valedictorians this year at their respective high schools.

Nolan sworn in as US attorney

U.S. Attorney for the District of Vermont Christina Nolan. Courtesy photo. Christina Nolan is officially Vermont's new U.S. attorney. Nolan was sworn in by Chief ...

Failed Vote Gets Cambridge Elementary School Out Of State-Imposed District Merger  Vermont Public Radio

An Act 46 vote held in a half-dozen Lamoille County towns Tuesday could spell the defeat of a state-ordered school district merger.

Ouellet takes over at Rice, Burke heads to Milton

Aubrey Oullet takes Rice girls soccer coaching job, former Rice coach Shawntel Burke to take over at Milton.

Lack of space puts brakes on young drivers' education  Stowe Today

In the photos on most learner's permits, the camera captures a blend of excitement, nerves and disbelief. The newly minted learner's permit or driver's license ...

Lefty pitching rules both CVU ball teams  Shelburne News

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer. While left-handed baseball pitchers are rare, left-handed softball pitchers are even more unique. But even more scarce is a ...

Burlington tops rival Rice in another thriller

Seahorses rally from 11-point fourth quarter deficit to snag win over rival Green Knights.

Dual enrollment need not apply to students at religious high schools  Shelburne News

To the Editor: As a student at Rice Memorial High School, I experience the real life benefits my private Catholic school has to offer. I am lucky to attend a high ...

Rice star Gray to transfer to VT Academy

Standout 6-foot-6 forward Kendrick Gray opting for prep school.

Johnson steps down as BHS boys basketball coach

Former BFA and UVM star leaves Seahorses program after 14 seasons.

Vermont Varsity Insider Athletes of the Week voting ends at midnight

Welcome to the first-ever Vermont Varsity Insider Athletes of the Week voting by high school sports fans. This week, and every week during the three sports ...

FBI: No investigation involving journalist Michael Hastings  USA TODAY

BURLINGTON, Vt. – The FBI is denying reports that journalist and Vermonter Michael Hastings, who was killed in a single-vehicle car wreck Tuesday in Los ...

Guide to 2017 local graduation ceremonies

Correction: Champlain Valley Union High School graduation will occur at 1 p.m. Friday, June 16, at University of Vermont's Patrick Gymnasium. Due to a source ...

Sister power: Sonia and Dina John blaze path on track and for social justice

Standout runners Sonia and Dina John, bound on scholarships for University of Vermont in the fall, are leaders on, off the track for Rice High School.

Local seniors graduate from Rice Memorial  Shelburne News

The following local students received their diplomas from Rev. Msgr. Bernard W. Bourgeois, principal of Rice Memorial High School,on June 7, 2015.

Rice’s Ben Shungu storms way to 1,000 points

SOUTH BURLINGTON - Before Rice senior guard Ben Shungu got his night in the spotlight at Bill Hammond Gym, he made a cameo at Burlington High School ...

Rice star Shungu verbally commits to UVM

Guard to join Catamounts as walk-on with scholarship spot down the road.

Roundup: Rice sews up No. 1 seed

Rice boys soccer captures top seed in Division II for first time in program history.

Rice boys take golf title  Shelburne News

On June 7 the Rice Memorial High School boys golf team defended its Div. 2 title at Vermont National Country Club and brought home another state ...

Obituary: Manfred Hummell, 1936-2018 | Obituaries  Seven Days

Manfred K. Hummel of Newton Highlands, Mass., and formerly of Underhill, Vt., died on June 3, 2018. He was the beloved husband for 52 years...

Camaraderie, Games and Beers at South Burlington's Old Post  Seven Days

Tuesday is Trivia Night at the Old Post in South Burlington, a bar that opened under new ownership last fall on Queen City Park Road....

Former Rice star Kendrick Gray commits to East Tennessee State

Former Rice boys basketball standout Kendrick Gray commits to play for Division I East Tennessee State.

The Mighty Bucks: Pro-Football Dreams Lead Vermonters to a Humble Arena  Seven Days

The New England Premier Sportsplex, in Danvers, Mass., advertises itself as a place for batting practice and birthday parties. Its 200-foot-long indoor turf field ...

Friday's Vermont sports scores and Saturday's schedule

Vermont high school and college sports scores and schedule for May 25-26, 2018, as reported to the Burlington Free Press sports department.

Seven Questions for New Lyric Theatre Director José Rincon  Seven Days

In September, Vermont's Lyric Theatre named a new executive director, José Rincon. The Burlington native replaces longtime Lyric ED Syndi Zook, who served ...

News headlines by Google News for Rice Memorial High School South Burlington VT

We have listed the latest news headlines that include RMHS . This site has been created to offer a place for RMHS alumni to reconnect and share memories.

In addition to these news headlines, you may also want to join the Rice Memorial High alumni directory and check out the yearbook listings.