SOUTH BURLINGTON Students of South Burlington High School, and other public schools around the county, return to classes this week. The high schools new bus routes were not received at press time but can be viewed at the schools website. SBHS serves grades 9-12. 2008-09 Board of School Commissioners include Richard Cassidy, chairman, Carol Caldwell-Edmonds, Agnes Clift, Elizabeth Fitzgerald, Theodore Manazir, clerk, Superintendent John Everitt, Principal Patrick Burke, Assistant Principal Patrick Phillips, Administrative Dean Mrs. Lissa McDonald, Director of Student Activities Michael ODay, 9th Grade Dean Denise Weaver. Telephone numbers: Superintendents Office, 802-652-7250, High School Main Number 802-652-7000, Principals Office 802-652-7001, Attendance Office 802-652-7002, and Guidance Office 802-652-7060. The mission of the South Burlington School District, a community committed to excellence in education, is to ensure that each student possesses the knowledge, skills, and character to create a successful and responsible life. We will do this by building safe, caring, and challenging learning environments, fostering family and community partnerships, utilizing global resources, and inspiring life-long learning. South Burlington High School is a public 9-12 institution serving the communities of South Burlington and many nearby towns. The institution is a comprehensive high school offering a variety of educational programs, which are open to all enrolled students. The schools Programs of Study book is designed to assist SBHS students and parents as they research, plan and realize a comprehensive high school academic program. It is available on the Internet by visiting the school web site at: http://sbhs.sbschools.net/. The South Burlington School District fully supports the philosophy and intent of Title VI, Section 504, Title IX and all federal regulations promulgated therein and to that end the District will not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation or handicap in all matters related to the operation of and the programs offered by the public schools of the City of South Burlington. South Burlington High School is approved by the State Department of Education and is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. The completion of a minimum of 20 credits is required for graduation from South Burlington High School.