Who is she?
She is the new principal of V.U.E.S!
By Toni B., Jasmine A., and Colby B.
We interviewed Mrs. Sargent to learn a little bit more about her and her thoughts about VUES.
Toni: What did you do before coming to V.U.E.S?
Mrs.Sargent: I was the principal at Proctor High School for 5 years.
Toni: What do you like about this school?
Mrs. Sargent: I love working with younger students, and I appreciate all the teachers hard work.
Toni: What was it like growing up?
Mrs. Sargent: I grew up in Vergennes. I came here, to V.U.E.S for elementary school, then I went to V.U.H.S for high school and I played a lot of sports.
Toni: What is your hobby?
Mrs. Sargent: I read historical novels and I collect a lot of Star Trek stuff.
Toni: Where and when were you born?
Mrs. Sargent: I was born in Burlington on June 25th 1964
Toni: Where did you grow up?
Mrs. Sargent: I grew up here in Vergennes.
Toni: Where did you used to work?
Mrs. Sargent: Proctor and Mount Abe schools.
Toni: When did you decide to come to V.U.E.S?
Mrs. Sargent: When I found out that Mr. Bassett was retiring.
Toni: Why did you decide to come to V.U.E.S?
Mrs. Sargent: I wanted to work where I grew up and where I know best.
Toni: Why did you want to come to V.U.E.S?
“Mrs. Sargent: I wanted to work with younger students.
Toni: How is Vergennes different from your last school?
Mrs. Sargent: Younger kids,and more families that have difficulties.
Toni: How will you discipline the behavior challenged kids who visit your office?
Mrs. Sargent: Well... first talk to them and try and figure out why they weren't doing what they were supposed to do, then hold them accountable for what they did.