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VCS & The Villages Media Group Recycling Project Starts Friday! 

The Villages Charter School is partnering with the The Villages Media Group on a ‘paper recycling project’. This will be a 2-day event. See the flyer below for details.

"Battle at The Villages" Holiday Basketball Tournament Announced

The Villages High School boys' basketball program will host a new holiday tournament called "Battle at The Villages" on December 27-30 @ VHS Fieldhouse. 

VCS & Buffalo PRIDE Family Workshop a Big Hit

On Saturday, October 18th Dave Benzel conducted a terrific workshop with over 100 parents and students. Even if you were unable to attend the workshop, you can still enroll in a new program called “Life Gym” built upon Dave's recent research and work with various youth organizations. Click here to learn more about Life Gym.

New Online Gradebook Program Now Live!

The Villages Charter School new online gradebook and student information system (called Skyward Family Access) is now available. Please contact the Central Office (352-259-2350) if you have difficulty accessing the program. 

Buffalo PRIDE "Basket Benefit" Scheduled for November 8th

Buffalo PRIDE has announced that their annual auction "Buffalo Basket Benefit" will be held on Saturday, November 8th. See the flyer below for more details!

Weekly Update

Thursday, October 23rd

* 4th & 5th Grade Center Book Fair

* VCMS 25% AR Goal Due

* VHS SHOC meeting Room 246 (7:15 am)

* VHS Buffalo Athletic Booster Club meeting @ Pimlico Rec Center (1:00 pm)

* 4th & 5th Grade Center Book Fair Family Night (3:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

* VHS Cross Country Lake/Sumter County Championships @ Polo Fields (4:15 pm)

* VHS Junior Class Ring Sales Parent Night @ VHS Cafeteria (6:00 pm)

Friday, October 24th

* 4th & 5th Grade Center Book Fair

* VHS FCA club meeting Room 228 (7:15 am)

* VHS Student Activities Committee meeting Room 115 (7:15 am)

* 6th Grade Field Trip to EPCOT (8:30 am departure, 8:30 pm arrival)

* VHS Football @ Wildwood (7:30 pm)

Saturday, October 25th

* VHS ACT Test (7:45 am)

Monday, October 27th

* VHS Bowling Districts

* VHS FBLA meeting (7:00 am)

* VHS Art Club meeting Room 111 (2:45 pm)

* VHS Film Club meeting Room 228 (2:45 pm)

Tuesday, October 28th

* VHS Bowling Districts

* VHS Key Club Officer meeting (7:15 am)

* VHS Girls' Soccer vs. Umatilla @ VHS Field (JV 5:00 pm, Varsity 6:30 pm)

* VHS Boys' Soccer @ Hernando (6:00 pm)

Wednesday, October 29th

* VHS Interact Club meeting Room 202 (7:15 am)

* VHS Debate Club meeting (2:40 pm)

* VHS Teen Trendsetters mentoring @ IC (3:00 pm)

* VHS Yearbook Club meeting Room 207 (2:40 pm)

* VHS Girls' Soccer vs. South Sumter @ VHS Field (JV 5:00 pm, Varsity 6:30 pm)

* VHS Boys' Soccer @ Central (6:00 pm)

Thursday, October 30th

* VHS Prom Ticket Sales (During lunch)

* VHS Athletic Boosters meeting @ Pimlico (1:00 pm)

* VHS Cross Country District Championships @ Polo Fields (4:15 pm)

Friday, October 31st

* VCES Book - o - Ween

* VHS Buffalo Shuffle Jeans Day / Fall Pep Rally 

* VHS FCA club meeting Room 228 (7:15 am)

* VHS Student Activities Committee meeting Room 115 (7:15 am)

* VHS Prom Ticket Sales (During lunch)

* VHS Football vs. Interlachen @ VHS Field (7:30 pm)

VCS In The News

VCS Students Participate in Tech Trek

VHS Football Gets Big Win

VHS Student Volunteers in Ghana

VHS Band Preps for Outback Bowl

High School All-Star Football Game Returning to VHS

School Attendance Matters

Samurai Program Offered by Buffalo Adventures

New VHS Computer Science Academy

The Villages Charter School Takes Another Historic Step

New Standards and Assessments Announced by FLDOE 

The Florida Department of Education just announced the creation of a new website that provides a large amount of information regarding new state standards. These new standards are called the Florida Standards. The Florida Standards Assessments website provides students, parents and educators with details about the new standards and assessments. We encourage everyone to look over the information provided on this website to learn more about the new standards and accompanying assessments that begin in 2014-15. See the flyer "Florida Standards Family Brochure" below for more details.

2013-2014 Assessment Reports Available  

The Florida Department of Education just released FCAT & End of Course Assessment scores for grades 3-10 in Reading, Math, Writing and Science. Official school grades will be released sometime in December, 2014. See the reports below (2013-2014 VCS K-12 Academic Achievement Report & Summary). We are again very proud of the charter school students and their outstanding academic achievements.

VCS School Grade Announced by FL DOE

The Florida Department of Education has released the 2012-2013 school grades for all high schools and combination schools. The Villages Charter School again received a K-12 grade of A!!!

Congrats to all students, teachers, administrators, staff, & parents for this achievement. We have much to be proud of @ VCS, but our core mission is academics and this result is evidence that our students are doing very well. See the two reports below to read a full report or the executive summary of VCS student academic achievement.

For the past 6 years, VCS has received a “K-12 grade” (all “A’s”)—also,

The Villages High School has now earned 8 straight A’s (2006 – 2013)

The Villages Charter Middle School has now earned 11 straight A’s (2003 - 2013)

The Villages Charter Elementary School has now earned 11 straight A’s (2003 - 2013)

VCS Adopts 2014-2015 School Calendar 

The Villages Charter School has adopted the 2014-2015 school calendar. See the PDF below for more details.

Important Documents

Please see the list of important documents below.

      Florida Standards Family Brochure
      October Campus Chatter
      Paper Recycling Project 2014
      Buffalo Basket Benefit Flyer 2014
      2013-2014 VCS K-12 Academic Achievement Summary
      2013-2014 VCS K-12 Academic Achievement Report
      2014-15 VCS Calendar
      VCS Named High Performing Charter School

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