Buffalo PRIDE Parent Conference Next Tuesday
Buffalo PRIDE has announced plans to hold their annual 2-hour parent conference on Tuesday, March 3rd. The conference will be held @ VHS from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm and is always a big hit with VCS parents with over 800 in attendance last year. See flyer below with topic descriptions. Make plans to join us! Daycare available for VCS students in Pre-K3 through 8th grade.
VCS Adopts 2015-2016 School Calendar
The Villages Charter School has adopted the 2015-2016 school calendar. See the PDF below for more details.
Music in the Schools Event Next Wednesday
The VCMS & VHS Bands will hold their annual Band Extravaganza Concert on March 4th at 7:00 PM in the VCMS Gym. Tickets are $5 and may be purchased at the VCMS or VHS front offices. Here is a recording the VHS Wind Ensemble made of Dusk, a new piece by Steven Bryant that the band will perform on March 4th. You will also hear performances from the VCMS jazz band and VCMS Advanced Band, The Villages Concert Band, New Horizons Band, and Hometown Band. Each band performs in sequence and then we combine for one huge performance at the end. Each year this event is sold out and very popular with everyone who attends. We hope to see you on March 4th to help us celebrate "Music in our Schools" month!
Buffalo PRIDE Announces Next Big Event (BBQ Bash!)
The Villages Charter School parent organization (Buffalo PRIDE) has announced the date for their next big fundraiser. The annual BBQ Bash will be held @ Spanish Springs Town Square on Saturday, March 7th from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Please make plans to join thousands of area residents as they enjoy delicious BBQ cooked by VCS business partners and parents. See the multiple flyers below (Team application, event sponsorship and event flyer)!
VCS School Grade Announced by FL DOE
The Florida Department of Education has released the 2013-2014 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 7 years, VCS has received a “K-12 grade” (all “A’s”)—also,
The Villages High School has now earned 9 straight A’s (2006 – 2014)
The Villages Charter Middle School has now earned 12 straight A’s (2003 - 2014)
The Villages Charter Elementary School has now earned 12 straight A’s (2003 - 2014)
Friday, February 27th
* VHS Student Activities Committee meeting Room 115 (7:10 am)
* VHS FCA Room 228 (7:15 am)
* VHS Center Stage Talent Show @ VHS Gym (2:05 pm)
* VHS Boys' Tennis @ Santa Fe (4:00 pm)
* VHS Girls' Tennis @ Eastside (4:00 pm)
* VHS Track & Field @ Bulldog Open Tavares (4:00 pm)
* VCMS Student Council Dance @ VCMS Gym (6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)
* VHS Softball vs. Hudson @ VHS Field (6:00 pm)
* VHS Baseball vs. Ridgewood @ VHS Field (7:00 pm)
Saturday, February 28th
* VHS Wrestling Districts
Monday, March 2nd
Tuesday, March 3rd
Wednesday, March 4th
Thursday, March 5th
Friday, March 6th
Saturday, March 7th
VCS In The News
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.
Please see the list of important documents below.
2-Hour PRIDE Sessions Flyer
2015-2016 VCS Calendar
Childcare for 2-Hour PRIDE Meeting
Campus Chatter - February 2015
2015 BBQ Bash Team Entry Application
2015 BBQ Bash Sponsorship Form
2015 BBQ Bash Flyer
Florida Standards Family Brochure
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