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Buffalo PRIDE Meeting Next Tuesday

Buffalo PRIDE will hold their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 4th @ 6:00 pm @ The Villages Charter Middle School gym. We hope to see you then!

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!

"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. See the flyer below for more details or visit BattleAtTheVillages.com.

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. 

Weekly Update

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)

Sunday, November 2nd

* Daylight Savings Time Ends

Monday, November 3rd

* VHS FBLA meeting (7:00 am)

* Kindergarten Field Trip to Green Meadows Farm in Kissimmee (8:00 am departure - 3:30 pm return)

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

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

Tuesday, November 4th

* Election Day

* Primary Center Holiday Picture

* VHS Key Club meeting Room 111 (7:15 am)

* VCMS FCA meeting (7:25 am)

* Kindergarten Field Trip to Green Meadows Farm in Kissimmee (8:00 am departure - 3:30 pm return)

* VCMS Builder's Club meeting (3:15 pm)

* VHS Girls' Basketball Pre-Season Classic @ VHS Fieldhouse (5:30 pm)

* VHS Boys' Soccer vs. Mt. Dora @ VHS Field (JV 5:00 pm, Varsity 6:30 pm)

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

* Buffalo PRIDE meeting @ VCMS Gym (6:00 pm)

Wednesday, November 5th

* VHS Swimming State Finals

* Intermediate Center Holiday Pictures

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

* VHS Debate Club meeting (2:40 pm)

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

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

Thursday, November 6th

* 4th & 5th Grade Center Holiday Pictures

* 3rd Grade field trip to Sea World Orlando (8:00 am departure - 6:00 pm return)

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

* VHS Boys' Soccer @ Hernando (JV 6:00 pm, Varsity 7:30 pm)

* VHS Girls' Basketball Pre-Season Classic @ VHS Fieldhouse (5:30 pm)

* VHS Girls' Soccer vs. Lake Mary Prep @ VHS Field (6:00 pm)

Friday, November 7th

* VHS Student Activities Committee meeting Room 115 (7:10 am)

* VHS FCA Room 228 (7:15 am)

* 3rd Grade field trip to Sea World Orlando (8:00 am departure - 6:00 pm return)

* VHS Football @ Hawthorne (7:30 pm)

Saturday, November 8th

* VHS SAT (7:45 am)

* VHS Cross Country 2A Region Championships

* Buffalo PRIDE Basket Benefit @ Lake Miona Rec Center (6:00 pm)

Sunday, November 9th

* Elementary School Choir performance @ Lake Miona Rec Center (5:30 pm)

VCS In The News

Villages Founder Dies

Adventures Begin After School

VHS Football Downs Wildwood

VCS Students Participate in Tech Trek

VHS Band Preps for Outback Bowl

High School All-Star Football Game Returning to VHS

School Attendance Matters

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 As)also,

The Villages High School has now earned 8 straight As (2006 2013)

The Villages Charter Middle School has now earned 11 straight As (2003 - 2013)

The Villages Charter Elementary School has now earned 11 straight As (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.

      Campus Chatter - November
      VHS Battle @ The Villages Basketball Tournament
      Buffalo Basket Benefit Flyer 2014
      Florida Standards Family Brochure
      October Campus Chatter
      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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