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Next Buffalo PRIDE Meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 2nd

The Villages Charter School parent organization (Buffalo PRIDE) will hold their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, December 2nd @ 6:00 pm @ the VCMS gym. Free child care will be provided as always. We hope to see a large crowd of parents!

VCS Acceleration Meeting Announced

The Villages Charter School will host a parent meeting to highlight the various acceleration programs offered @ VCS. We invite all VCS families interested in learning more about how the acceleration programs (Compacting, Gifted, Honors, Advanced, AP, Dual Enrollment and more). The meeting will be held @ the 4th & 5th Grade Center Cafeteria on Monday, December 8th from 6:00 - 7:00 pm.

Skyward Gradebook "Mobile App" Now Available!

You can now check grades & attendance through the Skyward Family Access "Mobile App" with your smartphone. VCS sent a mass email using Skyward's email system on Thursday, Nov. 13th. If you did not receive an email that means we don't have an accurate email in the system for you. See the flyer below for details.

November is "Parent Involvement Month"

We support Florida Governor's declaration that November be "Parent Involvement Month". Here at The Villages Charter School we have always embraced parent involvement as key to student success and 15 years of great results speak volumes about that commitment. VCS parents make a difference! See the Parent Involvement letter below.

"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.

Weekly Update

Friday, November 28th

* Fall Break -- No school

* VHS Boys' Basketball Breast Cancer Awareness @ Oak Ridge HS

Saturday, November 29th

* VHS Boys' Basketball Breast Cancer Awareness @ Oak Ridge HS

Monday, December 1st

* VHS FBLA meeting (7:00 am)

* VHS Debate Club meeting Room 226 (2:40 pm)

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

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

* VHS Boys' Basketball vs. Melody Christian @ VHS Fieldhouse (7:00 pm)

Tuesday, December 2nd

* VHS Boys' Soccer @ Mt. Dora (JV 5:00 pm, Varsity 7:00 pm)

* Buffalo PRIDE meeting @ VCMS Gym (6:00 pm) (Elementary Choir performs!)

Wednesday, December 3rd

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

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

* Elementary School Choir Performance @ Colony Cottage (1:00 pm)

* VHS Girls' Weightlifting vs. Forest @ VHS Fieldhouse (3:00 pm)

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

* VHS JV Wrestling @ Citrus (4:30 pm)

* VHS Boys' Soccer vs. Lake Weir @ VHS Field (JV 5:00 pm, Varsity 7:00 pm)

* VHS Girls' Basketball @ South Sumter (JV 5:30 pm, Varsity 7:00 pm)

Thursday, December 4th

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

* VCMS Girls' Basketball @ Crystal River MS (3:00 pm)

* VHS Girls' Soccer @ Williston (6:00 pm)

Friday, December 5th

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

* VHS FCA Room 228 (7:15 am)

* VCMS Advanced Physics Field Trip to Busch Gardens (7:15 am departure)

* VHS Wrestling @ South Walton Beach (2:00 pm)

* VHS Boys' Soccer vs. Trinity Catholic @ VHS Field (6:00 pm)

* VHS Girls' Soccer @ Westport (6:00 pm)

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

* VHS Girls' Basketball vs. Hudson @ VHS Fieldhouse (6:30 pm)

Saturday, December 6th

* SAT @ VHS (7:45 am)

* VHS Wrestling @ South Walton Beach (9:30 am)

VCS In The News

VHS Alum Named Head Baseball Coach

Box Tops For Education

VHS Band Finishes in Top 10

VHS Basketball Starting Over

Buffalo Adventures Twirling Class

Veterans Day Celebrations @ VCMS

VHS - VNN Project Going Well

VHS Boys' Soccer Gets Win in Opener

Adventures Begin After School

VHS Band Preps for Outback Bowl

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.

      Skyward Family Access Mobile App
      Parent Involvement Month
      Campus Chatter - November
      VHS Battle @ The Villages Basketball Tournament
      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

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