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First Buffalo PRIDE Meeting of 2015-16 School Year Tonight!

The Villages Charter School parent organization (Buffalo PRIDE) will host their first meeting of the school year on Tuesday, September 1st @ the VCMS gym @ 6:00 pm. We hope to see a large group of parents. Free childcare (for current VCS PK3-5th students) will also be available.

Early Registration Open for Buffalo Scholarship Foundation Golf Tournament

The Buffalo Scholarship Foundation has open early bird registration for their annual golf tournament. This year's tournament will be held on Saturday, October 3rd @ Palmer Legends CC. Visit the BSF website to learn more and see the PDF below for details.

All-Villages Marching Band Event Coming Soon!

VHS is now accepting registration for the Second Annual All-Villages Marching Band. This year’s event is on October 12 (rehearsal) and October 16th (performance @ home football game vs. South Sumter High School). Eligible participants include Villages residents, VHS Band Alumni (graduated), VHS Band Parents, and employees of VCS/The Villages. We hope you will dust off your horn and relive your high school band days with us! (Please note that we have a separate event for VCMS Band Students on October 2nd). Here is the link to the registration form. Visit this link to see videos of last year.  See the PDF below for the itinerary and event details.

 

WEEKLY UPDATE

Tuesday, September 1st

* Little Buffalo Learning Center Picture Day!

* VCMS Book Fair 

* Buffalo PRIDE Christmas Tree Drawing Ticket Sales Begin

* VHS Key Club meeting Room 111 (7:00 am)

* VCMS Volleyball @ Mt. Dora Bible (4:00 pm)

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

* VHS Volleyball @ Mt. Dora (JV 5:00 pm, Varsity 6:00 pm)

* VCMS Football vs. Crystal River MS @ Crystal River HS (6:00 pm)

Wednesday, September 2nd

* VCMS Book Fair 

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

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

* VHS Shakespeare & Poetry Club meeting Room 238 (2:45 pm)

* VHS Girls' Golf vs. Eustis @ Mt. Dora CC (4:00 pm)

* VHS Volleyball vs. Westport @ VHS Fieldhouse (JV 5:00 pm, Varsity 6:00 pm)

Thursday, September 3rd

* VCMS Book Fair 

* VHS Key Club Officer meeting Room 111 (7:00 am)

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

* VHS Bowling @ Umatilla (3:30 pm)

* VCMS Volleyball vs. Wildwood @ VCMS Gym (4:00 pm)

* VHS Boys' Golf vs. St. John's @ Glenview CC (4:00 pm)

* VHS Swimming vs. Leesburg @ Laurel Manor Pool (4:30 pm)

* VHS Volleyball vs. Dunnelon @ VHS Fieldhouse (JV 5:00 pm, Varsity 6:00 pm)

* VHS JV Football @ Belleview (6:30 pm)

Friday, September 4th

* VCMS Book Fair 

* VHS FBLA meeting (7:00 am)

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

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

* VHS Football @ Crescent City (7:00 pm)

Saturday, September 5th

* VHS Cross Country @ Half-Mile Timing Invitational Alachua (7:20 am)

* VHS Band @ USF Herd of Thunder event

VCS In The News

VHS Football Dominates Belleview

VHS Boys' Golf Looks for Strong Season

VHS Volleyball Ready to Kick Off Season

VHS Band Room Gets a Face Lift

VHS Students Raises Funds for Hospital

First Day of School a Big Success!

VCS Kicks Off 16th Year

Residents of The Villages Volunteer @ VCS

VHS Welcomes New Freshman Class

The Future is Here for Lifelong Learning College

VHS Grad Prepares to "Teach for America"

The Villages Charter School 15 Years of Impact

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.

New Standards and Assessments Website Hosted by FLDOE 

The Florida Department of Education hosts 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. Also, see an interesting opinion article about a dad's perspective regarding the new assessments below.

VCS Adopts 2015-2016 School Calendar 

The Villages Charter School has adopted the 2015-2016 school calendar. See the PDF below for more details.

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)

Important Documents

Please see the list of important documents below.

      BSF Golf Tournament Brochure
      All Villages Band Flyer
      2015-2016 VCS Calendar
      Little Buffalo Learning Center Enrollment Flyer
      2013-2014 VCS K-12 Academic Achievement Summary
      2013-2014 VCS K-12 Academic Achievement Report
      VCS Named High Performing Charter School

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