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Free Physicals Today!

VCMS & VHS will provide free physicals for all current students in grades 6-11 (rising 7th - 12th graders) on Saturday, April 25th.  See the flyer below for details. 

Summer Camp Taking Signups

The Villages Charter School will again host summer camp June 1st through July 24th. The camp is always a big hit with students and parents. Registration deadline is Friday, May 1st. See the flyer below for details.  

VCMS & VHS Chorus & Band Concerts Coming Soon!

The Villages High School & The Villages Charter Middle School will combine to host two events @ the Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center. 

* Thursday, May 7th, 2015 7:00 pm Spring Chorus Concert will feature the VCMS and VHS Choirs. More details coming soon!

* Thursday, May 14th, 2015 7:00 pm Spring Band Concert will feature the VCMS Jazz and Advanced Bands and the VHS Wind Ensemble. We are hoping to have a packed house for this concert, which will be the first VCS band concert in the new Sharon Performing Arts Center in Spanish Springs. Please visit this link to purchase tickets. Hope to see you there!

Celebration of the Arts

You’re invited to attend our second annual “Celebration of the Arts” at the 4th & 5th Grade Center. The Fourth Grade Celebration will take place on Tuesday, April 28, and the Fifth Grade Celebration will be held on Thursday, April 30. See the PDF below for details.

Online School Surveys Announced

Each year, VCS encourages parents to participate in anonymous surveys about the school. This valuable feedback allows the charter school administration and staff to continue to learn and improve our great school. Additionally, families have the opportunity to earn a total of 2.5 information PI hours. The surveys will be available from April 27th through May 10th. Watch for more details coming soon!

Annual VCS Golf Tournament Date Set

Friends of The Villages Charter Schools - please mark your calendar for the 15th Annual Villages Charter School Golf Tournament benefiting The Villages Charter School.

This year’s event will again be held at Palmer Legends Golf Course, 1645 Palmer Way, The Villages, FL 32162 on Saturday, May 9th with an 8:00 AM shotgun start. There are many ways to be involved:

  • Play golf in the event
  • Donate prizes for our golfers
  • Wrap up your Parental Volunteer hours for the 2014-2015 School year by volunteering for one of the several jobs the day of the event, or by seeking donations for prizes.

Volunteer opportunities are very limited, so sign-up early. The Tournament and format is fun for all skill levels (how hard is it to throw a golf ball?). Participants will again receive a nice golf shirt with their participation, along with plenty of on-course refreshments and a picnic-style Lunch following play. 100% of the monies generated go directly to The Villages Charter School to help enrich the educational opportunities for our children. The following link will open up a .pdf entry form, which you can complete on-line and then print or email back to us.

2015 VCS Golf Tournament Entry Form or be sure to visit the Tournament webpage.

Until then, please save the date of May 9th!!!

For registration and play questions, email or call: Mark Verkey – Palmer Legends – 352.753.5300 For volunteer and donation questions, email: Maria Burns For all other questions, email or call: Dale Borrowman - 352.674.1571

VCS Performing Arts Academy Planned for June

The Villages Charter School will host the annual Performing Arts Academy this June @ VCMS.  This academy is always a big hit with students. See the flyer below for details.

VCS Announces Enrollment 2015-16 Procedures 

The Villages Charter School has announced enrollment procedures for the 2015-16 school year. To learn more about enrollment, click here. Also, see two PDFs (VCS Enrollment 15-16 & 2015-16 VCS Enrollment FAQ) below for more details.

The Family Information page and Marketplace business listing pages have been updated. The "Register Now" button is now active. 

WEEKLY UPDATE

Saturday, April 25th

* Free Physicals @ VHS Gym (8:00 am - VHS students & 9:15 am - VCMS students)

Monday, April 27th

* Florida State Assessments

* Primary Center Book Fair

* Spring Dance Concert General Admissions Tickets On Sale

* 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 Spring Football Starts!

Tuesday, April 28th

* Florida State Assessments

* Primary Center Book Fair

* FCAT 8th Grade Science

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

* 7th Grade Key Field Trip Student & Parent Meeting @ VCMS Cafeteria (5:30 pm)

* 4th Grade Celebration of the Arts @ 4th & 5th Grade Center Gym (6:00 pm)

Wednesday, April 29th

* Florida State Assessments

* Primary Center Book Fair

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

* VHS Science Club meeting (2:45 pm)

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

Thursday, April 30th

* Florida State Assessments

* Primary Center Book Fair

* 4th Grade Tropicana Speeches

* VHS SHOC Hosts Blood Drive

* VHS World History Cultural Expo Celebration @ VHS Cafeteria (Periods 1-4)

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

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

* 5th Grade Celebration of the Arts @ 4th & 5th Grade Center Gym (6:00 pm)

Friday, May 1st

* Primary Center Book Fair

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

* VHS FCA Room 228 (7:15 am)

* VCMS Student Council Spring Dance @ VCMS Gym (6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Saturday, May 2nd

* VHS SAT (7:45 am)

* Spring Dance Rehearsal @ Savannah Center

* Spring Dance Concert @ Savannah Center (6:30 pm)

VCS In The News

VHS Student Earns Music Scholarship

VHS Baseball Season Comes to an End

VHS Lifters Compete at State Championships

Charter School Students Do Well at State Science Fair

The Villages Lifelong Learning College Announces New Registration System

School Resource Officers Help Schools

VHS Health Sciences Academy Helping Prepare Next Generation Nurses

VHS Adding to The Range

VHS Students Ready For International Science Fair

School Spelling Bee

VHS Engineering Academy Fires Rocket

VHS Early College Dual Enrollment Program a Big Success!

Elementary School Choir Performs For Retired Teachers

Adventures Begin After School

The Villages Charter School Takes Another Historic Step

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.

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.

      VCS Summer Camp 2015
      Celebration of the Arts 2015
      Campus Chatter - April 2015
      VCS Performing Arts Academy 2015
      Free Physicals Flyer 2015
      2015-16 VCS Enrollment FAQ
      Opinion Waffles and Testing
      Little Buffalo Learning Center Flyer
      VCS Enrollment 2015-16
      2015-2016 VCS Calendar
      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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