Buffalo Scholarship Golf Tournament Saturday!
The Buffalo Scholarship Foundation (BSF) has announced details about their annual charity golf tournament. Each year, BSF hosts a golf tournament at Palmer Legends to raise funds for college scholarships for VHS graduates on Saturday, October 4th. To learn more and register, click here! We hope you can participate by playing, donating prizes or volunteering.
Next Buffalo PRIDE Meeting Coming Soon!
Buffalo PRIDE has announced their next regular meeting will be on Tuesday, October 7th @ 6:00 pm @ The Villages Charter Middle School gym. We hope to see another big crowd.
Buffalo PRIDE "Closet Clutter" Scheduled for October 11th
Buffalo PRIDE has announced that their popular "Closet Clutter" rummage sale will be held on Saturday, October 11th starting @ 8:00 am. Due to several events being held @ VHS that morning the Closet Clutter will be held in the 4th & 5th Grade Center west parking lot. See the flyer below for more details. Save the date and come to out to find a possible treasure!
VCS & Buffalo PRIDE Offer Saturday Family Workshop
The Villages Charter School and Buffalo PRIDE are thrilled to announce an exciting upcoming opportunity for our school families. On Saturday, October 18th Dave Benzel will offer another parent workshop. This past June, Dave presented to over 200 VCS parents and received rave reviews and multiple requests to offer additional programs.
In response to those requests, Dave has developed a program titled, “How to Create a Focused Family by Friday”. The session will be held at the VHS Cafeteria on Saturday, October 18th @ 10:00 am and is open to all VCS parents AND students in grades 6-12. We believe this will be a great family learning experience opportunity. This one-hour workshop will be similar to the one held in June and is free to everyone (and parents can earn PI hours). Additionally, Dave will be offering parents the opportunity to enroll in a new program called “Life Gym” built upon his recent research and work with various youth organizations. Click here to learn more about Life Gym.
VCS & The Villages Media Group Partner on Recycling
The Villages Charter School is partnering with the The Villages Media Group on a ‘paper recycling project’. This will be a 2 day event. See the flyer below for details.
New Online Gradebook Program Coming Soon
The Villages Charter School is required by our charter to utilize the Student Information System (SIS) program used by all of Sumter County Schools. Over the summer, Sumter County Schools and VCS have been working diligently to implement a new SIS called "Skyward". We are expecting the online gradebook portion of Skyward available to our students and parents soon.
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!
Tuesday, September 30th
* VHS Key Club Officer meeting Room 111 (7:15 am)
* VHS Boys' Golf vs. Wildwood @ Glenview (4:00 pm)
* VCMS Volleyball @ Mt. Dora Bible (4:00 pm)
* VHS Volleyball @ Hudson (JV 6:00 pm, Varsity 7:00 pm)
Wednesday, October 1st
* 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 Trend Setters @ 2nd Grade (3:00 pm)
Thursday, October 2nd
* Pajama Day @ Primary Center
* VHS Bowling vs. Tavares @ Fiesta Bowl (3:30 pm)
* VHS Girls' Golf vs. Lecanto @ Palmer (4:00 pm)
* VHS Boys' Golf vs. Belleview @ Glenview (4:00 pm)
* VHS Swimming vs. West Port @ Laurel Manor (5:00 pm)
* VHS JV Football @ Lecanto (6:00 pm)
Friday, October 3rd
* VHS Student Activities Committee Room 115 (7:10 am)
* VHS Cross Country @ Florida Runners Invitational (4:20 pm)
* VHS Football vs. Umatilla @ VHS Field (Pop Warner night) (7:30 pm)
Saturday, October 4th
* VHS Swimming @ Orlando YMCA (7:00 am)
* Buffalo Scholarship Foundation Golf Tournament @ Palmer (8:00 am)
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.
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 “A’s”)—also,
The Villages High School has now earned 8 straight A’s (2006 – 2013)
The Villages Charter Middle School has now earned 11 straight A’s (2003 - 2013)
The Villages Charter Elementary School has now earned 11 straight A’s (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.
Please see the list of important documents below.
Paper Recycling Project 2014
Buffalo PRIDE Closet Clutter 2014
Buffalo Basket Benefit Flyer 2014
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