Mrs. Virginia Rice « Teacher Connection / Documents / Calendar
Exciting News at The Villages Charter School! Our Accelerated Program, Academic Pathways, has officially launched! Please review the brochure attached below that explains all about the Pathway options for students! As always, please contact me if you have any questions!
Some of our 3rd grade students created videos about their ocean animal research, posted below! They couldn't wait to share!!
Sea Urchins- Audrey and Brianna
Orcas- Anneliese, Leighton, and Sam
Black Dragon fish-Cliff and Parker
Sea Lions- Hanna and Joey
Manta Rays- Kyle and Sydney
Students have also selected their long term project! Our first grade students will be working on month long projects that will require them to use the scientific method and experiment, while incorporating literature as well!
Our 2nd and 3rd grade students have all selected a video production project and are working hard on their projects! 2nd Grade is in the editing phase of their first video and are talking about adding a second video! 3rd graders are in the filming/recording phase of their projects!
Middle School Gifted Classes meet on Mondays during 2nd, 3rd, or 4th period.
Tyler Krebs and Matthew Loza earned 2nd place for the District in the Stock Market Challenge we participated in! They will be receiving certificates and a Papa John's gift card from the Florida Council on Economic Education!
Kayla Tassone and Hayden Muecke entered a calendar contest on Economic Concepts, also sponsored by the Florida Council on Economic Education, and had their project published in the council's 2015 calendar!
Congratulations to theses students on their hard work!
2nd Semester Project Options:
1) Jim Harbin Media Festival using GoAnimate!- www.goanimate4schools.com
2) STEM National Video Game Design Contest- Using Scratch, Gamestar, etc.
3) Belk Service Learning Challenge
4) 3M Science Challenge
2014-15 Gifted Supplies -
August 2014 Newsletter -
Class Expectations -
Gifted Behavior Plan -
Gifted Newsletter- December -
Gifted November Newsletter -
Gifted Schedule 2014-2015 -
January Newsletter -
October Newsletter -
September Newsletter -
TVCS Academic Pathways - Learn about the TVCS Accelerated Program