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Welcome! 

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 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! 

Elementary School: 

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

http://tinyurl.com/nan86g4

 

 Orcas- Anneliese, Leighton, and Sam

 http://tinyurl.com/oqfxt3p

 

  Black Dragon fish-Cliff and Parker

  http://tinyurl.com/k78zeup

 

 Sea Lions- Hanna and Joey

 http://tinyurl.com/n5jjf63

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! All students have now completed their video production projects and they can't wait to share their final product from their hard work!

 

Be on the look for our monthly newsletter.  Our newsletter always recaps what the classes have done during that month and are posted on the web site as PDF files at the end of each month.  (Please see below) 

 

Middle School: 

Middle School Gifted Classes meet on Mondays during 2nd, 3rd, or 4th period.

 

Congratulations!  Congratulations!

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.

http://www.stemchallenge.org/stem/#/home

3)      Belk Service Learning Challenge

http://www.belkservicelearningchallenge.com/challenge

4)     3M Science Challenge

http://www.youngscientistchallenge.com/enter

 

VCS Academies 

It is never too early to start thinking about the future!  Here is a link to explore more about the exciting academies offered at The Villages Charter High School:

http://academy.tvcs.org/

                                                                                   

 

Contact: Virginia.Rice@tvcs.org

PDF documents
2014-15 Gifted Supplies -
August 2014 Newsletter -
Class Expectations -
Gifted Behavior Plan -
Gifted March Newsletter -
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

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