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Parent Workshop Planned for February

VCS will host a special two-night parent workshop on 2/8/17 & 2/15/17 @ the VHS cafeteria. Dave Benzel, a highly requested and frequent presenter to VCS parents, will lead the event. See the flyer below for details.

2nd Annual "K-8 Track Meet" Planned

VCS has announced plans for another PK-8 track meet on Saturday, Feb. 11th @ 8:00 am.

This event is open to all VCS students in PK through 8th grade. You may run as many events as you would like. Just like last year, this is designed as a fun run event and will not include times. Events will be divided by age groups. 5u, 6-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14. If needed, we will divide boys and girls.

The events will include the following: Long Jump, 50m, 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m & 1600m

The order of events will be:

Long Jump 8:00 a.m. (Volunteers Needed)
50m 9:00 a.m.
200m 9:30 a.m.
1600m 10:00 a.m.
100m 10:30 a.m.
800m 11:00 a.m.
400m 11:30 a.m.

We will not have a registration this year. All runners PK-8 are welcome to show up at the time of their event.

Come out and see yourself on the jumbotron!

Buffalo PRIDE BBQ Bash Coming Soon!

The Villages Charter School parent organization (Buffalo PRIDE) has released early information about their annual 'BBQ Bash' event. The BBQ Bash will be held on Saturday, March 4th. See the flyer below for details.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, January 23rd

* Intermediate Center Book Fair

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

* VHS Art Club Room 111 (2:45 pm)

* VHS Magic Club Room Media Center (2:45 pm)

* VHS Film Club Room 228 (2:50 pm)

* VHS Boys' Basketball @ Wildwood (JV 5:30 pm, Varsity 7:00 pm)

* VHS Girls' Basketball vs Wildwood @ VHS Fieldhouse (JV 5:30 pm, Varsity 7:00 pm)

* VHS Boys' Soccer District Tournament @ Mt. Dora (Time TBA)

Tuesday, January 24th

* Intermediate Center Book Fair

* VHS NHS Meeting Room 226 (7:15 am)

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

* VHS Chess Club @ Culinary Arts (7:15 am)

* VCS Spelling Bee @ VCMS Media Center (8:30 am)

* VHS Engineering Club Room 154

* VHS Press Club Room 207 (2:45 pm)

* VHS Trading Currency Consortium meeting Room 206 (2:45 pm)

* VCMS Builder's Club meeting (3:15 pm)

* VHS Boys' Basketball @ CFCA (JV 5:30 pm, Varsity 7:00 pm)

* VHS Boys' Soccer District Tournament @ Mt. Dora (Time TBA)

Wednesday, January 25th

* Intermediate Center Book Fair

* VHS FCA Room 228 (7:15 am)

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

* VHS Literacy Crusaders @ Intermediate Center (2:45 - 3:45)

* VHS Explore Florida Club Room 228 (2:50 pm)

* VHS Business Club (2:50 pm)

* VHS Girls' Basketball vs South Lake @ VHS Fieldhouse (JV 5:30 pm, Varsity 6:00 pm) JV GAME CANCELLED

* VHS Boy's Soccer District Tournament @ Mt  Dora (6:00 pm)

* VHS Europe "Trip Meeting" for Students & Parents @ VHS Room 112 (7:00 pm)

Thursday, January 26th

* Intermediate Center Book Fair

* VHS SHOC Meeting Room 246 (7:10 am)

* VHS Press Club Room 207 (7:15 am)

* VHS FCA Room 228 (7:15 am)

* VHS Debate Club Room 238 (2:45 pm)

* VHS Science Club Room 202 (2:45 pm)

* VCMS Boys' Basketball vs. St. Johns @ VCMS Gym (4:00 pm)

* VHS FBA District 19 Honor Band @ Forest HS (4:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Friday, January 27th

* Intermediate Center Book Fair

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

* VHS Chamber Singers @ Stetson Men's Choral Festival (7:30 am)

* VHS Wrestling @ Belleview (2:00 pm)

* VHS Boys' Soccer District Tournament @ Mt. Dora (Time TBA)

* VHS FBA District 19 Honor Band @ Forest HS

* VHS Boys' Basketball vs. Hagerty @ VHS Fieldhouse (7:00 pm)

Saturday, January 28th

* VHS FBA District 19 Honor Band @ Forest HS

* VHS Wrestling @ Belleview (9:30 am)

* VHS All District Jazz Band @ Mt. Dora 

Sunday, January 29th

* VHS Junior Science, Engineering & Humanities Symposium @ Gainesville

Monday, January 30th

* VHS Junior Science, Engineering & Humanities Symposium @ Gainesville

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

* VHS Art Club Room 111 (2:45 pm)

* VHS Magic Club Room Media Center (2:45 pm)

* VHS Film Club Room 228 (2:50 pm)

* VCMS Boys' Basketball @ Crystal River MS (3:00 pm)

* VHS Girls' Basketball District Tournament @ VHS Fieldhouse

Tuesday, January 31st

* VHS Junior Science, Engineering & Humanities Symposium @ Gainesville

* VHS NHS Meeting Room 226 (7:15 am)

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

* VHS Chess Club @ Culinary Arts (7:15 am)

* VCS Spelling Bee @ VCMS Media Center (8:30 am)

* VHS Engineering Club Room 154

* VHS Press Club Room 207 (2:45 pm)

* VHS Trading Currency Consortium meeting Room 206 (2:45 pm)

* VCMS Builder's Club meeting (3:15 pm)

* VHS Freshmen Basketball vs. Forest @ VHS Fieldhouse (4:00 pm)

* VHS Basketball vs. Crystal River @ VHS Fieldhouse (JV 5:30 pm, Varsity 7:00 pm)

Wednesday, February 1st

* VHS FCA Room 228 (7:15 am)

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

* VHS Literacy Crusaders @ Intermediate Center (2:45 - 3:45)

* VHS Explore Florida Club Room 228 (2:50 pm)

* VHS Business Club (2:50 pm)

* VHS Girls' Basketball District Tournament @ VHS Fieldhouse

Thursday, February 2nd

* VHS SHOC Meeting Room 246 (7:10 am)

* VHS Press Club Room 207 (7:15 am)

* VHS FCA Room 228 (7:15 am)

* VHS Winter Sports Pep Rally @ VHS Gym (2:05 pm)

* VHS Debate Club Room 238 (2:45 pm)

* VHS Science Club Room 202 (2:45 pm)

* VCMS Girls' Tennis @ Inverness MS (3:00 pm)

Friday, February 3rd

* 3rd Quarter Mid-point

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

* VHS Wrestling @ Clay HS (2:00 pm)

* VHS Boys' JV Basketball @ St. John (5:30 pm)

* VHS Girls' Weightlifting State Championship

* VHS Girls' Basketball District Tournament @ VHS Fieldhouse

Saturday, February 4th

* VHS Winter Guard FFCC Competition @ Belleview HS

* VHS Wrestling @ Clay HS (9:30 am)

* VHS Freshmen Basketball @ Belleview

 

VCS In The News

VHS Students Awarded Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarships

VHS Girls' Basketball Stays Unbeaten in District Play

Primary Center Holds Safety Fair

New Fencing Club at VHS

VCS is Recruiting Teachers

VHS Boys' Basketball Defeats Mt. Dora

VHS Boys' Soccer Dominates Umatilla

VHS Girls' Soccer Has Trio of Strong Scorers

VHS Wrestling Prepares for the Season

VHS Health Sciences Academy HOSA Club Preps for Competition

ECC Students Study Dirt from all 50 States

Teachers Double as Students

Founders' Day Huge Success

Area Group Teaches First Graders About the American Flag

VHS Band Ready for Fall Concert

VCMS Students Attend STEM Camp

Big Brothers Big Sisters Coming to The Villages Charter School

VHS Has Record Enrollment on First Day

Parent and Community Involvement Key to Student Success

The Villages Charter School Grows with Quality

The Villages Charter School keeps making the grade

Gov. Scott Visits VHS

Buffalo Scholarship Foundation Sets Big Goal

The Villages Charter School 15 Years of Impact

VCS Earns 14th "A Rating" in a Row!

The Florida Department of Education has released the 2015-2016 school grades for all schools. The Villages Charter School has again earned an "A" rating!

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 9 years, VCS has received a “K-12 grade” (all “A’s”)—also,

The Villages High School has now earned 11 straight A’s (2006 – 2016)

The Villages Charter Middle School has now earned 14 straight A’s (2003 - 2016)

The Villages Charter Elementary School has now earned 14 straight A’s (2003 - 2016)

VCS Accepting 2016-17 Enrollment Applications

The Villages Charter School is still taking applications for the 2016-17 school year. See the flyer below for details or click here to learn more about VCS enrollment. 

Please note that as of 1/18/17, some grade levels are at capacity (PK 1, PK 2, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th & 9th Grades) and several other grade levels are very near capacity (PK3, PK4, 2nd, 3rd & 8th grades). We encourage all families interested in VCS to submit an application as soon as possible to either secure an enrollment slot or a place on the waiting list.

VCS Adopts 2016-2017 School Calendar 

The Villages Charter School has adopted the 2016-2017 school calendar. See the PDF below for more details.

Important Documents

Please see the list of important documents below.

      Benzel Parent Workshop Flyer
      BBQ Bash 2017 Save the Date
      Dec - Jan Campus Chatter
      2016-2017 VCS Calendar Updated
      2015-2016 VCS K-12 Academic Achievement Report
      2015-2016 VCS K-12 Academic Executive Summary
      VCS Named High Performing Charter School

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