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VCS Weekly Bulletin - January 19, 2018

Have something for the bulletin? Send it to: Shaina at or


Examining a mummy's skeleton
at the Legion of Honor

Dates at a Glance                         

Friday, February 2, 8:30am - 9:30am - PA Coffee Morning

Monday, February 12 - Lincoln’s Birthday - No School

Monday, February 19 - President’s Day - No School

Wednesday, February 28 thru Wednesday, March 7 - Parent/Teacher Conferences  (1:00 dismissal for all students)



Order Yearbooks

Don’t forget to get your order in for your yearbook! Pick up order forms in the office or follow this link to place your order and customize 2 free extra pages for your child's copy:

  • Your personalized yearbook only costs $20.00
  • Yearbooks are printed on high quality 100% recycled paper in beautiful full color.
  • For each VCS yearbook sold, Trees for the Future plants a tree in our school's name.
  • Complete your 2 free custom pages no later than April 23.
  • Custom pages are optional, if you don’t customize you’ll receive a standard yearbook.
  • Order your yearbook by May 7 to get free bulk shipping with the rest of VCS!


The Yearbook Staff could always use additional photo coverage! If you take any photos at school events, on field trips, or even of just regular campus activities and classwork, please email them to any time throughout the school year, or drop them off in person on a memory card, flash drive, or CD.


Pirate Choir - Songs-of-the sea, dress like a pirate, sing for seniors and probably for the sailors on a Tallship as well! ! $5 per session  (payable to Miss Barnum). Thursdays 3:10-4:10pm. Sign up on Miss Barnum’s Door

If there is anything you as a parent would/could contribute we would love to hear about it, contact Lauren, at and let her know.

Snacks and Lunches


Snacks/Lunches: We encourage you to send your child to school with snacks and lunch that are whole foods rather than processed foods. This helps guarantee that preservatives and processes which remove the nutritional value of foods are not present.

  • Whenever possible, send the food in recyclable and reusable containers, reducing landfill waste.
  • Send as much protein as possible to support brain function.
  • Please do not send food high in sugar or with corn syrup.
  • Water only.
  • If your child brings highly processed food or a sweetened beverage, s/he will be asked to put it away and to save it for the ride home at the end of the day.
  • Chewing gum and candy are not allowed.



Emma is available to provide on-site tutoring on Wednesdays from 1:30 to 2:30. Her rate is $30 an hour, which is flexible depending on the subject(s). You can reach her at

Absences Due to Illness

It is cold and flu season, if your child is absent you are to call or email the school each day. Please include the symptoms associated with any illness so we can keep track of what is going around and relay any info to others.  Please remember students are not to return to school unless they are fever, vomit, diarrhea free for 24 hours.

Planned Absences

Independent Study Packets are available for planned absences. Parents can request an IS Packet from the office a minimum of three days prior to the absence.

Rainy Weather

We have several extra pairs of rain boots available at school. You can inquire in the office if they are needed.

A reminder per the handbook: Every day our children go outside, rain or shine. Children may get wet and sometimes muddy. It is important that they have appropriate rain gear. Every child should have a hooded rain jacket and rubber boots. There will be a space in every classroom for rain gear to be kept at school.


Our tree is gaining more leaves!  Thank you for Volunteering/Donating to our school!

The LEAVES represent our family Volunteer Hours/Donations, the time and energy we give toward the school’s growth and abundance. Leaves will be added each month in correspondence to community members’ time (ideally 1 hour per week/4 hours per month). So, make sure to sign in and log your hours in the office!

Thank you for helping VCS blossom!

*If you need suggestions on where and how to volunteer, contact VCS Volunteer Coordinator Katie Hanneman @


Reminder to sign up with eScript and AmazonSmile, easy ways to earn $$$ for our school!

VCS Gear
Looking for a little something extra?  Something cozy? Something to show your Village Charter pride :-)?  Stop by the office and grab a Village Tee Shirt, Sweatshirt or Hoodie (and support our special school as a bonus). Lots of styles, sizes and colors to choose from for kids and adults. 

  • Kids T-Shirts - $15
  • Adult T-Shirts - $20
  • Sweatshirts & Hoodies - $30



Have an appreciation you wish to make? You can email it in by Friday morning or just stop by the office and drop off a note in the orange Appreciation Jar and it will get added to the next Bulletin.

"Thank you, Catherine and Crisarlin for running the PA meeting and the yummy snacks!" - Shaina

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