Students names were put into a drawing for each time that they were on the Honor Roll. Names were drawn for a winner for Grades 3-5 High Honors, Honors and Honorable Mention as well as Grades 6-8 High Honors, Honors and Honorable mention.
The VCS 8th grade promotion ceremony will be held tonight (Monday June 15th) at the China Lake Conference Center on the Neck Road in South China beginning at 6pm. Get there early to ensure parking and good seating.
The Upstander Team was invited to the Margaret Chase Smith Library to be recognized for their service to others. A representative from the library invited the team after seeing a new report about their stuffed animal drive for the Children's Advocacy Center. While there, the team shared what they have done for service work as well as want they plan to do in the future. The team toured the library and received a gracious donation to help with their efforts.
Bikes for Books was sponsored by our local Masonic Lodge with special thanks to Bernie Fortin, lodge member. Local and regional lodge members were on hand for the presentation of bikes. VCS students read 3000+ books. A boy/girl from each grade level were awarded a new bike, helmet and t-shirt thanks to the lodge and their sponsors.
May is Better Speech and Hearing Month! Please click on the link below to read a message from your friendly VCS Speech Pathologists, who would like to share some thoughts with you regarding technology and communication skills. CLICK HERE to read all about it!
Students at VCS are supporting the #withoutshoes campaign to help children in need get a new pair of shoes. They're also encouraging others to do the same. Take a picture of your bare feet and post it to Instagram and Tom's shoes will donate a new pair of shoes to a child in need. Get the details here
The VCS Math team walked away from today's math meet with a pile of honors!
Team 1 took 3rd place
1st place individual finish
Team placed 2nd overall
1st place individual finish
The 8th grade and 7th grade individual winners for this meet also placed 1st and 2nd for the year respectively.
BUT, most important of all, the VCS mathletes capped off their year of competition with a 1st place finish overall for the whole year! VCS wins the league "school award" which will be proudly displayed in our trophy cabinet! WAY TO GO KIDS! You make us proud!
On April 2, students of Spanish class "Ochiete" (combined 7th & 8th grade) along with Spanish Students of the Month from 4th & 5th grade attended the Education Outreach program at Margarita's restaurant in Augusta. The estudiantes saw a DVD presentation about Mexican crafts, music, and foods, toured the restaurant's extensive folk art collection, watched a cooking demonstration, and then enjoyed a Mexican luncheon. They tasted guacamole and salsa fresca, ate enchiladas, arroz y frijoles, and ended their meal with fresh churros dipped in warm chocolate sauce. All agreed it was a "fiesta perfecta!"
The VCS GT science students visited the Challenger Learning Center in Bangor. They had the chance to do a simulated comet mission for NASA. This was a great learning opportunity for our future scientists!
Our annual spring parent-teacher conferences are being held on Monday April 13th from 4pm - 7pm and again on Wednesday April 15th from 4pm - 7pm. Please contact your child's teacher or call the school at (207) 923-3100 to set up an appointment. We look forward to seeing you!