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VCS Alert

Due to a sustained power outage, BF will be closed today, Friday May 24, 2019. Students currently on buses to BF will be returning home. Central Elementary is on a 2-hour delay, we will keep you informed if conditions change. All other elementary schools are scheduled to open on time, however buses may be running behind schedule. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
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May 17th Weather Make Up Day Change

In an effort to be responsive to feedback and various needs within the school district, VCS has made the following adjustments to the May 17, 2019 weather make up day. It will be a "Hybrid School Day" that is in line with the format that follows:

Grades 1-8: traditional school day (students report to their respective school buildings)
Grades 9-12: eLearning Day
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Spring into the Arts

Please mark your calendars for ART-astic opportunities + experiences for our community April 11- May 18th! This is the 4th consecutive year celebrating the arts in a month-long, district festival, which is free to our community. Each event is student-centered and showcases a specific art form through student exhibits and/or performances. Please read more about each event below or visit for more information.

Event dates:

April @ntics: Thursday, April 11-13th 7p VHS Auditorium "Theater"
VHS Honors Show: Thursday, April 18-19th 6-8p Upper Gymnasium "Visual Art"
The @rt-chitecture Walk: Saturday, April 27th Urschel Pavilion "Visual Art"
Valpo Film Festiv@l: Saturday, May 4th VHS Auditorium "Film"
Where Did V@n Gogh: Sunday, May 20th Urschel "Performance Art"

Also! This year exclusive festival wear + gear is being offered to help support the festival, organized completely through your generous donations, business sponsorships, and grants! Any orders placed will be shipped directly to you in time for the events. You can order from the festival website by clicking on the merchandise images. Thank you in advance for your support!!!
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PTO Family Nature Night

You won't want to miss this year's Family Nature Night scheduled for Tuesday, April 9, 6-7:30 at Northview. This interactive event, organized by the Izaak Walton League, features various organizations and museums ranging from the Field Museum of Chicago to local groups that offer hands-on learning activities as well as live animals. We're excited to have animals such as screech owls and hawks, snakes, turtles, a tarantula, chickens, rabbits, a sloth and more! In addition, other planned displays and activities include composting, recycling, bird feeding, and gardening. This is a FREE event for the whole family. (But free-will donations for the Izaak Walton League will be accepted at the door.)
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