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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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Family Fun Night: Saturday, February 2nd

Saturday evening, Feb 2nd from 5:30-8:30pm is the annual NV Family Fun Night sponsored by the PTO! The high school field house, lobby, and pool will be open to NV students and their families for a night of fun. Everyone can enjoy board games, activities in the field house, and snacks! The pool will be open from 6-8pm with life guards present. This is a family event and school children should be accompanied by an adult. Entrance #5 on the north side of the field house will be the entrance that is open to use. Sign up if you can volunteer!
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SOUPer Bowl Challenge: January 28-31

It’s time for NV’s SOUPer Bowl Challenge that helps out our local food pantry. During the coming week (Jan 28 – 31, each class will attempt to bring in the most food items such as soup, boxed dinners, canned goods, etc. To celebrate our efforts, everyone at NV is encouraged to dress up in their favorite team shirts or colors on Friday, Feb 1st! Please consider getting involved and donating items to this cause! An informational flyer is being sent home with your child and is also available here.

Kindergarten & 3rd Grade: Please bring in condiments and/or canned meat (e.g. tuna, chicken, etc)
Grades 1 & 4: Please bring in canned fruits & vegetables
Grades 2 & 5: Please bring in boxed desserts and/or pastas
Your involvement is truly appreciated!
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