We would like to introduce you to Verde Valley School‘s 70th Anniversary logo! We will be using this logo all year, celebrating 7 generations of vibrant and diverse alumni, passionate and creative faculty, intercultural immersion and rigorous, experiential learning. We are honored and proud to continue the legacy and principles first establish in 1947 when Hamilton […]
Our alumni share a forever bond. You know how hard it is to get red dirt out of your socks, you appreciate the reverence found in a rock called Cathedral, and you know that running down a mountain in the dark while wielding a torch is a perfectly normal thing to do.
Many of you wear a turquoise and silver ring to show the world that you belong to something bigger, a small group of committed individuals who share time spent in this valley surrounded by red rocks. A field trip journal full of memories, a well worn pair of riding boots and authentic personal connections are among the most prized possessions with which you graduate. Use this page to connect with fellow alumni, discuss the power of your time at VVS and help keep our school going strong for current and future students.
Latest Alumni News
We are hitting the road this year to celebrate 68 years with VVS Alumni! Head of School, Paul Amadio, and Alumni Engagement Coordinator, Jenae McCarroll, are co-hosting lively events across the country, with class agents and VVS ambassadors. Check out the events coming to your area and save the date in your calendar, today. Make […]
Reunion Weekend 2017, June 15 – June 18
2017 is definitely the year to come back to your school and join in all the exciting things happening around here! Highlights will include: Annual Town Hall on Saturday with a presentation of the 2021 VVS Strategic Plan by Paul Amadio, Head of School; work projects; a tour of the VVS Farm tour – see the expansion of our new orchard and gardens; fun things such as hikes and tours, and the Saturday night dinner and dancing. Delicious food and drinks can be enjoyed all weekend!
Special attention will be shown to the class of 2012 in celebration of their 5 year reunion, the class of 2007 for their 10th, class of 1992 for their 25th, and class of 1987 for their 30th!
We will host an extra-special celebration for the 50 year reunion for the Class of 1967!
But as is VVS tradition – all are welcome!
Update/Find Alumni Contacts
Many VVS alumni are on the move, looking for the next adventure or circling the globe on their extraordinary journeys – it can be a challenge to keep alumni contact information current! Stay connected to us – or fellow VVS students – by sending us an email to update your contact information, or click the button below to update it now.
VVS Class Notes
There are nearly 4,000 VVS alumni spread all over the world! Click here to learn about what our alumni are doing. Would you like to leave us a class note updating us on your current life adventure? Click on the link above, or send us an email with your current photos to: firstname.lastname@example.org. We will update this page quarterly and share class notes in future Alumni Newsletters.
Each year, VVS alumni honor colleagues by bestowing the Warren Award to alums and former faculty who have distinguished themselves in either the work they’ve done in their communities, in the arts, or for their broader impact on the world. Warren Awards are presented at Reunion Weekend. Click here to nominate outstanding achievers whose lives and work strongly reflect the VVS mission and are honored for their professional achievement, service to humanity, or creative excellence.
• Donate to the Annual Fund.
• Support our Financial Aid program.
• Volunteer with campus restoration and construction.
• Donate items on our wish list.
• Stock, estate giving and appreciated securities.
Commemorate your time at VVS by purchasing a brick that is permanently set in the ground of the Gretchen Warren Chapel. Proceeds contribute to VVS programs such as our scholarship fund, Field Trips, Global Goals Malawi Project, and improvements to the campus.
The Building Benches fundraising campaign provides a way for VVS alumni to directly support the school’s ongoing and long-term infrastructure building and maintenance needs. In return, a bench with a commemorative plaque, is built on campus in honor of the donor which could be an individual, a class group, or a graduation decade group.
The school’s infrastructure needs are many ranging from a new dorm roof to a long term vision for the unused land, but the work ethic to get things done here at VVS is strong, and your dollars will go a long way! Please support your school with a donation, then come to campus, sit for spell on your bench, and reflect on this place and our shared experience. It is really quite extraordinary!
For more information contact our Development Office at 928-284-2272