NEWS

2017 VVS Dream Run

2017 VVS Dream Run

Verde Valley School is excited to announce its first-ever, non-competitive 5K fun run on March 25th. The 2017 VVS Dream Run will begin and end on the school campus, located at 3511 Verde Valley School Road, Sedona, starting at 9:00am, and is open to all ages and abilities. The event is a fundraiser with all […]

National Alumni Events 2017

National Alumni Events 2017

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 […]

VVS announces college preparatory residency for June 2017

VVS announces college preparatory residency for June 2017

Verde Valley School Announces College Launch AZ for Summer 2017 With generous support from the Arizona Community Foundation, Sedona-based Verde Valley School will host its inaugural College Launch AZ June 19-25, 2017. College Launch is a tuition-free, week long residential College Application Workshop for twenty high-achieving 10th and 11th grade students from historically underrepresented communities in […]

Fall News from the VVS Farm

Fall News from the VVS Farm

Mike Spielman ~ VVS Farm Manager We planted garlic the other day. It went into one of the first beds we ever dug back in 2013, just to the south of the gate between a fading amaranth and the frozen stems of a Roma Olorode. I remember the three students who helped chop that dirt […]

VVS Admissions Team visits  China and Germany

VVS Admissions Team visits China and Germany

Sean Fagan ~ Director of Admissions Our Director of Admissions, Sean Fagan, recently spent a three-week stretch in China visiting with prospective students and families, current Verde Valley School families, international and Chinese schools, agents and educational consultants. The cities he visited included Beijing, Jinan, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Dalian. Many Chinese value the “western” […]

2016 First Trimester Residential Life

2016 First Trimester Residential Life

Dr. Jules Troyer ~ Dean of Students and Residential Life The first trimester here at VVS was filled with many magical moments that our talented students  engaged in as a complement to their rigorous academic studies. The school year kicked off with an epic dorm decorating contest for which students had a mere $20 to […]

2016 First Trimester Academic Achievement

2016 First Trimester Academic Achievement

Kristen Dotti ~ Academic Dean Congratulations on supporting your child through the mid-point in the school year.  The students at Verde Valley School have adapted well to the rhythm of their classes. They have learned to juggle sports, study hours, extra help sessions, class functions, dorm time and their social life. The effort and level […]

Annual Fund 2016

Annual Fund 2016

Verde Valley School 2016-2017 Circle of Life Annual Fund There’s still time to give to our Annual Fund – please consider giving the most meaningful and significant gift you can to help us continue to be recognized as the best international IB boarding school in the US!

Words From Paul Amadio

Dear Friends I have been asked by Tamara Cook, Board president and alumna from the class of 1983, to write you on behalf of Verde Valley School (VVS). I joined Verde Valley as head of school in July of 2015 having served for 30 years in public and private education as head of school, administrator, […]

VVS Gathering in Los Angeles

VVS Gathering in Los Angeles

When: Thursday, October 6th. 6-9pm Where: 168 N.Fuller Ave. LA, CA 90036 Please join Deryn Warren (founding family /class of ’62) and Head of School, Paul Amadio, for a jovial and informational VVS gathering. We will enjoy a light dinner and string quartet with a short presentation and the opportunity to share your VVS memories, on film, for our […]