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April Workshop: papermaking from re-purposed materials…

April Workshop: papermaking from re-purposed materials…

Internationally renowned Peace Paper Project facilitators Drew Matott & Jana Schumacher are returning to Sedona late April and once again will bring their portable paper studio to Verde Valley School where students and the local community will have the chance to learn papermaking and design their own paper initiatives. Since 2011 Peace Paper Project has […]

Announcing the VVS Farm CSA!

Announcing the VVS Farm CSA!

What is a CSA? Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)  reconnects people with the farms that produce their food, improving personal health, community vitality, and environmental stewardship. By registering as a Verde Valley School Farm CSA member you become a steward of the local farmland while investing in our school’s guiding principles of environmental stewardship, the value […]

Preparing for the Seniors Art Exhibition in April…

Preparing for the Seniors Art Exhibition in April…

One of the many magical metamorphoses that Verde Valley School inspires takes place in the creatively charged atmosphere of the art studio. Here students are given full permission to explore and express, and in that process they find their values and themselves. In the course of just a few seasons, these young pupils transform from […]

Dorm and Class Bonding Events

Dorm and Class Bonding Events

Dr. Jules Troyer, Dean of Students and Residential Life Bond : bänd/ verb gerund or present participle: bonding; noun: bonding join or be joined securely to something else, typically by means of an adhesive substance, heat, or pressure. The Verde Valley School experience is so much more than academics. The magic of VVS is created […]

VVS Jazz Ensemble is Unique!

VVS Jazz Ensemble is Unique!

Kingston Robinson (Senior, Trombone) The VVS Jazz Ensemble had an amazing opportunity to participate in the NAU Jazz Festival on Friday, February 24th. About 60 different bands from schools from all over Arizona played at this event. To prepare for the Jazz Festival, we practiced once every week since everyone returned from Winter Break. During […]

A Story of Environmental Stewardship

A Story of Environmental Stewardship

John Chorlton Sustainability Coordinator. One of the Verde Valley School Guiding Principles is Environmental Stewardship – nebulous words that can mean many things to many different people – person to person, family to family, and culture to culture. When I volunteered to take on the role of Sustainability Coordinator here at VVS it was because […]

Admissions Hosts VIP’s

Admissions Hosts VIP’s

Sean Fagan, Director of Admissions Verde Valley School recently welcomed 19 educational consultants to our campus. These consultants work primarily with international families looking for a US or Canadian boarding school placement for their children. The group was touring VVS and a number of other west coast boarding schools. The consultants, representing some 12 countries, […]