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VVS Alumni Gathering in Sonoma, CA

VVS Alumni Gathering in Sonoma, CA

Sunday, October 9th 2016. 12-3pm 8 Old Hill Ranch Rd. Glen Ellen, CA 95442 Please join Will Bucklin (Trustee / class of ’80) and Head of School, Paul Amadio, for our annual North Coast VVS Alumni Gathering at Old Hill Ranch Vineyard on Sunday October 9th from 12-3pm. We will be serving home-made, artisanal pizza […]

Sedona Summer Colony Launch Party

Sedona Summer Colony Launch Party

Verde Valley School and Sedona Arts Center worked in partnership late last year to establish a new residency program for artists and cultural managers – the Sedona Summer Colony. We’ve been working together over the past few months to shape a guest-host model to become a summer feature of the campus and its singular red […]

Summer Read with Bill Carter

Summer Read with Bill Carter

VVS is proud to once again partner with writer, director and photographer Bill Carter for our all-school summer read of his book, Boom Bust Boom. Students were given the book during our Earth Day celebration and are asked to have it fully read by the start of the 2016-2017 VVS academic year. Carter will host […]

College Parent Info Session

College Parent Info Session

VVS College Counselors Meg Haesloop and Lillian Hoodes invite you to join them on Tuesday May 10th at 6:30 pm in Classroom 5 on the VVS classroom for a parent information session. While this workshop is primarily designed for families of juniors, we recognize the value of planning ahead and would like to reach out […]

Soccer Championship Postponed

Soccer Championship Postponed

The Northern Arizona Athletic Association Championship game between Verde Valley School and Oak Creek Ranch School has been postponed to Tuesday, May 3 at 4:00 pm at Morris Field on the VVS campus. After qualifying OCRS realized they had a sports scheduling conflict and would need to forfeit. Rather than accept the forfeit, VVS Head […]

Project Period 2016 Schedule

Project Period 2016 Schedule

With graduation just around the corner, students and faculty are gearing up for our end of year Project Period week. Project Period runs from Thursday, May 19 to Thursday, May 26. Click here for the Project Period morning and afternoon schedule. Day student parents and parents of 5-day boarders, please recognize that students are required […]

Terrible Gods Spring Musical

Terrible Gods Spring Musical

What a great weekend of theater at Verde Valley School! The spring community presentation of the musical “Terrible Gods” saw performances on Saturday night and Sunday afternoon. “Terrible Gods” is written by Tom Evans, father of our own music teacher Cooper Evans. Cooper also contributed original songs to the production. Theater Director Bridget Broomfield lead […]

Commencement Weekend 2016

Commencement Weekend 2016

It’s hard to believe that Commencement Weekend 2016 is right around the corner. The Class of 2016 will be awarded their diplomas the morning of Saturday, May 28 on the VVS quad at 9:30 am. The weekend is filled with celebrations to honor the class. Festivities begin on Friday with an afternoon reception from 3:30 […]

Spring Horse Show

Spring Horse Show

The VVS Horse Show this weekend was a huge success. We had 11 VVS riders, 5 riders from Orme, and 2 riders from Sedona competing. Sherry Kent-Devallier judged the event at Orme School and many spectators cheered everyone on. Results: Class 1: Novice English Equitation: Maya Shen 1st, Tiffany Tian 2nd, Alsace Liu 3rd Class […]

Project Period 2016

Project Period 2016

On May 19th we begin Project Period, a time in our calendar designed to widen the VVS curriculum by adding something not included in our day-to-day, or by providing the opportunity to go into greater depth in an area already studied. Many projects are led by guest artists who travel from all over the country […]