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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 ... view more

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 ... view more

IB Exam Schedule Announced

Seniors will sit IB exams during the first three weeks of May. This is the culmination of their IB work and they are ready! As of Monday, May 2nd, seniors no longer have to attend classes, sports o... view more

College Acceptance Update

With the first round of college applications behind them, the Class of 2016 has some pretty impressive early action and early decision acceptances. Thus far, members of the senior class have been ac... view more

January Return Schedule

After a long, well-deserved Winter Break, VVS boarding students will return to campus on Tuesday, January 5.  Boarders may return to campus after 12:00 noon.  The first week of school schedule has b... view more

Decembermester, so far . . .

  Students are smack dab in the middle of Verde Valley School's third Decembermester.  Currently taking part in full-day (8:00 am to 3:45 pm) project based classes, students and faculty are t... view more

Decembermester Begins

  Verde Valley School's third Decembermester begins on November 30 (some years the calendar favors us with a December start; some years it doesn't).  Decembermester came about as a way to con... view more

MDG Malawi Presentation

Join us in Brady Hall on Thursday evening from 6:30 - 8:00 pm as we hear from the VVS students who visited Malawi with the MDG Malawi group this past summer. Program coordinator Caroline Diehl,... view more

Trimester Exam Schedule Announced

Students spent last week reviewing for trimester exams, and will sit exams beginning Monday, November 2.  Breakfast begins later this week - 8:15 Monday through Thursday - and students should be seat... view more

Hopi Harvest

Saturday eight VVS students and three teachers left Family Weekend a bit early to assist with the Fall Hopi corn harvest.  In a tangible example of VVS diversity, each of the eight students hailed ... view more