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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

VVS Outdoors Superstitions Hike

VVS Outdoors ventured into the Superstitions Wilderness, a range of mountains east of Phoenix, for a weekend of hiking and backpacking last Friday.  Vivian Zhou enjoying a break on her hike thro... view more

VVS Bucket List

It's an understatement to say there is a lot to do at VVS. Seeing the wealth of activities and experiences open to students, Outdoor Coordinator Peter Reynolds decided to corral all these experiences ... view more

Climate Care Awareness Farm To Table Tour

  December 6th at 2PM, Verde Valley School will give a "Farm to Table Tour" of it’s innovative farm and environmental stewardship program as part of "15 Days to Climate Awareness: A Call to ... view more

Field Trips Return

Throughout the day on Friday, November 20 VVS field trips will return to campus, heralded by the traditional horn honking as groups arrive on the quad.   Field Trip return day has a pretty ... view more

Shixi Semester Field Trip

Students at VVS for the Shixi Semester Program stayed on campus during our annual field trips, but in-between IB classes and activities they did experience a bit of the local southwest.   ... view more

Tewa Coats for Kids

VVS is proud to partner with Board member Randy Crewse and the Tewa Holiday Project again this year. VVS officially joined the Tewa Holiday Project in 2012. Lead by Caroline Diehl with support ... view more

Field Trip Update

On Sunday, November 7, 92 students and 20 teachers packed up and set off on 10 different field trips, travelling to California, Utah, Colorado and all over Arizona.  One week in, we've heard updates ... view more

Field Trips Depart Sunday

Sunday, November 8 students and faculty will depart the VVS campus embarking on trips around the desert Southwest and California as part of the school's historied Field Trip program. Preparing fo... view more