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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 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

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

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

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

Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving comes a little early to Verde Valley School.  On Friday, November 20 at 5:30 our community will sit down to a traditional American Thanksgiving dinner before we depart for Thanksgivi... 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

Mission: Impossible

This Friday the faculty and staff take on the students for our fall Mission: Impossible. [caption id="attachment_6823" align="alignright" width="300"] Faculty map out their quadrants for the fall 2... view more

Halloween at VVS

The most festive place to be in Sedona this halloween has to be Verde Valley School! Halloween festivities start on Saturday at 12:30 with pumpkin carving on the quad hosted by Mike Spielman, follo... view more