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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

Welcome Kris Fritz to VVS

  We are all thrilled to welcome Kris Fritz to the VVS family and to our front office. Kris will become a familiar voice answering the VVS phones and a familiar site to students and faculty ... view more

Theater Presents “The Creature Creeps”

VVS IB Theater students have used the Decembermester extended periods to finish rehearsals for their fall performance of "The Creature Creeps" by Jack Sharkey.   Audiences got a sneak p... 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

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

Thanksgiving Message from Paul

Greetings and Happy Thanksgiving,   In September 1620, a merchant ship called the Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, a port on the southern coast of England. Typically, the Mayflower... 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