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Upcoming VHS Choral & Theatrical Performances

Edgar Allan Poe House

October 29 @ 5:00 pm

First Baptist Church Wildwood

This is an intimate and immersive theatrical and choral presentation based on Edgar Allan Poe's short stories fused with a little Halloween magic.

Tickets will go on sale 10/8 at 10:00 am.

Fall Choral Concert

November 15 @ 7:00 pm

The Sharon

We will sing a mix of Halloween music, Veterans' Day music and Christmas/Holiday music.  Tickets are on sale here.

Lessons and Carols

December 10

New Covenant United Methodist Church

Details about the event and tickets will be announced soon.

Our Gift in Song at the Atrium

December 17

VHS

The VHS Choral Department will present their annual ‘atrium concert” in the halls of VHS.  Tickets are free.

Buffalo PRIDE Meeting Still Available 

Buffalo PRIDE October 'virtual' parent meeting is still available online after logging into the parent portal. We hope you enjoy the informational videos. 

The Villages Introduces Middleton 

The Villages just shared some exciting news in The Villages Daily Sun and Vmail about an all-new family-friendly community designed for the folks that serve the residents of The Villages. In addition, they also shared a few more details on the future expansion of The Villages Charter School. If you have not already had the chance, I invite you to take a moment to watch the video that was shared as well as read the newspaper insert.  


As you may be aware, the expansion of The Villages Charter School with an additional K-8 Campus and an all-new high school campus gives us the opportunity to continue to provide a quality education to the families of The Villages current and future employees, business partners and on-property businesses that serve the residents of The Villages community.  


You will likely be excited and may even have a few questions about the new schools and what this means for your kiddos.  You may be wondering about which campus your child will attend, how transportation, traffic and car lines will be handled. In the coming months, we’ll ask for your input, track your frequently asked questions, keep you updated on the progress and plans, and bring you the answers to these questions and more as we work towards a fall of 2023 opening. 

Buffalo Adventures Session II Registration Available Now

Buffalo Adventures Session II activities are now posted on Jumbula. Registration will close on October 22, 2021.  Please visit the Buffalo Adventures webpage or call 352-259-6818 for more information.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, October 18th

* VCMS Girls' Basketball Tryouts @ VCMS Gym (3:00 pm)

* VHS Volleyball District Tournament @ VHS Fieldhouse (Times & Opponent TBA)

Tuesday, October 19th

* VCMS Girls' Basketball Tryouts @ VCMS Gym (3:00 pm)

* VHS Boys' Golf vs. Mt. Dora @ Mt. Dora CC (3:15 pm)

* VHS Bowling vs. Mt. Dora @ Fiesta Bowl (3:30 pm)

* VHS Girls' Golf vs. Belleview @ Eagle Ridge Golf Club (4:30 pm)

* VHS Volleyball District Tournament @ VHS Fieldhouse (Times & Opponent TBA)

Wednesday, October 20th

Thursday, October 21st

* VCMS Girls' & Boys' Golf vs. Inverness @ Inverness CC (3:00 pm)

* VHS Bowling vs. Eustis @ Lakeside Lanes (3:30 pm)

* VHS Volleyball District Tournament @ VHS Fieldhouse (Times & Opponent TBA)

Friday, October 22nd

* VHS Football vs. Wildwood @ HG Morse Field (Senior/Veterans/Sponsorship Night) (7:00 pm)

Saturday, October 23rd

* ACT @ VHS (8:00 am)

* VHS Swimming District Championships @ The Long Center Clearwater (8:00 am) * Tickets must be purchased through GoFan.co (you must enter Zephyrhills High School, the host of the Districts) to purchase tickets). Tickets will not be sold at The Long Center in Clearwater

Monday, October 25th

Tuesday, October 26th

* VHS Boys' District Bowling Championship @ Tavares Lakeside Lanes (3:30 pm)

Wednesday, October 27th

* VCMS Girls' & Boys' Golf Conference Championships @ Lopez Legacy CC (1:00 pm)

* VHS Girls' District Bowling Championship @ Tavares Lakeside Lanes (3:30 pm)

Thursday, October 28th

* VHS Cross Country District Meet @ Weekiwachee Preserve Spring Hill (8:00 am)

* VHS Chamber Singers "Edgar Allen Poe House" @ First Baptist Church of Wildwood (5:00 pm)

Friday, October 29th

* VHS Girls' Weightlifting Preseason Meet @ VHS Fieldhouse (3:30 pm)

* VHS Football @ Wiregrass Ranch (7:00 pm)

Saturday, October 30th

VCS In The News 

Primary Center Students Learn Fire Safety

VHS Students Expand Ways to Serve Others

VHS Swim Team Supports Teammate

VCS Advances on New State Standards

VHS Football Rolls Over Hernando

Buffalo Stampeders Set the Stage for Future Success

VHS Dual Enrollment Program Numbers Increase

VHS Football Shuts Down Leesburg

VCS Earns 18th A in a Row!

VHS Swim Teams Compete vs. Wolf Pack

VHS Cross Country A Family Tradition

VHS Volleyball Remains Unbeaten

VCS Supports Students' Mental Health

Buffalo Athletics Programs Reaching Historic Heights 

VHS Students Join in Habitat House Groundbreaking Ceremony

VCS Has Successful First Day of School

Student Orientation Goes Well

VHS Football Opens the Season

VHS Swim Team Ready to Dive Into Another Season

VHS Alum Prepares for NBA Draft

Renovations Underway at The Villages Charter Middle School

VCS 3rd Graders Score Well on English / Language Arts State Exam

Youth Football Camp Kicks Off

VCS Summer Camps 

Habitat For Humanity Named Top Charity

VHS Class of 2021 Graduation Ceremony

VHS Class of 2021 Graduation Live Streaming

VHS Graduating Seniors Celebrate Unique Year

VCS Plans Comprehensive Summer School Program

VHS Agriscience Academy Preparing for Next Year

NHS Students Donate to Hospice

VHS Construction Academy Helps Build Habitat Home for Family

A Look Back on 20+ Years of The Villages Charter School

A Look Back Over 20 Years of VCS

VHS Class of 2020 Has Epic Finale

Class of 2020 Graduation

Gov. Scott Visits VHS

The Villages Charter School 15 Years of Impact

Updated VCS Safety Protocols 9.22.21

VCS Families,

On Wednesday, September 22, 2021 the Florida Surgeon General signed Florida Department of Health Emergency Rule 64DER21-15. This new rule changed the options for parents of students that have been in contact with a positive COVID-19 case. Under the new guidelines, students who have been exposed to COVID-19 but remain asymptomatic will no longer be forced to quarantine. 

This new rule along with the Florida Department of Health and the Florida Department of Education executive orders regarding COVID-19 have now been incorporated into the 21-22 VCS Protocols 9.22.21. After reviewing those rules and orders with local health officials, VCS has adopted updated health and safety protocols. 

Please see two documents below: 21-22 VCS Protocols 9.22.21 (the VCS plan) and FL Health-Safety Rules - Orders 9.22.21 (a combined document of Gov. DeSantis’ Executive Order Number 21-175, Florida Department of Health Emergency Rule 64DER21-15, Florida Department of Education Emergency Rule 6AER21-01 and Florida Department of Education Emergency Rule 6AER21-02).

Contact your child's school with questions. 

VCS Administration

VCS Earns 18th A Rating in a Row

The Florida Department of Education has released the 2020-2021 school grades for all schools and The Villages Charter School has again earned an A rating!

Congrats to all students, teachers, administrators, staff, & parents for this achievement.

For the past 15 years, VCS has received a “K-12 grade” (all “A’s”)—also,

The Villages High School has now earned 15 straight A’s (2006 – 2021*)

The Villages Charter Middle School has now earned 18 straight A’s (2003 - 2021*)

The Villages Charter Elementary School has now earned 18 straight A’s (2003 - 2021*)

* The Florida Department of Education did not issue grades for the 2020 school year due to COVID-19.

VCS Adopts 2021-2022 Calendar

The Villages Charter School has adopted a school calendar for the 2021-2022 school year. See the calendar below.      

Important Message About School Lunches

With the adoption of the Nationwide Covid-19 waiver, TVCS Food Service program is excited to provide ALL students with a FREE breakfast & FREE lunch each school day for the 2021-2022 school year until further notice or until funds run out.

Extras & Ala-carte items are NOT included

Buffalo Scholarship Foundation Partners with Citizens First Bank

VCS, Buffalo Scholarship Foundation (BSF) and Citizens First Bank have partnered on a unique fundraiser to benefit VHS graduates. The "Buffalo Charity Checking" account benefits BSF. To learn more see the PDF below and click here watch a short video. Go Buffalo!

Buffalo Scholarship Foundation Partners with Amazon

Buffalo Scholarship Foundation has partnered with the Amazon Smile program.
 
Six years ago, the Buffalo Scholarship Foundation made a pledge (called the Buffalo Promise) that beginning with the VHS graduating class of 2023 that BSF would award every graduating senior a post-secondary scholarship. The BSF Board is finalizing the guidelines and award amounts and those will be released soon. 
 
Since 2006, BSF has awarded 790 deserving VHS grads over $1.4 million dollars. This new Buffalo Promise along with an ever growing senior class require a significant increase in available funds each spring. If you shop on Amazon you can help us reach our goals. See the "Amazon Smile" program on the BSF website for details. 

The Villages Charter School Is Growing

The Villages Daily Sun provides lots of information about a new world class development along CR 470 in Sumter County. You can learn more about the future of Villages' neighborhoods, cool shopping and dining venues, family housing, a state of the art medical complex and.... a new K-8 building and a new 9-12 high school! 

VCS Earns School of Excellence Designation Again!

The Villages Charter School has again earned a School of Excellence designation based upon academic data from the past three school years. The Florida State Board of Education announced the list of schools at their most recent meeting. Well done VCS!

Important Documents

Please see the list of important documents below.

      Buffalo PRIDE Closet Clutter 2021
      FL Health Safety Orders 9.22.21
      VCS Health Safety Protocols 9.22.21
      2020-2021 VCS K-12 Academic Achievement Report
      2020-2021 VCS K-12 Academic Executive Summary
      Mental Health Options for Parents
      21-22 School Lunch Announcement
      BSF VCS CFB Buffalo Charity Checking
      VCS School Calendar 21-22
      AdvancEd Accreditation 2017
      VCS Named High Performing Charter School

Website Accessibility

The Villages Charter School (VCS) is committed to ensuring that its website is accessible to people with disabilities. If you use assistive technology and are experiencing difficulty accessing information on this site, please contact patrick.murphy@tvcs.org to gain access to inaccessible content or functionality of online content. To file a formal grievance under Section 504 and Title II with VCS please contact Patrick Murphy, Instructional Technology Supervisor at 352-259-2350.