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VCS Athletic Passes Available
 
The Villages Charter School 22-23 athletic season passes are now available for purchase online. Click here to visit The Villages Entertainment website to purchase season tickets. 
 
Buffalo Discount Cards On Sale Now!

You can purchase them from student-athletes, or from the front office of The Villages High School for $10.00 each.  The cards feature numerous discounts on goods & services to participating local businesses and are valid through July 31, 2022.

Athletic Passes for all home sporting events (with a few exceptions) are on sale through The Villages Entertainment Offices - $80.00 Adults and $50.00 Students.  They will also be available to purchase at our Preseason Classic Football game.  “Go Buffalo!”

Buffalo Adventures New Activities Are Online
 
Buffalo Adventures Session I activities for the new school year are posted and available to view on our activity site Jumbula.   Registration is now open and will close on August 15, 2022. For questions or more information please call 352-259-6818
  
VCS Adopts 2022-2023 School Calendar
 
The Villages Charter School has adopted the school calendar for the 2022-2023 school year. See the PDF below. 
 
Buffalo Scholarship Foundation Announces Next Fundraiser
 
The Buffalo Scholarship Foundation will host their 18th annual golf tournament. This year the tournament will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2022 at 3 golf courses: 
 
Palmer Legends, Nancy Lopez Legacy & Glenview Champions

We greatly appreciate your support in the past and we hope you will join us this year, raising money for our awesome students! This event has been a major factor in BSF awarding over $1.6 million to deserving VHS graduates since 2006. Also, beginning with this year’s Class of 2023, EVERY VHS graduate will be awarded a scholarship as part of the Buffalo Promise.

Please visit BSF Golf to register players / teams, sponsor a hole and to learn more.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, August 15th

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Tuesday, August 16th

* VHS "Mom's JV & Varsity Football Training Camp" @ VHS Practice Field (6:00 pm)

* VHS Volleyball Preseason Classic @ South Lake HS (7:00 pm)

Wednesday, August 17th

* Elementary Fall Picture Day

* VHS Grades 9-11 Picture Day

Thursday, August 18th

* VHS Volleyball Preseason Classic @ South Lake HS (5:30 pm)

* VHS Varsity / JV Football Preseason Classic @ Wesley Chapel (7:00 pm)

Friday, August 19th

Monday, August 22nd

* VHS Class of 2023 Senior Meeting @ VHS Cafeteria (6:00 pm)

Tuesday, August 23rd

* VHS Boys' Golf vs. Forest @ Glenview CC (4:00 pm)

* VHS Volleyball vs. Tavares @ VHS Fieldhouse (JV 6:00 pm, Varsity 7:30 pm)

Wednesday, August 24th

* VHS Bowling vs. Leesburg @ Fiesta Bowl (3:15 pm)

* VCMS Open House (6:00 pm)

Thursday, August 25th

* VHS Bowling vs. Tavares @ Lakeside Lanes (3:15 pm)

* VHS Boys' Golf vs. Citrus @ Glenview CC (4:00 pm)

* VHS Swimming vs. Leesburg @ Laurel Manor Pool (4:30 pm)

* VHS JV Football vs. Tampa Catholic (6:00 pm)

* VHS JV Volleyball @ South Lake HS (6:00 pm)

* VHS Varsity Volleyball @ West Port (6:00 pm)

Friday, August 26th

* VHS Football vs. South Sumter (Retired Coaches Night) @ HG Morse Range (7:00 pm)

Saturday, August 27th

* VHS Cross Country @ Jim Ryun Holloway Park Lakeland (8:00 am)

VCS In The News 

VHS Alumni Opera Singer Performs at Fundraiser

School Resource Officers Undergo Safety Training

VCS Students Return for 1st Day of School

Students Head Back to School

VCS Welcomes New Faculty & Staff

VCS Prepares for New Standards and Assessments 

VCS Announces North Campus Renovation Plans

VCS Earns 19th "A" in a Row!

Gov. Scott Visits VHS

The Villages Charter School 15 Years of Impact

VCS Earns School of Excellence Designation!

The Villages Charter School has again earned a School of Excellence designation for the 2020-2021 school year based upon academic data from the past three school years. The Florida State Board of Education announced the list of schools in a press release today (10/22/21). See the announcement below. 

VCS Earns 19th A Rating in a Row

The Florida Department of Education has released the 2021-2022 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 16 years, VCS has received a “K-12 grade” (all “A’s”)—also,

The Villages High School has now earned 16 straight A’s (2006 – 2022*)

The Villages Charter Middle School has now earned 19 straight A’s (2003 - 2022*)

The Villages Charter Elementary School has now earned 19 straight A’s (2003 - 2022*)

* The Florida Department of Education did not issue grades for the 2020 school year due to COVID-19. See the full report & executive summary below.

VCS Adds Another Uniform Partner
 
The Villages Charter School has added another uniform partner-- French Toast Uniforms.  See their welcome flyer and updated 22-23 Uniform FAQ PDFs below. 
 
Buffalo Scholarship Foundation Announces "Buffalo Promise"
 
The Buffalo Scholarship Foundation has formally announced a long planned project--the "Buffalo Promise". Click here to read a recent article about the Buffalo Promise or click here to visit the Buffalo Promise webpage

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 900 deserving VHS grads over $1.6 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! Click here to see the latest on the new school campus.  

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. 

Important Documents

Please see the list of important documents below.

      2021-2022 VCS K-12 Academic Report
      2021-2022 VCS K-12 Academic Executive Summary
      BSF VCS CFB Buffalo Charity Checking
      French Toast Uniform Flyer
      22-23 School Uniform FAQ
      VCS 5 Year Accreditation Report
      VCS School Calendar 22-23
      VCS Named School of Excellence 20-21
      Mental Health Options for Parents
      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.