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VCMS Band & Choir Perform Tonight
 
The Villages Charter Middle School band choir will perform tonight @ 6:00 pm at the VCMS Gym.
 
VHS Choir to Perform Friday Night
 
The VHS Choir will be performing at 6:00 pm on Friday in the main entrance lobby of the VHS. We hope you can join us for this unique performance to cap off the 21-22 school year. 

Elementary "End of Year" Programs All Week
 
The Villages Charter Elementary School has announced their annual "End of Year" programs for every Kindergarten through Fifth Grade class. See the attached PDF for the details. It's been a great year--we hope you can join us to celebrate!
 
May Buffalo PRIDE Meeting Still Available 
 
The May Buffalo PRIDE parent meeting is still available online.
 
Pre-Applications for Habitat for Humanity Home Now Available

Habitat for Humanity of Lake-Sumter has opened pre-applications to their homeownership program.   The application period will close on Tuesday, May 31st.  The four available homes listed on the website will be built by participating construction students in partnership with Habitat for Humanity and will begin in August 2022 to be completed around May of 2023.  To view the homes or learn more about the program criteria please visit the website. For questions contact Veronica, Programs Director of Habitat for Humanity of Lake-Sumter at veronica@habitatls.org or 352-483-0434 x 124.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Wednesday, May 18th

* VCMS Social Studies 6th & 8th Grade EOY Exams

* FCAT 5th Science

* VCMS Spring Concert @ VCMS Gym (6:00 pm)

Thursday, May 19th

* Class of 2022 Graduation Practice & Breakfast (8:30 am)

* 5th Grade Awards 

Friday, May 20th

* Last day for students!

Saturday, May 21st

* VHS Class of 2022 Graduation @ HG Morse Stadium (9:00 am)

Monday, May 23rd

* Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 24th

* VHS Baseball State Final Four vs. Berkeley Prep (10:00 am)

The Buffalo Baseball team is on FIRE and has made it to the Final Four in Ft. Myers.  Tickets for $9.00 can be purchased online at https://gofan.co/app/school/FHSAA (age 2 and under are free).  Individuals who purchase tickets at the gate will be charged $12.00.  Cash & Credit/Debit cards can be used to purchase tickets at the gate. 

Stadium Location:

Lee County Sports COMPLEX – Hammond Stadium

14100 Ben C. Pratt/Six Mile Cypress Pkwy.

Fort Myers, FL 33912

Wednesday, May 25th

* Possible VHS Baseball State Championship

Thursday, May 26th

* Last Day for Faculty

Friday, May 27th

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VCS In The News 

VHS Seniors Experience the "Senior Walk"

VHS Construction Academy Helps a Family's Dream Come True

VCS Golf Tournament a Huge Success

Buffalo PRIDE Hosts BBQ Bash & Founders' Day Events

VCS Restarts Field Trips for Students

VHS Commitment to Athletic Training for Student-Athletes

VHS Agriscience Academy Students Prepare for Sumter County Fair

VCS Uses Instructional Technology in Innovative Ways

Sumter County Students Do Well at Science Competitions

VHS Academies Assist Students with Career Pathways

VHS Girls' Soccer Loses in Regional Semi-Final

VHS Boys' Basketball Defeat Eustis for District Championship

Career & College Expo @ VHS a Big Success

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

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 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 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 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! 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. 

VCS Updated Health & Safety Protocols

The Villages Charter School has updated the health protocols based upon a recent rule by the Florida Surgeon General. See the PDF "VCS Health Safety Protocols 3.3.22" below.  

Important Documents

Please see the list of important documents below.

      K-5 End of Year Program Schedule
      NCAA College Recruiting Information Meeting
      School Surveys 2022
      VCS 5 Year Accreditation Report
      VCS Health Safety Protocols 3.3.22
      2020-2021 VCS K-12 Academic Report
      VCS School Calendar 22-23
      BSF VCS CFB Buffalo Charity Checking
      VCS Named School of Excellence 20-21
      2020-2021 VCS K-12 Academic Executive Summary
      Mental Health Options for Parents
      VCS School Calendar 21-22
      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.