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Buffalo PRIDE Meeting Presentation Still Available 

The Villages Charter School parent organization (Buffalo PRIDE) will offer their 'virtual parent meeting' presentation available until Wednesday, December 18th. This month's presentation features attorney Lori Smith. Ms. Smith is a noted expert on helping parents understand the dangers found online and how to help keep our children safe. Over the past several years, parents have found Ms. Smith's presentation very informative.

Buffalo Adventures Winter Camp Registration

Join Buffalo Adventures this holiday season for a winter mini-camp filled with lots of laughs, games, fun, and even a little magic.

Winter camp is available for current K-5 VCS students. Registration began November 23, 2020 @ 9:00 AM. Visit Buffalo Adventures web page for more information or click on the link below.

Winter Camp Registration

VHS Media Center Book Fair

The Villages High School Media Center is hosting a book fair at Barnes & Noble in Lake Sumter Landing this Saturday, December 5th and Sunday, December 6th In-store shoppers should present the book fair ID #12603106 at checkout.  If you forget the number, simply tell the checkout clerk that you are supporting the VHS Media Center.  Online shopping also benefits the media center but only if you include the book fair ID #.

While the purchase of magazine subscriptions, video games, eBooks and gift cards will not apply towards the book fair, many other holiday gift ideas can be checked off your list for those who want to finish (or start) their holiday shopping.  Thank you for supporting the VHS Media Center!

Happy Shopping!

Susan Whittaker
VHS Media Specialist


Wednesday, December 2nd

* VHS Green Day

Thursday, December 3rd

* VHS Gold Day

* VHS Girls' Weightlifting @ Umatilla (3:30 pm)

Friday, December 4th

* VHS Green Day

* VCMS Girls' Basketball vs. Lecanto MS @ Lecanto HS (4:00 pm)

* VHS Boys' Soccer vs. Tampa Prep @ HG Morse Field (6:00 pm)

* VHS Girls' Basketball vs. South Lake @ VHS Fieldhouse (JV 6:00 pm, Varsity 7:30 pm)

Saturday, December 5th

* VHS Wrestling 6 Way Dual @ Hernando (9:30 am)

* VHS Girls' Basketball Sumter County Showcase @ VHS Fieldhouse (JV 11:00 am vs. South Sumter, Varsity 2:00 pm vs. Forest)

* VHS Boys' Basketball Sumter County Showcase @ VHS Fieldhouse (JV 12:30 pm vs. Fleming Island, Varsity 6:30 pm vs. Sickles)

Monday, December 7th

* VHS Green Day

* VCMS Boys' Tennis vs. Lecanto MS @ Lecanto HS (3:00 pm)

* VCMS Girls' Basketball @ South Sumter MS (4:00 pm)

* 1st Grade Parent Night Video

* VHS Girls' Soccer vs. Belleview @ HG Morse Field (JV 5:30 pm, Varsity 7:00 pm)

* VHS Girls' Basketball vs. South Sumter @ VHS Fieldhouse (JV 6:00 pm, Varsity 7:30 pm)

Tuesday, December 8th

* VHS Gold Day

* 4th Grade Parent Night Video

* VHS Boys' Soccer vs. Forest @ HG Morse Field (JV 5:30 pm, Varsity 7:00 pm)

* VHS Boys' Basketball vs. Leesburg @ VHS Fieldhouse (JV 6:00 pm, Varsity 7:30 pm)

Wednesday, December 9th

* VHS Green Day

* VCMS Boys' Tennis vs. Crystal River MS @ Chatham Rec Center (3:00 pm)

* VHS Girls' Soccer vs. T. Dewitt Taylor @ HG Morse Field (JV 5:30 pm, Varsity 7:00 pm)

Thursday, December 10th

* VHS Gold Day

* VHS JV Wrestling @ Hernando (1:30 pm)

* VCMS Boys' Tennis vs. Inverness MS @ Chatham Rec Center (3:00 pm)

* VHS Girls' Weightlifting @ Eustis (3:30 pm)

* VCMS Girls' Basketball vs. Inverness MS @ VCMS Gym (4:00 pm)

* VHS Girls' Basketball @ VHS Wildwood (JV 5:30 pm, Varsity 7:00 pm)

* VHS Boys' Basketball vs. Brooksville Central @ VHS Fieldhouse (JV 6:00 pm, Varsity 7:30 pm)

* VHS Boys' Soccer vs. Trinity Catholic @ HG Morse Field (6:00 pm)

Friday, December 11th

* VHS Gold Day

* VHS Wrestling @ Hernando Invitational (2:00 pm)

* VHS Boys' Soccer vs. West Port @ HG Morse Field (JV 5:30 pm, Varsity 7:00 pm)

Saturday, December 12th

* ACT @ VHS (8:00 am)

* VHS Wrestling @ Hernando Invitational (9:30 am)

VCS In The News 

VHS Boys' Basketball Wins Big in Season Opener

VHS Boys' Soccer Ready for Season

VHS Girls' Basketball Prepares for Upcoming Season

VHS Volleyball Ends Season with Tough District Battle

VHS Golf Teams Ready for District Tournament

VCS Offers Free Meals to all Families Due to Covid-19

VHS Football Battles Trinity Catholic Tonight

VCS Offers Online Learning

VHS Football Wins Big

7th Graders Study the Declaration of Independence During Freedom Week

Youngest Buffalo Make Grandparents' Day Cards

New VHS Culinary Club Gets Donation

VHS Swim Teams Win First Live Match of 2020

VHS Football Opens 2020 Season Friday

VHS Volleyball Ready to Begin Season

VHS Interact Club Donates Supplies

VHS Cross Country Teams Ready to Open Season

First Day of School for VCS

A Look Back Over 20 Years of VCS

Camp Innovation Completes Successful First Week

Back to School Tax Holiday This Weekend

VCS Pivots to Camp and Delays School Start

VHS Golden Girls Ready for New Season

Jumpstart Summer Camp at VCMS

Back to School Supplies

Plans to Return to School

VCS Summer Reading Off to a Good Start

VHS Students Win Art Contest

VCS Plans to Reopen Regular School in August

VHS Construction Academy Helps Complete Home

VHS Class of 2020 Has Epic Finale

Class of 2020 Graduation

Gov. Scott Visits VHS

The Villages Charter School 15 Years of Impact

VCS Approved to Offer Free Meals Through End of 2021 School Year

The Villages Charter School has been approved to offer all VCS students in grades K-12 a free balanced breakfast and lunch. This program is part of the federal government's response to COVID-19 and will last through the end of the 2020-2021 school year. See the flyer below for details. 

Florida Department of Education Creates COVID 19 Website

The Florida Department of Education has created a new website (COVID Stops With Me) that is very informative.  Also, see the CDC guidelines for reopening schools.  See the information here.

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. Go Buffalo!

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 17th A Rating in a Row

The Florida Department of Education has released the 2018-2019 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 12 years, VCS has received a “K-12 grade” (all “A’s”)—also,

The Villages High School has now earned 14 straight A’s (2006 – 2019)

The Villages Charter Middle School has now earned 17 straight A’s (2003 - 2019)

The Villages Charter Elementary School has now earned 17 straight A’s (2003 - 2019)

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!

VCS Adopts 2020-21 School Calendar

The Villages Charter School has adopted the 2020-21 school calendar. See the PDF below.

Important Documents

Please see the list of important documents below.

      Free Balanced School Meals Announcement
      20-21 Buffalo PRIDE Calendar of Events
      BSF VCS CFB Buffalo Charity Checking
      VCS 20-21 Updated School Calendar
      FL DOE Reopening Guidelines 7.6.20
      20-21 Enrollment FAQs
      2018-2019 VCS K-12 Academic Achievement Report
      2018-2019 VCS K-12 Academic Executive Summary
      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 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.