Welcome to the Village School
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Admissions & Enrollment
School Year: 2016-2017
The lottery for the 2017-2018 school year will be held on Friday, March 17, 2017.
Applications are now available and are due by Friday, March 10, 2017 by 3pm. Any applications received after this time will be placed at the end of the grade's waitlist.
To apply, download the application for enrollment for the 2017-2018 school year. If you were unable to attend a meeting, please click on this link to watch a short video that reviews some of the unique elements of the Village School curriculum.
Reminder: All applicants on the current school year's waitlist will need to re-apply each year to be included in that year's lottery. The lottery happens every March for the following school year's classes. If you have specific questions, please contact Tristin at 541-345-7285 ext 402.
The Village School maintains an enrollment process and lottery independent of District 4J and is not included in the 4J School Choice process.
Weather-Related School Closure Information:
For most of the year, we follow the Eugene 4J School District's lead regarding weather related closures. In the event that classes are not scheduled in the 4J District, we follow the lead of the Springfield School District.
4J School District: http://www.4j.lane.edu/weather/
Springfield School District: http://www.springfield.k12.or.us/weather
Annual Giving Campaign
You can make donations to the Village School's Annual Giving Campaign with the following options
Credit Card - To donate using your credit card, click the button to the left. You will be forwarded to the website of the non-profit Network For Good, where your gift (and any earmarks you make) will be recorded.
Check - To give by check, make it payable to “The Village School” and mail it to The Village School, 3411 Willamette St, Eugene, Oregon 97405. Please earmark your gift to Annual Giving anywhere on the check or accompanying letter.
Oregon Cultural Trust: The Village School participates in the Oregon Cultural Trust. This means that you can benefit from the Oregon tax credit program if you donate to both the Village School and the Oregon Cultural Trust. For more information, please see: http://www.culturaltrust.org/get-involved/donate/
The Village School is proud to announce that it is the recipient of the Golden Carrot Award, from the Physicians Committee for Responsbile Medicine. The Golden Carrot Awards, established in 2004, recognize food service teams doing exceptional work to improve the healthfulness of school lunches. The Physicians Committee looks for programs that encourage students to eat more fresh fruits, vegetables, and plant-based entrées for improved health and disease prevention. The school received a check for $2015 that will be used to help build the kitchen at our new school, and helps us launch our fundraising efforts to raise the $120,000 needed! To learn more about the campaign, and to help spread the word, visit: www.gofundme.com/villagekitchen
Immunization and Exemption Rates
To provide parents with information to protect their children’s health, Oregon state law now requires school immunization rates to be published, beginning during the 2015–16 school year. Please follow this link to see The Village School's current Immunization and Exemption Rates:
Check Out: The Village School Library!
Our library officially opens on October 30, 2014. We are thrilled to have this amazing resource at our school and are grateful to all of the individuals and organizations who have contributed time and resources to making making it a reality! Check out the library catelogue online using the link below.
The Village School Library Website: http://tvs.kari.opalsinfo.net/bin/home
To celebrate, we are having a Book Fair after school on October 28th, 29th, and 30th. It will be a great opportunity for you to see our new library which volunteers have been working so hard to create. Let the school office know if you can help with the final touches on the library and with running the Book Fair.
Book Fair Website: https://bookfairrewards.scholastic.com/default.aspx
We are excited to embark on a new chapter of aftercare for Village School familes. Village Care is currently available for students in grades K-5. The program runs from 2:45 to 6:00pm, Monday-Friday.
To find out more information on pricing and available spots, please contact program coordinator, Kathryn Riordan at: email@example.com
Village Care Registration Form: www.mediate.com/village/docs/2015-16%20Registration%20Form.pdf
Village School Staff awarded an OEA Choice Trust Wellness Grant for 3rd year!
Village School works with Americorps
The Americorps member will begin work in September.
Village School in the News!
On Tuesday, November 15, 2011 Kevin O’Brian from St. Vincent de Paul worked with principal Bob Kaminski and third and fourth grade students to install 4 of the recycled bed springs.
Village Kitchen in the News!
Check out Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution website to see an article about our Village Kitchen program!
KVAL story: http://www.kval.com/news/health/130602088.html#idc-container
Village Zap #1
Summer Grass Mowing:
The Village School needs your help over the next few months to maintain the grass. The school districts mows the big fields, but it is our responsibility to cut the grass immediately around the school. The regular cutting takes just under 3 hours, and if two or more people take it on, it’s a lot less. The cutting needs to happen once every two weeks. We have a mower and a 6hp wheel mounted weed whacker. If you can help, please contact the office or visit: Click Here. Thanks so much!!!
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