Seniors: Countdown to Graduation

37 Days to Graduation!

Graduation is right around the corner! If you are part of the graduating
class of 2017, please send a picture of yourself holding a blank piece of paper to Leah.Hooks@vcslearn.org to be part of our
countdown to graduation!
Thomas Jefferson's Birthday at the Ohio Statehouse
VCS students and families toured the Ohio Statehouse on  April 13th
VCS Student Making a Difference
VCS student, Esther Campbell, is working hard to help send kids to camp this summer. 
Learn more about Mt. Hope Bible Camp and how you can help!
National Poetry Month
In honor of National Poetry Month, check our this list of novels written in verse!

VCS Junior, Jomana Hassan, is reading her favorite poem by Emily Dickinson! If you would like to share your favorite poem with us, please send your video to Leah.Hooks@vcslearn.org.
Mark Your Calendar for these May Events
Please join us for a fun filled day at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium on Friday, May 12th
The zoo will be open from 9 am to 5 pm. There will be a scavenger hunt, animal feedings*, an opportunity for prizes and plenty of time to explore the zoo! Free admission and lunch will be provided.
*weather dependent activity
This field trip is open to all VCS students, their families and their friends!

Students: Be sure to wear your VCS shirt!
Please arrive to the zoo promptly at 9:00 am to ensure your free admission. We will be meeting underneath the tent next to the general admission entrance. You must RSVP for free admission and lunch. Please note that you will be responsible for paying for your own parking.
VCS will be taking a trip to the
Providence Metropark in Grand Rapids, Ohio on  Wednesday, May 17th
Join us for a day of exploring the historic mill, taking a boat ride on the canal and enjoying nature.
SPACE IS LIMITED!
VCS will be hosting a
Talent Show for our students! 
Thursday, May 18th, show us what you can do! 
Are you a rising comedian or awesome at writing lyrics to create your own songs? Do you have a knack for Beat-boxing? Can you turn rags into your own fashion signature? Are you talented in the art of fruit carving? Maybe drawing, magic, or micro-art is your forte? 
SHOW IT OFF!
We are VCS
We are VCS! Elizabeth and Ian Hope joined the VCS Wolfpack after struggling to receive the help Ian needed with his learning disability in his brick-and-mortar school. Ian has become more independent in his studies, trying new things and learning to succeed!


If you are interested in being a part of this video series, please email Leah.Hooks@vcslearn.org! 
Keep "Summer" in Summer School
We keep the "Summer" in Summer School!  Applications for Summer 2017 are being accepted now!
For more information and a full list of courses offered, visit our website  .

May Calendar & Upcoming Events
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You can also find VCS Ohio on YouTube and Pinterest where we share VCS testimonials and great educational tips.
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Fri., April 28th
1 pm
The Ohio State Reformatory
Mansfield
May 1st - 6th
Teacher Appreciation Week
May 1st - 6th
National Charter Schools Week
May 6th
National Teachers' Day
May 1st - 6th
National Charter Schools Week
May 6th National Teachers' Day
Fri., May 12th
VCS at the Columbus Zoo
Columbus
Wed., May 17th Historic Canal Experience
Grand Rapids
Thurs., May 18th VCS Talent Show
Thurs., May 25th
Last Day of School



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