So Close to Summer!
Thursday, May 25th, is the last day of school!
How are you spending your summer? VCS is moving to a new location! You will have a chance to check out our new offices, meet teachers and staff, win awesome prizes, and get ready to start the year strong at our Power 107.5 LIVE Back to School Bash on Wednesday, August 9th 11 am to 2 pm

More details coming in the next 2 issues of the VCS Voice. 
Be sure to check your email over the summer for updates and more great information!
 
Seniors: Countdown to Graduation is ON
11 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 !

Baby/Senior Pictures can be sent to Lauren.Lavy@vcslearn.org for the Senior Slideshow that will play during Graduation!
Contests
Attend Today Achieve Tomorrow Poster Contest
Get creative and enter your own poster design showing how school attendance will help you succeed. In order to win, you must include the tagline "Attend Today Achieve Tomorrow" and "Virtual Community School of Ohio" as well as using a combination of pictures and words. Winner receives 2 free tickets for the Cleveland Gladiators game on June 16th! All submissions must be emailed to Leah.Hooks@vcslearn.org by June 9th.

Updates will be posted on social media. 
In order to have your pages included, please email Amy with the book title, author and number of pages in the book by Friday each week. Pages can be submitted without the book having been read in its entirety.
Are you ready for this year's Summer Reading Challenge? June 12th -August 4th we will be offering Contests, Prizes and More! Help us reach our goal of 40,000 pages this summer! Keep track of the pages you read over 8 weeks to be added to our total.

Email amy.durst@vcslearn.org or text 614-434-6435 if you would like to help VCS complete this fun challenge! Please include parent/guardian and student(s) names, a phone number and active email address when signing up!

Each week we will have a new theme!
You can read any book you want but will receive an extra entry into the prize lottery for every book read in current week's theme. We will also have a weekly project you can participate in to earn more entries into the prize lottery. A prize will be awarded for the top reader for every grade (grade based on 16-17 school year).
Get ready to read!

2017-2018 Events
We are already planning more fantastic trips for our students to take next school year!
May Events
We enjoyed a fun filled day at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium on Friday, May 12th! 
Students participated in a scavenger hunt, animal feedings, won prizes and explored the zoo! 
Check out all of our pictures from the zoo here or on our Facebook!
VCS took a trip to the  Providence Metropark in Grand Rapids, Ohio on Wednesday, May 17th where we spent the day  exploring the historic mill, taking a boat ride on the canal and enjoying nature!

Look through all of our pictures from the Historic Canal Experience on our website or on our Facebook.
The  VCS Talent Show  put a spotlight on our students' talents as they showed off their artwork, photography, and musical talents! Check out just a few highlights from their performances:
Esther Campbell displayed her photography skills with multiple pictures. Look at this amazing shot she got of two people paddle boarding at sunset! 
Jade Borgersen-Burge presented her artwork, describing each of the characters she created. This unicorn girl represents Jade and her personality! How cool is that?

NHS and NJHS Inductions were held on Thursday, May 11th. Congratulations to all of our new Honor Society members on their outstanding academic achievements!
View all of our pictures from the ceremony on our website or on our Facebook.
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  .

June Calendar & Upcoming Events
Thurs., May 25th
Last Day of School
Sat., June 3rd
Graduation
Fri., June 9th Poster Contest Deadline
June 12th - Aug. 4th
Summer Reading Challenge
Wed., Aug. 9th
11 am - 2 pm
Power 107.5 LIVE 
Back to School Bash 
Tues., Aug. 15th First Day of School
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You can also find VCS Ohio on  YouTube and  Pinterest where we share VCS testimonials and great educational tips.
Share your VCS pictures with us by tagging us or sending to Leah.Hooks@vcslearn.org! 


Mission:  Our mission is to make a difference in the life of a student. 

Vision:  Our vision is to become a world-class educational organization.

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