School Announcements
Many Thanks to the Tork Family for Providing Daily Faculty Lunches during Conferences!

Semester Conferences Continue Thursday and Friday
Symposium Day, January 8, 12:30 PM Release
Read Mr. Dean's letter to families here . Plan your ride around the early release. Mandatory attendance: this is the first day of school!

Club Updates for Second Semester
Art Club and Drum Line have new registrations for the second semester. See our updated club catalog here.
A Look at the Calendar...
9th-Grade Field Trip to State Capitol, January 19
On Friday, January 19, VPA freshmen visit the state capitol and tour the historic building along with their Humane Letters teachers. This continues a tradition of our American and Arizona history students enriching their classroom study in this way. Students arrive on campus and attend first period; they will leave and return during the school day. Registration due January 12. 
Click here to register and complete permission.
A Night in Valhalla:
High-School Winter Formal, Jan. 27

From 7:00-10:00pm in Van Brunt Gymnasium

Tickets on sale NOW until Jan. 24th. Early-bird pricing and raffle until Jan. 3rd!
Parent and Student Volunteers needed! Volunteers for decoration making and setup are needed throughout January, on Friday afternoon Jan. 26th and Saturday morning the 27th. Parent chaperones are also needed for two shifts on Saturday.  PLEASE SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER HERE!
Click here for the full calendar of academic and social events.
Angulus Discipulorum:  
Students' Corner
56th Street Journal: New Issue of Student Paper

Click here to read Volume I, Issue 3!

Inside This Issue...
  • Powderpuff Game
  • Soccer Profile 
  • Fall Festivitas       
  • Teacher of the Month
  • Creative Corner     
  • Holiday Recipe   
  • Coloring Page   

We love to recognize the good work our students do in the classroom and beyond. In future issues we will be featuring
  • Student poems
  • Student artwork
  • Short essays
  • Honors and recognitions
Teachers will be referring student poetry and artwork. If you would like to offer a submission, please send us a note here.  
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