MARCH 2019 ANNOUNCEMENTS & EVENTS
Thank you to everyone who contributed to the Norshaft Lions Club Food from the Heart Drive. The Village School donated 290 pounds of food and personal care items to Second Chance Animal Shelter and the church food shelves at Shaftsbury Methodist, North Bennington Baptist and St. John’s.
MARCH 1 – Dr. Seuss Day and Fantastic Friday
Students are invited to come to school wearing a costume of a book character (it does not have to be a character from a Dr. Seuss book). Fantastic Friday will take place from 2-3 p.m. and will feature a parade of student book characters, a reading of a Dr. Seuss book, and more. Families and friends are welcome.
MARCH 1 – Dr. Seuss Pajama Party (6:30 p.m.)
Join us in the Village School library for a reading of Dr. Seuss classics! There will be fun and games geared toward younger kids, a book-club style reading geared toward older kids, and tasty treats like pink-ink-yink and Truffula fruits. This event is sponsored by Friends of the Village School and open to students accompanied by an adult.
MARCH 2 – North Bennington Graded School District Annual Meeting at 9 a.m. in the Village School Library
MARCH 7 – Friends of the Village School Meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the school library
Family members, faculty and staff, and community members are encouraged to attend. Childcare is provided. Find out more about the FVS at https://vsnb.org/fvs/.
MARCH 15 – Half Day for Students
Students will be dismissed at 11:30 a.m., as the faculty and staff have an in-service afternoon. Bag lunches will be available for students who sign up with their teachers in advance.
MARCH 22 – Winter Progress Reports Due Home
MARCH 23 – Movie Morning at Cinema 7 (film showing at 10 a.m.)
Families are invited to this Friends of the Village School stage curtain fundraiser. Stay tuned for more details.
SAVE THESE DATES FOR APRIL:
APRIL 3 – Science Night (all grades) at 6:30 p.m. in the gym
APRIL 5 – Family Zumba with Leslie Koelker in the gym (time TBA)
APRIL 9 – Spring Picture Day
APRIL 11 – Chili’s Give Back Day
APRIL 15-19 – Spring Break
APRIL 26 – Grandfriends Day and Fantastic Friday
Vermont Arts Exchange “Dads and Their Kids Nights”
Dads are invited to spend quality time with their kids (ages 5 and up) while being creative on Thursday nights from 6-7:30 p.m. for one of two sessions listed below. Registration is required and space is limited. Email Rachel at VAE to register at firstname.lastname@example.org. This event is free and includes complimentary pizza and salad thanks to the Vermont Arts Exchange, the Sunrise Family Resource Center, Ramuntos and the Children’s Trust of Vermont.
Session 1: Feb. 28-March 28, 6-7:30 p.m. – Teaching Artist Gabi Rynes will offer a variety of projects with new techniques introduced each week.
Session 2: April 25-May 23, 6-7:30 p.m. – Teaching Artist Kristen Blaker will offer a sculpture class using plaster, wire, paper machè, and an open studio sculpture project.