School Events

The Village School buzzes with activity throughout the school year. In addition to the excellent and enriching classroom experiences and field trips that teachers organize, there are also many school-wide events. Please check the VSNB News & Events page for the most accurate and up-to-date information on the timing and scheduling of current events.  For a description of all annual school events and Fantastic Friday themes, click here

Night of the Notables

Night of the Notables

Congratulations to the 4th Grade Class for a successful and inspiring Night of the Notables on February 7, 2019! Once again the fourth graders donned personas ranging from presidents and queens to professional sportsmen and artists. Students worked hard and enthusiastically to learn about the famous people they were representing, including astronaut Neil Armstrong, author Jeff Kinney, artist Frida Kahlo, and many more!

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Cosmic Adventure – Friday, Feb. 15

Cosmic Adventure – Friday, Feb. 15

Village School students and families are invited for a special Friends of the Village School event exploring the winter night sky with Bennington College Physics and Astronomy Professor Hugh Crowl and Head of School Tim Newbold on Friday, Feb. 15 at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy an evening of star stories and crafts at Bennington College’s Dickinson Science Building before walking over to the observatory to view the Orion Nebula, star clusters, and a few galaxies. Students must be accompanied by an adult. The event is free. Due to limited space, we ask that you RSVP to friends@vsnb.org, 442-5955 or stop by the school’s main office. 

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Thanks to All for a Wonderful Winter Carnival!

Thanks to All for a Wonderful Winter Carnival!

A huge thank you to all who participated in this year’s very successful winter carnival, as part of the North Bennington Winter Festival. The school was buzzing with activity and filled with happy families and laughing kids throughout the day. On top of being a wonderful, exciting fundraiser, the event also gave us the opportunity to showcase the school to many out-of-town visitors. We greatly appreciate the hard work put in by faculty, staff and volunteers. Keep reading for more details and a slideshow.

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Mission

Children are at the heart of all we do. We nurture a child's curiosity, ignite enthusiasm for exploring, develop tools for inquiry, for invention, for achievement. We welcome families into a community-wide collaboration to help our children grow into their best selves - responsible citizens and stewards of the greater world, makers of the future.