2016-2017 Freshman Registration

Can you believe it? It's time to start planning for the 2016-2017 school year. Mark your calendars!

Literacy Pre assessments

On February 1st and 2nd, Freshman Academy staff will be administering a formative assessment to all 8th grade students. This assessment will aid in the placement of students in their freshman level English class.



  • Monday, February 1st - Butterfield
  • Tuesday, February 2nd - Northridge

Classroom visits

On February 16th and 17th, a team from the Academy will be visiting with students at their middle schools. We will discuss required courses, electives, transcripts and much more!


  • Tuesday, February 16th - Northridge
  • Wednesday, February 17th - Butterfield

Parent Night

An informational night will be held for parents of current 8th graders the evening of February 18th from 5:30 - 6:30 at the Academy. All of the information presented to students will be covered. In addition, we will pass out course recommendations based on student data. Teachers will be available to discuss elective courses. Hope to see you there!

Course requests due.....

We will be picking up course request forms at the middle schools on Friday, February 19th. Change your mind about a class? Never fear! We can change schedules easily through the end of school through a phone call or email.

Need more information? Contact Lisa Miller at lisa.miller@vbsd.us or Leanna Garrett at lgarrett@vbsd.us!