The Hawk's Nest

July 6, 2021

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Summer Hours

Our front office is open Monday - Friday from 8 am - 3 pm.


If your child still has school materials please drop them off immediately as we are placing order for the new school year.

Fall of 2021

Vanguard is planning to be fully in-person for the fall of 2021. We are not offering a remote option. We will utilize remote learning for emergency purposes related to the pandemic.

Planning for 2021 - 2022

If plans have changed and your child will not attend Vanguard next year please contact our front desk as soon as possible.


Front Desk: 303-691-2384

Apply for Free and Reduced Lunch

It is important for every family to complete a Free and Reduced Lunch Application every school year even if they think they do not qualify. Applications are available at payschoolscentral.com and only take about 10 minutes to complete. If you applied last year, click ‘Login’ to enter the site and apply again for the 2021-22 school year. If you are applying for the first time, click ‘Register’.


Families who require assistance completing the application may contact the Nutrition Services Department at 303-343-0295 or their child’s school.


Why are Free and Reduced Applications Important?

  1. If your child qualifies for free or reduced price lunches, they qualify for free or reduced price breakfasts at school, free or reduced field trip admissions, and even free or reduced school fees (does not include athletic fees).
  2. Your child and many others may receive other school benefits. The number of applications that are returned and approved can affect how much funding our school gets to help students meet academic benchmarks, including materials like books and computers.


Some parents are concerned about listing income amounts and social security numbers on the application. Any personal information you provide will not be shared. Free and reduced price meal applications are confidential. Your information will only be used to determine your child's eligibility for the school meal programs. We cannot share your information without your written permission. Students who receive free and reduced price meals are not identified. No other students or staff will know who is and who is not receiving free or reduced meals.

Pay 2021-2022 School Fees Online

You can now pay your school fees through our online platform of RevTrak. You can go to our website or click here to pay any school fees your child may have. We will only be accepting online payments for school fees at this time.
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Uniforms are back!

Vanguard will be returning to our traditional uniform. We will host our uniform sales at meet and greet.


If you have gently used uniforms that you would like to donate, please drop them off at our front desk.

School Supplies for 21 -22 Purchasing Option

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2021 - 2022 Calendar

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Safe2Tell

Safe2Tell Colorado gives YOU a safe, anonymous way to help someone who is struggling or hurting. Learn what to look for, what to listen for, and what to report.

Innovations Before and After Care

VCS is planning for the return of before and after school care. If you would like to get your student on the list for the 21-22 school year, please call our front desk, 303-691-2384.

Innovation Learning

Innovation Learning will be offering Camp Discovery at Global Village Academy East and West this summer. They would like to include our VCS families who need summer camp care.

Infinite Campus Parent Portal

Log in to the Infinite Campus Parent Portal to access student course schedules and to check grades and attendance.


Contact Ms. Cordero or Ms. Prado for assistance at 303-691-2384.

VCS West Events

Meet and Greet

Thursday, Aug. 5th, 4-6pm

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Meet the teachers and staff, see classrooms, drop of supplies, and learn about after school sports and clubs.

First Day of School ~ 1st - 8th Grade

Monday, Aug. 9th, 7:45am-3:15pm

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Kindergarten Screening

Tuesday, Aug. 10th, 8am to Thursday, Aug. 12th, 3pm

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First Day of School ~ Kindergarten

Monday, Aug. 16th, 7:45am-3:15pm

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