VAMS Panther Pause Newsletter
September 18, 2015
- Tuesday, September 22 - Fundraiser Orders Due
- Wednesday, September 23 - See You At the Pole 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
- Friday, September 25 - Back to School Dance - 5th/6th grade dance 5:30-7:00 & 7th/8th grade dance 7:30-9:30
- Thursday, September 24 - Pep Rally @ 2:49
- Saturday, October 3 - Fall Festival 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at the high school - Live country band from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
- Monday, October 5 - Fair Day - No School
- Saturday, October 10 - Van Alstyne Education Foundation Clay Shoot 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM (more information below)
Ella Storment - 5th Grade
Sean Wilson- 6th Grade
Charisma White - 7th Grade
David Mercer - 8th Grade
Way to go! You make us proud!
The 2015-2016 Rachel's Challenge Leadership Team met this week to share ideas about how we can start chain reactions and spread kindness daily here at VAMS. Stay tuned for more information as we take Rachel's Challenge to new heights.
Next Monday, 7th grade students who qualify for the Duke Tip Talent Search will receive a qualifying letter and information on how to participate. Qualifications are based on STAAR test scores. More information about Duke Tip can be found on their website, https://tip.duke.edu/.
Parent Survey Results 2014-2015
Parent Survey Areas of Focus
- Regular, meaningful technology use
- Proactive academic communication- Bi-Weekly grade level newsletters, Grade level Remind account
- Increasing the rigor, or the challenge level of our classes
School-wide Fundraiser Information
Important Honors Information for 7th Grade Parents
Volunteer Approval Form
Click HERE to access the Volunteer Approval Form. We appreciate our volunteers!
Volleyball - Monday, September 21 @ 4:30 - home game vs. Whitewright
Football - Thursday, September 24 @ 4:30 - home game vs. S & S