FCPS Virtual Learning Academy

May 2, 2022

It has been an amazing school year here at VLA but the school year isn't over yet! We have less than 20 days to complete missing assignments, complete assessments and show what we know on the state test! VLA students, teachers and staff have worked very hard this year and we look forward to seeing all the amazing things that are to come!

Important Dates This Month:

May 2 - 6 Teacher Appreciation Week!

May 3 Middle School One School, One Book Event 6:00 - 7:30pm via Zoom

May 5 Elementary One School, One Book Event 6:00 - 7:30pm at VLA Headquarters

May 9 - 13 Kentucky Summative Assessment Dates for 3rd - 8th, 10th & 11th grades

May 13 12th Grade Promotion Ceremony, 5:30pm

May 19 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony, 5:30pm

May 23 5th Grade Promotion Ceremony, 5:00pm

May 25 Last Day of School! Kindergarten Promotion Ceremony, 10:00am

May 26 - August 9 Summer Break! Enjoy!

August 10 First day of school for the 2022-2023 school year!

Teacher Appreciation Week

It's teacher appreciation week! Let's show our teachers how much we appreciate them!

Monday: Thank you for helping us bloom! Send a picture of a flower, a drawing of a flower, etc.

Tuesday: Light Up Our Lives! Wear your teacher's favorite color!

Wednesday: Spirit Day! Wear your VLA T-shirt to show support for your school/teachers.

Thursday: Thank you Note! Send your teacher an email saying thank you!

Friday: Video Message! Create a video message for your teacher to treasure for years to come!

VLA MAP Celebrations!

We had so much fun celebrating our students meeting their Spring MAP growth goals! View our Middle School Google Slideshow and our Elementary Google Slideshow to see pictures from the events!

Student Chromebook Collection

Middle and High School students attending Summer Ignite will keep their Chromebooks until Summer Ignite ends. All other students will return their Chromebooks to the VLA headquarters at the end of the school year. The teachers will be here to help with Chromebook collection and to wish you the best as you start your summer! We will collect Chromebooks on the following dates/times:

  • Tuesday, May 24th from 1:00 - 7:00, Middle & High School
  • Wednesday, May 25th from 1:00 - 7:00, Elementary

VLA Book Buddies

The High School Student Ambassadors are offering a virtual Book Buddies program for elementary and middle school students. Ambassadors host 30-minute reading Zooms scheduled individually or in small groups. We would love to welcome additional students this Spring. To participate in the program please complete this form: https://forms.gle/Ma6nyiD55GaNuGGU7

Join the VLA PTSA!

The Virtual Learning Academy PTSA wants to provide positive enrichment experiences for our students and build strong relationships between our students' families and the staff of VLA. Please help support our PTSA by signing up to become a member!

Join the PTSA at https://bit.ly/joinvlaptsa

Time to order your VLA Yearbook!

The 2021-2022 Virtual Learning Academy Yearbook is now available for pre-order! There will be one yearbook for our K-12 school. The books will be delivered to the VLA office and available for pickup in early August, 2022.

Order your yearbook on the Jostens website today and enjoy your VLA memories for years to come!

2021-2022 School Calendar

The FCPS Virtual Learning Academy follows the same calendar as the other FCPS schools. You can access the school calendar here to see when school is in session, when upcoming breaks are scheduled, etc. The school board has determined that the last day of school for students will be Wednesday, May 25th.