2021 National Merit Semifinalists

Two VCS Seniors Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

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Encounter Experiences

Wednesdays--out in the world. We've evolved our Encounter Week Program.

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Fall Program 2020

Five Days of Engaged Learning

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Commons Fund May 2020 Update: The Emergency Financial Aid Fund

At the core of Vermont Commons School is the incredible connection and collaboration between students and faculty, and in these times it is crucial to support members of our community who’re being impacted by Covid-19.  All contributions to the Commons Fund at this time are being directed to our Emergency Financial Aid fund to support families who can no longer afford their tuition payment because of income or work lost due to the coronavirus.  Please consider making a gift today to ensure that every VCS student enrolled in the 2019-20 school year is still enrolled at Vermont Commons in 2020-21!

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Catch up on VCS with this week's News and Notes!

You can always find out what’s going on at Vermont Commons School by reading our Friday magazine, News and Notes.  From upcoming events, student features, and announcements to our Head of School blog, it’s all here, in full color!

Recent News & Notes

VCS and the Edward E. Ford Foundation Grant for Refugee Students

For the last three years, Vermont Commons School has been the recipient of a $50,000 grant from the Edward E. Ford Foundation. This grant, and $50,000 in matching gifts, has underwritten a program to create access for three Refugee students to attend Vermont Commons School for the four years of high school and then college. “Many Refugee students are recruited to local colleges on athletic scholarships,” says Head of School Dexter Mahaffey, Ph.D. “Often, however, they are not prepared for the rigors of college academics and end up dropping out. College preparation is what we do here at Vermont Commons School. We joke that our sport of choice, so to speak, is Varsity Academics.”

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