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Class of 2022: Highest SAT Average in the History of the School

Class of 2022: Highest SAT Average in the History of the School

From the beginning to the end of each day, it all boils down to the students, doesn’t it? The student experience, students overcoming challenges, student growth and leadership. What these incredible kids do everyday is what draws me and my colleagues to the life of being an educator. Students are intrinsically resilient, partially because they are […]

ENCOUNTER WEEK REUNITES STUDENTS WITH LOCAL & REGIONAL COMMUNITIES

  For Immediate Release October 25, 2021 Contact: Jill Strawbridge jstrawbridge@vermontcommons.org 802-865-8084 VERMONT COMMONS SCHOOL’S ENCOUNTER WEEK REUNITES STUDENTS WITH LOCAL AND REGIONAL COMMUNITIES VCS’s signature program successfully resumes after hiatus necessitated by Covid South Burlington, VT — After 18 difficult months, Vermont Commons School joyfully resumed its unique and much-missed Encounter Week Program, an […]

Simon Rosenbaum, National Merit Semifinalist

We are honored to have Simon Rosenbaum, class of 2022, recognized as a National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist. National Merit Scholarship Corporation recently announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 67th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. 32 of these academically talented high school students hail from the state of Vermont. National Merit Scholars have […]

Returning to the Building

To our Vermont Commons Parents/Guardians,   Beginning Monday, March 29th, your children have the opportunity to return to the building for classes two days a week. In addition, we also have our Encounter Experiences on Wednesdays.   9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th graders can come to school Mondays and Tuesdays 11th and 12th graders will be based […]

Two VCS Students Named as National Merit Finalists

We are delighted to announce an incredible honor just bestowed upon two members of the Class of 2021. Each year, just under 4 million 11th graders from high schools across the country take the PSAT.  During the fall of their Senior year, the students with the top scores on the PSAT nationally are awarded Semi-Finalist […]

0% Tuition Increase

  Each year at their January meeting, the Board of Trustees sets tuition for the subsequent school year at Vermont Commons.  This painstaking process begins late in the fall, through careful review of the projected operational goals and needs of the school, tuitions at other comparable institutions in our local and regional market, internal long-term tuition projections, and the school’s overall financial position.  At […]

News and Notes December 12, 2020

News & Notes 12:18

On Democracy and Compassion

     Two themes are on my mind this week:  Democracy and Compassion.      Democracy for two reasons.  The obvious one is of course the upcoming election.  Regardless of where your political inclination lies, every major election cycle in our country serves as a reminder of how important participation by every one of us is.  An […]

Scholarship. Community. Global Responsibility.

At Vermont Commons School, our goal is to engage students with their world. We achieve this through programs and a curriculum grounded in local and global involvement.