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Classroom Renovation Completed! Come celebrate with us!

Classroom Renovation Completed! Come celebrate with us!

Out with the “Cave” and the “Maze,” in with enriched learning, enhanced arts, and homes for faculty and classes! Join us Friday, 8:30-9:30 a.m. for morning refreshments, socializing with parents, alums, alum parents, faculty, and friends, take a tour of the new classroom and learning spaces, learn about the incredible positive impact on the student […]

Member of Class of ’20 Recognized at Brown Model U.N.

  Over the November 8th-10th Weekend, Vermont Commons again sent a delegation to the Brown University Model UN, formally known as the 23rd Brown University Simulation of the United Nations.  Mark Cline Lucey, this year with the co-leadership of fellow Social Studies faculty member Kathryn McDermott, once again led a team of over 20 Flying […]

VCS Students Develop Wildlife Monitoring System Near Cambrian Rise Development

  South Burlington, Vermont – As part of a newly launched service program at the Vermont Commons School, students in science teacher Peter Goff’s multi-grade advisory have been developing a system to monitor wildlife at the site of Cambrian Rise, a 20 acre, 730 unit housing development on Burlington’s North Avenue. The location is a […]

2019-2020 Community Calendar

*IMPORTANT NOTE: You will need to adjust the months at the top-left corner to at least August 2019 in order to see dates.  

2018-2019 Community Calendar

 *Note: To view applicable events, please manually adjust the month at the top-left hand corner of the calendar.

2018-19 Core Calendar

August 30th, 2018: First Day of School September 3rd, 2018: Labor Day; NO SCHOOL October 1st – 5th, 2018: Fall Encounter Week October 18th, 2018: Conference Day (Parents/Advisors); NO SCHOOL for students October 19th, 2018: Fall Break; NO SCHOOL November 19th – 23rd, 2018: Thanksgiving Break; NO SCHOOL December 24th, 2018 – January 4th, 2019: […]

2017 Senior Internships

As a capstone to the community-based education of our Research & Service Program, seniors engage during their fall semester in internships with local businesses, organizations, and professionals working in a broad array of fields, allowing each of our students to pursue one of his or her passions in a deep, meaningful, and challenging way over […]

No Country for Justice: A Dialogue with China’s Leading Human Rights Lawyer in Exile

Vermont Commons Chinese teacher Ben Wang is offering to provide transportation from VCS to St. Michael’s College to those interested in participating in a dialogue with Dr. Teng Biao on Wednesday, September 27th at 5pm. Below is a quick introduction to Dr. Biao’s work: Dr. Teng Biao is currently a visiting scholar at NYU Law […]

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.