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Beginning our 26th year at Vermont Commons School!

Beginning our 26th year at Vermont Commons School!

On August 26th, our faculty celebrated the start of the new school year reflecting on years past and sharing excitement for a year filled with kindness and fun. Before the first day, we welcomed new students and their families to campus, prepared our classrooms, and made final touches to curriculum for the semester ahead. The […]

Class of 2022 Graduation & Academic and Community Awards

On Friday, June 10th our community celebrated the end of our 25th school year with our Academic & Community Awards Ceremony and Graduation. We savored every moment together as we signed each others yearbooks, reflected during final advisory time, and expressed gratitude during Morning Meeting.  While the day flew by, we are so grateful for […]

Live Stream Class of ’22 Graduation on June 10th

Join us on Friday, July 10th at 1:00pm for our 2022 Graduation Ceremony. Live Stream the event using the link below provided by Media Factory. Share the link with friends and family who are not able to be with us in person! Graduation Live Stream

Spring Arts Night

  On Thursday, May 19th, the VCS Arts Council presented Spring Arts Night! Festivities kicked off early with Yum! Food Truck right outside the student entrance. Students and families couldn’t resist the opportunity to enjoy a sno-cone, an order of mac and cheese, or a sandwich before the show began. At 5:00pm our Concert Band, Chamber […]

Class of ’22 Senior Projects Underway

Every Spring, the senior class embarks upon Senior Projects–an opportunity to spend five weeks exploring a field of interest, to pursue a possible career or attain a skill, and to gain a sense of the professional world outside the classroom. While we will miss them dearly, we are excited to see how they creatively tie […]

VCS Core Calendar 2022-23

August 29, 2022: New Family Orientation (3:30pm) August 31, 2022:  First Day of School September 5, 2022:  Labor Day (Closed for Holiday) September 19-23, 2022:  Fall Encounter Week October 5, 2022:  Yom Kippur (Closed for Holiday) October 10, 2022:  Indigenous Peoples Day (Closed for Holiday) October 21, 2022:  Parent/Guardian-Advisor Conferences (No classes for students) November […]

VCS Players Presented Harvey

On Friday, April 1st and Saturday, April 2nd, the VCS Players presented Harvey. After a two-year hiatus of performances at VCS, students, faculty, and families were thrilled to experience live theater once again! We all had the chance to meet the eccentric Elwood P. Dowd, who insisted on inviting his friend to all of his […]

VCS Hosts Model UN Conference

On Saturday, March 19, Vermont Commons School hosted the state’s largest conference of the Model United Nations, a simulation of the UN General Assembly where high school students perform an ambassador role while debating topics such as gender equality, climate action, global health, and more. The conference, currently the only in-person Model UN in Vermont […]

Scholarship. Community. Global Responsibility.

Students emerge from their time at Vermont Commons School intrinsically motivated to seek out their role for improving the world, with the skills and competencies to do so.