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Whose Tree is it Going to Be?

Dashing through the holiday with Old Town Trolley Tours and INK! (Investing in Kids) our St Johns County Education Foundation. Show your school spirit and vote for VRA’s tree EVERY DAY. The school with the most votes wins a $1,000 mini grant, followed by a 2nd place $500 mini grant, and a 3rd place mini grant of $250.

Early Dismissal December 20th

Friday, December 20th, is an early dismissal schedule. School will dismiss at 1:45.

Winter Wonderland Holiday Shoppe

Thank you so much to all the volunteers who helped run the Winter Wonderland Holiday Shoppe. The students appreciate all your time and efforts. It was a great success.

Dismissal Changes

We accept dismissal changes up until 2:15 PM every day except Wednesdays. 1:15 PM is the deadline on Wednesdays.

Upcoming Events

December 12th: Middle school exams: 4th and 5th period
December 12th: 5th grade field study
December 12th: Voices of the Valley Chorus Concert: 6:00 pm
December 13th: Middle school exams: 1st and 3rd period
December 13th: VRA Student Council Winter Dance for middle school: 6:00 pm
December 16th: Middle school exams: 6th and 7th periods
December 16th: 3rd – 5th grade PBIS reward opportunity during lunch
December 16th: Nease Middle School Blitz: 2:00 pm
December 17th: Middle school exams: 2nd period
December 17th: 4th grade PBIS reward opportunity
December 18th: Kindergarten Holidays Around the World celebration: 8:45 am
December 19th: K-2nd grade PBIS reward opportunity
December 19th: 5th grade PBIS reward opportunity: Kickball Tournament: 1:45 am
December 20th: Fun Run School Reward: Glow Party

Annual Shoe and Sock Drive

VRA is sponsoring our annual shoe and sock drive to support Southwood Elementary, located in the southern portion of our district.  We are accept new or gently used shoes and new socks next week.  Download the flyer for more information. Donations can be turned in  in to the front office or room 408.

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Schedule & Events

District Master Calendar Upcoming Events

School Hours

8:25 am – 2:45 pm (M,T,Th,F)
8:25 am – 1:45 pm (Wed.)

Office Hours

7:30 am – 4:00 pm

Character Counts! Run / Walk

February 1, 2020 at 9am

Walkers, runners and fitness enthusiasts are invited to participate in the CHARACTER COUNTS! 6 Pillars 6K/3K Run/Walk on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 9 a.m.

The run/walk will begin and end at Palencia Elementary School. Register before January 1 and receive a $5 discount!

School Access

In an effort to provide safety and security to our students and staff, we check identification for all vendors, visitors, volunteers and parents each time you enter the building.  Volunteers must have clearance to enter the building.  If you have not already been cleared, please submit a School Access Form.  Please input full legal name (first, middle and last) on the application.  If you already have clearance, please do not submit an application.  Expired accounts will be rerun automatically.

FortifyFL App

FortifyFL is a website and app developed at the direction of the Florida Legislature. Any student, educator, parent or member of the public can report school safety concerns directly to law enforcement and school administrators anonymously and easily through the FortifyFL app or