Newsletter ImageSept. 18- 29 Hawk Update

Dismissal Changes
Click here to email dismissal changes.   We accept dismissal changes up until 2:15 PM every day except Wednesdays.  1:15 PM is the deadline on Wednesdays.

HAC Access
If you need a HAC login or HAC password reset, please email Ann Fishman.  HAC accounts are available for grade 3-8.

The PTO is a fun and friendly organization that is committed to partnering with the parents and school staff to foster a successful learning environment for all Valley Ridge Academy students.  Click to join and for additional information.

Attention all 6th graders!!
The Tdap immunization shot is required for all rising 7th graders and must be recorded on a Florida 680 form. Form may be faxed (904-547-4095) or emailed (to [email protected]) even if the student is still in 6th grade.  Per district policy, all 7th grade students that do not have this shot will not be allowed to start school on August 10, 2017.

Picture Day - Sept. 28th
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Picture Day – Thur., Sept. 28th
Picture forms will be coming home soon.  Forms will be collected on picture day.  Please make checks out to Leondard’s.  For easy ordering, more designs and products, order online at www.leonards.com/photoprepay  Access Code: C420637


Dining to Donate at Dick’s Wings, Sept. 22nd, 5-8pm
Sponsored by Nascarts.  All the proceeds received will be donated directly to the ASSIST Program.  More information.


Valley Ridge Academy’s School Advisory Council
Accepting nominations for parent membership for the 2017-2018 school year.  The School Advisory Council (SAC) promotes the mission of Valley Ridge Academy by assisting in the preparation and evaluation of our School Improvement Plan and developing among the total school community the consensus necessary to successfully implement the plan.  VRA’s first SAC meeting will be on Thursday, September 21, at 3:30pm in the Media Center.  Meeting Agenda.  The SAC will meet on the 2nd Tuesday of each month beginning October 10 and attendance at the 8 scheduled meetings is crucial to a SAC member’s commitment.  Please email Holly Southworth, [email protected] , if you are interested.  Thank you for supporting VRA.

Donate to Flocabulary
Interested in helping Valley Ridge Academy students have access to engaging, content-rich vocabulary? Help us fund a subscription to Flocabulary. Flocabulary is an online program that gives students and teachers access to hundred of standards-aligned videos, reading passages, and activities on curriculum-based topics.  Click to find out more.

Boys and Girls Soccer Tryouts – Rescheduled
Registration has opened up for 6th, 7th and 8th  grade boys and girls.  Register for tryouts on www.sjmsaa.com and follow the Soccer links to Registration.  Soccer Tryouts will be September 19th and 21st, 3-4pm.   Meet in the back fields by the portables.

Volunteer Clearance
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.  If you already have clearance, please do not submit an application.  Expired accounts will be rerun automatically.