Congratulations Mrs. Dresback!
VRA is proud to announce that Mrs. Dresback is one of the five finalists for Teacher of the Year for St. Johns County School District. The Teacher of the Year banquet will be held January 31st. We wish Mrs. Dresback the best of luck.
January 27-January 31
Monday: “Magazine Monday” Students are encouraged to read magazines
Tuesday: Kindergarten’s annual Character Parade. The theme is “Hunt Down a Good Book”. All students are encouraged to wear camouflage clothes and “hunt down” a good book to read.
Wednesday: “Wear Words Wednesday” Students wear clothing with school appropriate words on them so all students can read each other’s shirts throughout the day.
Thursday: “Thinking Cap Thursday” encourages students to read while wearing a hat.
Friday: “Relax and Read” while off school for the day. Students can check out a book from the Media Center on Thursday to read while relaxing on the teacher inservice day.
We accept dismissal changes up until 2:15 PM every day except Wednesdays. 1:15 PM is the deadline on Wednesdays.
January 20: No school in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
January 21: PBIS Reward Opportunity – Middle School
January 23: Elementary Character Counts! Celebration (Respect) 8:45 a.m.
January 23: VRA Basketball vs. Murray @ Murray at 5:30pm
January 24: PBIS Bingo Night in Cafeteria @ 6:00pm
January 27: PBIS Reward Opportunity for Middle School – UNF Basketball Game
January 27: PBIS Reward Opportunity for Grades 3-5
January 27: VRA Girls Basketball vs. Landrum @Landrum 5:30pm (DATE CHANGE)
January 28: MS Character Counts! Celebration (Respect) 8:30 a.m.
January 28: VRA Boys Basketball vs. Landrum @ Landrum 6:30pm
January 30: PBIS Reward Opportunity – Middle School
January 30: VRA Basketball vs. Swiss Point @ Swiss Point 5:30pm
January 31: Teacher Inservice Day (No School for Students)
Join the Green Team
Attention 3rd – 5th Graders! Would you like to help your home, your school, your community and your planet become more environmentally aware? Would you like to educate and encourage others to GO GREEN by reducing waste, recycling, repurposing, conserving energy and limiting pollution? If so join the Green Team and help make our school and our community part of the solution! Download the Green Team application form.
Schedule & Events
District Master Calendar Upcoming Events
- Thanksgiving Break – Student / Teacher Holiday on November 27, 2019
- Second Quarter / First Semester Ends on December 20, 2019
- Winter Break – Student / Teacher Holiday on December 23, 2019
- Classes Resume for Students on January 6, 2020
- Second Semester Begins on January 6, 2020
- Report Cards Issued on January 17, 2020
- Martin Luther King Day – Student / Teacher Holiday on January 20, 2020
8:25 am – 2:45 pm (M,T,Th,F)
8:25 am – 1:45 pm (Wed.)
7:30 am – 4:00 pm
Character Counts! Run / Walk
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 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 getfortifyfl.com.