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2020-2021 School Year Information

The St. Johns County School District is providing informational resources including a living document for Frequently Asked Questions, as well as videos on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Quarantine & Contact Tracing.  Links for each of these resources can be found below.

Frequently Asked Questions: https://www.stjohns.k12.fl.us/blog/reopening-faq/

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): https://www.stjohns.k12.fl.us/blog/ppe/

Quarantine & Contact Tracing: https://www.stjohns.k12.fl.us/blog/interview

 The Frequently Asked Questions document will be continually updated as new questions are posed to the district. 

 

Congratulations to our Teacher of the Year, Rookie Teacher of the Year and School-Related Employee of the Year for 2020-2021!

Teacher of the Year: Ashley Mahaven
Rookie Teacher of the Year: Lauren Woods
Employee of the Year: MJ Lechtrecker
 
 
 

VRA Band Fundraiser

 

Dismissal Changes

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

Starting on October 14th, early dismissal time on Wednesdays will be at 12:55pm. The deadline for dismissal changes will be 11:15 AM on Wednesdays. 

Winter Wonderland Gift Shoppe

ONLINE Wonderland Gift Shoppe is here!

Check your child’s backpack for an introductory flier about this year’s virtual shoppe!

VRA kids have loved this experience over the years, and we are so happy to be able to continue this tradition from the comfort and safety of your own home.

The Shoppe is live 11/23 through Monday 12/7.

Check out an informational video and preview the Shoppe here:

https://youtu.be/MV3weK5rI7E

Start shopping here:

https://wonderlandgiftshoppes.store/

Gifts will be delivered to the school for distribution the week of 12/14. So easy and convenient! Happy Shopping!

Yearbook Information

The 2020-2021 VRA Yearbook is now available to order! Online purchases only. See below about how to order and how to purchase an ad in the Yearbook.

 Valley Ridge Academy ONLINE ONLY 2021 Yearbook Order Form Flyer

       Valley Ridge 2021 Ad Flyer 

 

Picture Day Information

VRA Slideshow

Are you new to VRA?  We welcome you to take a tour around the school to visit various areas and classrooms. 

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

School District News

2020-2021 Instructional Materials Adoption for English Language Arts (ELA)

The St. Johns County School District curriculum department formally announces the review process for the 2020-2021 Instructional Materials Adoption for English Language Arts (ELA). The core resources that have been submitted for evaluation have come from the state adoption bid list and other submitted resources from publishers when available. Additional resources for advanced programs may be reviewed from materials listed as appropriate for the program indicated.

Please visit the instructional materials website to view the resources that are being considered for adoption. If you would like access to any available printed materials or require assistance reviewing the online resources, please call the Instructional Resources and Media Services office at 904.547.3947. Materials are available for review from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

We encourage parent and community participation in our adoption process. If you would like to serve on a school committee and formally review the resources as a part of the school review team, please contact any school or our office at 904.547.3947.

ESE Parent Advisory Meetings

"Stress Management for Parents and Caregivers of Students with Disabilities" on Nov. 10

Accessing Our Community's Social Services & Supports for Children and Families in 2020/2021 On November 10th from 6:00pm to 7:30pm, the ESE Parent Advisory will welcome Sandra Rebeor, Psy.D. M.S.H.S. for a virtual discussion titled "Stress Management for Parents and Caregivers of Students with Disabilities." Join the meeting online via Microsoft Teams or join via phone by dialing 1-904-420-0831 and then entering the conference ID: 95 587 77#

View a list of future Virtual ESE Parent Advisory Meetings.

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 getfortifyfl.com.