Veterans Park Elementary School
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VP News

Our students are making headlines, and we want to share all the great news with you. We will keep this page updated with important announcements, news stories, and student shout-outs. Please check back often, and help us celebrate our students’ many achievements.

Math in Middle School

We invite all Grade 5 parents to a VP presentation to learn more about:

  • Core Instruction - 3rd trimester of grade 5
  • Grade 5 Math Placement Process
  • Grade 6 Math Course Information
  • Pathways for Success

Please join Grade 5 Math Teacher Matt Hoey, Math Specialist Bridget Besgen, and Principal Lisa Singer Thursday, March 16 at 9:30 a.m. in the VP Cafeteria.

The Responsive Classroom Approach Information for Parents

The Responsive Classroom approach is a way of teaching that creates a safe, challenging, and joyful classroom and school wide climate for all students. Teachers who use the Responsive Classroom approach understand that all of students’ needs—academic, social, emotional, and physical—are important. We encourage you to review our document on the Responsive Classroom.

One Book One School

Please be on the lookout in March for a wonderful picture book that will come home for you to enjoy and read with your child. This year, the PTA has generously donated copies of Each Kindness and is partnering with us on a project to support a positive and happy school climate. More details are coming soon!

New Parent Workshop on February 22

Join us for a new parent workshop in our Parenting the #Selfie Generation series: “The A to Zzzz’s of Managing Sleep With Kids and Teens.” The event will be on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. This workshop will help parents to understand the importance of sleep for kids and teens, recognize the key differences in sleep patterns throughout the life span, and develop effective strategies to promote healthy sleep routines for kids and teens.

As always, admission is free, but registration is requested. You can register online or call (203) 438.2282. Please see our “The A to Zzzz’s of Managing Sleep With Kids and Teens” flyer for additional information.

Calendar Changes – “Talk Time” Meetings

The principal's "Talk Time" meetings continue with a few time adjustments. Morning sessions will now take place at 9:30 a.m. All meetings are on our Calendar page.

  • Friday, February 17, 9:30 a.m. - new February date
  • Wednesday, March 15, 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, April 7, 9:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, May 17, 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, June 2, 9:30 a.m.