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Financial Aid is available to those who qualify. Please contact Mrs. Kurtz (473.5121 x11) to get more information about all the different financial aid options that you might have
Why VAES? Reason 1  56% of our parents agree. The main reason why they chose VAES was because of the serious and intentional commitment of its teachers and staff to attend the spiritual needs of their students. That's our primary goal.
Why VAES? Reason 2  

        A staff with a combined 100+ years of experience in education.
Why VAES? Reason 3  
We rejoice in the fact that we have a strong home and school association. We are delighted to have parents and guardians involved int the various activities that our school has throughout the school year. You are welcome to become part of the VAES family!
Why VAES? Reason 4  
Due to our school's location, children have the option to ride the public school bus to and from VAES. Make sure you fill out the "Public Transportation Form" during registration
Why VAES? Reason 5  

We are blessed to have Mrs. Cheryl Hoover, who is our School Nurse and also our Food Services Director
Why VAES? Reason 6  
Financial Aid is available to those who qualify. Please contact Mrs. Kurtz (473.5121 x11) to get more information about all the different financial aid options that you might have

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Why Village Adventist 
Elementary and Middle School?

We are a K-8 school operated by the Michigan Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. We offer a comprehensive curriculum in a Christ centered environment for our students. At Village School we are blessed to have:


A dynamic Christian atmosphere built on spiritual themes
      2012-2013 theme: All in For God

A family friendly atmosphere

     We have a high retention rate among our families because we are closely connected by a tradition of      
     community and roots. The environment and culture of the school is one of long term relationships built on
     trust and caring staff, bringing parents and teachers together to meet common goals
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Outstanding academics and a rigorous curriculum
: The Village School standardized test scores average in the top 30% nation wide.

Mission opportunities

     Service projects for local and global missions are offered several times a year
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Kindergarten Program: We have a newly designed K classroom, providing a stimulating and educational learning environment. The K program is blessed to have teacher Cheryl Finkbeiner on staff as a dedicated and loving staff member. 

Cutting edge technology: The Village School is truly blessed to have a strong emphasis on technology. The school boasts the only 28 Mac Book Pro mobile computer lab, as well as projection systems/interactive white boards, document cameras and many iPads throughout the building.

A full time Technology Director that works diligently to keep us moving forward in a technological world.

School nurse on site every day

A comprehensive music program
Classroom music

Beginners and Advanced Band

Strings

Guitar and Praise Group

Chimes

Choir


Hot Lunch Program:

Vegetarian hot lunch provided daily

Home made bread and fresh fruit daily

Meals prepared right in our kitchen by excellent cooks 

Reduced/Free Lunch applications available

Supervision/Extend Ed from 7:15 am to 5:30 pm

     The Extend Ed program offers quality after school care in a structured environment at an affordable price.


A Reading Specialist that meets daily with small groups for reading support


Public school bus transportation available!


A strong Home and School Association 
     Providing great opportunities for parents to volunteer and get involved


A staff with 100+ years of experience in education
     All teachers are denominationally certified 

     All teachers have MI State Certification

     Most staff have earned Masters degrees


Home-school student opportunities
     May enroll in music classes to supplement their curriculum


Junior High Extra-Curricular Activities
Yearbook

Recreation Night
LIFT Camp

Lego Robotics


Forensics
Weekly Service Opportunities

All this combined with a philosophy of educating the whole child so they can serve their community, their school, their church, and their Maker Jesus Christ. We welcome you to be a part of our Village School family. May God richly bless you as you seek His will for your child's education.

Wendy Baldwin, Principal

 

 

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