Super 5K Run/Walk/Stroller Race Fundraiser
Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 9am
Pachaug State Forest
ChipTiming by Platt Systems
Please fill out the registration form (under forms) and return it to Voluntown Elementary School, 195 Main Street, Voluntown, CT 06384. Registration fee is as follows:
Ages (0 - 18) $10 $15 w/shirt
Ages (19+) $25 $30 w/shirt
Please come join us for a fun-filled morning in the
Pachaug State Forest!
STEAM FAMILY NIGHT
(Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math)
May 19, 2017
5:00 – 7:00 pm
VES students in Grades 1 - 3
Calling all budding artists, mathematicians, and engineers! Please join us for our first ever family STEAM night. Families will be able to visit different stations and try out a variety of STEAM activities, like building a constellation using marshmallows and toothpicks or investigating with sounds and colors. Free pizza will be available.
Upcoming Great After School Programs (GRASP)
Voluntown Residents Only
Mondays, April 17, 24, May 1, and 8
Program Name: Crazy 8's Math
Instructor: Mrs. Vaillancourt/Mrs. Davis
Grades: 3 - 5
Time: 3:20 - 4:30pm
"Crazy 8s math club is a recreational after-school activity that’s designed to get kids firedup about math. It will be fun for kids of ALL math abilities. Every week students will getto do fun stuff, like building glow-in-the-dark structures, cracking secret spy codes, and playing games like Bouncy Dice Explosion and Toilet Paper Olympics. The goal of Crazy 8s is to show that math is fun and recreational, not compulsory, in order to change our culture and get kids to think of math as play."
Mondays, April 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, and 22
Program Name: CAD (Computer-Aided Design) & 3D Printing
Instructor: Mr. Ward
Grades: 5 - 8
Time: 3:20 - 4:30pm
Students will spend much of the time learning and experimenting with a simple online CAD (computer aided drawing) application, TinkerCAD. They will use this application to design a keychain, button, badge or some other small 3D object. Students will then learn how to save their project, load it into a 3D printer and watch it print.
Voluntown Youth Service Bureau
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Mrs. Vaillancourt's VES Eagles Team and Black Out for winning the dodgeball tournament
Parents as Teachers: You are your child’s most important teacher!
The Voluntown Youth Service Bureau offers Parents as Teachers, one of the nation’s most successful and highly respected early childhood programs, free of charge to Voluntown parents of infants and toddlers (pregnancy to age 3). This program gives information, support and encouragement to parents during the early, critical years of their child’s life, years which provide the foundation for success in school and in life. Parents are their children’s first and most influential teachers, and participation in the Parents as Teachers program provides them with the information and support they need to give their child the best possible start in life. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, contact the YSB Director, Melinda Bryan (860-694-8733) or call our PAT Parent Educator, Judith Allik, at 860-376-2353. To learn more about the international program, go to http://www.parentsasteachers.org/.
YSB Needs Survey