Vernon Center Middle School Homepage

 

VCMS News & Coming Events:

ATTENTION: Bermuda Workshop - Schedule below! Click on button!

ATTENTION: Please take the VCMS Climate Survey here:

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Honor Roll List - Check here for your name!   EG Rubric - Click to review!

Ask the Superintendent!  Click here for Dr. Conway's letter

SBAC/CMT Testing Letter for Parents from Mr.Burt

April 3 - No School
April 6 - No School/Staff Development
April 9 - Family Math Night, 6:30 - 8:00 PM
April 13-17 - Spring Recess
April 23 - Governance Council Meeting, 6:30 PM
April 24 - "Neon" Spring dance, all grades, 7:00 - 9:00 PM, $5
May 1 - Drama Club Play 7 :00 PM, Alice in Zombieland
May 13 - Spring Concert featuring 6th Grade Band and VCMS Jazz Band, 7PM at VCMS
May 14 - Spring Concert featuring 7th and 8th Grade Band, 7PM at VCMS
May 16 - May 23 - Bermuda Workshop trip
May 21 - Governance Council Meeting, 6:30 PM
May 25 - No School/Memorial Day
June 1 - Spring Concert featuring 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade Chorus, 7PM at VCMS
June 5 - Relay for Life, 4:00 - 8:00 PM South Windsor H.S.

School Hours: 7:32am – 2:17pm   Early Dismissal: 12:17pm, lunch served  2 Hr Delay: 9:32am

Every week students are encouraged to participate in this trivia challenge. New challenges are available every Monday in Mrs. Lee's room and answers will be posted the following Monday. Questions and answers will also be posted on the Gifted and Talented page.

 


 
Administration
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Unified Arts
Health Dept. & Physical Education
Library Media Center
Math Intervention & Reading Intervention
World Language
Special Education / Gifted
 
 
Activities
Athletics
Daily Block Schedules
Documents and Forms
English Second Language - ESL
Guidance
Newsletter
Pupil Personnel Services
Staff Directory
Technology
 
 
Committees
Directions
District Calendar
Health / School Nurse
Food Services / Lunch Menu
Gifted/Talented and Educational Links
News
PTO Homepage
Transportation
After School Program
 
       
777 Hartford Turnpike
Vernon, CT 06066
Phone: 860-870-6070
Fax: 860-870-6318

Mr. Gelada, Assistant Principal, filling in for Mr. Harrison !
 


IMPORTANT SECURITY AND SAFETY NOTICE: 

All visitors to VCMS are REQUIRED TO PRESENT PHOTO ID when entering the building. Between the hours of 7:00 AM and 5:00 PM, visitors will not be allowed to participate in meetings or events without first presenting their photo ID at the main office and receiving a special visitor's badge. Please follow these established procedures when visiting our school for the safety of our students and staff

 
RECENT NOTICES:

ASPEN Parent Portal Letter -  Click here

Calendar Survey Parent Letter from Dr. Conway, Feb. 2015 - Click here

SBAC/CMT Testing Letter for Parents from Mr. Burt/Mar. 2015

NWEA/Map Testing Letter from Mr. Burt/ Oct. 2014

Coffee Connection with Dr. Conway - click here for dates!

School Based Clinic Letter from Dr. Conway, Sept. 2014

VCMS School Climate Plan

Annual Parent Notice

 

LEADERSHIP TEAM - GOVERNANCE COUNCIL: Click here for dates, list of members, and meeting minutes

 


VCMS MISSION STATEMENT

The faculty, staff and administration of Vernon Center Middle School are devoted to helping every student achieve his/her maximum individual potential in a supportive environment. We recognize that this goal requires the collective best efforts of school personnel, the student, the parents/guardians and the community at large. Our staff and programs aid in the transition of students from middle school to high school. We offer programs and an environment that provides opportunities for students to participate in 21st century learning and for sound academic, social, artistic, physical, and emotional growth. We embrace the values of safety, organization, achievement, respect, and responsibility.

ABOUT VCMS

Mascot: Eagles; Motto: "Freedom With Responsibility"
School Colors: Blue and White

Our school was opened as a new building in 1966. We presently house grades 6, 7, and 8 with an enrollment of approximately 650 students. We have 86 certified staff members and 44 non-certified staff.  

VCMS sees itself as an active part of many communities and we take our role in these communities very seriously. Each enriches the academic and social consciousness of our students and helps us develop the whole child.

POSITIVE BEHAVIORAL SUPPORT

Vernon Center Middle School is a Positive Behavioral Support school. PBS is designed to help school teams form behavioral and discipline systems that support student learning and social development. Nationally, PBS is currently practiced in over 8,000 schools. PBS is not an initiative, but a set of problem solving strategies and processes. Building upon existing strengths, school teams create well defined systems, use effective practices along with data centered evaluation methods to reshape their communities and help students achieve academic and social competence. Introducing, modeling, and reinforcing positive social behavior is an important part of a student’s educational experience. VCMS believes that teaching behavioral expectations through Core Values and rewarding students for following them is a much more positive and successful approach.

 

Vernon Public Schools Mission Statement

The Vernon Public Schools, in partnership with family and community, is committed to provide a quality education, with
high expectations, in a safe environment where all students become independent learners and productive contributors to society.

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