Happy Thanksgiving! Dismissal at 11:15 for all students.
School resumes Monday, November 26th.
VIMSIA's signature fundraising event, Las Vegas Night, will be held at Paradise Point. As a VIMSIA parent, your help with one event per year makes a significant impact to the success of our fundraising efforts. Thank you, our valued stakeholders, for your assistance and support!
The college counseling department is hosting a financial Aid Deep Dive on Thursday, October 18th at 6:15 pm in the Science Pod. Feel free to come with your computers and specific questions as it relates to the FAFSA, CSS Profile, Expected Family Contribution (EFC) or how to set your family up for success as you navigate the financial aid process. Families of students in grade 12 are strongly encouraged to attend.
Located in the Science Pod - The College Counseling department will present on: Financial Aid resources (FAFSA, CSS Profile, scholarships, grants etc) Naviance *Grade 11 and 12 families are strongly encouraged to attend.
The play Dear Anna, Dear Peter tells the story of Governor Peter von Scholton and his colored common law wife Anna Heegaard. The play explores the time of 1848 when he was tried for his role in Emancipation in these islands, through a series of letters they write back and forth to each other. A lower elementary parent, Ayesha Morris, is playing the role of Anna Heegaard and made this opportunity possible for our school.
The topic for this session is “Independence.”
Representatives from New York University, John Hopkins University and Vanderbilt University will be here offering presentations to the VI community.
Admissions representatives from each school will be on hand to discuss their schools and college readiness. Two presentations are available: 2:15-3:15 pm - VIMSIA Large Science Pod (this is a private event for our PGIA students in grades 9-12 ONLY) 6:00 - 8:00 pm - VIMSIA Large Science Pod - Open to the St. Thomas and St. John Community
The PGIA staff will unveil the exciting choices for this year's PGIA End Session program happening in May/June 2019. All students in grade 7-11 must participate in the End Session program.
Elementary Parent Orientation will be held in the Music Room. Please welcome Pat Ludick, Ms. Kate Ludick's mother, as our special guest speaker, who will be presenting, "Parenting with Grace," for our families with children ages toddler through adolescents. Childcare will be available for children ages 3 and up. The cost is $5.
Parents and students in Ms. Satter and Ms. Mattingley's classes are invited to drop-in between 5PM - 6PM to meet their new teachers. This is an informal meet and greet to provide families the opportunity to meet the new teachers before school starts!
St. John Families: Mr. Bornn, our Head of School, has offered to pick-up families with the school van from the ferry terminal at 5:30PM.
Parents, if you are on island and need a good workout while helping out at VIMSIA - have we got the opportunity for you! Mark Hume is organizing a group cleanup on campus Saturday from 10-3. No younger children, please, though PGIA students could be very helpful. This will be physical work. Please come with good shoes, work gloves and practical work clothes. It will be gathering debris and gathering up bigger dump run stuff for pick up the next day.