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  • Students and Faculty Discuss Summer Reading Project

    Following the flag ceremony on Monday, students and advisors gathered for small group discussions of our summer reading book, Station 11. This now annual tradition brings our community together to share insights about the book’s characters, themes, setting, symbolism and more—a great way to start conversations and get to know each other. 
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  • Annual Flag Ceremony Starts Off the School Year in a Meaningful Way

    We kicked off our first day of school with Virginia Episcopal School’s annual Flag Ceremony, celebrating the diversity of people and thought that our VES community enjoys. This year we welcome students and faculty from 16 countries, 11 states and the District of Columbia. We wish all our students a great start to our 101th year!

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  • VES Hosts Professional Development Workshop for World Language Department

    Last week at VES, we hosted a four-day intensive professional development workshop for the World Languages faculty. We were joined by Dr. Mark Darhower of NC State University, who trained the faculty in how to conduct and rate Oral Proficiency Interviews (OPI) using the speaking standards developed by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. The OPI assesses functional language ability, making it a holistic assessment of a speaker's strengths and weaknesses in real-life situations. Our faculty will use this tool for diagnostic placement and program evaluation. In addition, the ACTFL standards we studied serve as guiding principles in the design of course materials and assessments for the World Languages curriculum.
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  • Michelle Staggers ’15 Participates in ACE Program in India

    Michelle Staggers ’15—freshman defender for the Duke women’s lacrosse team—is currently in New Delhi, India, serving with ACE (Student-Athlete Civic Engagement Program). During her time there she will being coaching sports activities, teaching English as a second language and promoting computer literacy initiatives for local students.
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  • Will Sutton '18 Completes Eagle Scout Project

    Will Sutton '18, working to earn his Eagle Scout rank, chose to help H.O.P.E. (Help Our People Eat) of Winston -Salem for his Eagle Scout project. He held a hot dog fundraiser that resulted in a large donation of much needed hair nets and gloves plus a $100 donation. Equally impressive, Will also constructed a heavy duty cart to carry the lunch coolers and several portable produce washing stations. 
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  • VES Art Teacher Jesi Thompson Participates in the Spoleto Study Abroad Program

    VES art teacher Jesi Thompson had the opportunity this summer to participate as an instructor in the three-week Spoleto Study Abroad visual art program in Spoleto, Italy. In this creative immersion and enrichment program, students study Arts and Ideas—where they explore the inter-relationship among the arts, how culture and history help to shape our views of art, and how to become astute patrons of art and architecture—and Italian, taking a daily class in the language. They also study in their area of specialty—Visual Arts—through hands-on intensive studio classes, art history and field trips throughout the medieval town of Spoleto.
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  • Alumna Courtney Carter '13 Named to Prestegious Honor Rolls

    Congratulations to alumna Courtney Carter ’13 (sister of Bryson Carter ’19)—currently attending Haverford College—on being named to the Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll this spring and for being named to the 2016 Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA)/ZagSports Academic Honor Roll!
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  • Elizabeth Edmunds '18 Gives Back this Summer

    Elizabeth Edmunds '18 spent a busy summer learning and giving back through a mission trip, travel abroad in Spain and a leadership academy at Villanova University. Read her story...
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