Your Guide to Success 2021-22 + Summer Coursework
We are excited to have our new students joining us next fall and we will look forward to welcoming back our returning students. To ensure you get your registration completed on time and accomplish any summer assignments you have:
Read through this webpage and
Review online or download the two installments of our e-book: "Your Guide to Success in 2021- 2022." All essential information is included in these guides, so read them thoroughly and take action on items that require your attention. Part 2 of the e-book includes a handy checklist and a few new items.
Please let us know if you need anything! We want to make your registration and preparation for the VES school year as easy as possible.
Summer Reading List
Everyone must complete the all-school read and choose one book from the list of summer book selections.
Summer Classwork Assignments
AP class assignments and the college essay to be completed by rising seniors are listed below.
Each summer, students in certain AP classes are assigned summer work to build their knowledge in preparation for a quick start to the year with the required AP coursework. In addition, rising seniors are asked to begin work on their college essays.
Please review the assignments below; pay attention to when work is due.
Required College Counseling Assignment for Rising Seniors
All seniors must have a completed rough draft of an essay addressing one of the Common App essay prompts. You must share your essay with your senior English teacher and college counselor on the first day of classes. To prepare your rough draft, please read this assignment sheet.