Virginia Episcopal School

VES is a co-ed college preparatory school for boarding and day students in grades 9 – 12. In our intentionally small, diverse and engaging community—260 young men and women and 40 faculty—we guide students to strive Toward Full Stature in their academic, ethical, spiritual and personal growth.

400 VES RoadLynchburg, Virginia24503
VES Wraps Up Black History Month with Poetry & Storytelling

In our first chapel service of 2021, students and faculty gathered outside front Jett to celebrate Black History Month. Led by students Rachel Staggers '24 and Dave Darko '23 and faculty Katie Messinger and Michelle Staggers '15, the community enjoyed a beautiful poem by Katie Messenger and a lesson by Michelle Staggers on the history and legacy of Black members within our VES community. Read Katie's poem below and be sure to check out our VES Instagram accountto read more about Black history at VES over the last 100+ years.

Read Mrs. Messinger's Poem >