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

Stay current on hot topics to better understand your high school student and navigate the teenage years.

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Past Parent University Speaker Presentations

Resilience and Becoming Your Best Self
VES is excited to share motivational speaker Jim Stroker's message to parents and students as part of our Student Life series of programming. Jim speaks on the topic of resilience and building a growth mindset. His personal narrative is compelling and focuses on handling hard situations and pushing through difficult tasks—and he provides tangible tips and tools to apply along the journey. Watch the presentation >

Freedom from Chemical Dependency
In October, FCD Prevention Specialist George Brown spoke to a parent audience in depth about data regarding their students, parent responsibilities, strategies for prevention and questions to discuss with your child. View the informative presentation >
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