School News

March 5, 2019- The history of Colorado is pretty fascinating. Oceans, dinosaurs, and massive climate change provide a great preamble to a relatively recent past that is just as interesting. Between...
February 4, 2019- Since the start of the second semester, cohorts of 12th graders have been meeting with lead teachers to put their Senior Project plans into action. Implementation of cohorts is just...
February 5, 2019- What do you get when you combine project-based learning with ABC TV’s hit entrepreneurship shows Shark Tank and Toy Box? A Minnow Tank, naturally. And thus spawned Vail Mountain...
December 4, 2018- The 43rd Annual VMS Gala Winter Wonder was an incredible success in support of our students. This year’s event set records for gross proceeds with many thanks to our sponsors,...
December 4, 2018- Taking place during a week in February, Intraterm is a chance for kids to find inspiration, push beyond their comfort zones, and focus intensely on one subject. It is...
December 4, 2018- It’s a scene that one might think typical of kids playing video games—iridescent snacks and sugared beverages scattered throughout the Vail Mountain School technology lab; teenagers...
November 6, 2018- There's a new community assistance project in Eagle County called the Eagle River Valley Food Bank that has spawned from Our Community Foundation. They are a mobile food pantry...
November 6, 2018- When Laurie Stavisky told her fifth-grade language arts students that there was a school in Savannah, Georgia that could use their help, she had no idea what kind of positive...
October 1, 2018 What does one find in the wild? Often, it’s a new sense of time and space, a new sense of one’s place in the world, one’s community and perhaps, even, a new sense of self. “Who at...
October 1, 2018 There is something innovative being cultivated in the basement of Vail Mountain School. It’s a new program for middle school students that brings problem solving and experiential...

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