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December 12, 2017 Kate Drescher is affectionately known to some of her students as “Dr. Dre,” a reference to music mogul Andre Young who, among other accolades is considered “one of the best...
December 5, 2017 Inertia, in strictly scientific terms, is a concept derived from Newton’s first law of motion—that an object in motion or at rest will remain in that state until acted upon by an...
Abstract Sculpture Inspired by Bruce Gray Collaborative Work by the 7th Grade A Keyboard Transformed Into an Abandoned Mall, Specifically, A Gucci Store Ingrid Savin, 8th Grade Self-...
November 7, 2017 Children in mountain towns grow up with a different set of skills than those of their suburban peers. And though the nearby majestic mountains offer varied and unique educational...
November 7, 2017 Five times during each six-day rotation, eleventh and twelfth graders gather in the Vail Mountain School MakerSpace for Science and Engineering class. A reminder hangs above a laser...
November 7, 2017 It’s 3:30pm on a Wednesday at VMS. Carpool has concluded, but the building is still abuzz with activity. In the gym, a group of K-2 students is learning to climb on the indoor rock...
October 31, 2017 The show is called The Rainbow Connection. And yes, there is a frog, but no, SHE is not Kermit. And yes, she will sing the show’s namesake song, but that’s where the connection to...
October 3, 2017 Last summer, VMS converted the areas adjacent to the technology lab into a significantly expanded MakerSpace. For the uninitiated, think of a MakerSpace as part R&D lab, part...
October 2, 2017 Boys Golf By Coach Gary Pesso The 2017 VMS Boys Golf Season is almost over, just one 2 day tournament is left and it’s the biggest of the year, the 2017 State Championships. Team...
October 2, 2017 by George Savin, VMS Student Government President Student Government is off to a strong start this year: We have been working on a new Student government constitution which defines...

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