School News

Dear VMS Community, As you may have heard, yesterday Governor Jared Polis ordered that all public and private schools across the state suspend in-person learning from March 23 to April 17...
February 24, 2020 -  As our community knows, one of the many great traditions at Vail Mountain School, is our week-long Intrater for students and faculty.  Each grade at VMS cherishes...
May 7, 2019-  The mountain has been closed for weeks, but one can still see distinct “S” shapes carved into the snow on Golden Peak where ski racers practiced running gates. Throughout the...
May 7, 2019- “If you touch the hot lava, you die!” says one of the kindergarten students in Tim Sinnott’s Kindergarten Coding Class. To illustrate the gravity of the situation, the student touches a...
May 3, 2019- "I love Annie's everlasting enthusiasm," says Camren Flashner who plays the lead in Vail Mountain School’s production of the musical, Annie. "I don't know how she does it, but Annie...
April 1, 2019- Their sweatshirts are emblazoned with the Gore Rangers logo and a series of ones and zeroes that are binary code for the letters V M S. They are the school’s self-proclaimed “...
April 1, 2019-  “Welcome.” says an anonymous emcee in front of a drawn curtain. “Ladies and Gentlemen, you are about to see a story of murder, greed, corruption, violence, exploitation, adultery...
April 1, 2019- Since the start of the second semester, 12th graders have been hard at work on Senior Projects, which are now a graduation requirement. Senior Project presentations will take place at...
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...

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