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Originally Published in Tuesday News April 4, 2017 “The Kitchen Table Voice (KTV) writing retreat was incredibly meaningful.” shared Christie Spessard, a member of the junior class. “The retreat...
Originally Published in VMS Alumni News December 9, 2016  “Would you like fries with that?” are not words that you might expect to hear from VMS Science Department Chair, Ross Sappenfield, but...
Originally Published in Tuesday News October 11, 2016 Hut trips are an inextricable part of the VMS experience and for decades have been a place where our students and faculty commune with nature...
Originally Published in Tuesday News March 22, 2016 “We try to make as much from scratch as possible,” says Chef Brand Fibkins of Sage Dining. “This gives us much more control over what we serve and...
Originally published in Tuesday News January 26, 2016 You’ve heard a lot about the things we’ve accomplished in the last few years and the big ideas that illuminate that path that we have developed...
January 20, 2015- The following is excerpted from a travelogue written by Upper School Spanish Teacher Andrew Behrendt, who was one of four teachers who accompanied a group of 23 students to...
December 16, 2014- Neo found it. So did Morpheus. And over the past few months, sixth graders have too. There’s a whole world behind the apps and websites that we interact with every day and it’...
December 9, 2014- VMS hosted some special guests over the past week from Ski Patrol. Mookie, one of Patrol’s rescue dogs, joined by his handlers, visited students to talk about mountain safety....
December 9, 2014- While most local gardens were put to bed months ago, the plants inside our year-round greenhouse are thriving and it’s harvest time. Yesterday, Kindergarten students dug up radishes...
December 9, 2014- Tenth graders in the upper school Biochemistry class recently experimented with genetic modification. Under the guidance of Mr. Sappenfield, students altered the genome of a non-...

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