School News

April 1, 2014- VMS is fortunate to have an ideal location for the study of snow science. Recently, 8th graders have been learning about how snow is affected by weather, time, and traffic, and how to...
April 1, 2014- VMS has a longstanding relationship with the local branch of Habitat for Humanity. The organization operates the Habitat ReStore in Eagle and uses the proceeds to help fund affordable...
April 1, 2104- Last Sunday, Mr. Stevens' fly fishing enrichment class braved the 42-degree water in the Eagle River to apply their skills (and their own fly patterns) to catch some rainbow and brown...
March 25, 2014- VMS is a proud academic partner of Ski and Snowboard Club Vail, which, like VMS, was founded in 1962, and provides elite snowsport training recognized as among the best in the world....
March 18, 2104- The path to global citizenship starts in one’s own community, so as part of their service skills class, eighth graders recently had the opportunity to identify, learn about, and take...
March 11, 2014- VMS seventh grader, Henry Heaydon, was selected for a very special honor. Later this week, he will represent Australia at Topolino, one of the most competitive international FIS...
March 11, 2014- Great schools are in large part the result of great school leadership. The Vail Mountain School Board of Trustees met Friday, March 7 and voted unanimously to approve a recommendation...
March 4, 2104- Lower school students spent Friday morning before break competing as cross-age teams in the VMS Olympics. In addition to opening ceremonies, a parade of countries, and speeches by “...
March 4, 2104- Over the break, some of the top mogul skiers from the United States and Canada competed in the Vail Freestyle Noram Finals, which was hosted for the first time in Vail. VMS student...
March 4, 2104- First graders recently explored the wonderful world of chemistry, playing mad scientists and cooking up kid-friendly concoctions. With the help of parent volunteers, students...

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