The theme for the 2018-2019 school year for Vision Charter Academy is "Onward and Upward," reflecting the trend of increasing educational opportunities for learners, improving test scores and adding additional field trips and exploration classes. This continuous improvement theme also builds on the Vanguard mascot of the school in being the first and regional leader in individualized education.
Vision Charter Academy announces the recipients of Vanguard Awards for 2017-2018:
Maryposa Bermudez, a kindergartner at Vision Charter Academy and a student of Cristen Chermak, was named one of 14 winners in a calendar contest sponsored by Economic Literacy Colorado and the Denver Branch of the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank.
Willyn Webb, executive director of Vision Charter Academy, began the school's commencement ceremony by recognizing Darci Hellman, guidance specialist, for planning and coordinating the event. Graduation was held at the Delta Performing Arts Center on May 23 and began at 5 p.m.
Vision Charter Academy celebrated learning and individualism at its annual showcases and talent shows. The Delta/Surface Creek event was held at Delta High on April 26 and the North Fork event was held on the VCA Paonia campus on May 3.
Student projects, art and talent will be displayed at the Vision Charter Academy showcase and talent show.
"The success was unbelievable!" said Vision Charter Academy executive director, Willyn Webb, about the school's first ever readathon. The VCA Read Away went on for three weeks and challenged learners to read at least 30 minutes per day outside of school.
With the school year off to a great start, Vision Charter Academy would like to recognize some of its dynamic new employees.
On Aug. 17, Vision Charter Academy's application for the School Health Professional Grant Program was approved by the State Board of Education for Year 1 funding in the amount of $80,000. The School Health Professional Grant (SHPG) program is designed to provide funds to eligible education providers to enhance the presence of school health professionals in their secondary schools.
Delta County School District J50 enrollment officially opened Monday and proactive parents are making important decisions about their children's education. One option available to families in the North Fork area is the Vision Charter Academy.
Over the past few weeks, Vision Charter Academy hosted two different student showcase and talent show events. Learners from the Delta, North Fork and Surface Creek campuses came out to celebrate their accomplishments together in a fun evening which included vocal performances, dance routines, piano compositions, gymnastics exhibitions, guitar solos and more.
Vision Charter Academy will operate for another four years after the Delta County School District board approved a new contract. Delaine Hudson, district liaison, said a lot of negotiation and work with attorneys went into the contract, although it is substantively the same as the prior contract.
"All I can say is WOW!" Willyn Webb, executive director of Vision Charter Academy (VCA) and Food for Thought stated after learning that Lincoln Elementary School Student Council continued the Souper Bowl of Caring on its own. LES donated 2,425 food items. As a thank you VCA Food for Thought provided a $25 gift card donated by Daveto's.
Over the past three weeks, nearly 100 Vision Charter Academy (VCA) learners, across three campuses, have participated in Test Prep Winter Carnivals hosted by the VCA staff and Vanguard Parent Association. Through the course of the event, learners rotated stations sharpening skills for the upcoming CMAS, SAT and Dibels tests this spring.
A celebration of new funding awarded to the Food For Thought program took place Feb. 1 at the Cedaredge campus of Vision Charter Academy.
The program has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the State Farm Neighborhood Assist program.
There's a lot to celebrate at the Delta campus of Vision Charter Academy. One short ceremony could barely contain it all, yet executive director Willyn Webb was able to keep the celebrations moving along briskly, beginning with a flag dedication ceremony and ending with tours of newly-completed classrooms.
Last spring Vision Charter Academy knew that it needed more space. A growing number of local families are choosing the individualized experience provided through Vision Charter Academy.
Your donation can help sustain the Food for Thought program, which serves an average of 160 families every week.
Philip Scheetz, a senior at the Vision Charter Academy, was recently named one of the top 10 Colorado photographers publishing on Instagram.
"Psst ... 10 Colorado instagrammers you simply must follow" was posted on Denver Ear, a metro-based website that rounds up events, business and places of interest to residents and visitors.
On the night of Sept. 23, Vision Charter Academy's student council took up cardboard boxes and blankets in an effort to promote awareness of homelessness. This is the fourth year student council has done the event "Night in a Box."
On a sunny September day, friends and families of three outstanding learners gathered at the Delta campus of Vision Charter Academy to honor Jackson Duckworth, CJ Braddy and Noah Miller as they were inducted into the school's chapter of the National Honor Society. The three join the elite ranks of only 23 learners who've been inducted into the school's chapter since 2012.
Learners enrolled at Vision Charter Academy (VCA) headed back to school on Aug. 31, where some new faces greeted them in the classroom. VCA, with campuses in Delta, Cedaredge and Paonia, serving the needs of K-12 learners in Delta, Montrose, Mesa and Gunnison counties, is excited to welcome several new teachers to its innovative and caring staff.
After an extensive search process, Willyn Webb has been selected as the new executive director of Vision Charter Academy. She replaces Teri Kinkade, who has retired.
Vision Charter Academy (VCA) awarded Delta County School District diplomas to 16 seniors in the Class of 2016. A graduation ceremony was held for the Delta campus at the Delta Center for Performing Arts on Thursday, May 26, and for the Surface Creek campus at the Cedaredge Assembly of God on Friday, May 27.
At Vision Charter Academy, three learners were recently recognized for how they use their personal voice, make good choices and pursue achievement as they become leaders of their learning.
Excitement was in the air the night of April 28 at Vision Charter Academy's talent show. This talent show was the first VCA has hosted.
Vision Charter Academy (VCA) is a public charter school in Delta County School District. VCA promotes learners having a voice and a choice to achieve using their individual learning plans.
A Vision Charter Academy Showcase at Bill Heddles Recreation Center featured displays from learners at the Delta and Surface Creek campuses, as well as presentations from graduating seniors. A second VCA Showcase for the North Fork Valley will be held April 21 at the North Fork Campus.
Two Vision Charter Academy students are hoping their patriotic art will earn them a scholarship in a national contest sponsored by the VFW Auxiliary.
Jonathan Barrett, a senior, used acrylics to express his patriotism and a career interest in the U.S. Navy.
Vision Charter Academy (VCA) will hold learner showcases and senior presentation nights. The Delta and Surface Creek campus showcase will be Thursday, March 31, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Bill Heddles Recreation Center in Delta.
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