A Look Inside

Welcome to A Look Inside, the VCS blog! These stories highlight the exciting work of VCS students across all grade levels and disciplines. 

Hispanic Heritage Month was an opportunity for students of all ages to examine America’s rich Hispanic history and learn about some of the Hispanic/Latino/Latinx individuals who have made an indelible mark on the U.S. – including in Library class, where students engaged in discussions about the importance of celebrating the contributions of these communities year-round, and some pursued independent research into changemakers of Hispanic/Latino/Latinx heritage. Click here to read more.

Learning a new language is a complex and challenging process, and it can be difficult to feel confident in one’s burgeoning skills – especially at the start of a new school year. One approach to building confidence is through project-based learning (PBL) is a pedagogical method in which students create an artifact to present their gained knowledge. In 3rd Grade Spanish, students are wrapping up a review of all they learned last year, and recently demonstrated their mastery of these topics by conducting interviews with 8th Grade Spanish students. Click here to read more.