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Celebrating Dedication: Directors Award For Service Winners

At Valley Christian Schools (VCS), we believe in recognizing and honoring the dedication and hard work of our community members. Last week, Board Member, Denise McClain had the distinct pleasure of presenting the Directors Award for Service to two outstanding members...

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History Made in Arizona

August was a historic month for students and families in Arizona. Governor Ducey signed a bill making our state the national leader in educational freedom and school choice at an inspiring event. We are thankful to all who worked so hard to make the day possible. We...

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Jay Stutzman ’17 Earns Marine Corps Award

Marine Corps Sgt. Jay Stutzman, a 2017 graduate of VCS, was recently awarded the Leadership Award by the U.S. Marine Corps for his entire division. The award was presented to him by the Commanding General of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force. Jay currently serves as...

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Alumnus Founds Company to Lead Healthcare Reform

Valley Christian alumnus John Collier founded Proactive MD in 2016 to be a catalyst for changing and improving the way health care is delivered. CEO of his company based in Simpsonville, South Carolina, he partners with companies in 17 states. "Health care impacts us...

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Parent University: Screenagers

Join us on Saturday, August 27 at The Bridge at Compass Christian Church for our Parent University event. We will be screening the movie, Screenagers, an award-winning documentary on mental health that dives into the vulnerable aspects of family life, struggles over...

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Welcome Back Parent Social

Calling all VCS parents! You are invited to participate in our 6th annual Welcome Back Parent Social on Saturday, August 19th from 2:00pm-5:00pm at Pickleball Kingdom. One of the core pillars at VCS is building community. This event is the perfect opportunity to build...

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Arizona Expands ESA Program to Every Student

Governor Ducey recently signed legislation to fund students and establish Arizona as the nation’s school choice leader. The new legislation enables every Arizona K-12 student to qualify for an Education Savings Account (ESA). The ESA will give approximately $7,000 for...

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VCS Remembers Barry Barnes

"For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain." Philippians 1:21 Longtime Valley Christian teacher and mentor, Barry Barnes, was called home on Saturday, June 25 after recently being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Barnes Hall, our assembly hall at the high...

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Open Letter on Sanctity of Life

Dear VCS families, As you have undoubtedly heard by now, the U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the Roe v. Wade decision from 1973, at which time the Court ruled that the Constitution of the United States generally protects a pregnant woman's liberty to choose to have...

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The Al Nelson Memorial Scholarship testifies to the legacy and generosity of longtime teacher, coach, and friend of VCS, Al Nelson. When Al passed in 2018, he asked that the money left from his estate be gifted to Valley Christian, and that a “math scholarship” would be made available. This scholarship is intended for an exceptional math/STEM student graduating from VCS, aspiring to a math or STEM career. The recipients will have a GPA of 3.5 or higher and will have participated in clubs, programs, teams, etc. This year’s winners of the Al Nelson Scholarship are Archer Hsu and Lilly Zienkewicz! ... See MoreSee Less
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Our amazing 8th graders are promoted to high school!🎉 These student have worked hard in their academics, spiritual growth, and community. Here's to new adventures and memories in high school! Congratulations!🙌 ... See MoreSee Less
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On this Memorial Day, we remember the men and women of our armed forces who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country. ... See MoreSee Less
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ESA and STO Scholarship deadlines: Have you missed them? Don’t miss out on first quarter funding through ESA! Apply, renew, and sign no later than June, 30th 2024. Visit www.azed.gov/esa/.Visit www.aaascholarships.org/parents/arizona/arizona-income-based-scholarship/ and arizonaleader.org/applications/ to apply to the corporate scholarships with the two upcoming deadlines of May 31st and June 17th.Please note: ESA & Tax credits can‘t be used simultaneously in the same year. ... See MoreSee Less
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Join us TONIGHT at Compass Christian Church to celebrate the graduation of our Senior Class of 2024! We are so excited to commemorate our senior students and their accomplishments this evening.Tonight's High School Graduation will be LIVE on YouTube!If you subscribe to our YouTube channel @ValleyChristianAZ, you will receive a notification when the ceremony goes LIVE on YouTube.Doors open at 5:30 PM; commencement will begin promptly at 7:00 PM. ... See MoreSee Less
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Our high school families attended baccalaureate this week in honor of the class of 2024. This event was a beautiful testament to all that God had done in and through the graduates during their time at VCS. Spiritual Life Director, Greg Tonkinson, shared how impressed he was with the graduating class and led families in a time of prayer. It was a great time to reflect, give thanks, and commission the graduates. We can't wait to celebrate more tomorrow at graduation! ... See MoreSee Less
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K-8 Families: The end of the 2023-24 school year is here! As we are on our very last week of school we want to provide some important reminders about early releases and schedule. Have a great summer! ... See MoreSee Less
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Last week Valley Christian Schools Kindergarten Class graduated! The unfolding of God's grace in their educational journey is inspiring, and it is only the beginning. Celebrating this accomplishment brought many smiles and long-lasting memories🎓🌟💙 ... See MoreSee Less
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This years ‘NEW YORK, NEW YORK’ Spring Showcase was a spectacular success! Our talented students brought the energy and spirit of the Big Apple to life on stage with their incredible performances. From songs from the Newsies to West Side Story, every act showcased the hard work and dedication our students put into their craft. It was a night of unforgettable talent, creativity, and passion. Bravo to all our amazing performers for shining so brightly! ... See MoreSee Less
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As graduation approaches, we invite you to join us for a heartfelt evening at our Baccalaureate service this Sunday at 4:00 PM in the Tempe campus Auditorium. This special event is a cherished tradition where seniors, families, and our community come together in worship and prayer, lifting up our graduates as they prepare to step into the world. It's a beautiful opportunity to reflect, give thanks, and commission the class of 2024.We would love for you to come to support these graduates before we celebrate their achievements at graduation on May 24th at Compass Christian Church. ... See MoreSee Less
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