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MarCom Wins Telly Award

Valley Christian Schools announced today its streaming commercial for 2022 has been named a Silver Winner for online commercials for colleges, universities, and schools in the 43rd Annual Telly Awards. The Telly Awards honors excellence in video and television across...

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Beach Pair Wins State Title

Congratulations to Korah Nordin '23 and Kate Phillips '23 on winning the Beach Volleyball Division II Pairs State Championship last week! The duo entered the tournament with the #1 overall seed and beat teams from Mesquite and Flagstaff yesterday to capture the...

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VCS Announces $3M Gift

Valley Christian Schools (VCS) in Chandler, AZ announced it has received a $3 million gift, the largest cash donation in the 40-year history of the organization. The transformational gift was made by a Legacy VCS family with 10 grandchildren at the school. A Legacy...

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HS Students Visit Temple and Islamic Center

A group of our high school students visited the Maha Ganapati Temple of Arizona and the Islamic Center of the East Valley last month. Exposure to other religions can be challenging - the trip gave us an opportunity to help students face those challenges while still at...

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Senator Bowie Visits VCS

Thanks to Arizona State Senator Sean Bowie for visiting our high school campus last week. Sen. Bowie represents Legislative District 18 which includes Ahwatukee, Tempe, Chandler, and Mesa. We applaud his passion for students and his commitment to bringing awareness...

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VCS Reaches 900+ Students

The 2021-22 school year marks record enrollment for Valley Christian Schools with 900+ students in K-12! We praise God for these students as we seek for them to know Jesus Christ as their personal Savior, live like Him, and prepare academically, physically, socially...

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Investing in Future Returns

As the Board and Administration are developing budgets for next year, we thought it would be helpful for you to know our thoughts behind the process. We all realize we do not have the luxury of using tax dollars to pay for Christian Education. Those dollars must come...

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Safe Return to School Update – February 11

VCS Families, We wanted to take a moment to update you on our Safe Return to School as we continue to progress through the second semester. As districts begin to slowly put their students back in the classroom, we want to commend our incredible faculty and staff who have allowed for our students to return […]

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As We Enter 2021

As we enter 2021, it was a good time for me to reflect on the difficult year behind us. It was difficult for everyone in different ways, from economics, health, employment, or just from a psychological perspective. Within that context, I thought about Valley Christian...

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Faculty & Staff Receive Vaccine

We were grateful for the opportunity for our faculty and staff to be able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine through the Phoenix Union POD and Tempe Union High School District. Faculty and staff will be able to get the second dose of the vaccine through the same...

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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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