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Programs

Portland Village School provides a variety of special programs and clubs at the school.  As we begin the new school year we will provide information here about our programs.

Lunch

A lunch program is available for families that would like to order lunches for their children. The lunch program is available for free or reduced cost to families that qualify. Please apply for free or reduced lunch, we encourage you to apply even if you aren’t sure you qualify.

Our lunch purveyor, Fresh and Local, provides delicious and healthy lunches every school day, ordered by the month or whole year. For monthly orders, please turn in the form by the 22nd of each month for the following month. The lunch order form can be found here:

LUNCH ORDER FORM

For the October menu, click here
For the November menu, click here

Fresh and Local

Hot Lunch Ingredient List
Cold Lunch Ingredient List
Baked Goods Ingredient List
 

Extended Day Kindergarten
An extended day for kindergarten students is available for interested families for a fee. Please contact Rebeckah Castillo, Admissions Coordinator and Development Director if you are interested.

After School Care
Vermont Hills Family Life Center provides after school care.  Register in advance at www.vhflc.org. The program is available from 3:00-6:00pm Mondays through Fridays except on Thursdays when the program begins at 2:00.  Opportunities will include art, literacy, drama, music, recreational games, homework help, science, math and more.  

2014-2015 After School Clubs

Monday

What: Choir Club with Ms. Goff
When: 3:15pm - 4:15pm starting September 15th
Where: Music Room, Upper School Basement
Who: Grades 5-8
Cost: Free

Tuesday

What: Spanish Club with Maestra Lydia
When: 3:15pm - 4:00pm starting September 16th
Where: Ms. Kendrick's 3rd grade classroom, Lower School
Who: Grades 1-4
Cost: Free

What: Handwork Club with Mrs. Herbert
When: 3:15pm - 4:15pm starting September 16th
Where: Handwork Room, Upper School Basement
Who: Grades 5-8
Cost: Free
Handwork Club will be an open work time to create in the Handwork Room on Tuesdays after school. Students will be able to expand on skills they already have or work on their Handwork class projects.

What: Drumming and Rhythmic Development with Doug Smith of The Rhythm Lab
When: 3:15pm - 4:00pm September 23rd - December 9th (no class 11/11 or 11/25)
Where: Music Room, Upper School Basement
Who: Grades 1-8
Cost: $120
In this class we will strive to have an enjoyable after school experience exploring rhythm and drumming. I will provide all instruments. The class is open to all ages and skill levels and is open enrollment, meaning you can join in any time if you miss the first few classes.

What: Circus Arts with Marina Karadjieva
When: 3:15pm - 4:15pm starting October 28th (classes: 10/28, 11/4, 11/18, 12/2, 12/9, 12/16, 1/13, 1/20)
Where: Upper School Basement
Who: Grades K-2
Cost: $145
The Circus Program is designed to inspire and encourage students to experience their physical, emotional, and social being through the various disciplines of circus arts. Through activities like tumbling, juggling, clowning, aerial arts, stilts, and balance, the students experience the strength of their mentail and physical bodies. The focus of the program is encouraging physical confidence, teamwork, and a great deal of fun.

What: Guitar Class with John Bunzow
When: 3:15pm - 4:15pm starting October 21st (10 sessions. No class 11/11, 11/25, and during Winter Break)
Where: Upper School Upstairs
Who: Grades 1-8
Cost: $85 

Wednesday

What: Chinese Club with Lucy Laoshi
When: 3:15pm - 4:30pm starting September 17th
Where: Handwork Room, Upper School Basement
Who: Grades 5-8
Cost: Free
Chinese Club will be open to 5th-8th grade students. This will be an opportunity for students to learn Chinese in a fun and comprehensive way. We will also participate in some artistic activities and cooking intro. Students will sign themselves out when they leave unless you indicate that they will be picked up.

What: Circus Arts with Marina Karadjieva
When: 3:15pm - 4:15pm starting October 29th (classes: 10/29, 11/5, 11/12, 11/19, 12/3, 12/10, 12/17, 1/14, 1/21)
Where: Upper School Basement
Who: Grades 3-5
Cost: $145
The Circus Program is designed to inspire and encourage students to experience their physical, emotional, and social well being through the various disciplines of circus arts. Through activities like tumbling, juggling, clowning, aerial arts, stilts, and balance, the students experience the strength of their mental and physical bodies. The focus of the program is encouraging physical confidence, teamwork, and a great deal of fun.