Valley Catholic Elementary School
As a Valley Catholic Elementary School student or parent, you are part of a joyous faith community dedicated to providing spiritual, intellectual, cultural, social, emotional, and physical education for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. Learn about our mission, philosophy and school-wide learning expectations. You can view our school brochure here.
Valley Catholic Elementary School is accredited by the Western Catholic Educational Association (WCEA).
Start spreading the word: On Thursday, Jan. 22, we'll once again be inviting grandparents and special friends to celebrate part of their day with us and see our students at school!
We've added an engineering class from Saturday Academy and a program from Lim's Taekwondo. Check out all our winter after-school offerings.
We look forward to our fourth- and fifth-grade students' performance at their Winter Ensemble Concert on Jan. 15.
Students who read at least 600 pages in books, magazines, etc. by Jan. 9 will earn a free Blazer ticket for a game during February or March. Read the details here.
Valley Catholic has completed sign-ups for the Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) for the 2014-2015 School Year. Here are more details for the participants.
Treat your family to pizza (gluten-free and vegan available), chicken wings and fresh salads — all while earning money for our school.
One of the articles is about grief through the holidays: "As we approach the busy, bustling holiday season, it's important to remember that not everyone anticipates this time of year with exuberance and delight."
"The Archbishop is in the hallway!" I heard a fourth-grade student whisper to a classmate Monday morning. A few minutes later, in another classroom, a student asked me, "What store does the Archbishop buy that big hat at?"
Dr. Darci Walker of Core Parenting presented her thoughts on mindfulness in parenting to ES parents on Thursday, Dec. 4. We'd love to share the handouts that were provided as notes from the talk.
We'd like to offer a congratulations to Yilan Shao, fifth-grade student, whose Catholic Charities Christmas card entry was selected as the Grade 4-5 winner and is featured on the front of the organization's annual Christmas card.
As you may know, the VCS Annual Gala will be held this year on Feb. 21, 2015, at Montgomery Park. We have already begun our procurement efforts for GALA packages, and are asking for your help to complete the basket.
With the cold and flu season here now, we want to make sure we revisit our policy on illness and pass along a few pointers.
Want to give a gift to your child's teacher but don't know what to get? Let them choose! Scrip is easy, and it's sure to be the perfect fit. Please submit by Friday, Dec. 19.
Beginning this month, we'd like to provide some faith development opportunities for your family.
We asked Sisters, faculty, coaches and students their opinions. This video says it all.
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