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EventsTurkeys Go on Strike
Our lower elementary students will be performing "The Turkeys Go on Strike" next week. Join us for this delightful musical on December 10 or 12 at 1:30pm in our Cultural Center.
VMS Family Holiday Sing-Along
We will be having an all school holiday sing-along on Thursday, December 19 from 6:30-8:00pm in the Cultural Center. Students and parents bring your voices, guitars and ukuleles to celebrate the holidays with music. The words and chords to the songs will be projected for all to play and sing for this annual VMS tradition.
Elementary & Middle School Skating Party
VMS Community Boutique
November 15, 2013
Members of our community gathered to share their goods and get started on their holiday shopping.
UN / World Culture Day
October 25, 2013
We celebrated our cultural diversities, peace and friendship with a musical celebration and potlucks featuring foods from around the world.
October 12, 2013
The Harvest Festival was a wonderful event. We enjoyed live music, a pumpkin patch with scarecows made by each classroom, activites & crafts for children of all ages, a petting zoo and more.
All School Picnic
September 6, 2013
We had a great time at our annual all school picnic! Thanks to everyone who contributed to this great event.
Willy Wonka - The Musical
Congrats to our summer camp students for putting on a fantastic show!
Upper Elementary Students Host Fundraiser
Thank you to our community for joining us for breakfast on May 29 for Oklahoma Tornado Relief. $2,000 was donated to the American Red Cross.
Bishop O'Dowd Students Visit VMS
We recently had the pleasure of hosting AP Psychology students from Bishop O'Dowd High School. Click here to read what they had to say about our school!
Grandparents & Special Friends Day
& VMS Art Show
May 9 & 10, 2013
Truly one of our favorite times of the year!
March 3, 2013
We had a wonderful day celebrating science at VMS! We also had a special presentation on earthquakes given by the Lawrence Hall of Science.
Madden Children's Science ProjectThe Madden children wanted to know: exactly how high is space? how cold does it get up there? and what are the different layers of the atmosphere? So they sent a balloon up to the stratosphere to find out! Watch this amazing video of their experiment.
October 1, 2013 & November 5, 2013
These workshops focused on positive discipline techniques for children ages 18 months through 4 years.
Valley Montessori School and Los Positas College jointly organized a TEDx Livermore conference
June 8, 2013
Click here to learn more about this exciting event!
Mommy & Me Classes
This class was lead by Vicki Sartori, the Assistant Administrator for our Toddler Program. Click here to learn more about Vicki.
Dyslexia Seminar with Susan Barton
February 7, 2013
Susan Barton, an expert in dyslexia, gave a FREE 3 hour talk on dyslexia. This information was most useful to Reading Specialists, Special Ed teachers, Primary and Lower Elementary teachers, and parents who have a child that struggles with reading, writing or spelling. She discussed signs & symptoms of dyslexia, tutoring that works and accommodations needed to help support each child.
The Journey & Discovery
February 9, 2013