Curriculum Math-Science Night


THURSDAY, MARCH 7PM (5:45 PM to 7:45 PM) 


Curriculum Night: parents and families visit your child’s classroom, meet teachers, mingle, and see your child showcase their special projects! Past projects have included wax museums, writing journal, and science and mold experiments, to name a few!

Teacher Raffle: Fun prizes for all grade levels! Enter the 2019 VES Teacher Raffle, sponsored by the VES PTA! All proceeds are used to directly benefit VES students and staff. Ticket sales are closed.

Winners will be announced on NewsWave at Curriculum Night. You must pick up your raffle tickets at the PTA Table in the school front lobby and make your raffle selections in person that evening between 5:45 PM and 6:20 PM. However, you do not need to be present at the drawing to win.

Raffle Items Available for Any Grade

    • Mr. Carmichael, Principal for the Day: 1 winner
    • Mr. Montaquila, Assistant Principal for the Day: 1 winner
    • Mr. Sid, bike ride and milk shake at Foster’s Grill: 1 winner with two friends
    • Ms. Martinez, spend an afternoon zentangling with Mrs. Martinez. Zentangling is coloring with intricate designs. Come after school one day for an hour and a half session, with refreshments, a quick lesson on zentangling, and all the supplies you will need: 1 winner with 1 friend
    • Mrs. Powers, Mrs. Grimm and Mrs. Doley, ice cream date after school at Ben and Jerry’s: 1 winner with 1 friend
    • Mrs. Torpey, go to Bard’s Alley and buy one book and have hot chocolate: 1 winner with 1 friend
    • Mrs. Condley & Mrs. Baumer, schedule a guided painting session at Muse in the Mosaic: 1 winner with 1 friend
    • Mr. Reynolds, jam session/song writing workshop: 1 winner with 2 friends
    • Ms. Thomas, Ms. Konstantin, Ms. Sheehan, pizza party – all grade levels: 6 winners

Raffle Items Available for Specific Grade Levels

    • Ms. O’Hara and Ms. Kern (Grade K), soccer party: 1 winner with 11 friends
    • Ms. Gutowski, Ms. Lynch, and Ms. Forman (Grade 1), Coldstone Creamery after school: 1 winner plus 1 friend from each class
    • Ms. Dempsey, Ms. Meletti, and Ms. Long (Grade 2), breakfast and fun craft: 1 winner from each class
    • Ms. Allen, Ms. Formato, Ms. Cardenas (Grade 3), Coldstone  Creamery after school: 2 winners from each class
    • Ms. Lawson, Ms. Flanigan (Grade 4), Panera for breakfast: 2 winners from each class
    • Ms. Choi, Mr. Kingsbury, Ms. Thomas (Grade 5), Starbucks before school: 1 winner plus 1 friend from each class
    • Ms. Kunkle, Ms. King, Ms. Ochs (Grade 6), Starbucks before school: 2 winners plus one friend each, from each class.

Science Extravaganza: After the Teacher Raffle winners are announced, head over to the gymnasium at 7 PM to see what our budding VES scientists and engineers are learning.  Come geek out with our builders and inventors and have a blast learning about astronomy, snap circuits and robots! Student sign-up and guidelines for presenting and displaying a project can be found here.  For inspiration, check out past projects here.

NEW! Make it Count: this year, Mathnasium joins Science Extravaganza from 7 PM to 7:45 PM in the gymnasium, to host super fun math game stations with family friendly games – come test your counting skills, spin the math wheel, and claim your goody bags and prizes!

NEW! Food Available: The Staff Appreciation Committee will be selling pizza and water (quantities will be limited and sold on first come, first serve basis) in the cafeteria from 5:45 PM to 6:45 PM. We’ll also be serving free custard, donated by local business, Kiln & Co!

If you’d like to volunteer to help with any of these activities, please contact Rehana Parsons at