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Bringing the VMPS Community Together

Throughout the school year we hold special events for the families and children enrolled at VMPS, including our Fall and Spring Book Fairs, Halloween Costume Parade, Veterans Day Celebration, Thanksgiving, Christmas and Valentine's Day Parties, Holi Festival, and Mother's and Father's Day Events, among others.

We will communicate timing and location of these events through our classroom communication tools and our social media pages.  We invite you to return to this page to check that event schedule or download our 2024-2025 School Calendar HERE. 

We look forward to enjoying your participation at our upcoming events this year!

 

AUGUST 2023 EVENTS

TEACHER WORK DAYS - Thursday, August 17th & Friday, August 18th

  • The entire school will be closed both days.

 

MEET THE TEACHER - Friday, August 18th from 3:00-5:00 pm

  • Come meet your new teacher and view your classroom!

 

September 2023 Events

LABOR DAY HOLIDAY – Monday, September 4th

  • The entire school will be closed.
     

INTERNATIONAL LITERACY DAY & DRESS AS YOUR FAVORITE BOOK CHARACTER DAY - Friday, September 8th

  • We will have a "bring a book or take a book" table in front of the main office for families to enjoy. All leftover books will be donated to classrooms. 
  • Teachers will plan special activities for Sept 8th with their classes to celebrate books and reading.  
  • Dress as your favorite book character day!  Please label all props or items from home that go with your child's costume.  As always, please no weapons or scary masks. Thank you!

 

OCTOBER 2023 EVENTs

FALL SCHOOL PICTURE DAYS - Monday, October 2nd - Wednesday, October 4th (weather pending)

  • All students will be photographed solo and with their classes. A link to order photos will be provided to place orders. We will send communication home to families about which classes will take pictures on which days.

 

VMPS & FORT MILL SCHOOL DISTRICT TEACHER WORK DAY – Monday, October 9th

  • The entire school will be closed.
     

SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR AT VMPS - Friday, October 6th - Friday, October 13th

  • Scholastic Book Fair - The in person book fair will run at school October 6th - 13th. 
  • After October 13th, books may be purchased online through our book fair website link. 
  • Stay tuned for a volunteer sign up link to help with the book fair!  

 

SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR FAMILY FUN & FOOD TRUCK NIGHT - Tuesday, October 10th 

  • Join us on Tuesday, October 10th from 4:00-6:00pm for our Family Fun & Food Truck Night. Come shop the book fair and grab a wonderful dinner for your family at a TBD food truck!
     

HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARADE & CLASS PARTIES - Tuesday, October 31st

  • Teachers will email information about Halloween events in your classrooms!  We will once again do our paint a pumpkin classroom activity.  Stay tuned for details!

 

November 2023 Events

VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION - Friday, November 10th

  • Flag celebration and guest speaker.

 

THANKSGIVING CLASS PARTIES

  • Teachers will email information about Thanksgiving events in your classrooms!
     

THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY – November 23th and 24th

  • School will close at 3pm on Wednesday, November 22nd
  • The entire school will be closed November 23-24
     

DECEMBER 2023 Events

 

HOLIDAY CLASS PARTIES

  • Teachers will email information about December holiday events in your classrooms!

 

HOLIDAY PERFORMANCE - TBD Week of December 11th

  • Stay tuned for details about this year's Holiday performance, location and time!

 

WINTER BREAK & NYE HOLIDAY – Monday, December 25th - Monday, January 1st

  • The entire school will be closed.
     

JANUARY 2024 EVENTS

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY HOLIDAY - Monday, January 15th

  • The entire school will be closed. 
  • Throughout the month, students will participate in Martin Luther King Jr. Day lessons and classroom activities.

 

FEBRUARY 2024 EVENTS

VALENTINE'S DAY CLASS PARTIES

  • Teachers will email information about Valentine's Day events in your classrooms!

 

BLACK HISTORY MONTH

  • Students will participate in Black History Month lessons and classroom activities.

 

PRESIDENT’S DAY HOLIDAY – Monday, February 19th

  • The entire school will be closed.
     

March 2024 Events

DRESS AS YOUR FAVORITE BOOK CHARACTER - Monday, March 4th

  • Dress as your favorite book character day in honor of Read Across America & Dr. Seuss' Birthday!  Please label all props or items from home that go with your child's costume.  As always, please no weapons or scary masks. Thank you.

 

SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR AT VMPS & FAMILY FUN FOOD TRUCK NIGHT - March 11th - 15th 

  • The in-person book fair will run at school for a week.  Afterward, books may be purchased online through our book fair website link. 
  • On Wednesday, March 13th from 4:00-6:00pm, come shop the book fair and grab a wonderful dinner for your family at a TBD food truck!
  • Stay tuned for a volunteer sign-up link to help with the book fair!  

 

INDIAN HOLI FESTIVAL OF COLORS - Monday, March 25th

  • Students will learn about the Holi Festival and try some tasty treats!

 

CLOSED FOR GOOD FRIDAY & TEACHER WORK DAY - Friday, March 29th

  • The entire school will be closed.
     

APRIL 2024 EVENTS

ENTIRE SCHOOL CLOSED FOR SPRING BREAK – Monday, April 1st

  • The entire school will be closed.

 

SPRING BREAK, Monday – Friday, April 1st – 5th  

  • Spring Break ONLY for Half Day Students, School Day Kindergarten & FMSD After School Care students.  
  • Full-Time students may attend school TUESDAY - FRIDAY this week.  

 

SPRING SCHOOL PICTURE DAYS - Monday, April 8th - Wednesday, April 10th (weather pending)

  • We will send communication home to families about which classes will take pictures on which days. 
  • All students will be photographed solo and with their classes. A link to order photos will be provided to place orders.    

     

MAY 2024 EVENTS

TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK - May 6th - 10th 

  • Stay tuned for ways you can celebrate and honor your teachers!

 

MUFFINS WITH MOM - Friday, May 10th

  • Join us for our annual Muffins with Mom event in the front of the 1525 building from 7:45 - 8:30 am with muffins, fruit and beverages.

 

PRESCHOOL GRADUATION CEREMONY – Thursday, May 23rd

  • Our Preschool and Kindergarten graduation will take place on our playground on Thursday, May 23rd from 6:00-7:00 pm with a short reception to follow.  

 

CLOSED FOR MEMORIAL DAY - Monday, May 27th 

  • The entire school will be closed.

 

HALF DAY OF SCHOOL FOR HALF-DAY PROGRAMS AND SCHOOL DAY KINDERGARTEN - Thursday, May 30th

  • Half day for Half-Day Programs and School Day Kindergarten.  There is not any After School Care this day.  

 

LAST OFFICIAL DAY OF SCHOOL - Friday, May 31st

  • Half day for Half-Day Programs and School Day Kindergarten.  There is not any After School Care this day.
     

 

JUNE 2023 EVENTS

SUMMER CARE BEGINS - JUNE 3rd - AUGUST 7th

 

DONUTS WITH DAD - Friday, June 14th

  • Join us for Donuts with Dad event in the front of the 1525 building from 7:45 - 8:30 am with donuts, fruit and beverages.

 

JULY 2024 EVENTS

CLOSED FOR 4TH OF JULY – Thursday, July 4th and Friday, July 5th

  • The entire school will be closed both days.

 

AUGUST 2024

CLOSED FOR TEACHER WORK DAYS - Thursday, August 1st and Friday, August 2nd

 

MEET THE TEACHER FOR THE 2024-2025 SCHOOL YEAR - Wednesday, August 7th

  • Meet the Teacher from 4:00 - 6:00 pm

 

FIRST DAY OF THE 2024-2025 SCHOOL YEAR - Thursday, August 8th