Join us for this beautiful day of activities promoting peace, love, and joyful embrace of community on our East Montpelier campus. Weather-permitting, we'll have horse-drawn sleigh rides through the fields! Storytelling and puppet shows, crafts and more! No admission charge; fees for activities.
Come visit us! Get an introductory look at our programs in action as we offer walk-throughs one Wednesday of each month! Next date: February 7. Preregistration required.
We can learn ways to teach math, science, history, literature, movement and more in a holistic fashion and find ways to meet and mitigate the global challenges we now face with joy and understanding, instead of fear. David Maynard, former OVWS Movement teacher and longtime homesteader, will present an educational vision that uses academic studies, physical skills and play to addresses sustainability issues.
Join us at the East Montpelier Campus for this conversation.
During the week of December 4, the Early Childhood and early Grades classes will walk the Winter Spiral, guided by their 5th grade angels, to honor the darkness and welcome back the light. We welcome OVWS alumni, friends, and extended community to walk the Winter Spiral on Thursday, December 7 at 5:45pm. Please join us in filling the darkness with light.
Join OVWS faculty for this inspiring morning ON THE LAND. Everyone is welcome! Get a taste of our Farm & Forest mixed-age kindergarten program and our new afternoon curriculum for grades students through a series of workshops, beginning at 10am. Preregistration requested! Learn more...
The start of school is just around the corner! The School Warming is a tradition at Orchard Valley where parents, faculty, and staff gather as a community to honor the physical space of our school and set good intentions for our children this coming year. We look forward to sharing this special ceremony together.
Join us one evening a month, January through May, to discuss timely topics. Public welcome; free of charge. Our May presentation will focus on the 4 Temperments, what they are and the role they play in educating our children! Learn more...
Come visit us! Get an introductory look at our programs in action as we offer walk-throughs one Wednesday of each month! Next one: May 17. Preregistration required.
Join us for this Parent Education Evening in Montpelier where we'll talk with Dr. Richard Freed, author of Wired Child. Learn more...
Learn the basics of fruit tree pruning with Joseph Ferris. Whether you're taking care of young seedlings or wrangling in that grandmother apple tree in your backyard, this class will teach and demonstrate tools and techniques to meet the goals of both the trees and the humans in your orchard.
Join us one evening a month, January through May, to discuss timely topics. Public welcome; free of charge. Our March topic will look at the role of media in our children's lives.
Join us one evening a month, January through May, to discuss timely topics. Public welcome; free of charge. Our February topic is "Your Emerging Adolescent (ages 12-14)." Learn more...
Come learn about our childcare center right in Montpelier!
Sat., Feb. 18, 10am to noon.
Childcare for ages 6 weeks to 3 years.
Location: 203 Country Club Road, Montpelier
For questions and to let us know you’re coming: firstname.lastname@example.org or 456-7400.
The entire OVWS community, past and present, is invited to attend an all school meeting to learn about upcoming changes in the 2016-17 school year, and celebrate the exciting near completion of our grades building renovation project. Hope to see you there!