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.
Come visit us! Get an introductory look at our programs in action as we offer walk-throughs one Wednesday of each month! Next date: Wednesday, March 29. Preregistration required.
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.
Join us for this beautiful day of activities promoting peace, love, and joyful embrace of community on our East Montpelier campus. Horse-drawn sleigh rides through the fields! Storytelling and puppet shows, crafts and more! Face painting, snow cave and bonfire, and our ever-popular Cake Game. Yummy lunch and snacks in our café, too. No admission charge; fees for activities.
MANY THANKS TO EVENT SPONSORS: Hunger Mountain Cooperative, National Life Group, and Vermont College of Fine Arts!
Join the Orchard Valley community for our Winter Concert: The Journey of Halima.
December 21st, 6pm, Montpelier High School Auditorium
The story for this year's concert is based on The Journey of Halima—a book and theater project created to empower refugee children in Greece. This story draws inspiration from Syrian folk tales and was written in an effort to help refugee children give voice to their experience while fostering healing, connection and tolerance of differences.
On December 1st, Grades 1-4 will walk the Winter Spiral, guided by their 5th grade angels. We will gather as a community to honor the darkness and welcome back the light. New this year: New this year: We welcome OVWS alumni, friends, and extended community to walk the Winter Spiral at 6:15pm. Please join us in filling the darkness with light.
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!