Monday, November 25, 2019

Voyager Academy Elementary School News, Nov. 25, 2019


On behalf of myself and our staff, we would like to wish each and every family a Happy Thanksgiving. We wish for you time with family and friends, relaxation and lots of comfort food.  Enjoy this break ready to come back on December 2, reset and ready to learn.

VAES Yearbook Ordering Information
Elementary School (K-3) Yearbooks are now on sale and can only be ordered online this year. You can order your copy online at Yearbooks are $23.00 each and must be ordered by March 16, 2020. After this date, there will be a price increase for additional book orders. Visit, click on "Order Pictures and Yearbooks", then enter our school code YB110322 for the Elementary Yearbook and proceed to place your order. Please contact Leslie Jewell ( if you have any questions. Don't miss out -- Order today!!

Please help show choir by donating shoes at each school site
Please understand that the fundraiser for the chorus is drawing near and we are not near our goal.  We are extending the shoe war to Monday after Thanksgiving. We felt many of you would be able to search for shoe donations during the break.  

DONATION DATES: October 14th-December 2nd
WHAT: Any size or type of new or gently worn shoes
WHERE: Voyager Academy Elementary, Middle & High Schools
DROP OFF: collections bins located near lost  & found at each school!
QUESTIONS: Contact Jenny Hobgood

Field Trips:  Friday, November 22, our second graders attended the Science Museum and our first graders went to Marbles.  Next week on Tuesday, our Kindergarteners are going to the zoo. Look forward to upcoming pictures from these trips.  

Dates to Place on Your Calendar:

November 19 - Nov. 26: 
This fall, Voyager Academy Elementary School will be raising money
to support teachers, students, and their classrooms in reaching our school-wide goal of becoming a School of Readers!  Please consider making a donation.
Voyager Elementary School will keep 100% of proceeds!
Funds raised will go directly to purchasing books,
professional development, new curriculum resources,
and teacher supplies.

Our goal is $15,000!
Top classes in each grade will receive a pizza lunch.
If we reach our goal, the entire school will have an ice cream dance party!
We will be collecting money until December 2, 2019
Thank you for supporting Voyager Academy Elementary School!

Credit/Debit Cards can be used for donations!
Go to and click the DONATE to ES Unfundraiser button.

In the NOTE section please list student name, teacher and grade.
If you would rather pay with cash or check, make checks payable to Voyager Academy with “elementary school unfundraiser” in the memo line. 

November 25:   Karen Hofmann will present professional development regarding health risks and information teachers need to know about such things as diabetes, allergies to foods, epi pens, and bloodborne pathogens.  In addition, teachers will make resources to assist students who are reading below grade level or struggling in a particular area.  
November 26:  Kindergarten students visit the zoo!
November 27-29: Thanksgiving Holiday (No school for students)