Sunday, December 9, 2018

From the Managing Director's Desk, December 9, 2018

Dear Viking Families,
I hope you are all bundled up and enjoying this snowy weather but stay safe! As you all know, we will operate on the same weather policy as DPS to help you plan your day. We will expect delays at a minimum, if not closures possible tomorrow in the interest of student and staff safety.  Please remember, we have families from all over the region, so if for some reason we are operating but you are unable to travel safely, please just stay home and call in so we know where your children are!

Voyager Academy Elementary School News, December 9, 2018


Dear VAES Families,
We had a busy and productive week at VAES.  One of my favorite things is to watch our teachers and students in action during Reading Workshop as they have small guided reading groups with the teacher and the students rotate through their literacy work stations!  

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Voyager Academy Middle School News, December 9, 2018

Dear VAMS Families,

As we continue to hear about the snowstorm, I hope all of you are warm and safe. Waiting to see what the storm brings can certainly create lots of anxiousness. If there is snow, hopefully, the children can enjoy some sledding!

Voyager Academy High School News, December 9, 2018


GO VIKINGS GO!
In this week’s issue...
  • Final Exam Schedule
  • Chinese Language Students earn NC's Global Languages Endorsement (GLE)
  • Taking an AP Course? READ THIS
  • Interested in playing Women’s Soccer?
  • Yearbook Senior Recognition Ad Deadline Approaching
  • My Hot Lunchbox Ordering During Exams
  • Please Join Us in Our First Ever Silent Auction Benefit Feb 23, At Umstead Pines
  • Important Message For Voyager Athletics Participants
  • Students: Want to Take a Durham Tech. Course? LOOK HERE NOW!
  • Check out the VAHS Counseling Department Blog
  • Be a Smartie and join the PTO ! ! (click here)
  • FCA...E (Fellowship of Christian Athletes... and Everyone!)

Voyager Academy Science Olympiad News, December 9, 2018

A TEAM:

Competition Team

Thanks to all of the team members who attended the first team practice of the season last week!  We got a lot of questions answered as things got started. Team members, please review the A team webpage for the latest updates, key practice dates, and other info on the team as things get underway.

Voyager Academy Athletics News, December 9, 2018

We have a lot to celebrate this week.

Women's Basketball

Congratulations to our Women's Basketball Team as they defeat Northern Durham High School.  It was a great step for our Women's Basketball Program. Great effort by the team, coaches and supporters have made all excited about the future of our program.

Voyager Academy Care (after/before school) Program News, December 9, 2018


Say NO to Drugs, and Bullying!

I’m excited to announce a new initiative for the students who participate in after school. On Mondays, we will educate students on bullying, teach about the dangers of drug/alcohol use, and encourage positive language and healthy behaviors amongst students and their peers. 

Sunday, December 2, 2018

From the Managing Director's Desk, December 2, 2018


As we move into the winter season please make sure you pack your children extra layers or a warm coat/sweatshirt for outside activities.  As you already know, the Enchanted Book Fair is well underway. Make sure you know your child’s schedule for bookfair preview and purchasing and join us in the Enchanted Library! 

Voyager Academy Elementary School News, December 2, 2018

Dear VAES Families,
The Scholastic Book Fair is back from Friday, November 30-Friday, December 7!!! The theme is the Enchanted Forest. Scholastic is sponsoring a contest for the best decorations!!!

Voyager Academy Middle School News, December 2, 2018

Dear VAMS Families,

Wow, what a busy week!  We had field trips, construction of the 6th grade play set, auditions for Aladdin, Jr., basketball games, snack sale, and LOTS of learning.  It was a great week at Voyager Middle School.

Voyager Academy High School News, December 2, 2018



GO VIKINGS GO!
In this week’s issue...
  • Final Exam Schedule
  • VAHS Family Night, Dec. 7th -- Barbecue and more!
  • Interested in playing Women’s Soccer?
  • Yearbook Senior Recognition Ad Deadline Approaching
  • Bull City Lights-MIX 101.5 Christmas Choir Competition!!!
  • My Hotlunchbox Ordering During Exams
  • Please Join Us in Our First Ever Silent Auction Benefit At Umstead Pines
  • Important Message For Voyager Athletics Participants
  • Students: Want to Take a Durham Tech. Course? LOOK HERE NOW!
  • Check out the VAHS Counseling Department Blog
  • Be a Smartie and join the PTO ! ! (click here)
  • FCA...E (Fellowship of Christian Athletes... and Everyone!)
  • Important dates

Voyager Academ PTO News, December 2, 2018



The Scholastic Book Fair is Coming! The in-school Fair will take place November 30th-December 7th. Please mark your calendars for the important dates below:

Voyager Academy Science Olympiad News, December 2, 2018


A TEAM:

The Science Olympiad A team tournament season is underway!  There are still a few spots open, particularly for 4th and 5th graders.  Check the A team webpage for more information. 

Voyager Academy Care (after/before school) Program News, December 2, 2018


Happy Thanksgiving from the Voyager Care program. Be safe and enjoy your holiday!

Sunday, November 18, 2018

From the Managing Director's Desk, November 18, 2018


Dear Viking Families,
It is official…our Varsity Boys Soccer Team is the STATE CHAMPIONS!!  Congratulations to our players, coaches and families for an amazing season! Thank you to our fans and to the Booster Club for supporting the boys and for putting on a home tailgate!  It was an exciting year and we can only hope to repeat the same at our stadium next year!

Voyager Academy Elementary School News, November 18, 2018


Dear VAES Families,
Often as we enter the holiday season, we can get caught up in all of the bustle and focus on unimportant or negative things. Many of you know that this has been a difficult year for my family with the loss of my father.  I know that other staff and families have also experienced great loss and difficulties this year. So, I encourage all of us to stop, focus on the positive, and think about all we have to be thankful for as we near the Thanksgiving holiday.  I am truly thankful for all of you – VAES students, parents, and staff!!

Voyager Academy Middle School News, November 18, 2018

Dear VAMS Families,
It’s great to see the sun shining as the week has been a rainy one.  Even though it was very dreary outside, there was much excitement inside the building.  Teachers continue to amaze me with the quality lessons presented to the students. The students continue to be engaged in a variety of learning strategies and techniques.

Voyager Academy High School News, November 18, 2018



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GO VIKINGS GO!

In this week’s issue...
  • VAHS Soccer Team Are State Champions
  • VAHS Cross Country Teams Excel
  • VAHS Final Exam Schedule 
  • NHS Hosts a Sadie Hawkins Holiday Dance Dec. 1
  • Project Exhibition Night is Nov. 19, Celebrate Project Based Learning With Us 
  • Come to the Bass Assassins Barbecue Dec. 7 
  • High School students participate in the NC State Honors Chorus!  
  • Parent Support Night:  Learn How to Better Support Your Student at Home  
  • Our Award Winning Equestrian Princess!  
  • World History and APUSH go to NC Museum of History  
  • Bass Assassins Didn't Get Blown Away  
  • Senior Yearbook Ads Now On Sale  
  • November is Empathy Month at VAHS  
  • Please Join Us in Our First Ever Silent Auction Benefit At Umstead Pines  
  • Buy a T-shirt From the Nat’l Junior Honor Society  
  • Important Message For Voyager Athletics Participants
  • Students: Want to Take a Durham Tech. Course? LOOK HERE NOW!  
  • Help Needed for Simulation Interview Project at the High School, Tuesday, Nov. 20th  
  • Check out the VAHS Counseling Department Blog  
  • Be a Smartie and join the PTO ! ! (click here)  
  • FCA...E (Fellowship of Christian Athletes... and Everyone!)


Voyager Academy Science Olympiad News, November 18, 2018

A TEAM:

The Science Oympiad A team tournament season is underway!  The next practice will be Sunday, December 2 from 2-5 at Voyager High School.

Voyager Academy PTO News, November 18, 2018


Thanks to all who supported the PTO at Pizza Inn! It was a fun night to benefit our Friends of the Arts Program.

Voyager Academy Care (after/before school) Program News, Nov. 18, 2018


Happy Thanksgiving from the Voyager Care program. Be safe and enjoy your holiday!

Sunday, November 11, 2018

From the Managing Director's Desk, Nov. 11, 2018

Dear Viking Families,
We hope you enjoy and extra day to spend with family as we are off Monday to celebrate and remember our Veteran’s.  If you have served your country, please know that all your fellow Vikings thank you for all you have done for us!

Voyager Academy Elementary School News, Nov. 11, 2018



Dear VAES Families,

Don’t forget that we have a long weekend.  Monday, November 12th is our Veteran’s Day Holiday and we will not have school for students and staff.  School will resume on Tuesday, November 13th.
We have had a very busy week this week with three project celebrations!!  On Tuesday, the 2nd grade presented their Sound and Culture Project.  WOW!! We were all so impressed by the countries and cultures that were represented.
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Voyager Academy Middle School News, November 11, 2018

Dear VAMS Families,


Congratulations to Mr. Doug Price!  Mr. Price was nominated and named Voyager Academy Teacher of the Year this past spring.  He had several tasks to complete as he is now competing in the state competition. This week we learned that Mr. Price is one of the 10 finalists for NC Charter School Teacher of the Year.  Mr. Price will be interviewed by the Charter School Teacher of the Year Selection Committee in a couple of weeks. The team will narrow the field from 10 to 2 candidates. We are all cheering for Mr. Price!!!!  Mr. Price, we congratulate you and are very proud of you!


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Voyager Academy High School News, November 11, 2018

GO VIKINGS GO!
In this week’s issue...
  • Fall Choral Concert, Nov. 15, Thurs. 7:00pm -- LOCATION CHANGE!!!
  • Come to the Bass Assassins Barbecue
  • Senior Yearbook Ads Now On Sale
  • November is Empathy Month at VAHS
  • Project Exhibition Night is Nov. 19, Celebrate Project Based Learning With Us
  • Please Join Us in Our First Ever Silent Auction Benefit At Umstead Pines
  • Check Out the VAHS Student Newspaper, The Viking Tide
  • Buy a T-shirt From the Nat’l Junior Honor Society
  • Important Message For Voyager Athletics Participants
  • Tumblers Sale! (Fundraiser for the HS Music Program)
  • Students: Want to Take a Durham Tech. Course? LOOK HERE NOW!
  • Help Needed for Simulation Interview Project at the High School, Tuesday, Nov. 20th
  • Check out the VAHS Counseling Department Blog
  • Be a Smartie and join the PTO ! ! (click here)
  • FCA...E (Fellowship of Christian Athletes... and Everyone!)

Voyager Academy Athletic Dept. News, Nov. 11, 2018

The Voyager Academy High School mens soccer team will be playing for the regional championship and right to advance to state championship match on Tuesday at 6pm at Northern High School's soccer stadium and they could use all the support we have. Because together, we are Viking Strong.  All tickets are $8 and gate will open at 5pm 

Please remember to support those that support us and visit our website for all athletic information at voyagerathletics.com.

Voyager Academy Care (after/before school) Program News, Nov. 11, 2018


Care Program updates
Students are continuing to enjoy their time after school. Students are able to complete homework, get extra help with subjects, and socialize with their friends. Many of our staff go the extra mile to provide fun academic enrichment activities for our students. Below, are just a few pictures of our students working hard and playing hard afterschool. Enjoy!

2nd graders completing 20 mins of Reading. 

Voyager Academy Science Olympiad News, Nov. 11, 2018


A TEAM:

It's not too late to sign up for the K-5 A tournament team AND the K-3 in-school program!  Please email Erik Benson for information on how to register for the team.

Voyager Academy PTO News, Nov. 11, 2018

Thanks to all who supported the PTO at Pizza Inn! It was a fun night to benefit our Friends of the Arts Program.


PTO Scholastic Book Fair Information and Calendar for Parents:
Saturday, November 24th: Online sales open and parents can preview for their student, purchase online, and/or build an e-wallet account for their student for the in-school fair (click here for e-wallet information)

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Voyager Academy Elementary School News, November 4, 2018


Dear VAES Families,
The PTO held a marvelous Fall Festival last Friday!  It was great to see so many students, staff, and families from all three buildings (elementary, middle, and high school)!!  It was truly a K – 12 event!! A very special THANK YOU to Emily Wilder and Kelli Anderson for all their hard work in planning and organizing the Fall Festival!!

Voyager Academy Middle School News, November 4, 2018


Dear VAMS Families,
Can you believe it is November?  Our students continue to work on projects, tryout for girls’ and boys’ basketball, work on the Fall Play, work on the 6th grade plays, and complete NC Check Ins.

Voyager Academy High School News, November 4, 2018


GO VIKINGS GO!
In this week’s issue...
  • November is Empathy Month at VAHS 
  • The Voyager Bass Assassins Bring Home Trophy for VAHS 
  • Project Exhibition Night is Nov. 19, and You’re Invited!
  • Please Join Us in Our First Ever Silent Auction Benefit At Umstead Pines 
  • Senior Cap and Gown and Junior Class Ring Orders 
  • Fall Choral Concert, Nov. 15th, 7:00pm
  • VAHS Bass Assassins Take the Prize on Jordan 
  • Check Out the VAHS Student Newspaper, The Viking Tide 
  • Buy a T-shirt From the Nat’l Junior Honor Society 
  • Important Message For Voyager Athletics Participants 
  • Tumblers Sale! (Fundraiser for the HS Music Program) 
  • Celebrate Your Senior With a Personalized Yearbook Ad 
  • Students: Want to Take a Durham Tech. Course? LOOK HERE NOW! 
  • Help Needed for Simulation Interview Project at the High School, Tuesday, Nov. 20th 
  • Check out the VAHS Counseling Department Blog 
  • Be a Smartie and join the PTO ! ! (click here) concert
  • FCA...E (Fellowship of Christian Athletes... and Everyone!)