After School Programs



Piano Lessons

Piano Instruction

Jan Bordeleau offers piano instruction after school on Tuesdays for children 5 and up. Please contact Jan if you would like to sign your child up for classes. Email Jan


Chess Club

Chess Club

Due to a strong interest in chess in our upper elementary class this year, the students started their own chess club and tournament. Students are encouraged to pursue projects that interest them, and here is an idea that caught fire!

Robotics

Robotics takes many forms at GVS. Our youngest students meet weekly to experiment with building and programming. In 2002 we competed for the first time in the First Lego League State competition and placed 15th in New Hampshire. Our most senior students have competed in the RoboCup Jr. competitions in Montreal, Seattle (where the Green Valley Team took two 1st place awards), Pittsburgh, Italy and Australia.


Mathcounts

Mathcounts is a math competition for 6th, 7th and 8th grade students. Mathcounts is a great program for students to gain flexibility with math, as well as thinking "outside the box". Students meet weekly to prepare for the competition in early February. Good luck team! Click here to visit the Mathcounts website.

Sample Mathcounts Problems
1. A sphere of radius 2 cm is completely inside a sphere of radius 5 cm. What percent of the volume of the larger sphere is occupied by the volume of the smaller sphere? Express your answer to the nearest tenth.
2. How many different ways can a three-person committee be formed from the members of a seven-member club?
3. Cards are numbered from 1 to 100. One card is removed and the values on the other 99 are added. The resulting sum is a multiple of 77. What number was on the card that was removed?

After Care Program for Students--

We have before and after school care available to students. Our hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.

 

 

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, Aug. 26--First day of school for students

Friday to Monday, Aug. 29 to Sept. 1--no school, Labor Day weekend

Friday, Sept. 5--Pizza Friday begins

Thursday, Friday Sept. 4-5--Jr High overnight camping trip--Mount Percival and Mount Morgan

Thursday, Friday, Sept. 11-12--Upper El overnight camping trip--Mount Percival and Mount Morgan

Tuesday, Sept. 16--Community meeting hosted by the Jr. High--11:00 a.m.

Friday, Sept. 19--Barn Dance--Pot luck dinner and dancing in the barn for all GVS families. A not-to-be missed event!

Wednesday, Oct. 1--Class pictures in the morning

Thursday, Oct. 2--Spelling Bee at 11:00 a.m.

Friday, Oct. 3--Progress reports out

Monday, Oct. 13--No school, Columbus Day

Tuesday, Oct. 21--Community meeting hosted by the Lower El--11:00 a.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 29--International Day

Wednesday, Nov. 5--Open House 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. for families interested in finding out more about GVS

Download the 2014-15 Calendar