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Homework Club 3rd - 5th Grade

Homework Club SignHomework club is offered every year, thanks to our teachers and a team of SVHS students.  

Technology

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ALL students have access to chrome books in their classrooms to further develop their academic skills through the use of technology.  Our PTA has helped to fund our chrome book purchase.  Students in 3rd - 5th grade are privileged to have "one-to-one" use of chrome books. 

What Vine Hill Offers

FIne Arts

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Visiting artists will expose students to a wide variety of art forms this year.  Art engages both the left and the right brain and provides a connection with spatial intelligence as well as opportunities for self-reflection  Students have the opportunity to use manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination.  Music and dance allow students to integrate their body and their mind and help with sensory integration.  All forms of art help with children's logic and learning readiness in reading, writing, and math.

 

LIFE LAB

Life LabOur PTA supports and funds the fantastic Life Lab Program at Vine Hill.  Life Lab is a garden-based science and nutrition program enabling students to discover the wonder and excitement of scientific inquiry as the outdoors becomes their classroom. Students learn about site preparation, planting, maintenance, and harvesting. Continued emphasis is placed upon interdependence with nature. Problem-solving techniques and an awareness of nature's cycles are some of the valuable learning attained.

Academic INtervention Assistants and Yard Duties

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AIA's are scheduled by the principal to rotate through classrooms to support the teachers.  They work with small groups, provide classroom management while the teachers work in small groups, and/or provide one-on-one assistance.  Their assistance helps lower teacher-student ratios for a portion of the date.

Our generous PTA also helps fund our AIA's (Academic Intervention Assistants and Yard Duties on campus.  

LIBRARY

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The Library has a selection of over 10,000 books and videos.  All classes have regularly scheduled times. The Scotts Valley Educational Foundation (SVEF) funds the library programs at ALL four Scotts Valley Schools.

We have MOVEMENT!

ParachuteThere are health standards and physical education standards at all grade levels. Research on perceptual movement shows that cognitive and sensory motor skills help people interact with the environment as well as improve hand-eye coordination.  These skills play a role in academic performance.

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Science

scienceYour child will soon come home bursting with excitement about something learned with at school. With a focus on highly visual and engaging experiments, our science classes keep kids interested in the excitement of all that's possible with science, technology and engineering!   

SCIENCE FAIR

Science Fair

Has your student started thinking about a science fair project yet? Watch your Friday Folder and email inbox between November and December for details. Get excited, be creative and let’s get that experiment underway

We have Enrichment Programs too!

Our PTA endorsed enrichment programs change through out the year.  See what is new and what is coming up!