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If you have completed the application at go.cps.edu and have accepted your seat in the Go CPS portal, then you have come to the right place!
 
We are excited about all of the success and accomplishments our VHA family experienced this year, and we are eagerly anticipating you and your family continuing the Standards of Excellence with us next school year.
 
 
To begin the enrollment process and for any questions that you may have please contact Ms.Heard
Phone:773.535.2690
 
 
 
 
Scroll down for information on the upcoming school year, school uniform, and school supply list!
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Vanderpoel Humanities Academy

2018-2019 School Year Upcoming Dates to Save:

 

We are excited about all of the success and accomplishments our VHA family experienced this year, and we are eagerly anticipating you and your family continuing the Standards of Excellence with us next school year.

 

First Day of School - September 4, 2018

 

SY 2018 -2019

New Student and Middle School Orientation: August 29, 2018,    9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Sports Camp & Art Camp has been cancelled due to low enrollment.

 

 

VHA Student Fees

Vanderpoel Student Activity Fees (For All students) $75.00; $25.00 per sibling - Due October 4, 2018.

  • Technology Maintenance and Repair
  • Beginning of Year and End of Year Activities
  • Classroom and Individual Website Subscriptions
  • General Student Supplies, etc.
  • Students may purchase a chromebook for school use ($189 payable in installments) or students may bring their own device.  (See Mr. Williams - School Technology coordinator for details)

8th Grade Graduation Fees (Mandatory)

  • $140.00 - Facility, Cap, Gown, Diploma Cover and Pin/Ribbons

*Anticipated 8th Grade Trip Fee: $600.00 (Tentative)

*Luncheon $40.00

* Yearbook $30.00

* T-Shirt $25.00

*Kindergarten Promotion Activity Fee

  • $100.00  - Cap, Gown, Diploma, 2 Tickets to Awards Dinner,  and Flowers
  • $20.00 - Additional Awards Dinner Tickets
  • $20.00 - Yearbook
  • $10.00 - T-Shirts

*Vanderpoel Athletic Fee: $100.00

  • Uniforms
  • Transportation
  • Tournament Participation and Fees
  • Supplies, Equipment and Materials

*Fine and Performing Arts Academy Activity Fee $100.00

  • T-Shirt
  • Costumes
  • Performance materials, supplies, and equipment
  • Support Staff
  • Stage maintenance, Lights, Microphones, sound
  • Instrument maintenance, repair and replacement
  • Transportation

*Indicates optional Fees

The Vanderpoel Humanities Academy Local School Council hosts 2 annual fundraisers to help defray the general costs applicable to all students.  Other VHA organizations may sponsor other fundraisers to help make optional fees more manageable.

 

Other Important Dates:

  1. VHA Local School Council Meeting September 4, 2018 5:00 p.m.
  2. VHA 2018 Annual Open House September 4, 2018 5:30 p.m.
  3. Parent Advisory Council (PAC) Meeting September 7, 2018 7:30 a.m.
  4. VHA October LSC Meeting October 2, 2018 5:00 p.m.
  5. 8th Grade Parent Meeting October 2, 2018 6:30 p.m.
  6. Annual State of the School Address October 2, 2018 5:30 p.m.
  7. All School Fees Due October 5, 2018
 

Students and Parents can visit the school website

www.vhaelementary.org

For other information and communication

Grade Specific Supply Lists

Fee Schedule

CPS Calendar

 

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