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Valley Park School District

One Main St, Valley Park, MO 63088 - (636) 923-3500

District News

High School News

  • Newsweek names VPHS as one of America's Top High Schools

    Newsweek released its annual list of America’s top 500 high schools for 2016 naming Valley Park High School to both the ‘Top High Schools’ and ‘Beating the Odds’ lists. VPHS is ranked no. 257 nationally and no. 3 in Missouri on the ‘Top High Schools’ list. The school is ranked no. 69 nationally and no. 1 in Missouri on the ‘Beating the Odds’ list.

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  • Alumni Spotlight: Jordan Rempel

    Jordan Rempel graduated from VPHS in 2005 to study Visual Effects at Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD). Today, Jordan is a lighting artist at Pixar Animation Studies.

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  • VPHS Sophomore Evan Young Places 10th in National FBLA Competition

    VPHS incoming sophomore Evan Young placed 10th at the Future Business Leaders of America’s National Leadership Conference in July. Evan is the second Valley Park student to attend and the first to place in the top 10 in a national competition. Evan competed in the Information Systems test.

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  • Band, choir earn top ratings in Chicago

    On Friday, May 6th, 2016 the VPHS band and choir departed for a trip to Chicago. On Saturday, May 7th, the Band, Mixed Choir, and Show Choir all competed in a music festival. The band and mixed choir earned the top rating of Superior, and the Show Choir received an “Excellent” rating.

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  • Hawks clinch fourth consecutive SCAA conference championship

    The Valley Park Hawks defeated Brentwood 7-2 on Friday, May 6, to finish the South Central Athletic Association Conference schedule 8-0 and clinch their fourth consecutive SCAA conference championship.

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Middle School News

  • VPMS Book Battle Team Competes in the Area-Wide Book Battle Competition

    The Valley Park Middle School Book Battle Team competed in the Area-Wide Book Battle competition on Tuesday, May 3rd. This annual event is a trivia-style tournament where students read from an official list of 20 books and become experts on each title. Out of 36 schools participating, VPMS finished 6th place with 101 points. The team missed only four questions out of 50 during the 10 general rounds.

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  • VPMS named National School of Character

    Tuesday, May 10, 2016, Charaacter.org named Valley Park Middle School a 2016 National Schools of Character for the second time. The school went through an in-depth and rigorous evaluation process after being named a State School of Character in January. The school was found to be an exemplary model of character development. It is one of just 68 schools recognized nationally.

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  • VPMS receives Promising Practice award for video project

    Character.org awarded Valley Park Middle School the Promising Practices Award for their Touchstone Video Project. The student-led video production project demonstrates the importance of Hawk PRIDE and how it is integrated throughout the school community.

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  • Fuel Up to Play 60 Rewards Summit

    On April 5, 2016, students from Valley Park Middle School and Valley Park Elementary School attended the Midwest Dairy Council and NFL Fuel Up to Play 60 Rewards Summit. Students participated in fun activities that kept them active and helped them learn more about the benefits of physical activity and healthy eating.

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  • EdPlus Presents VPMS with State School of Character Banner

    Suzy Ward, Missouri School of Character Coordinator with Education Plus, visited Valley Park Middle School on March 29 to present the State School of Character banner to the school. Hawk Pals revealed the banner in a morning assembly along with the Character Education teacher committee. Ward spoke to the students during the assembly about why the school was chosen. “We love what you do every single day,” she said of the work the school has done to receive the honor. “There are over 300,000 schools in the country and you are one of just 67 that received this honor. We know that every day you are doing the right thing.” VPMS is up for consideration for Character.org's national designation, National School of Character. 2016 National Schools of Character will be announced in mid-May 2016.

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