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Programs & Activities

Learning is a lifelong process that extends beyond the walls of the classroom. At Vanguard Charter Academy, children can explore their interests, learn new skills and make new friends through a variety of extracurricular activities.

Activities and Clubs

Young 5s - 2nd Grade
Activities and Clubs

Activities and Clubs: Young 5s - 2nd Grade

Book Club

Members of this popular club gather to “book talk” by sharing ideas, exploring differences of opinion, finding common interests, and most of all: enjoying a shared love for reading!

3rd - 5th Grade
Activities and Clubs

Activities and Clubs: 3rd - 5th Grade

Girls on the Run

We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. The program runs for 10 weeks in the spring.

Drama Club

Boys and girls learn about acting, play production, and stage work in preparation for a live performance. We offer members of this club an introduction to theory and practice of theatre arts while developing poise, social skills, and confidence.

6th - 8th Grade
Activities and Clubs

Activities and Clubs: 6th - 8th Grade

Choir

Our choir program is a great way for children to expand their musical experiences through choral singing, vocal exercises and techniques, learning musical terms, and exposure to interesting music.

Drama Club

Boys and girls learn about acting, play production, and stage work in preparation for a live performance. We offer members of this club an introduction to theory and practice of theatre arts while developing poise, social skills, and confidence.

Book Club

Members of this popular club gather to “book talk” by sharing ideas, exploring differences of opinion, finding common interests, and most of all: enjoying a shared love for reading!

Spanish

English-speaking students learn to speak Spanish through a variety of age-appropriate language activities and practice lessons, including conversational Spanish.

Sports

Basketball

Basketball

6th - 8th Grade

Boys & Girls

Cross Country

Cross Country

6th - 8th Grade

Boys & Girls

Soccer

Soccer

6th - 8th Grade

Boys & Girls

Volleyball

Volleyball

6th - 8th Grade

Girls

Cheerleading

Cheerleading

6th - 8th Grade

Girls

Students in band practice

Band

This rich program for 5th-8th grade gives students the opportunity to express themselves through music and teamwork. Students in band experience a variety of lessons in wind, brass and percussion instruments.

Girls basketball practice

Athletics

Core principals such as team work, hard work, and discipline are taught to our students who participate in Vanguard's athletic sports program.

Students with ornaments
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Spotlight: Ornaments Help Refugees

Sixth-grade students at Vanguard Charter Academy were moved to help a group of people they learned about in social studies this year. They created a product, marketed it, and sold it to raise more than $900 during December.
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