Looking Ahead: April 13 - 17

From Mr. Nguyen, Director

Welcome back staff and students! I hope you had an exciting and rejuvenating Spring Break. With the weather forecast in the 50’s and 60’s this week, it feels like Spring has finally set in.   As the weather warms up, I would like to kindly remind students to be mindful of how they dress for school. In . . .

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VR Tech Pledge

VR Tech Pledge I am a VR Tech Scholar...full of FAITH , PRIDE , and DETERMINATION . I have FAITH in knowing that I have the ability to overcome any obstacle set before me. I have PRIDE in knowing that because of my . . .

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Looking Ahead: March 30 - April 2

From Mr. Nguyen, Director

Brrrrr…. It’s hard to believe that Spring Break begins this week Friday with all the cold and windy weather! We will definitely appreciate some warmer weather once Spring officially sets in.   Our focus this . . .

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Looking Ahead: March 23 - 27

From Mr. Nguyen, Director

March 23 - March 27 is the first week of the final marking period! Each nine weeks, students are given an opportunity to earn a week of “no uniform” if they complete four or more classes. A number of students have already . . .

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Looking Ahead: March 9 - 13

From Mr. Nguyen, Director

Parent teacher conferences continue this week and are scheduled for the following dates:   Tuesday March 10th from 4:30-7:30 Thursday March 12th from 12:30-3:30   Please be aware that students . . .

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Looking Ahead: March 2 - 6

From Mr. Nguyen, Director

We have a busy week ahead! The VR Tech Knights will compete for third place in their final game of the season on Monday . The competition is scheduled to begin at 7:15 P.M. at Allendale Middle School. Come support your team! . . .

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Looking Ahead: Feb. 23 - 27

From Mr. Nguyen, Director

Primera Plastics Mentorship Are you interested in a mentorship that could lead to future employment with a local area manufacturer?   The Primera Plastics Mentoring Program is an exciting opportunity for . . .

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Looking Ahead - Feb. 16 - 20

From Mr. Nguyen, Director

Are you interested in a mentorship that could lead to future employment with a local area manufacturer?   The Primera Plastics Mentoring Program is an exciting opportunity for upperclassmen to build lasting relationships . . .

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E2020 Update

Home Access

Many students have reported having home E2020 access issues due to system administrator approval requirements. I am happy to announce that this problem has been resolved! At this time, students may complete coursework at . . .

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Looking Ahead: Feb. 9 - 13

From Mr. Nguyen, Director

Count day is Wednesday (2/11). Please ensure that your student is in attendance on count day as total count numbers determine district funding. If your child is sick or can not attend school due to unforeseen circumstances, please call . . .

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Looking Ahead: Feb. 2 - 6

From Mr. Nguyen, Director

VR Tech is proud to announce that we had two more graduates last week! These alumni are a testament to the hard work and dedication that is expected of all VR Tech students. We are excited for the many seniors that are within a few courses . . .

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Looking Ahead: January 26 - 30

From Mr. Nguyen, Director

January 26th - 30th marks the second week of a new semester. Thank you to all the amazing students and staff for helping new students feel welcomed as they begin their work at VR Tech. While we are off to a great start, we will continue to . . .

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Looking Ahead: January 19 – June

My name is Tung Nguyen and I've been asked to be the new director at VR Tech through the rest of this school year. Students always ask me how to pronounce my name and I'm always happy to tell that that it's easy – just . . .

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Looking Ahead: Jan. 12 - 16

Brrrr. We're hoping the weather will cooperate and allow us to get back on schedule!  Please watch the calendar and our other sources of information about any re-schedulings and other changes we've had to make.

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Looking Ahead: Jan. 5 - 9

From Mrs. DeRoos, Director

It's a new year with exciting opportunities ahead.  In two weeks we will be at the end of the first semester.  Students will be striving to complete four classes since the October 31 checkpoint.  Hopefully everyone is . . .

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Looking Ahead: Dec. 15 - 19

From Mrs. DeRoos, Director

The holiday break is soon upon us! We will break for the holidays after this Friday, and return to school on January 5. Where has the time gone?  I can clearly say that it was time well spent! Our two sports teams, soccer and . . .

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Looking Ahead: Dec. 8 - 12

From Mrs. DeRoos, Director

Students at VR Tech have adjusted very well to our curriculum change.  The hallways are quiet, and the classrooms buzzing with learning.  Lab one students completed 10 classes in just one week, a true sign that the change in our . . .

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Looking Ahead - Dec. 1 - 5

From Mrs. DeRoos, Director

I hope you had a bit of the holiday spirit this past weekend and are looking forward to the possibilities ahead!  Life is about building strong relationships, giving hope to ourselves and others, and providing the stability and support . . .

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Looking Ahead: Nov. 24 - Nov 28

From Mrs. DeRoos, Director

We are all looking forward to Thanksgiving with a heart felt sense of appreciation for our students and parents that are family at VR Tech. Students have been collecting food for Community Action House to demonstrate their thinking of others . . .

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Looking Ahead: Nov. 17 - 21

From Mrs. DeRoos, Director

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and we certainly have a great deal to be thankful for.  Next week Friday, students will be invited to bring a nonperishable food item for Community Action House food bank, and students can enjoy . . .

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Looking Ahead: Nov. 10 - 14

From Mrs. DeRoos, Director

Parent Teacher Conferences:   All parents are encouraged to participate in Parent Teacher Conferences this week in the VR Tech cafeteria. Many of the staff have been calling and inviting all of you.  If you don't have an . . .

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Looking Ahead: Nov. 3 - 7

From Mrs. DeRoos, Director

No School on  Nov. 7   Spirit Week was a success!  Students started this week with a week of spirited dress up days.  Pajamas, animal prints, favorite teams, clash day, and favorite character day were . . .

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Looking Ahead: Oct. 27 - 31

From Mrs. DeRoos, Director

As the temperature drops, we know that fall is soon to move to winter.  Students have been working diligently to complete as many courses possible for the first nine weeks. With the chilly weather, make sure to send in school code . . .

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Looking Ahead: Oct. 20 - 24

From Mrs. DeRoos, Director

School is well under way, and many students have finished several classes.  Fall is here, and soon we will be to Halloween. Our student count at VR Tech is up this year with 204 students. With the increase of students, there have been . . .

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Looking Ahead: Oct. 13 - 17

From Mrs. DeRoos, Director

As the leaves fall and the football games take place, it lets us know that parent teacher conferences are around the corner.  Before we get to parent teacher conferences, it is important to do everything we can as parents to check on . . .

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Looking Ahead: Oct. 6 - 10

From Mrs. DeRoos, Director

Students raised money for the Soto family this week in memory of VR Tech graduate Candelario Soto.  News came to students last weekend that a beloved graduate had died.  Students asked to make a difference and raise money for the . . .

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Looking Ahead: Sept. 29 - Oct. 3

From Mrs. DeRoos, Director

Students at VR Tech demonstrated care and concern for a Holland elementary student who tragically lost his father.  Students earned $320 to contribute to district efforts to show HPS how much they care.  Students even told . . .

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Looking Ahead: Sept. 22 - 26

From Mrs. DeRoos, Director

Students are moving ahead in their classes with many students finishing one or two by now. Parents please check your student's E2020 account and see their progress.  Students will continue to take a number of pre-tests for the . . .

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Looking Sharp and Ready for Business

VR Tech students look college and career ready. As students select their school clothes, khaki or black dress pants and white collared shirts present a positive look of ready for work and ready for college appearances.  Students save . . .

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Looking Ahead: Sept. 15 - 20

From Mrs. DeRoos, Director

This week students will take the benchmark tests demonstrating their math and reading skills to begin the year.  Students will take the SRI, a reading test, DELTA math screener, and DISCOVERY COLLEGE READY tests  on Wednesday . . .

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Meet Eryn Sluiter, Dean of Students

Hello... I'm Eryn Sluiter, the Dean of Students at VR Tech. I am so  excited to be a part of the team here at VR Tech, where we're all about helping our students earn their diploma. The road to a diploma isn't . . .

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