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No Country for Justice: A Dialogue with China’s Leading Human Rights Lawyer in Exile

No Country for Justice: A Dialogue with China’s Leading Human Rights Lawyer in Exile

Vermont Commons Chinese teacher Ben Wang is offering to provide transportation from VCS to St. Michael’s College to those interested in participating in a dialogue with Dr. Teng Biao on Wednesday, September 27th at 5pm. Below is a quick introduction to Dr. Biao’s work: Dr. Teng Biao is currently a visiting scholar at NYU Law […]

VCS Cross Country: Burlington Invitational Results

The VCS Cross Country team ran their first meet of the season on Saturday and it was a huge success! Over 1,000 runners from multiple states competed in the Burlington Invitation, which took place on a chilly day at North Beach. Here are the top VCS finishers in each race: MS Girls: Lily Isham (47th […]

Our New Mission Statement

Over the last 18 months, the Board of Trustees and Faculty of Vermont Commons School undertook a major effort of revisiting and revising the School’s Mission and Guiding Principles with a goal of ensuring their relevance, focus, and utility for years to come. We arrived at a consensus around several essential ideas. We are first […]

Spin for a Cause

Join Rachel Bergstein (VCS ’21) and her family for 1 of 5 one hour spin classes at The Edge in Essex on Sunday, September 17th to raise money for Celiac Disease Research. Celiac Disease is an auto-immune disorder where your body treats gluten (found in wheat, rye, barley, spelt) like poison. Spin For Celiac was […]

2017-18 Core Calendar

August 31, 2017:  First day of School September 4, 2017:  Labor Day; no school October 2-6, 2017:  Fall Encounter Week October 19, 2017:  Conference Day (Parents/Guardians and Advisors);  no classes October 20, 2017:  Fall Break November 3, 2017:  End of 1st Quarter November 20-24, 2017:  Thanksgiving Vacation;  no school December 25, 2017-January 5, 2018:  Winter Vacation; […]

Vermont Commons Presents: “Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead”

Come see our players perform Tom Stoppard’s classic absurdity! WHERE Vermont Commons School 75 Green Mountain Dr. South Burlington WHEN First Showing with Pre-Show Dinner Friday, March 31st Dinner @ 6pm Curtain @ 7pm Second Showing Saturday, April 1st Curtain @ 7pm TICKETS Adults $20 dinner & show (Friday only) $10 show only (Fri. & […]

Fall Open House, Sunday, October 23rd, 1pm

Inspired students lead inspiring lives. Come and meet our students and the faculty who inspire them. Learn about the curriculum, the community and the mission of Vermont Commons School and feel the excitement that is fueling our growth! Sunday, October 23rd, 2016 1:00 PM Vermont Commons School 75 Green Mountain Drive, South Burlington Register Now […]

2016 Summer Reading

Dear Students and Families, Please click the links below for our 2016 Summer Reading content: 2016 Summer Reading Letter & Assignments (all students) 2016 High School Summer Reading List (Grades 9-12) 2016 Middle School Summer Reading List (Grades 6-8) As always, please reach out to us if you have any questions!

Scholarship. Community. Global Responsibility.

At Vermont Commons School, our goal is to engage students with their world. We achieve this through programs and a curriculum grounded in local and global involvement.