• Mission Always First

    We envision Virginia Cross Elementary School as a multi-cultural community where students, parents, and teachers partner in life-long learning...

  • Learning, Leading, Succeeding

  • Cultural Night 1

    Our annual Cultural Night was a huge success!

  • Cultural Night 2

    Our students, parents, teachers, and community members learned about many different cultures from around the world.

  • 4th Grade Music Arts Festival

    4th Grade Arts Festival Music

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VCE Announcements
Building Healthy Students Together!
On May 1, 2015, Virginia Cross Elementary, Siler City Elementary, Chatham Middle and Silk Hope partnered with the YMCA in a community event titled “Building Healthy Students Together”.  This event took place at Bray Park in Siler City, and featured games, community booths, inflatables, obstacle courses, and food provided for purchase by Freddy’s Catering. We want to thank all our the volunteers that made this event possible, and extend our appreciation to the following organizations that provided an informational booth: Chatham Soccer League, Pittsboro and Siler City Police Departments, Chatham County Sheriffs Office, Siler City Fire Department, Chatham Library Bookmobile, Child Care Networks, Chatham County Health Department, Siler City Parks and Recreation, Walgreens, Hispanic Liaison, CCCC, Department of Social Services, FVRC, Habitat for Humanity, and First Tee Golf Clinic.  Promoting a healthy lifestyle as well as promoting all of our schools to the students and families in Siler City was a huge success and we look forward to building this event to include the high schools next year. 
Congratulations to Angie Reyes, VCE Instructional Assistant of the Year!
Congratulations to Heidi Gaines, VCE Teacher of the Year
VCE Volunteer of the Week

Myra Hargis
I live in Bear Creek where I attended J.S. Waters Elementary School, graduated from Chatham Central High School and then graduated from college at Central Carolina Community College in Sanford.  After having a career in the hospitality industry working in the customer service field, I now work for UnitedHealthcare on the reconsideration of medical claims already processed but that need a second look.  This is a telecommuting position where I work from home which allows me the flexibility and freedom to volunteer at my church, Sandy Branch Baptist Church, on a variety of outreach ministries and at Virginia Cross Elementary School.  In December of 2011 my nephew, Lee Callicutt, was speaking at our church about how beneficial the Fuel-up program was at VCE when he brought up a new program called Good News Club which was to begin that Spring.  I volunteered, filled out the necessary paperwork, and was introduced to Angela Tillman and other teachers and staff who volunteered their time outside their school workday to teach children about Jesus after school.  This time also allowed me to assist in delivery of the Fuel-up bags that my church puts together weekly for VCE.  Then this year as Good News Club is on hold for the year, I am helping with the Literacy Mentoring Program working with the Kindergarten kids and helping them with their reading.  I started out volunteering at VCE where I knew no one but my nephew, who was a teacher's assistant at the time, and now I have made great friends with several teachers and staff members, and know many of the students who have become so special to me.  I have always said God didn't bless me with children of my own, but He has given me hundreds of children to love and to let them know how special they are.  The best part of volunteering is talking with a child and seeing that moment when they get what is being taught to them.  Seeing the light come on in a child when they have their "aha" moment is a precious sight that few get to see, and watching as their light shines brighter with what they have learned is awesome.  It is one of the many reasons I love being a volunteer.  I am thankful to be able to volunteer at VCE and be a part of the family at this great school!
 
INCLEMENT WEATHER MAKE-UP DAYS ANNOUNCED

During their meeting on March 2, 2015, the Board of Education approved the calendar and schedule changes for students listed below to address the time that has been missed due to inclement weather.
 

~The early release days scheduled for April 2ndApril 29th and June 10th will now be full student days.

~The March 16th workday will now be a full day for students.

~All elementary, middle, and K-8 schools will add 15 minutes to the school day beginning on March 9th through the end of the school year.

 


Bring on Spring!

GRADING PERIOD CHANGES DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

Elementary, Middle, and K-8

Term

Original End Date

New End Date

Number of Days in Term Based on New End Date

3rd 9-weeks

3/27/15

4/1/15

43

4th 9-weeks

6/10/15

6/10/15

43

Support our School Donors Choose
donors choose logoMany of our VCE Teachers have written grants through Donors Choose.  Donors from around the country contribute funding so our teachers can receive materials and supplies for the classroom. 

Here are some of the grants that would like your support:
Here are some grants that have already been funded in the 2014-2015 school year! Way to go!:
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