Veterans Park Elementary

Lexington, Kentucky

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  • Incoming Kindergarten T-Shirt Size

    All new Kindergarten students will receive a t-shirt during Camp Kindergarten. Please fill out the form linked below to let us know your child’s t-shirt size so we can be prepared when we see you all in late July!

    Kindergarten TShirt Size Form

     

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  • Kindergarten Registration

    This school year is almost over, but we are always planning for the next year. This includes enrolling our newest students, our incoming Kindergarteners. If you, your neighbor, or anyone else you know living in our district has an incoming Kindergartener (who hasn't been in to register for the 2021-2022 school year), we would like to get all of these students registered by 5/26. Visit HERE to complete the Online Registration and then visit  Sign Up Genius to make an appointment to come in and finish the registration in person. This is very important for our incoming K's as we will be planning our Summer Ignite/Camp Kindergarten for the end of July and want to make sure we include all of our newest students!

    As always, call the VPE office with any questions! 

    859-381-3161

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  • New Parent Orientation Information!

    Did you miss the new parent information meeting?  If so, please reference this agenda for details and important links.

    Student Placement Form – Please completed by Friday, May 14, 2021 - http://bit.ly/VPEkinder

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  • Summer Pantry Program-Families First Family Resource Center

    Supplement your family’s grocery needs by participating in project pantry! 

    Families can pick up a box once a month, each month of the summer at Veterans Park Elementary in the bus lane.  Items will vary based on what is available, but families can expect a variety of meal kits, canned goods, cereal, oatmeal, pasta and snack items. Please register at this link and see this flyer for more information.

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  • SBDM Parent Winners

    Congratulations to Jeffrey Rice and Randa Remer-Eskridge for being elected to the SBDM council for the 2021-2022 school year.  We look forward to partnering with you!

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  • Class Supply Lists for the 2021-2022 School Year

    Please find the supply lists for grades K-5 listed here. 

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  • Young Achievers

    Attention 4th grade parents!  Every year the Young Achievers program showcases students with exceptional talent and leadership in Fayette County.  The 2021 Young Achievers exhibit will be shown at VPE next school year.  If you would like to apply, please fill out the online form at www.centralky.youngachiever.us/apply.  No paper copies will be distributed by the school.  For more information, please reference this flyer

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  • PTA Meeting

    Please join us for the May PTA meeting on May 13th at 7:00 via Zoom at this link: https://fcps-net.zoom.us/j/98813288484.

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  • Summer Library Hours

    The VPE library will be open this summer for book check out!  Students may visit every Tuesday from 9-11am beginning Tuesday, May 25. See all dates below, please note that the library will NOT be open on June 29.   Students must wear masks and be accompanied by an adult.  

    • May 25
    • June 1
    • June 8
    • June 15
    • June 22
    • July 6
    • July 13
    • July 20
    • July 27
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  • Fifth Grade Promotion

    Please see this flyer for more information about the upcoming fifth grade promotion ceremony.  

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  • Patriot Place Information

    Registration for 2021-2022 School Year: Please note that Patriot Place openings for incoming Kindergarteners is now on a lottery system.  Therefore, once a family officially registers they can be placed in the lottery system.  Families will be notified by the end of May if they have been randomly selected for a spot after both spring registration windows have closed.  Please note families with older siblings will be given priority to keep families together.  Families who have been enrolled in the program prior to closing for Covid  will be contacted to re-enroll this spring for registering for the 2021-2022 school year.  As spots open for the older grades we will contact families from our waiting list.   

    Patriot Place Remains Suspended & Refund Checks: Patriot Place will remain suspended the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year.  Families who have current fifth graders who will not be returning next school year will be mailed a refund for their balance. 

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  • Immunization Records 

    Vaccinations are an important part of keeping our students healthy and ready to learn. If you have not had a chance to get your child's immunization record updated at school, please find time as soon as possible to obtain certificates for your student from your healthcare provider. Students not in compliance may be excluded from attendance, especially in the event of widespread illness. If you are unsure if your student's records are up-to-date, please check with our school nurse Deddie VanBussum or the front office staff.

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  • New to VPE? 

    If you are new to VPE, please watch our virtual tour to become acclimated to the building and to meet the staff.  We are glad you're here! 

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