Activities

 

 

 

 

 

Enrichment Activities

The Vincent Smith School attempts to include as many and as wide a variety of extracurricular and enrichment activities as possible to help promote self-esteem and positive social experiences.

Each student participates in 8th period clubs throughout the week. Students have a plethora of activities from which to choose: (Upper School) Sports Club, Landscape Painting, Sign Language, Book Making, Yearbook, Culture Club, Lanyard,  Minecraft, SAT English and Math, Beading, Pottery, Zumba, Circuit Training, Woodworking, Music Club, Movie Club, School Newspaper, Meditation, Wii, Legos, PowerPoint, Science Experiments and eBooks; (Lower School) Computers, Puzzles, Legos, Crafts, Girl's Club, Pottery, Beading, and Sports Club.   In addition, students devote their time to improving the School and its community by holding fundraisers, such as their annual Coat Drive, Canned Food Drive and Toy Drive. 

Day field trips are scheduled throughout the School year. Spirit Week, the art show, field day, talent show, and student full-day workshops are among the activities that provide enrichment for our students. In addition, each year students participate in a community service program.

The Vincent Smith School uses the Six Pillars of Character as a framework for teaching our students positive and ethical values.  The Six Pillars of Character have been recognized and endorsed by the U. S. Senate and The President of The United States.  All students are expected to develop and live by the character traits of Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship throughout their educational career at The Vincent Smith School.  

 

S.P.I.R.E. Specialized Program Individualizing Reading Excellence

S.P.I.R.E. is a comprehensive and multi-sensory reading system that integrates phonological awareness, phonics, handwriting, fluency, vocabulary, spelling, and comprehension in an instructional design that is based on how struggling readers learn. S.P.I.R.E. is skill-based and follows a scope and sequence that begins with simple skills and moves to more complex, spiraling concepts in order to bring students to full literacy. S.P.I.R.E. is being used in grades 1-6.

College & Careers

  • Vocational Exploration (Grades 9-10)
  • College & Careers (Grades 11-12)