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
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
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)