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Birthday Bumps

VFS Weekly Update for the week of 11/13-11/17 We stayed at school on Monday this week and had an art class and puppet show. ​ Wednesday morning, we took a great trip to OMSI. ​ This week, we also celebrated … Continue reading

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Playing at the Park

VFS Weekly Update for the week of 11/6-11/10 We had a great time at Clackamette Park this week! We faced our fears at the skate park, practicing skateboarding and doing some parkour. We searched for beautiful stones in the stream, … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

VFS Weekly Update for the week of 10/30-11/3 ​ We had a spooky couple of weeks here at Free School! ​Last week, we got a donation of giant sheets of cardboard, and used them to built fort village in front … Continue reading

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Parent Workshops

VFS Weekly Update for the week of 10/16-10/20 On Monday, we had two parent-hosted offerings, led by Len and Tim. In the wood workshop, Tim taught people about power tool safety, and the group built some workspace platforms for the … Continue reading

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Towers!

VFS Weekly Update for the week of 10/2-10/6 ​On Monday we stayed here and did some of our Special Monday Activities. We put on a Puppet Show, and had an Art Class where artists collaborated on a big wall project. … Continue reading

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Tornadoes! Fire! Vortexes! Banned Books!

VFS Weekly Update for the week of 9/25-9/29 ​On our Adventure Monday, we made a trip to the Belmont Firehouse. We learned about the life of firefighters and how the fire station operates. We also saw a video about what … Continue reading

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Gravity Defying!

VFS Weekly Update for the week of 9/18-9/22 This week at The Village Free School, we worked on more puppets and puppet theatres, DIY rubber pop caps, black-out poetry and lots of other projects. We had our first Physics class … Continue reading

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