2022-2023 School Year - January 12, 2023
Every Saturday
Lunch Punch Card Holders: Fill out GOOGLE DOC for Chef Lauren if you plan to eat lunch next week @ VSSA.

Friday, January 13th
Bindu Sky Memorial Fundraiser Movie Night at 5:30 at VSSA 

Monday, January 16th

Wednesday, January 25th

Last day to drop a second semester class 

Monday, January 30th 
VSSA PTO Shopping Fundraiser at 6-8 p.m. Alpine Kind in Beaver Creak 
Important Links

Eagle County Schools

Eagle County School District Facts

School Calender with Lunch

Past Yeti Times

NEW! VSSA School Profile for Universities

Student Parent Handbook
2022-2023 Bell Schedule
VSSA Website
2022-2023 Calendar
Attendance Phone (970) 328-2834
Pay PTO Dues
Immunization Form
Pre-Excused Absences
VSSA Profile for Universities
Upload Yearbook Photos
VSSA Pay Online
Teacher Wish List
THIS FRIDAY at 5:30 p.m at VSSA

Bindu Sky Memorial Fundraiser. Get your tickets to this special community event at BSPMEMORIAL.COM.
Welcome to Second Semester!

This month, our focus is 100% Accountability in our 7 Mindsets. In our Seminar class this month, we will focus on owning your life, overcoming limiting beliefs, and focusing our energy to grow! Please see this link for ideas on supporting this at home. 

First Semester Grades Update 

To access your student’s first semester grades, please use the following information:  

From the mobile app:
Open the dashboard
Select courses
Select S1

From the Power School Login:
Select Historical grades
Select S1 2022-2023

Academic Coach Update and Schedules

With the start of a new semester and competition travel season for many, we wanted to send out a reminder for VSSA students to please take advantage of the many ways that SSCV Academic Coaches are available to support them.  Click here for the Academic Coach Schedule for Winter A Session. See below for the morning Academic Concerns Study Hall schedule for Academic Coaches (10:30am - 12:30pm on Tuesday through Friday mornings):

  • Tuesday - Edward Lerner (Math and Science)
  • Wednesday - Taylor Farquharson (All Subjects 5th- 8th, Algebra 1, and ELA)
  • Thursday - Seth Famer (ELA and Social Studies)
  • Friday - David Levitsky (Math and Science)
Academic Coach support will also be available Monday - Wednesday during February and April VSSA breaks. Times and details will be shared closer to break.
Please direct any questions you may have about the Academic Coach staff to SSCV Director of Advancement, Sharon Schmidt, at sschmidt@skiclubvail.org or 978-621-8738.  Taylor Farquharson is taking on the role of Lead Academic Coach.  Gwen Dougherty has relocated and is no longer with SSCV.
Give Back to Our Teachers

Please visit our VSSA Teacher Wish List. With your help, our teachers can add to their classroom activities and lesson for our students. Any and all donated items from the wish list are greatly appreciated. Thank you!
Spread the Word 

New family informational meetings, online application and shadow day sign-up in the Yeti are available on our website, at link: https://vssa.eagleschools.net/application-info

Monday, Jan 30th, 6-8pm
Social  & Shop At Alpine Kind, Beaver Creek Village
Apps and Drink provided by PTO
10% of all Sales will go back to support VSSA
Kaiya Koller-Torres has been invited to the Washington Youth Summit on the Environment for June 2023 due to her academic excellence and interest in the field of conservation and sustainability. She will be representing VSSA and the state of Colorado. In order to afford the tuition and airfare, there is a GoFundMe and she would love to get some support from our school community. 

Below is some more information on WYSE  and the link to her GoFundMe!


Learn About Summer Opportunities

Virtual Event- Feb. 1st or Feb. 2nd.   For students & parents in 8th-11th grades: We want to help students and families learn about the many interesting opportunities available:  part-time jobs, summer programs on college campuses, service work, and more.  We will provide more than just a discussion of expensive summer programs.   We will share how students can think about their summers with programs that are free or offer scholarships as well as programs geared solely toward first-gen students. Attached the invitation for the Summer Opportunities Seminar. www.cwscollegeoutreach.org

ACT and SAT Colorado & National Testing

 SAT: All 11th graders @ VSSA @ 8am, April 12, 2023; Make-up: April 25th
 PSAT: All 9th and 10th @ VSSA@ 8am, April 12, 2023 Make-up: April 25th 
 AP Exams: Administered in schools as paper and pencil exams: May 1–12. Make-ups May17-19th (Could include $40 late fee).

The VSSA Training Table Hot Lunch
If your student would like to participate, please sign up through Liz McDonald, SSCV Bookkeeper, at lmcdonald@skiclubvail.org as soon as possible.  Annual and Semester Lunch program pricing is not prorated.
Program  Price Cost per meal
Annual Student $1,550.00 $9.27
Semester Student $950.00 $11.38
Student 20 Punch $255.00 $12.75
Student 40 Punch $470.00 $11.75

MENUS: Can be found in the Yeti Times’ newsletter under "Important Links & Dates" heading "VSSA Google Calendar with Lunch" or click HERE.   PLEASE NOTE: Chef Lauren is unable to accommodate special diets this year. Meals are prepared in a kitchen which may have eggs, milk, tree or ground nuts, soy, wheat, and other known allergens present.
  • Please let Chef Lauren know directly on or before the Saturday prior to the days/week your student wants to eat
  • Punch cards are valid for the entire school year
  • Families are notified by email when punch card balances are low & more punches can be added any time.
  • Punch cards may be upgraded to a Semester or Annual Plan
  • Last minute requests and/or drop-ins cannot be accommodated due to continued food supply chain issues.
Chef Lauren Lange contact info: email llange@skiclubvail.org OR call/text 970-390-1155
REFUND POLICY: ALL lunch program options are “use it or lose it” Balances do not carry over to the following school year.  No refunds will be issued due to absence, injury or other incidents.

Thank you for joining the Training Table and have a great school year!
Vail Ski & Snowboard Academy (VSSA) provides a rigorous college preparatory academic program while supporting the athletic and personal goals of our students. In partnership with Ski & Snowboard Club Vail and the Eagle County School District, VSSA facilitates the attainment of our students’ dreams by offering challenging academics, flexible scheduling, and individualized attention.
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