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.
Important Dates
ASM: Josiah Middaugh, Professional Triathlete & Coach
November 10

PTA Meeting
November 12

Retake Picture Day
November 17

Thanksgiving Break ~ No School
November 24-28

ASM: Chris Anthony's Climb to Glory movie

December 1

SAC (School Accountability Meeting)
December 3 9am-11am

Scripps Spelling Bee
December 8

December 17 & 18

Staff Work Day ~ No School/Makeup Finals
December 19 

Holiday Break
December 22-January 5

First Day of Second Semester

January 6

ASM: Michael Friedberg, Owner/Co-Founder of Yellowbelly Chicken: Entrepreneurship
January 12

Martin Luther King Day ~ No School
January 19

Shannon Galpin, Mountain2Mountain Foundation

January 26

Winter Break for VSSA (check SSCV schedules)
February 2-16 (off for President's Day)

ECS Winter Break (different then VSSA)

February 16-20

Parent Teacher Conferences
March 3

Last Day of Winter Schedule
March 27

First day of Spring Schedule
March 30 

Spring Break
April 13-17

Senior Celebration
May 21

May 22 1pm

Memorial Day ~ No School
May 25

May 26-27

Last Day of School
May 28


Calendar 2014-2015
Click here for the digital calendar. *Includes Training Table Lunches*

Click here to download the paper copy.

Click here for a copy of the Bell Schedule.

Help Build Vail Ski & Snowboard Academy Sign

Three to four volunteers are needed this Saturday, November 8 from 9 am to 2pm at Vail Ski & Snowboard Academy in Minturn to help build a new sign at VSSA. Volunteers will assist the mason by mixing concrete and moving stones.  To volunteer log in to your "MySSCV account" at or contact

Please observe the 20 mph speed limit as you pick up and drop off at VSSA for the safety of our community.

Looking for your homecoming pictures?  
This shutterfly site is a location for storage of pictures from school events! You can download the photos that will help you preserve your personal school memories.  Enjoy!  

Please join us!!!! Next PTA meeting will be on Wednesday, November 12th at 6:00 pm at the Okurowski residence, 4480B W. Wildridge, Avon

Photo Contest
If you are interested in expressing your photography skills, and you have an Instagram you can enter by using the hashtag  #VSSAPHOTOCONTESTUPPER if you are in upper school and #VSSAPHOTOCONTESTLOWER if you are in lower school. There will be one lower school winner and one upper school winner. There are prizes so please enter to win!
1st place wins a VSSA sweatshirt, a 20$ gift certificate to Book Worm bookstore and cafe, a VSSA coffee mug, and more stickers than you can handle. Second and third place will win stickers and a coffee mug! Winners will be selected at the end of November!!!

The Eagle River Youth Coalition is excited to host their November Dinner & Dialogue event at the Edwards WECMRD Fieldhouse on Tuesday, November 11th from 6:00-8:00pm. The topic is Youth Depression, Reducing Anxiety & Mindfulness. Please RSVP at or call (970) 949-9250. Flyer attached

Food Drive-In Movie Theatre Day
Friday, November 21 will be the Food Drive-In Movie Theatre Day during advisory. Students interested in seeing a movie during advisory must bring a non-perishable food item as an entrance ticket. Student Council students will take the food the the Salvation Army and help pack baskets for Thanksgiving the next day.  

Vail Performing Arts Academy presents Young Broadway!
Join VPAA in this high energy powerful revue of songs and scenes from some of the latest cool-kids-on-Broadway shows including Matilda, Spring Awakening, Aladdin, and Boy from Oz  starring 70 local students ages 8 to18.  
Since 1996, Vail Performing Arts Academy has offered top quality theater arts instruction and performance opportunities for local youth. Together collaborating with the Vilar Performing Arts Center, VPAA embodies the essence of their motto: 'The Most Important STAGE in a Child's Life'. For more information visit www.vpaa.orgNOV. 14 & 15 at 6:30PM Tickets - $15

Contact Us:

Vail Ski & Snowboard Academy
10th Mountain Division Memorial Highway
1 Academy Loop
PO Box 369
Minturn, CO 81645

Main Office Line 970-328-2830
Fax 970-328-2835

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