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Rescheduled Blood Drive

Due to last week's winter weather, our VPE Blood Drive has been rescheduled for Monday, February 26th from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. This mobile blood drive will be located on the side of the VPE bus loop in the Kentucky Blood Center's donation bus.  Appointments are preferred and can be made at: https://bit.ly/feb26blooddrive. Walk-ins are also welcome!  If we reach 18 or more donors our school will earn a grant to help stock our VPE Woot Woot Wagon!! The Kentucky Blood Center is critically low in supply and operating on less than a one day supply for every blood type. Donors will receive a KBC hoodie. Please consider donating to save a life! 

 

VPE PTA Scholarship - Cathy Crum Bell & Amy McVey

Each year the PTA offers two scholarships to graduating seniors who completed their fifth-grade year and promoted from Veterans Park Elementary. Please see the below information regarding the scholarship. Further information will be posted on the VPE website.

Eligibility Requirements
All applicants for the Cathy Crum Bell Scholarship and Amy McVey Scholarship must meet the following requirements:
1. Must be in their senior year in a high school within Fayette County
2. Must have been promoted from the fifth grade at Veterans Park Elementary
3. Once the scholarship is awarded, it must be used the following fall term. The check will be written directly to the college or university.

Criteria for awarding the scholarship
Applications will be evaluated by a committee composed of at least 3 people outside the Veterans Park Community. Two winners will be selected by the committee based on:
● Academic Record/ GPA
● Extracurricular Activities, Achievements, Leadership Abilities
● Clarity of written essay Applicant Submission Applicants should submit the following for consideration.
● This application form (required)
● A 300 – 500-word essay describing a staff member or an event from your time at Veterans Park Elementary that contributed to your success in middle or high school (required)
● Copy of high school transcript: through 7th semester (required)
● Any other information pertaining to extracurricular achievements, demonstration of leadership abilities, etc. (optional but recommended, see criteria)

All applications must be RECEIVED by March 22, 2024 at the address below. Any applications received at the school after March 22, 2024 will NOT be considered. To ensure you meet the deadline please mail in time or drop off your application at VPE before March 22, 2024.

Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten and New Student Registration is coming up this spring. FCPS registration window opens Monday, February 5th and runs through Friday, March 1st. Hours of registration will be daily from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. Families can start the process by completing the online registration starting mid January and finding the required documents below to be able to register.

To enroll a new, first-time student, families may begin the process online here. Items to bring with you are:

  • Deed and/or Current Lease
  • Utility Bill
  • Birth Certificate (Official Copy)
  • Current Immunization Certificate
  • Proof of child’s recent preventative health care exam
  • Proof of an eye exam (due by Jan. 1)
  • Proof of a dental exam (due by Jan. 1)
  • Court documents pertaining to your child, if applicable

 

 

Please note that Patriot Place openings for incoming Kindergarteners is now on a lottery system. Please read below for more information on Patriots Place Registration.