News & updates

2012 VCA graduate Matt Stefanski recently completed an internship at the White House. Read about the experience of this great alumnus!
Prom photo booth pictures are in! http://www.kimephoto.com/clients.htm
Our kindergarten graduates!
The kindergarten classes memorized John 3:16-17 for their graduation...great job kids! Lee Ann Amy Calero
Check out these awesome kindergarteners who have memorized Psalm 23! Lee Ann Amy Calero
Rutheva Owen is heading to Purdue University West LaFayette. She plans on majoring in Linguistics. Rutheva is a 21st Century Scholar and a recipient of the Purdue Promise Award. She would love to one day head to East Asia and do missions work there. Congratulations, Rutheva!
This morning is our senior chapel. Our senior class is sharing some of what they learned during their time at VCA and what they are planning for the future. Thanks to our seniors for planning this special chapel!
Middle School Player/Parent meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 20, 3:30 - 4:00 in the North Campus gym. Please contact Coach Huber if you are planning on playing but can not attend.
Nathan Nichols is heading to Purdue North Central in the fall. He plans on majoring in Computer Information & Technology. Nathan has a gift and love for computers. We are excited to see how God will use him in the future. Congratulations, Nathan and happy belated birthday!
High school linoleum prints #art
Katie Mayo is heading to Purdue North Central. She is majoring in English Literature and hopes to be a book editor in the future. Congratulations and good luck, Katie!
Great article about VCA in The Times today!
Chrissy Maglish is headed to Ivy Tech in Valparaiso. She plans on majoring in Psychology and minoring in Art Therapy. Chrissy plans on transferring down to Indiana University. Congratulations, Chrissy! We are so proud of you.
Grace Linden is heading to Indiana Wesleyan University. She received an academic scholarship and will major in nursing. Grace would love to work as a pediatric nurse in the future. Congratulations, Grace! We are so proud of you.
Thank you to senior Ethan Hancock for speaking in chapel this morning! Only two more chapels before summer break!
Connor Knapp is heading to Indiana Wesleyan University. He has been accepted to the Honors college and will major in Political Science. Connor received the Dean's scholarship. Congratulations, Connor! We are so proud of you.
Ethan Hancock is heading to Indiana Wesleyan University to major in Athletic Training. Ethan received the Wesleyan Faculty Scholarship. Ethan hopes to get his Doctorate in Physical Therapy and one day open a Physical Therapy clinic. Congratulations, Ethan! We are so proud of you.
Carolyn Goyne is heading to Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan on an academic scholarship. She is deciding between Biology and Pre-Med for her major. Carolyn would love to one day be a Physician's Assistant. Congratulations, Carolyn! We are so proud of you.
My Spanish 1 and Spanish 2 on a field trip to Don Quijote Restaurante and Imports. We had a blast!
Lily Glennon is heading to Ivy Tech in Valparaiso. She would like to get a certificate in Phlebotomy and hopes to work in a medical office in the future. Congratulations, Lily! We are so proud of you.
Images from our 7th-12th grade National Day of Prayer chapel service. This was a student-led event and a great time of prayer for our school!
Just a few of the items available at this Friday's Fun Fair auction!
Recent artwork from our elementary students!
Lisi Dudash will be attending Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana. She plans on majoring in history education and to one day teach high school history. Way to go, Lisi! We are very proud of you.
Beth Corrigan will be attending Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She plans on majoring in English education. Congratulations, Beth! We are so proud of you.
Former VCA basketball manager Matt Stefanski is doing some really big things these days!
All-conference softball selections Maria Reisinger, Leighton Huber and Michelle Par...congratulations girls!
Our year-end athletic awards are scheduled for next Tuesday, May 26 at 6:00 pm. In addition to honoring our baseball and softball teams, we will be awarding three major awards. Those awards, with nominees in parentheses are as follows: Male Athlete of the Year (Joey Vershay, Sam Linden, Andre Guadron, Isaac Bustos); Female Athlete of the Year (Maria Reisinger, Leighton Huber, Callie Klingbeil, Elly Smith); Victory Cup- top overall athlete (Elly Smith, Gabby Carlson, Michelle Parr, Ethan Hancock). We hope everyone can make it out to this special night as we celebrate the success VCA has experienced in 2014-2015!
Dr. Brett Brechner will be on campus next Wednesday, May 27 to do physicals for VCA athletes. The cost is $30 for a physical. Physicals for students in grades 4th-6th will start at 3:00. High schoolers can line up at dismissal. Physicals will take place in the science rooms. If you can help (taking height/weight, doing an eye test, etc) please contact athletic director Derek Chirch at derekchirch@comcast.net.
HS boys' basketball open gym starts at 3:30 today!
Athletic schedule for this week: MON- HS soccer player/parent meeting- 3:30 in the gym TUES- HS boys' basketball open gym- 3:30-5:00 WEDS- MSgirls' vball player/parent meeting- 3:30 in the gym THURS- Girls' vball open gym- 3:30-5:00
Congratulations to Sam Linden, Joey Vershay, Michael Richel, Leighton Huber, Michelle Parr and Maria Reisinger, all who were named all-conference for the 2015 season!
Maria Reisinger was the Player of the Game in today's SSCC championship game. In addition to pitching for the Lions, she had 2 triples and a double for VCA. Great game, Maria!
The varsity softball team comes up 3 runs short in a close title game with Kankakee Trinity. It was a great season for the girls as they posted the first winning record in school history, finishing at 10-8 on the year. Way to go, girls!
Final score KTA 15...VCA 12.
Top of 7th, Lions need 3 to continue....Owens, Arndt and Parr up to bat.
Bottom of 5, VCA Softball is in a battle with KTA...still down 3...Score 12-15.
The baseball team stole 24 total bases today, giving them a total of 103 on the season. Barring a long run by a 1A team, VCA will finish first in the state in 1A in stolen bases. They currently lead the next closest team by 33 steals.
Joey Vershay is the Player of the Game for the final game of the season, a 15-1 win over Grace Christian. The junior pitched 4 scoreless innings and picked up the win. He finishes the season with a record of 7-1 and a remarkable 0.51 ERA, shattering the previous school record of 1.73. He struck out 64 batters, giving him a K ratio of 10.7 per 7 innings. He also led the way at the plate, going 2-4 with 3 runs scored, an RBI and 4 stolen bases. Great game and season Joey!
The baseball team ends their season on a high note, crushing Grace Christian 15-1 in the SSCC consolation game. VCA finishes the season with a 9-8 record, their third straight winning season.
At the top of 3, KTA 10 - VCA 7.
At the end of the first inning of the SSCC softball championship, the Lions trail KTA 6-3. Let's go Lions!
Coming off a disappointing semifinal loss, the baseball team is on a mission in the consolation game. They lead Grace Christian 8-0 in the 2nd inning.
VCA Softball Line up for the Championship
The Lions comeback comes up just short. Tying run stranded at 3rd. FOFCA 8, VCA 7- FINAL. Victory will take on Grace in the consolation game.
Fiore walks to lead off the inning...rally caps on
Lions catch FOFCA stealing home to get a huge third out of the inning. Heading to the bottom of the 7th, VCA trails 8-7. Fiore-Pawlicki-Nichols due up for Victory.
The Lions have drawn to within one after 6 innings. FOFCA leads 8-7 headed to the 7th. Vershay on the mound for the Lions.
The Lions cut the FOFCA lead in half in the 5th. They now trail 8-4. Need a couple of holds and to put some more runs on the board. Let's go Lions!
The baseball team trails FOFCA 8-0 at the end of 4 and a half innings. Will need some late magic to pull this one out.
Fall Sports Festival Decorating!

Fall Sports Festival Decorating!

Fall Into Victory!

Fall Into Victory!

High school art students decorated the hallways for last fall's Fall Sports Festival.  Using the theme "Fall Into Victory," the students created a beautiful fall scene complete with hay, pumpkins and corn stalks.  Check out the North Campus foyer September 17 for this year's Fall Sports Festival decorations!

Drama Team Peforms in Chapel

Drama Team Peforms in Chapel

You will often see the VCA drama team peforming in chapels and adding a visual image to the worship and teaching.  Under the direction of Becky Crain, the drama team has become quite adept at demonstrating spiritual truth through their acting.  Stay tuned to chapels this year as a middle school "human video" team will be launching performances!

5th Grade Artwork!

5th Grade Artwork!

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Senior Class Video Wins Competition!

 

Check out the winning class video from this year's Fall Sports Fest!  Watch on Youtube

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