This week at VAST, we are making use of our Lenovo Tablets. Students can use these tablets to access the internet for homework help, play educational games, and after all their work is done, just relax and play some Angry Birds. We encouraged VAST students to write blog posts about their w ...read more
After a LONG break, we’re looking forward to returning to PMS this Monday, February 9th! As usual, we’ll be meeting in the cafeteria at 3:00 and dismissal will be at 4:30. For more information on what’s coming up this semester check out the VAST_Calendar. If you have any ...read more
On Friday, October 31st, VAST Scholars had the opportunity to participate in several festive activities. Some scholars participated in drama and chess, and others carved pumpkins outside with their mentors. VAST also hosted special guests from Vassar UNICEF. The UNICEF members talked with ...read more
On October 17th, VAST scholars and their parents were invited to attend a Vassar College Women’s Soccer game. VAST scholars were included in the pre-game huddle with the team, and ran the sidelines during the game as ball girls! VAST thanks the Vassar Women’s Soccer and Basket ...read more
Welcome to another semester of VAST! We are so excited to work with new and returning scholars and mentors this fall. To start off the semester, VAST held a Fall Field Day event, which included snacks and games. The scholars and mentors had tons of fun partaking in fall festivities and get ...read more
On 10/10/14 for VAST, the VAST Scholars came to Kenyon Hall to participate in volleyball and squash. As mentors we usually go over to Poughkeepsie Middle School classrooms. But this time, the Scholars came over to Vassar COllege!! Here are a couple pictures of the girls learning how to pla ...read more
Watch the video below to see two of our scholars, Chanda and Victoria, working together to build a snap circuit. Chanda reads the directions aloud to Victoria so they can map the circuit together and figure out how electricity works. Video IBM 12-9 IWEBIX Webdesign
In the video featured below, watch one of our mentors, Nathan, demonstrate public speaking skills to students in the Debate Activity. In addition to running Debate, Nathan is a Head Mentor for the 6th graders in Room 115, the Awesome Rockets. Video Debate 11-22
Poughkeepsie Middle School and Vassar College working together!
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