Archive for October, 2014

VAST Activities: Vassar Women’s Soccer

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 Basketball teams for this awesome invitation! We had a great afternoon!


Welcome to VAST!

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 getting to know each other!



VAST Activities: Chess

Hello Everybody!
I’m Seung Baang and I’m from a neighborhood in Denver, Colorado called Montbello.
Anyways, when I was growing up, I was bored sometimes in school. I went to the Montbello library and checked out a chess book because I had seen chess played before but never learned how to play. I taught myself how to […]

VAST Activities: Squash and Volleyball

On 10/10/14, the VAST Scholars came to Kenyon Hall at Vassar College to play volleyball and squash. The scholars were split into two groups, with girls playing squash and boys playing volleyball. Thanks to the Vassar coaches and players of the squash and volleyball teams for teaching and playing with our scholars!

Poughkeepsie Middle School and Vassar College working together!