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2017-18 Site Based Workshop Schedule Now Available!

Please plan appointments and activities so that they do not interfere with your workshops. Workshops are mandatory.

Posted by: Kirsten Spall Published:6/1/17
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2017-18 School Year Calendar

Please use this calendar to schedule your holiday travel plans!

Posted by: Kirsten Spall Published:6/1/17
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5/10 (Wed) - VLA Battle of the Grades 10-1:30
Posted by: Sherry Del Monte Published:5/9/17
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5/12 (Fri) UC Davis Bee Field Trip (Environmental Science class)
Posted by: Sherry Del Monte Published:5/9/17
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5/15-5/18 (Mon-Thurs) 8:00-12:20 ALL 11th Graders will take the English Language Arts and Math CAASPP tests.
Posted by: Sherry Del Monte Published:5/9/17
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5/16 (Tue) VLA OPEN HOUSE 5:30-6:30
Posted by: Sherry Del Monte Published:5/9/17
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5/19 (Friday) 9th Grade California Physical Fitness Test 8:00am-11:30
Posted by: Sherry Del Monte Published:5/9/17
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5/26 (Fri) VLA Minimum Day- VLA closes at 12:20.
Posted by: Sherry Del Monte Published:5/9/17
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2/17 - 2/20 Presidents' Day Holiday - No School
Posted by: Sherry Del Monte Published:2/6/17
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2/21 Senior Meeting 5-6 pm
Posted by: Sherry Del Monte Published:2/6/17
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2/21 Parent Meeting 6-7pm
Posted by: Sherry Del Monte Published:2/6/17
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2/22 Career Fair for 10th and 11th grader 8:00-9:40 am
Posted by: Sherry Del Monte Published:2/6/17
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2/22 Seniors- Community College Application Workshop- Media Center- 4-5:30 pm
Posted by: Sherry Del Monte Published:2/6/17
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Samaritan's Purse Project

 

Posted by: Sherry Del Monte Published:10/27/16
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Wednesday October 19th - PSAT for all 10th and 11th Grade VLA Students. Students should arrive no later than 8:10.
Posted by: Sherry Del Monte Published:10/13/16
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September 19- Picture Day 1:00-3:00 pm
Posted by: Sherry Del Monte Published:9/16/16
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Monday August 22,2016 9:00am-12:00pm Returning Student Orientation
Posted by: Sherry Del Monte Published:6/9/16
Audience: Sherry Del Monte, Homepage, About (VLA), Academics, Admission, Contact Us, Family, Learning Center, NCS Home, Publications, School Life, Students and VLA EVENTS CALENDAR


Returning Student Orientation: August 22,2016 9:00am-12:00pm
Posted by: Sherry Del Monte Published:6/9/16
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Returning Student Orientation: August 22,2016 9:00am-12:00pm
Posted by: Sherry Del Monte Published:6/9/16
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New Student Orientation: August 23,2016 9:00am-12:00pm
Posted by: Sherry Del Monte Published:6/9/16
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New Student Orientation: August 23,2016 9:00am-12:00pm
Posted by: Sherry Del Monte Published:6/9/16
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New Student Orientation:August 23,2016 9:00am-12:00pm
Posted by: Sherry Del Monte Published:6/9/16
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New Student Orientation:August 23,2016 9:00am-12:00pm
Posted by: Sherry Del Monte Published:6/9/16
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First Day of School: August 24,2016
Posted by: Sherry Del Monte Published:6/9/16
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New Student Orientation:August 23,2016 9:00am-12:00pm
Posted by: Sherry Del Monte Published:6/9/16
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First Day of School: August 24,2016
Posted by: Sherry Del Monte Published:6/9/16
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Finals Schedule
Posted by: Sherry Del Monte Published:5/25/16
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June 3, 12:45-2:00 Mandatory Graduation Practice

In the Benvenuti.

Posted by: Sherry Del Monte Published:5/25/16
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June 8, 12:00-3:00 Day on the Green

On the NCS field.

Posted by: Sherry Del Monte Published:5/25/16
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June 11, 10:30 Graduation in the Benvenuti Performing Arts CenterĀ 

Graduation in the Benvenuti Performing Arts Center 

Posted by: Sherry Del Monte Published:5/25/16
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VLA Open House Tuesday 4/19 at 5:30pm
Posted by: Rob Kinder Published:4/18/16
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Modified High School Bell Schedule

NOTICE FOR VLA STUDENTS ENROLLED IN A PFAA CLASS:

There is a modified bell schedule on Monday, December 14th and Tuesday, December 15th.

PLEASE CHECK THE ATTACHED SCHEDULE to make sure you don't miss your class!

If this schedule interferes with your Academic Coach meeting time, you need to talk to your teacher about re-scheduling so you don't miss your meeting. If it interferes with a VLA workshop, you must attend the VLA workshop and notify your PFAA teacher.

VLA WORKSHOPS MEET AT THEIR REGULAR TIMES.

Posted by: Joe Cook Published:12/9/15
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Now accepting applications for 2016 - 2017

Click here to download the application to enroll for 2016 - 2017.
First priority deadline is March 11, 2016.

Posted by: Joe Cook Published:12/7/15
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VLA Fall 2015 FINALS SCHEDULE
Posted by: Rob Kinder Published:12/3/15
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HIGH SCHOOL MODIFIED BELL SCHEDULE - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28TH
Posted by: Cheryl Igel Published:10/26/15
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RE-TAKE PICTURE DAY IS THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29TH from 11am - 1pm
Posted by: Cheryl Igel Published:10/26/15
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RETURNING STUDENT ORIENTATION IS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5th from 1-3 p.m.

The mandatory orientation for all returning VLA students and their parents is on Wednesday, August 5th from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Attendance at this orientation by all returning students and at least one parent is required in order to begin the new school year on August 10th.

Please bring your completed blue registration form with you to orientation.

Posted by: Cheryl Igel Published:8/3/15
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NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION IS THURSDAY, AUGUST 6th from 1-3 p.m.

Mandatory orientation for all new students and at least one parent is on Thursday, August 6th.  This orientation is required in order for students to begin school on August 10th.

If you have not already faxed it in, please bring your student's final report card of the 2014-15 school year (entering 9th graders) or an updated transcript with your Spring 2015 classes and grades (10th - 12th graders).

If you have any questions, please contact Cheryl Igel - 916-928-5343, ext. 1021 - [email protected]

Posted by: Cheryl Igel Published:8/3/15
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First Day of School: Monday August 10th
Posted by: Rob Kinder Published:6/16/15
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NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION: 1:00PM Thursday, August 6th
Posted by: Rob Kinder Published:6/16/15
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RETURNING STUDENT ORIENTATION: 1:00PM WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5th
Posted by: Rob Kinder Published:6/16/15
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VLA SPRING 2015 FINALS SCHEDULE and Check out Information
Posted by: Rob Kinder Published:5/27/15
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VLA SPRING 2015 FINALS SCHEDULE
Posted by: Rob Kinder Published:5/12/15
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MODIFIED HIGH SCHOOL BELL SCHEDULE - 4/29, 5/1, 5/8 and 5/15

VLA students enrolled in PFAA classes will have modified schedules on the following days:  4/29, 5/1, 5/8 and 5/15.  Please check the schedule and mark them on your calendar so you do not miss your PFAA class on these days.

If you have a conflict with your academic coach meeting due to the schedule change, you must notify your AC now to re-schedule the meeting!

The VLA office, cafe and Learning Center will be open regular hours on these days.

Posted by: Cheryl Igel Published:4/27/15
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VLA Fall Finals Schedule

Click to view Fall Finals Schedule

Posted by: Rob Kinder Published:1/5/15
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Fall Finals Schedule
Posted by: Rob Kinder Published:12/18/14
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VLA Parent Meeting 10/21 6:00pm in D1
Posted by: Rob Kinder Published:10/6/14
Audience: Rob Kinder, Homepage, About (VLA), Academics, Admission, Contact Us, Family, Learning Center, NCS Home, Publications, School Life, Students and VLA EVENTS CALENDAR


COLLEGE PATHWAYS NIGHT THIS THURSDAY

Students come to College Pathways night this Thursday, Sept 25th, from 6 to 8 pm in the MPR. Representatives from UC, Cal State, Community College and Private colleges will be here to talk about the various college systems in California as well as answer any and all questions you may have. Your parents also get parent hours for attending so bring the whole family.

Posted by: Cheryl Igel Published:9/24/14
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NATOMAS CHARTER SCHOOL SECOND ANNUAL HOMECOMING!

Hey high schoolers! This year is Charter's second annual Homecoming!
The festivities begin on Monday, September 29th with the Homecoming Rally and end on Saturday, October 4th with the Homecoming Dance. The Homecoming Dance is on October 4th from 7pm to 930pm in the MPR. Enter this Atlantis-themed dance dressed in your best attire! Tickets will go on sale on Tuesday, September 23rd and will cost $8 with an ASB sticker and $10 without an ASB sticker. If you have any questions, please ask your ASB class representative. We can't wait to go under the sea with you!

Posted by: Cheryl Igel Published:9/24/14
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VLA Back to School Night!! Wednesday 9/17 5:30pm

Wednesday 9/17 5:30pm

Posted by: Rob Kinder Published:9/9/14
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First Day of School August 11, 2014
Posted by: Rob Kinder Published:6/20/14
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Orientation for Returning Students August 6 1-3p
Posted by: Rob Kinder Published:6/20/14
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Orientation for New Students August 7 1-3p
Posted by: Rob Kinder Published:6/20/14
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SPRING 2014 FINALS SCHEDULE
Posted by: Rob Kinder Published:5/12/14
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MODIFIED HIGH SCHOOL BELL SCHEDULE - FRIDAY, MAY 9, 2014

Natomas Charter School

Modified High School Bell Schedule

Friday, May 9, 2014

Period 1:                         8:15 - 8:40
Period 2:                         8:45 – 9:10

Period 3:                         9:15 – 9:40

Period 4:                       9:45 – 10:10

Period 5:                    10:15 – 10:40

Period 6:                    10:45 – 11:10

Period 7:                    11:15 – 11:40
LUNCH:                      11:40 – 12:10
The VLA Office and Learning Center will be open regular hours.

 

 

VLA Office and Learning Center will be open regular hours.
 

VLA students enrolled in PFAA classes must check for any conflicts with your AC meeting and notify your teacher to resolve them.

Posted by: Cheryl Igel Published:5/6/14
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MAY 2014 MODIFIED BELL SCHEDULES / HOLIDAYS
Posted by: Cheryl Igel Published:5/6/14
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Duck Pluck Festival - PARENT HOUR OPPORTUNITIES!!!

PARENT HOUR OPPORTUNITIES are available by volunteering to work our VLA Water Booth or donate water for the booth!

Attachments:
Posted by: Cheryl Igel Published:4/28/14
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Spring CST and SBAC Testing Schedule
Posted by: Rob Kinder Published:4/9/14
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MODIFIED HIGH SCHOOL BELL SCHEDULE - WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9TH

Natomas Charter School

Modified High School Bell Schedule

Wednesday – April 9, 2014

Period 1:                           9:40-10:10

Period 2:                         10:15-10:45

Period 3:                         10:50-11:20

Period 4:                         11:25-11:55

 

Lunch :                            11:55-12:30

 

Period 5:                           12:35-1:00

Period 6:                              1:05-1:30

Period 7:                              3:20-3:50

 

 

VLA students enrolled in PFAA classes:

 

_ If you have a conflict with your meeting due to the modified schedule, please notify your academic coach as soon as possible.

 

_ If you have a conflict with a VLA workshop because of the modified schedule, please contact your PFAA teacher ahead of time to get permission to attend your VLA workshop and get your PFAA class work ahead of time.

Posted by: Cheryl Igel Published:4/7/14
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CAHSEE SCHEDULE
Attachments:
Posted by: Rob Kinder Published:3/6/14
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MODIFIED HIGH SCHOOL BELL SCHEDULE - WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5TH

Natomas Charter School

Modified High School Bell Schedule

 

Wednesday – March 5, 2014

 

 

Period 1:                           9:40-10:10

Period 2:                         10:15-10:45

 

Lunch :                            12:00-12:40

 

Period 3:                           12:45-1:15

Period 4:                              1:20-1:50

Period 5:                              1:55-2:25

Period 6:                              2:30-3:00

Period 7:                              3:05-3:50

 

 

VLA students enrolled in PFAA classes:

 _ If you have a conflict with your meeting due to the modified schedule, please notify your academic coach as soon as possible.

 

If you have a conflict with a VLA workshop because of the modified schedule, please contact your PFAA teacher ahead of time to get permission to attend your VLA workshop and get your PFAA class work ahead of time.

Posted by: Cheryl Igel Published:3/4/14
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Fall 2013 FINALS SCHEDULE
Posted by: Rob Kinder Published:11/21/13
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VLA FIELD TRIP!!!

We are taking a whole school trip to the Sacramento Zoo on October 21st. 

DETAILS

Posted by: Rob Kinder Published:10/2/13
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MODIFIED HIGH SCHOOL BELL SCHEDULE - WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25th

Natomas Charter School

Modified High School Bell Schedule

 

Wednesday – September 25, 2013

 

 

Period 1:                           9:40-10:10

Period 2:                         10:15-10:45

 

Lunch :                            12:00-12:40

 

Period 3:                           12:45-1:15

Period 4:                             1:20-1:50

Period 5:                              1:55-2:25

Period 6:                              2:30-3:00

Period 7:                              3:05-3:50

 

 

VLA students enrolled in PFAA classes:

 

- If you have a conflict with your meeting due to the modified schedule, please notify your academic coach as soon as possible.

 

- If you have a conflict with a VLA workshop because of the modified schedule, please contact your PFAA teacher ahead of time to get permission to attend your VLA workshop and get your PFAA class work ahead of time.

 

Posted by: Cheryl Igel Published:9/23/13
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High School Information Night For Prospective Students Sept. 4th at 6pm
 

Prospective parents and students are invited to join us for an informational evening about two great high school options at Natomas Charter School: The Performing and Fine Arts Academy and The Virtual Learning Academy.  We are now accepting applications and have openings in grades 9-12.  Join us September 4th at 6:00 p.m. on the NCS campus.

Posted by: Rob Kinder Published:8/28/13
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Come join us to "Celebrate Natomas" on Sept 7th.

Click HERE for details

Posted by: Rob Kinder Published:8/20/13
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ORIENTATION for returning students is August 14th 9a-12p
Posted by: Rob Kinder Published:8/2/13
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ORIENTATION for new students is August 15th 9a-12p
Posted by: Rob Kinder Published:8/2/13
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Next Information Session 6p Wednesday August 7th
Posted by: Rob Kinder Published:7/24/13
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Back to School Night is Thursday at 6pm on September 12
Posted by: Rob Kinder Published:7/24/13
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First Day of School is August 19th!!!
Posted by: Rob Kinder Published:7/15/13
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VOLUNTEERS & DONATIONS NEEDED FOR DUCK PLUCK!!

Fullfil your parent hours at the last big event of the school year and help raise funds for VLA!

 

Hello VLA parents,

Please click on the following link to volunteer for working a shift or two at the Fourth Annual Duck Pluck on Saturday, May 4th.
Profits from the Plinko will benefit our VLA program and profits from the Water Booth will benefit the VLA  Class of 2013.  Senior students and their parents - please sign up for a shift or two to help support your graduation activities.  If you are unable to work a shift, please donate bottled water to sell.  I am attaching a copy of the sign-up sheet for bottled water, ice and coolers.  Please call me at 916-928-5343, ext. 1021 or email me if you can donate any of these items.  I will post the sheet on our website so you will know what is still needed.
 
CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINK TO SIGN UP ONLINE TO WORK IN ONE OF THE VLA BOOTHS: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040D4CADAD2AAB9-duck1
 
DONATIONS NEEDED FOR THE DUCK PLUCK:
 
BOTTLED WATER -  Cases of half liter bottles (16.9 fl oz).  We need as many as we can get!  You will earn 1 parent hour for every $15 spent (RECEIPT MUST BE TURNED IN TO RECEIVE HOURS!).  Deliver to VLA office by Friday noon or directly to Inderkum High School on the morning of the event!
 
LARGE COOLERS OR TUBS
These will be used to put the bottled water on ice throughout the day.
 
IF ANYONE CAN MAKE A RUN TO McDONALDS ON THE MORNING OF THE DUCK PLUCK, CONTACT MRS. IGEL NO LATER THAN FRIDAY AT NOON.
Posted by: Joe Cook Published:5/3/13
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Fall 2013 Class Registration May 7-9th
It is time to start thinking about courses for next school year. Mrs. Shenk-Tiffany, our counselor, will meet with each grade level and help them select courses for next year. Please talk with your student about this prior to his/her scheduling time. 
 
Freshman- Tuesday 5/7   10:30-11:30 Room D-1  
Sophomores- Wednesday 5/8     1:00-2:00 Room D-1 
Juniors-   Thursday 5/9    12:00-1:00  
Pizza will be provided this day as it will be during lunch. 
Posted by: Joe Cook Published:5/3/13
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STAR Testing High School Bell Schedule

Please see the attachment containing the High School bell schedule for STAR Testing. You may also pick up a hard-copy at the VLA office.

Posted by: Joe Cook Published:5/3/13
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DUCK PLUCK ANNUAL FESTIVAL

The 4th annual Duck Pluck Festival is coming! Check out this website for more information. 

When

May 4, 2013 11am-4pm

Where

On the corner of Truxel Rd/Natomas Blvd and Del Paso Road. In the sports field next to Inderkum high School.

What

A community wide, fun-filled event to primarily support Natomas Unified School District Schools.

Activities

Over 100 booths, including food vendors, carnival-like games, arts, sports and education activities, will serve the interest of all ages and all family members. The culminating event of the day will be the Duck Pluck itself, which gives participants a chance to win $10,000.

 

Posted by: Joe Cook Published:4/30/13
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