Weekly Class Schedule Fall 2018

The Pre-CORE curriculum, for ages 2-3, covers simplified components of the CORE curriculum which includes: SAT/ACT vocabulary, Latin word roots, early reading skills, geography, sign language, biology activities, science, early math concepts, basic geometry, dialectical writing, "hands-on" grammar, lateral thinking, early logic, time concepts, spatial reasoning, blueprint patterning, memory development, and a unique, foundational architectural curriculum.

The CORE (all subjects) curriculum, for ages 4-15, includes instruction in the following content areas: writing and grammar, linguistics, Latin, social studies, SAT/ACT vocabulary, orthography, global studies, geography, public speaking, science, economics, civil engineering, anatomy and physiology, mathematics, civil engineering, entrepreneurship, STEAM, creative problem-solving, research and study skills, and American Sign Language.

WRITING WORKSHOPS offer individualized instruction in grammar, syntax, orthography, structured brainstorming, collaborative writing, advanced vocabulary building and integration, fine editing, idea sequencing and summarization, data research and collection, essay writing, creative writing, journalism and factual content reports.

ONE-TIME (3 HOUR) ST(R)EAM WORKSHOPS: advanced mathematics, 3D printing and Blender 3D software, micro-controllers, bio-medical digital technology, mechanical and electrical engineering, aeronautical engineering, digital architectural design, forensics, astronomy, spaceflight, microbiology, earth science, robotics and environmental studies. (Check back for upcoming dates.)

Note: Students can attend one or two CORE or Pre-CORE classes each week. Writing workshops are open to all students as often as they wish. ONE-TIME (3 HOUR) ST(R)EAM (Science, Technology, Reading/"wRiting", Engineering, Art, Mathematics) WORKSHOPS are offered on the specific dates throughout the semester. You can sign up for one or all of them.

UPDATED 11/16/2018

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM: CORE (Grades K-1)*
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM: CORE (Grades 2-3)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM: WRITING WORKSHOP (Grades 2-3/4-5)
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM: CORE (Grades 4-5)
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM CORE (Grades 6-7)
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM: CORE (Grades 8-10)
*New Class Pending


10:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Pre-CORE (Ages 2+)
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM: CORE (N-K)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM: WRITING WORKSHOP (Grades K-1)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM: WRITING WORKSHOP (Grades 1-3)
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM: CORE (Grades 2-3)
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM: WRITING WORKSHOP (Grades 2-3)


4:30 PM - 6:30 PM: CORE (Grade 1-2)
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM: CORE (Grades 5-6)
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM: WRITING WORKSHOP (Grades 5-6)
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM: CORE (Grades 8-11)


10:30 AM - 11:30 AM: Pre-CORE (Ages 2+)
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Pre-CORE (Ages 3+)
2:15 PM - 4:15 PM: CORE (Grades N-K)
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM: CORE (Grades 2-3/4)
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM: WRITING WORKSHOP (Grades 2-3/4)


10:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Pre-CORE (Ages 2+)
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM: CORE (Grades 4-5)
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM: WRITING WORKSHOP (Grades 4-5)


4:30 PM - 7:30 PM: CORE (Grades 5-7) *
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM: WRITING WORKSHOP (Grades 5-7)
* Includes writing workshop


2:00 PM 4:00 PM: Pre-CORE (Ages 3+)
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM: CORE (Grade K-1)


4:30 PM - 6:30 PM: CORE (Grades 1-2)
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM: WRITING WORKSHOP (Grades 1-2)


10:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Pre-CORE (Ages 3+)
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM: CORE (Grades N-K)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM: WRITING WORKSHOP (Grades K-1)
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM: CORE (Grades 3-4)
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM: WRITING WORKSHOP (Grades 3-4)


(New Classes Pending)


(New Classes Pending)


Rolling Admissions

Students are accepted anytime during a semester with the exception of the last four classes. Tuition is calculated from the first class a child attends to the last class of the semester. Future absences anticipated by parents cannot be deducted from the tuition.

Emergency/Inclement Weather Cancellations

Canceled classes due to inclement weather or emergency closings are not refundable. Makeup classes are offered, only if schedule permits, at the discretion of the Executive Director. Makeup classes are generally not held on the same day of the week as the class canceled unless they are offered during school breaks.

Student Absences With Prior Notification

Parents must notify the executive director of their child's absence at least 48 hours before the class begins in order to be eligible for a makeup class. If a student is ill after returning from school on the day of his/her class, the executive director must be notified prior to the start of that class. Since our program differentiates the curriculum for each student, teachers need to know of any absences before the class begins.

Student Suddenly Stops Attending Classes

Tuition will not be refunded, for any reason, if a child suddenly stops attending classes. Parents are responsible for the tuition from the first day their child attends classes until the last day of the semester unless prior terms have been established with the executive director. Even if the child did not attend classes, full tuition is due for the remainder of the semester.

"First Class" Refund Policy

If, after an enrolled student attends his/her first class, the teacher or Executive Director feel that VEG is not an appropriate placement, a refund is given for the total amount of the tuition paid minus the first class attended. Refunds are not given if a student attends additional classes.

"Only-One-Student" Situation

Though parents are expected to contact the executive director, in advance, if their child is unable to attend a class, "last minute" situations can arise. In the event that only ONE STUDENT shows up, the class will be canceled, and that student can make up the class by attending another class of the same age grouping on a different day. Refunds are not issued for canceled classes due to *low enrollment (*only one child).

Make-Up Classes

Credits or refunds are not issued for missed classes or if a student attends a class and departs early. If space permits and a two-week notification of the exact date of the desired makeup class is given, in writing (via email or text), to the Executive Director, a maximum of two makeup classes per semester are offered to each student. More than two makeups per semester disturb the pace and continuity of the curriculum for both the students and the teachers.

If a student misses a CORE class, he/she can make-up the class on another day of the same age-grouping.

If the Executive Director is not informed, in advance, about a student absence, a make-up class cannot be scheduled.

Makeups cannot be "carried over" to the next semester and are only offered in a class of the same age grouping.

Due to extensive preparation for the "End-of-the-Semester" Curriculum Demonstrations, fall semester students must attend their makeups by November 15 and spring semester students by May 1.

If the child's age grouping is only offered once a week in one VEG location, makeups are attended at the other VEG location. If there is only one class offered in a particular age grouping, makeups are not offered.

Due to the extensive costs of the equipment, curriculum materials, and staff, make-ups are not offered for STEAM classes.

VEG: A Soft Place To Fall

Village East Gifted provides each gifted child with a safe and nurturing learning environment. VEG's "zero tolerance" policy is strictly enforced disallowing bullying, discipline problems, negative peer or teacher interactions and/or class disruptions. Participants exhibiting any of these behaviors will be removed from the program with or without notice.

For more information or additional questions, please call 631-549-2313.