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Varnett's 2016-17 academic calendar has been posted on our website. Go to the "Parents" tab at the top of the home page and drop down to the calendar. It also is available below:
Classes are from 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. weekdays

The following holidays are:
Thanksgiving, November 21-25, 2016
Winter Break, December 19, 2016 - January 2, 2017
MLK Day, January 16, 2017
Spring Break, March 13-17, 2017
Spring Holiday, April 14, 2017
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March 6 through April 5 (TELPAS Window)
Date: 3/6/2017
Spring break
Date: 3/13/2017
Spring break
Date: 3/14/2017
Spring break
Date: 3/15/2017
Spring break
Date: 3/16/2017


Varnett Inc. Board

  • Mr. Warner Evin, President
  • Ms. Carolyn Scantlebury, Secretary
  • Dr. Margaret Stroud

Board of Directors

  • Dr. Matthew Plummer
  • Dr. Edgardo Colon
    Vice President
  • Mr. Clarence White III
  • Mrs. Marcia Johnson
  • Mr. Ward S. Gray
  • Dr. Margaret Stroud
    (non-voting member)

Latest News

Southern African cultures presented through song and dance (Video)

Students give Impande Ye Africa (The Root of Africa) a helping hand in a Black History Month performance at East Campus. Students in grades 3-5 were bused in from Northeast Campus to enjoy and participate in the event. Impande Ye Africa is a performing arts company that strives to preserve the history and traditions of Africa, with an emphasis on southern African cultures. Here's the link for photos:

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