Welcome to Derry Village School 
We are proud to be part of the Derry Cooperative School District.

Mission Statement for the Derry Cooperative School District

The Derry Cooperative School District's mission for school aged children is to create a safe and successful learning environment for all students; one that fosters challenging situations, promotes self worth, encourages learning as a life long activity and produces healthy young adults who will contribute to society.

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      R.E.A.C.T. EVENT
       Highly recommended. Thursday, March 22, 2018, 6:30 pm, GHHMS Gymnasium (A community discussion on mental health awareness with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Senior Director, Public Affairs and former N.H. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Broderick.) Details here

      DVS 50th Anniversary Principal’s Writing Challenge. "It Takes a Village to Raise a Child." What does this mean to you at Derry Village School? This writing challenge is open to all current students of Derry Village School. There will be three pieces of writing chosen: K-1, 2-3, 4-5.  The pieces of writing that will be chosen will be decided by the principal. Writing will be judged based on originality, good spelling and grammar, and thoughtful reflection on how a Village is needed to raise a child. All participants taking part will receive a certificate. Winners will be announced on April 6, 2018. Deadline: March 30, 2018. The pieces of writing chosen will be read to the school at an All-School assembly, read at an official 50th Celebration function, and maybe even printed in the newspaper. Click here for the flyer and further details.

      After School Enrichment April 2 – 20, 2018.  DVS PTA is pleased to once again run our After School Enrichment Program.  All classes are available free of charge through the DVS PTA and are run by volunteers.  Attached is the class schedule along with the class descriptions.  We attempt to give all children their first or second choice classes.  This year class registrations will be done online unless you do not have access to the internet.  If you require a paper copy of the registration form, you may request one from the school’s main office.  Please register for classes by Friday 3/23/18. Register here. **Please Note: Thursday Classes will only meet April 5 and 19 because April 12 is a District-Wide Early Release Day! **All class times are 3 – 4:00PM

      Kindergarten Screening For the 2018-19 school year, we will be screening all incoming kindergarten students. If your child will begin kindergarten in the fall of 2018, please call your school for a screening appointment. A teacher will screen your child using a developmental assessment. The screening will take approximately 10-15 minutes. Before the scheduled appointment, please let your child know that he/she will do some fun activities to help the school get to know him/her better. Click here for more information

      Buy a Brick Fundraiser. Help us celebrate 50 years of excellence by placing a brick in our commemorative pathway. Your message will be shown for generations to come! Donations are $50 for a $" x 8" brick and $100 for an 8" x 8" brick. Add $25 for clip art. Mini replica bricks to remember your donations are $25 additional. Click here to download an order form  For more details contact hkm1976@icloud.com 
      Or visit www.4everbricks.com/DVS to place a secure online order.

      2018-2019 Kindergarten Registration Information Click here for all Kindergarten Information.


      Notice of Nondiscrimination

      The Derry Cooperative School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs and activities. Any student, parent on behalf of their child, or employee who believes that he or she has a disability and thinks that accommodations are necessary to afford an equal opportunity for success, should contact their school Section 504 coordinator.