Shepaug Valley School partners with VHS Learning to offer students the opportunity to supplement core, honors, and elective courses. The unique blended learning environment offers self-motivated students the opportunity to take AP courses or to pursue their passions or special interests, such as Oceanography or Astronomy, with access to more than 250 semester and year-long courses.

Here you will find links to the VHS catalog, platform, yearly calendar and more!

Here's how to get started...

  • Take the VHS Student Survey
  • Review the  VHS Course Catalog
  • Decide on the course you would like to take with your counselor
  • Carefully review the course syllabus to determine workload
  • Discuss with parents/guardians
  • Complete the VHS Learning Application
  • Return application to Mrs. Temple
  • Complete the Student Orientation prior to the class start date

2022 - 23 Important Dates

Sep. 7      Fall semester begins
Sep. 13    Add/drop period ends
Nov. 1     Fall term 1 ends
Dec. 20    Fall term 2/semester ends
Jan. 4       Full-year courses resume
Jan. 25     Spring semester begins
Jan. 31     Add/drop period ends
Mar. 21   Spring term 1 ends
May 9      Spring term 2 ends 
May 15    Applications due for 22-23


  • Students must check-in at the beginning of their VHS period
  • Students are expected to use their VHS time wisely and to complete all assignments on time
  • Students with a grade lower than 75 must remain in the library during their VHS period