In April, Old Donation School (ODS) students and staff will move in to their new school building, located on Honeygrove Road. The state of the art facility features outdoor classroom areas, differentiated learning spaces in the hallways and classrooms, an 800-seat community theatre as well as a black box theater.
Throughout the spring, the school is hosting a number of events for the public to come and see the new building. In addition to school tours, each event will have a special performance featuring ODS students. All events are free and open to the public, with the exception of the school’s spring musical performance, May 12 and 13, which has a ticket charge at the door of $5. See the complete list of events below:
|Date||Tour Times||Performance Time||Performance|
|Wednesday, March 1||5:45 – 6:45 p.m.||7 p.m.||Middle School Band Concert|
|Tuesday, March 14||5:45 – 6:45 p.m.||7 p.m.||Music In Our Schools concert|
|Tuesday, March 21||5:15 – 6:15 p.m.||6:30 p.m.||Third Grade Music Concert|
|Tuesday, March 28||5:15 – 6:15 p.m.||6:30 p.m.||101 Strings Concert|
|Tuesday, April 4||4:45 – 5:45 p.m.||6 p.m.||Theater Class Performance|
|Thursday, April 27||5:15 – 6:15 p.m.||6:30 p.m.||Fourth and Fifth Grade Music Concert|
|Wednesday, May 3||5:45 – 6:45 p.m.||7 p.m.||Middle School Orchestra Concert|
|Friday and Saturday, May 12 and May 13||5:45 – 6:45 p.m.||7 p.m.||Spring Musical|
|Wednesday, May 31||5:15 – 6:15 p.m.||6:30 p.m.||Second Grade Music Concert|
ODS serves more than 1,200 of the division’s gifted students in grades two through eight. It is also host to the division’s Elementary Dance and Arts Program. Students will begin classes in their new school, Monday, April 3.
For more information about the school’s construction, visit the school division’s website, vbschools.com. For specific questions about tour times and dates, contact ODS at 757-648-3240.