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The Sport of Falconry - Sat. Jan. 22, 2022

In coordination with Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area, Matt Whitfield will be coming to The Village School to discuss the sport of falconry and demonstrate with two Harris Hawks.

Falconry is one of the world’s oldest forms of hunting &amp…

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The Light of a New Year! What do you envision?

The light of a new morning and a new year is here! 

It’s a time to reflect on where we’ve been and where we’re going. It’s a time to imagine what could be. Classrooms for community classes, meetings and gatherings…

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Happy Holidays!

We’d love to hear your stories about growing up in the Village and/or attending the school. We’re compiling them for the blog and for a future podcast we’ll be starting next year!
Email us and we’ll add the stories to…

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VSF Awarded a grant from Alabama Historic Commission!


We’re delighted to announce that The Village School Foundation has been awarded a grant by the Alabama Historic Commission! 

While most likely there will be more roof restoration to be done down the road, this grant will provide funding required…

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TBT - Arthur Kirkby in Sheffield

Here's a little article from The Colbert County Reporter (unsure of the date, but Vol. 40) about the time Arthur Kirkby Jr. entertained the Premier of Belgium. Back then, Sheffield was truly “The Center of the Shoals."
Mr. Kirkby was…

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Vintage Village Under Contsruction 1918

We’re sharing some more old photos from the construction period of The Village! 
Pic 1-2: 9/19/1918 - the building that would have been the barracks; this building served as The Wilson Dam (TVA) school in the 1930s-1940s, and is now…

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