PTSA Health and Wellness 

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A Recipe for the Goodlife 10 Day Challenge

Granola Girl Bars makes 15 bars

This is not a low calorie/low fat bar but a good energy bar when hiking or camping. This was developed from a bar we had in a cafe in Amherst Mass.  We use the almond pulp leftover from making almond milk for the almond meal you can also buy it in many stores.


3 Cups of Rolled Oats

½ cup oat bran

½ cup hemp hearts

1 cup of almond meal

½ cup sunflower seeds

½ cup flax meal

½ cup sesame seeds

½ cup whole wheat flour

1 Tablespoon of vanilla

¾ cup raisins

2 cups of maple syrup 


  1. Mix all dry ingredients in a large bowl till uniform in texture.

  2. Add vanilla and maple syrup and stir till all of it is coated and no dry bits remain. ( if still a bit dry add a bit more maple syrup or a bit of water)

  3. Press down firmly into a 9X9 pan.

  4. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes till browned around the edges.

  5. Let cool and cut into 3 rows of 5 bars each.

Feel free to add or subtract to this.  Cranberries instead of raisins, dried cherries, chopped nuts. Make it your own with what you like.

Mr. Schmidt's Blueberry Oat Squares

Staff Appreciation Luncheons

PTSA to provide Staff Appreciation Luncheons

We are working with VCS food services to fund the main meal of the luncheons.  We are then asking for community support for the drinks/desserts. Please sign up if you can donate.  Thank you!

May 27th VECS/DO   Signup Genius Link: Donations Needed

June 10th VPS   Signup Genius Coming soon

June 15th JH/SH   Signup Genius Coming Soon

*Bus garage TBD as they have no break room at the moment due to construction.

If you would like to volunteer at any of the luncheons, we would greatly appreciate it.

Email this address to let us know:


The PTSA Staff Appreciation Committee

Family Bike Event and Ride

Thank you to those you came out to our Bike Event and Ride on May 14th.  PTSA/VPR along with the NYS PTA was able to give out free bike helmets to every child and bike swag bags complete with a bike bell.  Those students who rode to the ice cream shop were provided free ice cream complements of PTSA.

We would like to thank the Sherriff's department and all the volunteers from the VPR CAC and PTSA who helped make this event run so smoothly.  Look for us handing out more Bike Safety packets on June 4th at the VHT 30th anniversary.

 21/22 Meeting Schedule: Location in VECS Boardroom unless noted.

Wednesday, 4.6.22 @ 10 - 11:15a.m.
Thursday, 5.19.22 @ 7 - 8:15p.m.
Thursday, 6.16.22 @ 7 - 8:15p.m.