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A Big Congratulations to the Class of 2024!We are incredibly proud to celebrate our biggest graduating class yet – 55 amazing seniors! …

The May Alumni Connection -2024 Click here for the Alumni News and Features!

What a great night of celebrating ourHigh School students’ academic and character achievements! It is wonderful to honor our students’ successes and …

Celebrating the academic achievements and character awards of our 6th to 8th graders is a wonderful occasion. These students have worked hard …

What a wonderful night celebrating our High School Student Athletes!!   OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT RECOGNITION Plaques The Helping Hands Award:  Established in …

Let’s give a huge round of applause to the incredible Class of 2024! All 55 students are amazing and ready to conquer …

We love our Teachers and their commitment year over year to our students and Vanguard! Thank you to our wonderful Vanguard Parent …

https://youtu.be/IvlduSLKtWs Great night celebrating our Middle School Athletes!    Thank you to all our great coaches, parents and Athletes! Thank you Athletic …

A Vanguard Tradition – Geometry String Art projectsThis is a great way to show how math and art are related and how …

4 Baylor Tip Scholars!

Congratulations to our Baylor Tip Scholars! 5 qualified in Waco and 4 were from Vanguard in this statewide competition! Great job – …

State TAPPS Art 2024 Art!

Congratulations to our TAPPS State Art Qualifiers! TAPPS State Art Championships 23 – 24 August Retzlaff Sean Kim Ryan Brock Zoe Matos …

Congratulations Vikings Congratulations to Vanguard Middle School Students that competed in the JrVASE Art Competition this weekend. 8 – 8th Grade Students …

Vanguard to open Athletic Complex, hires new Football Coach and Dean of Students to shift to High School Athletic Director. Vanguard is …

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Annual 8th Grade Rocket Launch with Mrs. Flowers!The 8th graders this year had some amazing rockets!!#vanguardtradition#smallschoolbigeducation#handsonlearning

Congratulations to our newest National Honor Society Members ! We are so proud of all your hard work! Go Vikings!

Congratulations to our new Junior National Honor Society Members! Thank you to current members and Mrs. Weaver for putting together this NJHS …

Vanguard hosted a panel on navigating artificial intelligence, a part of our alumni speaker series put on by our alumni council. The …

What amazing Spring Break to Japan! There was such a good balance of historic and modern culture, with outstanding food and traditions! We …

Vanguard College Preparatory School absolutely killed it at the Texas High School Mock Trial Competition this week, finishing with a 3-1 record, …

*All District Boys Basketball2nd Team – Drew HowardHonorable Mention – Keeton MatthewsFreshman of the Year – Tristan LatinoWell done boys! *All District Girls …

Vanguard Information Night – AI PANEL6:30pm to 8pm – March 19thParents and Alumni Invited Rye Clifton, is the chief marketing officer for Multiplier, a …

6th grade – Undefeated!!

Congratulations 6th grade!! Undefeated Season!! Come cheer on the Vikings in the Championship game Thursday @ home! Great win tonight 33-18! Go …

Whatateacher Winner!!

Whatateacher Winner Congratulations Mr. Bogan on winning the Whatateacher Award! Great job Mr. Bogan! He was recognized for this accomplishment at the …

TAPPS Music Wins!

Vanguard HS and MS musicians traveled to the TAPPS State solo competition in Austin today and came home with medals! 11 superior …

Congratulations to our Artists! 27 Regional Gold Medal Winners &  3 Regional State Qualifiers  Vanguard Art students traveled to Harker Heights Saturday …

The Vanguard Review : Feb 2024

Great work by the new Marketing and Digital Media Class, who got the opportunity to create the idea to write the script …

Region Champions! Our Mock Trial team competed in the Region 12 Mock Trial competition, and we came away as Region Champions after …

Epic Fairy Tale Pep Rally!

What a Pep Rally! Congratulations Coach Wieman and Coach Lefebvre!! Vanguard is so happy for you! No Pep Rally will ever compare!

The new year marked a new era in Baylor Basketball as crowds of fans poured into the university’s Foster Pavilion to see …

What a Fun Night for Middle School and High School Celebrating Winter Glitter – A Vanguard Tradition for 50 Years! All Pictures …

By his own account, Joe Flowers doesn’t like to talk about himself. But as we celebrated our 50-year anniversary in 2023, it …

Meet the Star Students  

December 2023 – January 2024 Vanguard Review

7th Grade Theater Production

The FOCUS 7 students presented their Fall Semester Collaboration Projects today. They selected a fable from Greco-Roman, French, or Spanish cultures, were …

Vanguard Cheer received second place at TAPPS State Cheer Championships!!! Great job to all our cheerleaders!! Congratulations to Townlin and Bella who …

Vanguard Mini Cheer Camp

Cheer Camp Saturday, January 6th 8 am – 12 pm Vanguard Gym Ages 5-12 $60 per kid A performance at a future …

Happy 50th Birthday Vanguard!! Hear from Vanguard Ambassadors – Why Vanguard?  https://youtu.be/8ntZBzRoHF8 Celebrating 50 years was wonderful!  What a weekend it was …

Our cast and crew traveled to San Antonio this weekend to compete in the TAPPS One Act Play District meet. Our production …

Great Job Vikings at Cross Country State!! AJ and Maggie, seniors, placed 8th ! Overall in 4A TAPPS the Vikings boys placed …

Vanguard Alumni News! Click Here for the Alumni Connection

October – November 2023 Vanguard Review

ELEVEN VANGUARD STUDENTS RECOGNIZED FOR  OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE IN NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP October 3 , 2023 Seven seniors at Vanguard College Preparatory School …

Vanguard has been named to the 2023 AP School Honor Roll as a Platinum member of the Honor Roll! This is the …

We are proud of the Community Engagement class for completing the 2 night Mission Waco Poverty Simulation. The hands-on educational experience about …

Music was in the air at lunch today!Thank you Viking Orchestra and Guitar Class for the wonderful music!#smallschoolbigeducation

Niche’s 2024 K-12 School Rankings have been released, and Vanguard continues to be a top-ranked school and moved from 17th in Texas …

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A Big Congratulations to the Class of 2024! We are incredibly proud to celebrate our biggest graduating class yet – 55 amazing seniors! Your hard work, dedication, and perseverance have led you to this milestone. Here's to the bright futures and endless possibilities ahead. Congratulations, Class of 2024! #vanguardvikings ... See MoreSee Less
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What a great two nights of celebrating our Middle School and High School students' academic and character achievements! It is wonderful to honor our students' successes and the dedication of our faculty.#vanguardvikings#smallschoolbigeducation ... See MoreSee Less
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Magical Senior Trip to Disney for the Class of 2024! #vanguardvikings ... See MoreSee Less
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Annual Alumni Basketball Game - Alumni Win! Thank you Vikings for coming hoop it up this afternoon. #vanguardvikings ... See MoreSee Less
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Hands on learning before finals start tomorrow. The Pre-Algebra students created, designed & constructed their own candy box or castle, calculating Surface Area and Volume of each solid. #smallschoolbigeducation ... See MoreSee Less
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Congratulations to all our High School Vikings Athletes on great seasons in 4A TAPPS! It was a great night celebrating our High School athletes and coaches!Congratulations to all our character, scholarship and athletic winners! Thank you Alumnus and friend of Josh, Erik Kavanagh for coming to present the Josh Risinger Award to a deserving senior!Thank you, Baylor Basketball Player, Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua, for your inspirational speech. Click below for the award winners -vanguard.org/hs-athletic-celebration-2024/#vanguardvikings ... See MoreSee Less
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Congratulations to our Class of 2024! We are so excited for your bright future and proud of all your hard work so that you are prepared to do well in college. This record breaking class of 55 Vikings were awarded over $10,000,000 in academic scholarships.- Accepted 91 different colleges across 32 states- Average SAT score of the class is 1256, vs national average- 1028. - 4 Students accepted to honors colleges - 23 named as AP scholars. - 1 National Merit Finalist (only 1 in Central Texas) along with 6 students being commended We focus on our seniors to write well, take comprehensive tests, self manage and be able to navigate the next level of academics in college. We believe they are ready.While getting into college depends on an array of factors (GPA, test scores, major, resume, essays, recommendation letters and more), we feel confident that our teachers prepare them for college and that there is a college out there for everyone. Go Vikings! ... See MoreSee Less
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Congratulations to our theater kids on an outstanding performance at the Night of the Fine Arts! Their dedication and talent truly shined on stage. We are immensely proud of their hard work and the exceptional showcase of their abilities. Here's to celebrating the magic of theater and the incredible talents of our students! Thank you to our wonderful faculty who help make this all possible! #smallschoolbigeducation ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

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Thank you Vanguard Parent Crew for an Outstanding Teacher Appreciation Lunch and Secret Pal Reveal! Thank you to our wonderful parents who support us all year long and the Shawbaki for the amazing food all year long!!! You have spoiled us for for the last 2 years with your amazing food! ... See MoreSee Less
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7th/8th grade Middle School Athletic Celebration was a great night highlighting our teams. Thankful for so many great athletes, coaches and families. Thank you to our seniors who interned all year and who helped to build our middle school athletes! Go Vikings!Click below for the videos and the football tribute to Mr. Borg. vanguard.org/middle-school-athletic-banquet-2024/#vanguardvikings ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

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Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week! 👏 Thank you, teachers, for your dedication, passion and unwavering commitment to educating our students and enriching their lives! Your influence lasts a lifetime! This week we celebrate you! 🎉Join us as we unveil the heartfelt letters of gratitude today from our students and families recognizing the incredible impact of our teachers. Get ready for a week filled with appreciation and inspiration! We are celebrating our incredible teachers who inspire, empower, and shape our students every day and work are committed to educating students year after year! Thank you for your endless support of our students!💗 #ThankATeacher #teacherappreciationweek #vanguardvikings ... See MoreSee Less
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It is wonderful being a part of the Waco Community! Thank you to the business and officials that met with our 7th graders Friday on their FOCUS Retreat. Our students took learning beyond the classroom walls asking questions from community leaders. Students also heard stories about courage, building a sense of awareness, learning through failure, having a responsibility to the public, and being a leader in the community. #smallschoolbigeducationStartup Waco Union HallMac's Fry HouseKing's Chicken Wings Wacool Tacos & Village Pizzeria Hey Sugar Triple Win WacoJudge Ryan LunaJudge Ryan Luna, 414th Judicial District CourtThank you also to Zimmerman Law Firm for supporting our Courthouse visit. ... See MoreSee Less
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The Annual 8th Grade Trip this week was outstanding!! Mrs. Flowers has led this trip since 1990!This interdisciplinary field trip is to the Texas Gulf Coast towns of Port Aransas, Corpus Christi, and San Antonio.They study the history of Washington on the Brazos, Goliad and World War II via the U.S.S. Lexington, harbored in Corpus Christi Bay. The students study biology, oceanography, geology, and astronomy via walking the jetty at Port Aransas, a tour of the Texas State Aquarium in Corpus, an afternoon on Malachite Beach, and a day at Sea World of Texas.Thank you to our wonderful parent chaperones and Mrs. Flowers!#vanguardvikings#smallschoolbigeducation#vanguardtradtions ... See MoreSee Less
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Powder Puff 2024! Overtime Win for the Junior Class! ... See MoreSee Less
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A Vanguard Tradition - Geometry String Art projectsThis is a great way to show how math and art are related and how straight lines can make curves. This project has been done for over 38+ years by Vanguard Students #smallschoolbigeducation #vanguardvikings ... See MoreSee Less
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Congratulations to our Baylor Tip Scholars! 5 qualified in Waco and 4 were from Vanguard in this statewide competition!Great job - Eleanor Ylitalo, Annalise Kelly and Alexa Johnson. Formerly the Duke Talent Program, it recognizes the top students in the state of Texas based on test results. Viola Caputo could not attend but she also was recognized.Eleanor Ylitalo who received Gold Status as the very top percentile of the TIP Scholars. Congratulations Vikings! #smallschoolbigeducation ... See MoreSee Less
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What a wonderful night celebrating our musical talent! Our orchestra, guitar class and vocalist were outstanding. Great job Vikings and thank you Mrs. James! #vanguardvikings ... See MoreSee Less
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Viking Sapphire Drill Team HS members Claire Williams, Ezri Horton, Evie Hansen, and Willow Alexander competed in the NTCA Solo & Ensemble this weekend. All members came away with Division I-Superior ratings for dance and equipment work.   Congratulations, ladies! What a way to wrap up a competition season! #vanguardvikings ... See MoreSee Less
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