Valley New School in Downtown Appleton is a project-based public charter school of the Appleton Area School District for students in grades 7 through 12. VNS students learn how to learn as they design and implement in-depth research projects based on their goals and passions.

In support of the school’s endowment fund, Valley New School will present Pecha Kucha 2017, Passion. Purpose. Perspective, Thursday, March 16th, from 6 to 8:30 pm at Stone Arch at Riverview Gardens in Appleton. Artists, scientists, activists, and others will share their ideas, inspirations, and experiences in the Pecha Kucha 20 by 20 format: 20 slides for 20 seconds each. More at