Quest Ball 2023 Program

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A night to honor and celebrate the Warrior legacy and Extend the Gi for current and future Warriors. For questions, email VCS.NE T / QUESTBALL GUGLIELMO WINERY 1480 E MAIN AVE, MORGAN HILL, CA 95037 SILENT AUCTION MARCH 27 - APRIL 1, 2023 LIVE AUCTION APRIL 1, 2023 1


Dear VCS Friends,

Thank you for joining Valley Christian Schools for our 9th Annual Quest Ball and Auction. Each year, this event is the cornerstone of Valley Christian Schools’ annual fundraising work and a beloved tradition.

I hope that tonight will be a wonderful time for you to connect more deeply with the mission and vision of Valley Christian Schools and with this community. Whether you are a current family, alumni, friend, or are brand new to VCS, we welcome you and invite you to join us in Quest for ExcellenceTM

Tuition funds mission. Philanthropy fuels vision.

The vision of VCS is “a world where every student pursues their personal Quest for Excellence.” When you give to Valley Christian Schools, you make an incredible impact on students. Every dollar makes a difference, creates truly exceptional programs and experiences, and directly impacts children at VCS and beyond.

As the name suggests, the Quest Ball’s purpose is to fund the programs that make Valley Christian School’s Quest for Excellence a reality. All funds raised tonight will go to the WARRIOR FUND, which provides financial support to our A3 curriculum (Academic Achievement, Artistic Beauty, and Athletic Distinction), faculty and staff support, and tuition assistance.

Your contributions tonight and throughout the year are the backbone of the quality, Christ-centered education that VCS is able to provide to each and every student. It is the type of education that produces Warriors: tomorrow’s leaders, properly equipped to serve God and their families, while positively impacting their communities and the world. Thank you for your support. You truly are making a difference, and your help is greatly appreciated.




A special thank you to all of our Sponsors!



Mike Chavez, Filice Insurance


Brian Porter and Heather Hatlo-Porter, Chegg

Master Precision Machining, Inc., Richard Rossi


Rick and Pam Watson

Stucco Supply Co

Best Communication Networks


The Diephouse Family Foundation

South Bay Construction

Luis and Nicole Santizo

Charles and Claire Kuo

The Fan Family

The Knauss Family

Stephen and Claire Frieder

Smooth Water Properties, Kyle Collett and Michaela Lema Collett


Tony and Natalina Gonzalez Kinnis

Randy and Aimee Miller, R&J Landscaping

Robert and Cindy Asuncion

The Patron Family





Gary Scott Thomas,


Dave Dunning (’93)

Legend’s Theatrical


Brian Rhea, VCS Alumni Parent

Stories Well Told, LLC

We are thankful for all of the wonderful local businesses who have made this event happen in a very unique year!


Floral Creations by Nasreen, Nasreen Ahmed



Jeff Raby




Melissa Chacon


Vance and Kim Roush



The Quest Ball is made possible by a team of staff and volunteers who work far beyond their usual roles to create this wonderful event. Thank you all for supporting our VCS kids!

Extend the Gift

Christi Stockhaus, Director of Advancement & Quest Ball Chair

Chris Ivy, Alumni parent

Regina Viering

Jackie Wong

Decorations Team

Nikki Staubli, Chair

Pamela Root

Auction Team

Kristal Barnes

Melissa Denena

Meredith Haase

Rikki Hanna


Gary Scott Thomas

Kelly McPherson

Mark DeLuca, Alumni parent

Stephanie Rosas (Alonzo ’92)

Tami Mattos

Carolyn McAuley

Nabila Haq, Elementary Chair

Kathleen Kelley, Junior High Chair


Brian Rhea, Alumni Parent

Marketing and Communications

Kim (Akavuti ’96) Ellefsen, VP Marketing & Communications

Meg Fletcher

Maegan Collett

Special Thanks To:

Melissa Chacon

Lena Choi

Lauren Furtado (Sullivan ’02)

Geraldine Leggio

Valerie Vaccaro

Da Chan Min

Thank you to our student and alumni guitar players:

Katelyn Wang (’26)

Hilbert Chen (’26)

Eric Wang (’22)




Check-In & Registration

Silent Auction

Wine Pull Sales

Photo Booth

VCS Activations from Our Programs and Students


Main Dining Area Opens


Prayer - Dr. Clifford E. Daugherty, President

Dinner Begins


Welcome - Christi Stockhaus, Director of Advancement

Celebrations and Recognitions

Crystal of Light Award presented by Dr. Clifford E. Daugherty

Henry and Kimberly Kaestner

Recognition of the 2022-23 “Teachers of the Year”

Introduced by the Valley Christian Schools’ Principals

Elementary School presented by Dr. Gabe Guven

Sara Dries

Junior High School presented by Brian Clemons (’87) Victoria Arild


High School presented by Dr. Jennifer (Silva ’94) Griffin Tim Galleher & Ryan Eshoff (’08)

Live Auction Part 1 - Gary Scott Thomas

Stand Up for Valley’s Kids

Live Auction Part 2 - Gary Scott Thomas


After Party

Sound Decision Band

Gelato and Espresso served


Silent Auction Closes

Auction Checkout


Good Night



“Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others” (Philippians 2:4).

This is the opportunity to change a student’s life! An essential function of the WARRIOR FUND, and the Quest Ball that supports it, is raising money for tuition assistance, which is vital for over 400 students each year. Without financial assistance, these students could not attend Valley Christian Schools or benefit from its opportunities. Tuition assistance not only ensures socioeconomic diversity in our schools it also changes lives!

Tonight, you will have an opportunity to answer prayers and make it possible for a student to become a Warrior. All funds raised during Stand Up for Valley’s Kids will be earmarked specifically for this program and the students whose lives it will change.

Getting involved is simple. When prompted, you will simply stand up to show your support for our students. It is a visual representation of our commitment to these families and the generosity of our community supporting them. All donations are celebrated, as the power of this event is everyone working together to support our students, not just those who are able to donate at the highest levels. Donations start at $100. When the level reaches your desired contribution amount, you simply sit down, and one of our attendants will record your name and bidder number.

Every gift makes a difference. You can donate the full amount now or pledge an amount and give monthly over the next year. We hope you will consider how you can give the gift of education and the Quest for Excellence to a student. Everyone can make a difference!

Should anyone wish to donate at a level of $30,000 or more, these funds can, at the donor’s option, be used towards the full education costs for one of the students from the local program, Breakthrough Silicon Valley. This local program prepares motivated students with limited educational opportunities for success in rigorous college preparatory high school programs and entry into four-year colleges.

These students will be carefully selected in partnership with Breakthrough Silicon Valley. This is the opportunity to truly change a child’s life and, as a bonus, your own. We recognize that some of our guests may wish to donate in a less public fashion. You can make a donation directly on your phone through the QR Code at anytime without standing. If you have any difficulties with donating through the QR code, a Quest Ball staff member will assist you in obtaining your information at the check out table to help you participate in supporting VCS tuition assistance privately.

Please join us in what has become one of the most special moments of the Quest Ball.



Level 1 $100

Level 2 $250

Level 3 $500

Level 4 $1,000

Level 5 $1,500

Level 6 $2,000

Level 7 $2,500

Level 8 $5,000

Level 9 $7,500

Level 10 $10,000

Level 11 $15,000

Level 12 $20,000

Level 13 $25,000

Level 14 $30,000*

Level 15 Etcetera*

*Change the Life of a Student

A donation at this level or higher will provide for a student in need to have their full education costs covered for the 2023-2024 School year.


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Support VCS kids and take home a mystery bottle of wine at our wine pull game. Purchase a bottle for $50 and select any bottle. Bottles range in value from $25 - $400!

*Wine cannot be opened or consumed at the event and should be taken home.



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Complete Elementary School Parking Package

Imagine turning into school and seeing that the Elementary School Loop is named after you! Not only that - you spy your name reserving a premium parking spot just for you and the members of your family. Use it for drop off, pick-up, or anytime you need to be on campus. Each item is valid from June 2023 to the last day of school 2024. At the end of that time, you will get the street sign as a memento!

Donated By: Valley Christian Schools


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VIP Parking Spot in the Skyway Visitor Lot

Never worry about where to park again! This special spot is reserved just for you and the members of your family. Use it for drop off, pick-up, anytime you need to be on campus, or allow your driving-aged child to park in this spot during school. We will mark the spot with a sign designating it as yours for the year! Parking space valid mid June 2023 - High School Graduation 2024.

Donated By: Valley Christian Schools



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Four Las Vegas Raiders Front Row Seats

Four Las Vegas Raiders Front Row Seats in Section C133. Seats = 1,2,3,4 at Allegiant Stadium.

These four seats are Silver Level PSL seats! These are the best seats Allegiant Stadium has to offer. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity.

The game will be mutually agreed upon between you and the donor. The tickets will only be available during the 2023-24 NFL season.



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South Bay Sunset Sail for Eight

Experience the wonders of the South Bay’s big sky at sunset on-board Hugo. Cocktails and appetizers will be provided as you sit back and soak up the experience of a three hour sail.

Time: 4:00pm - 7:00pm or a time that suits both parties

Where: C Dock, Westpoint Harbor Marina, Redwood City, CA

Number of People: Eight guests maximum (not including your hosts)

About Your Hosts: Russell White, Tina White and Tim Maydwell (VCS Alum) have sailed over 27,000 nautical miles on board their 54ft catamaran Hugo. They moved on board Hugo in 2016 on the west coast of France and sailed through the Mediterranean Sea as far as Turkey, out to Morocco, Canary Islands and across the Atlantic Ocean to the Caribbean, Virgin Islands, Bahamas, Bermuda, East coast USA, through the Panama Canal, Costa Rica and Mexico and now call Westpoint Harbor Marina in Redwood City, CA home.

Safety is Russell and Tina’s number one priority. Guests onboard will have a full safety briefing and life jackets will be provided for all guests.

About the Boat: Hugo is an immaculately maintained 2016 Nautitech 542 54ft Sailing Catamaran which sleeps eleven people in five bedrooms, full kitchen and three bathrooms.

Hugo is a stable catamaran and sails “flat” for maximum comfort. view?usp=sharingview?usp=sharing

Donated By: Tina and Russell White



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Amazing Disney Orlando Vacation Home for Twelve People

The winner will receive five to seven nights in this beautiful five bedroom, five bathroom vacation home located 2.5 miles from Disney Orlando and fifteen miles from Universal Studios. This is great for two to three families or a family reunion.


• Star Wars and Harry Potter themed rooms for the kids

• Private Pool and Jacuzzi

• Full access to Club House, including a huge lagoon-style pool complete with water slides

• Fitness Center

• Basketball and Tennis Courts

• Movie Theatre

Blackout periods December 22, 2023 - December 31, 2023

Expiration: January 31, 2024

Donated By: Hui



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Safari Travel Package

This package includes a five night stay for two people at Hippo Lakes, a Luxury Safari Lodge in South Africa. The package include lodging and all meals, some alcohol, and daily game drives.

Transportation is not included, winner must provide airfare. Airport transport fees are $400.00 per couple. view?usp=sharing

Expiration: June 1, 2024

Donated By: Teach Every Nation



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Incredible Getaway in Gorgeous Lake Tahoe Home

This one-week summer getaway includes up to seven nights in a three bedroom/three and a half bath home in Old Greenwood in Truckee. This home sleeps up to nine people.

This package also includes one round of golf for up to four people on the Tahoe Mountain Club’s Jack Nicklaus Signature course (Sunday-Thursday). Must be scheduled in advance and must be used in 2023.

Book as soon as possible to get the best dates. Subject to availability. No pets or smoking.

Owners have paid membership fees to the Tahoe Mountain Club’s other amenities (swimming pools, gym, restaurant, kids club, etc.). If access is desired to these amenities, there is a $75 per day fee.

Expires: December 2023

Donated By: Melissa and James Denena



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Magnificent Maui Condo at Honua Kai

This beautifully appointed top floor “penthouse” suite boasts one of the best one bedroom locations available at Honua Kai. Enjoy generous partial ocean views from the balcony and master bedroom in addition to great views of the verdant West Maui Mountains. This suite has a southern exposure which equates to more natural light and less direct wind. This generates the perfect balance for Hawaiian air conditioning in addition to the central air conditioning. Four guests will enjoy five days, four nights.

Use before October 2024.

Based on availability, not available December 24, 2023 - January 1, 2024, February 18, 2024 - February 24, 2024

Donated By: Mike and Liz Ditty



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Exquisite Sapphire Pendant NecklaceJoe Escobar Diamonds

Winner will receive a custom sapphire and pendant necklace. The beautiful pendant has a pave diamond bail with a four-prong set round brilliant cut diamond weighing 0.15 carat. The diamond is of F color and VS2 clarity. Set below the diamond is one round cut Sri Lankan blue sapphire. The sapphire has a blue hue with strong saturation. The sapphire weighs 1.48 carat. The pendant is suspended from a twenty inch 1.3mm trace cable link chain with an optional jump ring at eighteen inches. The pendant and chain are fabricated in fourteen karat white gold and are finished with a bright polish. The pendant was handmade in our shop in Campbell, California.

Donated By: Joe Escobar Diamonds



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One Week Stay at Casa Pato, Cabo San Lucas

Casa Pato is a 3,700 sq. ft. spacious six bedroom, five and a half bath floor plan providing ample privacy for all. The large rooftop terrace views of the Arch are nothing short of breathtaking. The private pool and hot tub, along with an outdoor bar and grill, make for fun times in Cabo!

Welcome Service (snacks on arrival day) and check-in services are complimentary.

Concierge Services which include: transportation services, in-home chef and massages services, pre-stocking services, help planning your activities, dining recommendations and reservations and more - can be utilized for an additional cost. If used, please tip appropriately.

Cleaning fee to be covered by the donors.

Please be aware of Quiet Hours: from 10 p.m. to 8 a.m. Sun-Thurs. 11 p.m. to 8 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

House can be used based on availability and will be subject to owner controlled blackout dates (ie. Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, etc.). id=p3_1678134649_L%2FOSPYBz6fx3hhpr

Expires: One year from purchase date

Donated By: Anonymous



103 Premiere Football Parking for each Home Game! #1

Be the envy of all Warrior Football fans! There will always be a parking spot for you for each Valley home game. Hassle-free and steps away from the action on the field. Avoid the lines, don’t search for a spot and arrive whenever you want for your reserved spot.

One Spot in Green Lot (next to Football Stadium)

Good for the 2023-24 school year

Donated By: Valley Christian Schools

105 49ers Tickets Lower Bowl and Joe Montana Memorabilia

Enjoy four, 49ers Lower Bowl, season tickets seats. These four incredible seats are located at the West side of Levi Stadium and come complete with a parking pass for hassle free access entering and exiting the game.

These seats are PSL seats and promise to be an exciting time for the winning bidders.

49ers tickets Four Lower Bowl 146 and parking pass.

2023-2024 Season

This package also includes an autographed and framed Joe Montana Notre Dame 8x10 photo (JSA authenticated) and framed vintage San Francisco 49ers jersey. d/1Di1pvw9ga8WuaQCCRy_lWCHUEPiMriui/ view?usp=sharing

Donated By: Anonymous

106 Two San Jose Shark Tickets & Meet with a Surprise Shark Member!

Enjoy two incredible seats right on the ice! As if that’s not enough, the winning bidder will also experience a meet/greet with a legendary San Jose Sharks member. This elite night out at the Sharks game is just for you!

Section 104, Row 2

2023-2024 Season

Donated By: Tim Werbach



107 Full Suite Giving Platform for 501c3 Nonprofit or Church

This includes our full suite giving platform that allows a nonprofit to receive donations in the form of online ach/debit/credit, stock, ETF, IRAs and cryptocurrency.

Overflow is the most comprehensive giving platform in the world and serves both the donor with a beautiful experience and the nonprofit with the back office tools they need to manage the donations and compliance reporting and forms.

To be used by a 501c3 in good IRS standing. view?usp=sharing file/d/1ijoXFwiw8AFCEA47_ HRFBWBk3oxnAno3/view?usp=sharing

Activate in 2023.

Expires One year after activation.

Donated By: Overflow - Vance and Kim Roush

108 VIP Table for Eight at the Evening of Note

On April 22, an exquisite evening of piano masterworks and elegant dining awaits you at An Evening of Note. World-renowned pianist Jon Nakamatsu, and selected Valley Christian Conservatory students from our Elementary, Junior High, and High School campuses will perform in the round in Conservatory Hall.

Featured artist, Jon Nakamatsu, is one of only two American-born Gold Medalists of the prestigious Van Cliburn Piano Competition. His performance with conductor Jeff Tyzik and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra was on the Billboard Top Classical Albums chart for five straight months. Nakamatsu has played with over one hundred and fifty orchestras worldwide, and has performed on television and at the request of the President of the United States.

The event will be held at Valley Christian Conservatory Hall, which will be set in the round with tables of eight. Dinner and dessert are included.

Donated By: Valley Christian Schools



109 Private Tasting and Dinner for Four Guests

Join PATEL Napa Valley for a tasting and dinner with Raj Patel. Four guests will have the rare opportunity to join Vintner and Valley Christian School parent Raj Patel to explore the past, present and future of PATEL Napa Valley. Your private tasting will include barrel samples and current releases at our winery. Following your exclusive tasting, the group will enjoy dinner including PATEL wines at an acclaimed Napa Valley Restaurant.

Date and location for this event is to be mutually agreed upon and the event must be redeemed within one year.

Donated By: Raj Patel

110 Cypress Point Golf Course Twosome OfferPebble Beach, California

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for you and one friend to join two local pros for eighteen holes of golf at Cypress Point Golf Course - regarded as the most exclusive course in the world.

Few courses are as revered as Cypress Point. Cypress Point Golf Course was created by designer Alister Mackenzie and opened in 1928.

The round of golf date will be determined by member availability and purchaser must be able to be flexible. Purchaser will need to be able to attend when the date is set without notice.

A caddie gratuity fee should be expected - a range of forty to fifty percent of the green fee, typical for Cypress is $250 - $300.

Expiration: 2023

Donated By: Anonymous



111 Parking Spot in the Senior Lot

Have a future junior or even a sophomore driver? Worried about the Senior Parking Lottery? This is your opportunity to get a coveted parking spot on campus in the Student Lot for the 2023-24 school year!

Donated By: Valley Christian Schools

358 Badminton

Attend a home match while having inside access. Meet team members and coaching staff. Package also includes three individual lessons from a VCS Badminton Coach and entrance into a sport specific VCS summer camp. Grades 4th through 12th

Boys and Girls welcome!

Donated By: Valley Christian Schools

451 Dinner and Wine Pairing at Le Papillon

Enjoy a three-course dinner with wine pairing, for four people at Le Papillon.

For over forty years, Le Papillon has carried out a tradition of serving the finest cuisine, beautifully presented in an elegant, quiet setting.

Under Chef Cooper’s tenure, the menu has evolved to include a tasting menu, as well as a prix fixe menu. Both menus change often, allowing Scott to use the finest seasonal, sustainable and often organic, ingredients at their peak.

Donated By: Mya (Mashayekh ’97) Williams



454 Opus One 2014

Winner will receive one bottle of Opus One 2014. The 2014 Opus One exudes subtle aromas of fragrant florals, fresh garden herbs, and forest floor that give way to a concentrated blend of red cherry, blackberry, and black currant. Fine-grained tannins offer a velvety texture and complex structure that builds to a long, vibrantly fresh finish with a touch of mocha.

Donated By: Dezhan Li and Yuquan Jiang

552 Mangia! Make Your Own Pizza

This year the PTPF at Valley Christian Elementary has put together an authentic stone baked pizza oven package. The highest bidder will receive an Ooni Koda twelve gas-powered outdoor pizza oven, infrared thermometer, two wooden square peels, wood pizza roller, pizza dough docker, and pizza flour. Family Pizza Night has just gotten easier and more enjoyable!

Donated By: Valley Christian Schools

554 Floral Arrangements from Bloomsters

Winner will receive a professionally designed floral bouquet of designers choice delivered every three months for a period of one year.

Blackout on Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day. Santa Clara County delivery only.

Donated By: Bloomsters



601 Private Pool Party with Food at the VCS Pool!

Perfect pool party for kids. Enjoy the Olympic-size pool. Lifeguards, pool toys, music, and food will be provided. The winning family can bring an additional ten to fifteen student friends.

• Three Hours of amazing fun

• Heated Pool

• Open to K-12.

• The VCS Pool will be your very own

You and your party decide on an available afternoon-early evening during the months of April or May.

Donated By: VCS PTPF Junior High and Valley Christian Schools

602 Enjoy Two Nights in Arnold, CA

Enjoy the redwoods in a cozy three bedroom two bath cabin in Arnold, CA just steps to Pinebrook Lake. Or hike through Big Trees State Park. Visit Murphys for shopping, wine tasting, delicious cuisine, or visit Bear Valley during snow season.

• Max occupancy seven

• No pets or smoking

• Cleaning fee Q5lm1tulb5-BS1d-B/view?usp=sharing

Expires: December 15, 2023

Donated By: Helena Teav Sansone



603 Enjoy a Two Night Stay at Pine Mountain Lake

Two night stay in a three bedroom/two bathroom cabin located in the beautiful Pine Mountain Lake community in Groveland Ca. 26-Miles from the North entrance to Yosemite National Park. Enjoy everything that outdoor living has to offer: lake, pool, golf course, hiking, and fishing. Cleaning fee included.

No holiday reservations allowed.

To be booked and used within one year of auction.

“Aubrey’s Nest” property ID 472069 rental-property/aubrey-s-nest-you-and-yourfurry-friend-are-welcome-aubrey-s-nest-gasfirepit-and-hammock-included-california

Donated By: Tony, Lizette, and Salena Santos

604 Host a Cookie Decorating Class for Up to Six People

Great for a girlfriend get-together or for a party for your child. This includes a three hour in-home cookie decorating class for up to six people, where you can learn the basic techniques of sugar cookie decorating with royal icing. All supplies will be provided, with cookies in your theme of choice and a take home bag for each guest.

Location and date to be mutually agreed upon.

Expires: December 31, 2023

Donated By: Becky Chahal



606 KRTY Song and Wine Series - Two Season Passes!

Winner will receive two season passes to this popular event that always sells out!

Thursday nights at Clos LaChance Winery, San Martin, CA

May 18, June 15, August 17, September 14, and October 5

Donated By: Gary Scott Thomas, Nate Deaton, and KRTY

608 Beachfront Getaway at Nuevo Bahia de Kino

Enjoy this relaxing beachfront getaway with a view to the Gulf of California just where it meets the Sonora desert, only an hour away of its capital: Hermosillo City. Perfect for family. The apartment is located right on the beach, so you can enjoy the breathtaking red sunsets that the Mar de Cortez and the Isla del Tiburón has to offer.

Nuevo Bahia de Kino is known as a retirement community. Composed of mostly Americans and Canadians. Perfect spot for a relaxing, quiet vacation. Has a big fishing community. There are no resorts in Kino so you will not have the hustle and bustle of the big Mexico vacation spots. San Carlos and Guaymas are close by if you do choose to venture out.

This one bedroom apartment is located right on the beach with a private balcony and ocean view. Has two queen beds, living area and fully equipped kitchen and dining. The property has a property manager that can be reached anytime during your stay. You can also arrange to purchase groceries before your visit (for a fee). Hermosillo has lots of the same stores we have in the US such as Costco, Walmart, etc.

One Bedroom beachfront condo in Sonora, Mexico


Expires: One year

Donated By: Teresa and Dennis Butchart




Becky Chahal

Bella James

Betsy’s Restaurant


Byington Vineyard and Winery

Camellia Labs Inc


Clos LaChance Vineyards

Dave Berman

Deok Kim and Mari Suzuki

Dezhan Li and Yuquan Jiang

Gardino Fresco

Gary Scott Thomas, Nate Deaton, and KRTY

Gia Vitarelli

Hatlo Porter Family

Helena Teav Sansone

Holman Ranch Winery

Hui (Nancy) Zhong

Icing on the Cake

Janelle and Sean Haggett

Joe Escobar Diamonds


Joseph George Wines


Kendra Scott Santa Row

San Francisco 49ers

Markus Adhiwiyogo

Melissa and James Denena


Mike and Liz Ditty

Mike’s Bikes

Mitchell Katz Winery

Mya Williams

Overflow - Vance and Kim Roush

Raj Patel

Sheryl M. Photography

Silicon Valley Aesthetics

Silver Creek Academy

Silver Creek Valley Country Club

Teach Every Nation

Teresa and Dennis Butchart

The Pastaria and Market

Tim Werbach

Tina and Russell White

Tony, Lizette and Salena Santos

Trail Dust BBQ

Travis Mathew

Tutor Doctor San Jose

Valencia Howard Photography

Valley Christian Schools

We Olive and Wine Bar

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Valley Christian Schools’ mission is to provide a nurturing environment o ering quality education supported by a strong foundation of Christian values in partnership with parents, equipping students to become leaders to serve God, to serve their families, and to positively impact their communities and the world.


A world where every student pursues their personal Quest for Excellence™


Valley Christian Schools supports the homes and churches of students in providing an education that is grounded in the Judeo-Christian values of the Bible, as reflected in the life and teaching of Jesus Christ. Valley Christian Schools is committed to a Quest for Excellence™ in all of its educational programs, and provides a comprehensive kindergarten through twelfth grade curriculum with a rigorous college preparatory program. Firmly founded on Christian values, Valley Christian Schools challenges youth to aspire toward lives of character, service and influence while pursuing their individual Quests for Excellence

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To support VCS, please call the Extend the Gift Advancement O ce at (408) 362-7644 or visit Elementary (408) 559-4400 | 1450 Leigh Ave, San Jose, CA 95125 Junior High (408) 513-2460 | High School (408) 513-2400 | (408) 513-2500 | 100 Skyway Drive, San Jose, CA 95111
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