YES (Youth Experiencing Success After School) - This program is provided as a service of the City of Porterville Parks & Recreation Department and Porterville Unified Schools. This program provides a safe place for your child to improve his/her academic skills, learn fun hobbies, have a snack and to play all free of charge. The program operates daily, Monday through Friday from the end of the school day until 6:00 p.m. All children from first grade through sixth grade may apply for acceptance into the program. Acceptance is on a "first come, first serve!" basis. Children that participate in the program are expected to maintain regular, daily attendance. For more information please call the Y.E.S. office at 793-2459.
Physical Education is a program for all grades that focuses on the health related benefits of daily physical activity. Students are provided knowledge and opportunity to establish a healthy lifestyle.
Music and Fine Arts is a program for all 4th - 5th grade students taught two days per week. Certificated instructors teach classes in vocal music, strings, band, fine arts, and crafts.
Vandalia Elementary Cheerleading is open to all 4th through 5th grade students who meet the character and academic effort criteria. The program runs after school. The basic purpose of this program is to help students with school spirit, cheerleading routines, mental and physical discipline as well as leadership skills. Cheerleaders are involved in many community events throughout the school year as well as some cheerleading camps on the weekends.