CALENDAR

July 24, 2017
9:30 am - Summer Camps
@ VS Karr Athletic Complex
July 25, 2017
12:00 am - Baseball: Varsity Class 3A State vs IHSAA, TBA (Away)
@ Principal Park
9:30 am - Summer Camps
@ VS Karr Athletic Complex
July 26, 2017
9:30 am - Summer Camps
@ VS Karr Athletic Complex
July 27, 2017
9:30 am - Summer Camps
@ VS Karr Athletic Complex
July 28, 2017
12:00 am - Baseball: Varsity Class 3A State vs IHSAA, TBA (Away)
@ Principal Park
8:00 am - Marching Band
@ Vinton-Shellsburg High School
9:30 am - Summer Camps
@ VS Karr Athletic Complex
July 29, 2017
12:00 am - Baseball: Varsity Class 3A State vs IHSAA, TBA (Away)
@ Principal Park

NEWS

1:1 Computer Hours (May 1-Sept 1)

Students will again need either do community service or pay to take home their computer for the 2017-18 school year. There are multiple options 1) 15 hrs of Community Service hours 2) $50 (3 strike system for repairs) 3) $71… Continue Reading 1:1 Computer Hours (May 1-Sept 1)

Vinton-Shellsburg Needs Assessment Survey Results

The school board contracted with the Iowa Association of School Boards to conduct a survey last fall.

They collected data from all stakeholder groups – students, staff, parents, school board members and community – and almost 500 people participated. Their… Continue Reading Vinton-Shellsburg Needs Assessment Survey Results

Mr. Murray- SAI Elementary Principal of the Year

Our district is pleased to share the news that Tilford elementary principal, Jim Murray, has been named the 2017 Iowa Elementary Principal of the Year by the School Administrators of Iowa.

There are about 650 elementary principals in Iowa. While… Continue Reading Mr. Murray- SAI Elementary Principal of the Year

Thoughts from the Superintendent- Attendance

My first posting about security seemed to be well received!  Thanks for those of you who gave feedback.

One of the things we are focusing on this year is attendance.  If kids have high rates of absenteeism, it is harder… Continue Reading Thoughts from the Superintendent- Attendance

Read, Read, Read!!

Research shows that reading aloud with children is the single most important thing you can do to prepare a child for reading and learning. Read Aloud 15 MINUTES National Campaign promotes parents reading aloud to their children at least 15… Continue Reading Read, Read, Read!!

FEATURED

"The Mission of the Vinton-Shellsburg Community School District is to improve the quality of lives and assist individuals in becoming contributing members of society through the accumulation and application of knowledge."