October 17, 2017
8:00 am - Tilford Event
@ Tilford Elementary School
7:00 pm - Vocal
@ VS-HS Auditorium, Auditorium
October 18, 2017
7:00 pm - Volleyball: Varsity IGHSAU Regionals vs Mount Vernon High (Away)
@ Mount Vernon High School
October 19, 2017
4:00 pm - Cross Country: Varsity Class 3A Regionals vs West Delaware (Away)
@ West Delaware High School
October 20, 2017
5:00 pm - Football: Freshmen Game vs Benton Community (Away)
@ Benton Community High School
7:30 pm - Football: Varsity Game vs Benton Community (Away)
@ Benton Community High School
October 21, 2017
12:00 am - Band/Vocal
1:00 pm - Swimming: Girls Varsity League Meet vs Decorah, Boone, Newton, Oskaloosa, Vinton-Shellsburg, Williamsburg (Away)
@ Luther College
October 23, 2017
7:00 pm - Band/Vocal
@ VS-HS Auditorium, Auditorium


PowerSchool Mobile App

mobile appFor those of you who are looking to use the PowerSchool Mobile App on your phone or tablet, there has been some… Continue Reading PowerSchool Mobile App

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!!

RTI… What’s that?

What is RTI?

Have you heard students talking about RTI? What in the world are they talking about? Well, wonder no more.

Vinton-Shellsburg Middle School began looking into the national initiative last year as… Continue Reading RTI… What’s that?


"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."