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For 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
“Back to School Night”
High School — Aug. 22nd @ 5:00 pm—6:00 pm (Open house format)
Middle School — Aug. 22nd @ 5:30 pm—6:30 pm (Open house format)
Shellsburg Elem. — Aug. 21st @ 5:30 pm—7:00 pm (Open house format)
Tilford Elem. — Aug. 21st @ 6:30 pm—8:00 pm (Open house format)
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)
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
Vinton-Shellsburg Community School District has made a commitment to the Professional Learning Committee work with Dr. Rick and Dr. Becky DuFour, Mike Mattos, and other Solution Tree staff members. We have worked hard the last three years to answer the… Continue Reading VSCSD Curriculum Website
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
I’ve thought about starting to post “Thoughts from the Superintendent” for a long time but have been hesitant for several reasons. While I’ve been hesitant, I finally decided I just need to try it for awhile and then evaluate! Let… Continue Reading Thoughts from the Superintendent- Student Safety
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!!
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 wrestling team traveled to LaPorte City in the snow Saturday morning to begin their journey to State. Congratulations to Nick Hyland, 132#, and Michael Neal, 152#, on their Sectional Championships! Max Wehage, 113#, and Stevie Henry, 285#, were runners-up. … Continue Reading On to Districts…