Veteran’s Day Program Set for Nov 11 at 9:30am

The annual Vinton-Shellsburg Community Schools November 11, 2014 Community Wide Veterans’ Day Assembly will begin at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, in the Middle School gym. —ALL Veterans(from near or far) are invited to be our special guests at the … Continue reading

Tour de Lights 2014!


Screen Shot 2014-10-30 at 2.59.38 PMSunday, December 7 at 5pm come support the XC and Track teams while enjoying the beautiful holiday lights around town. Flyer and Registration from in … Continue reading

Weather Notification Information

As our summer has faded to fall and our fall will soon fade to my least favorite season (winter) we need to be thinking of how we communicate our schedule changes to those we serve. Here is some information that … Continue reading

Karr Complex Renovation Video

Click on the title of the post to see the video. Do you support the project? Take our quick survey here. Donation Link: 

Karr Complex Renovation Project

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Have you heard much about the Karr Complex Renovation project?

- Replace the badly worn track. – Decrease the number of injuries due to a safer surface … Continue reading


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Welcome to Vinton-Shellsburg!  We are a comprehensive high school of approximately 500 learners.  We strive to meet the needs of young people through a variety of academics and activities.  We offer a full-compliment of multiple course offerings, along with co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.

On behalf of the high school staff, we want you to know that we are committed to continuously updating our curriculum, which includes offering relevant content and utilizing a variety of effective instructional styles.  To be successful and competitive in post-secondary experiences, you should come to school each day with an attitude of making an investment in your future.  The best possible learning environment is one in which all educators and students are intrinsically motivated to be the best.

~Matt Kingsbury, Principal