HIGH SCHOOL NEWS

National Merit Scholarship Recognitions

Congratulations to both Jamie Thompson and David Steele for being recognized as National Merit Scholars.  Students qualify to become a National Merit Scholar by taking the PSAT exam during their junior year of high school.  Last school year, 1.6 million … Continue reading

Bank Iowa Traveling Cup

Bank Iowa has designed a program that recognizes Iowa High School students for academic excellence and outstanding achievements during state competitions.  The traveling cup challenge is a combined statewide, yearlong competition among member schools of the Iowa High School Athletic … Continue reading

New Cross Country Website

Go to the following link to find all the information you need relating to the High School Boys and Girls Cross Country teams. Schedules, maps, meet results, and more.

https://sites.google.com/a/vscsd.org/vinton-shellsburg-cross-country/home

State Announces Attendance Center Rankings: Vinton-Shellsburg Proud of Their Results!

While recognizing there is room to improve, staff at Vinton-Shellsburg are proud of the results the Iowa Department of Education released earlier today. As a result of legislative action, the Department of Education developed Attendance Center Rankings for all the … Continue reading

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

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PRINCIPAL'S WELCOME

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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

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