One Life, One Community, One Future- Come Join In

Come join in on the open conversation about Underage Drinking at the VS-High School on April 29. There will be free pizza and giveaways. Contact ASAC at 319-472-2443 to give them an idea on how many to plan for. You … Continue reading

April 25th Daily Announcement’s & Important Senior Information:

Daily Announcement

Vinton-Shellsburg CSD “Where Character Counts”

Quality begins on the inside… and then works its way … Continue reading

Sandy Hamilton- Alternative Education Educator of the Year

We are thrilled to announce that Sandy Hamilton was named Iowa Association of Alternative Education Educator of the Year. She was named the recipient last night at an awards banquet at their annual convention. She was nominated by staff and … Continue reading

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Post Prom Packet- Due April 29

“Juniors & Seniors it is time to get excited about this years’ Post Prom!  The Parent Information/Permission packet is ready for you to complete and turn in BEFORE April 29th.  Don’t miss out on a fun-filled night!  Get it Continue reading

Get your Tux at Cameron’s – earn $$ for After Prom

Camerons is donating $5.00 from each tuxedo rental to post prom.  Use the link for more information.

PROM 2014 at Cameron’s


Payschools Powerschool School Dining System School Messenger



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