January of 2019 is certainly going to be a memorable one and one that will go down in the history books! Our students’ and their families’ schedules have been greatly disrupted by the weather and there will need to be some fairly significant adjustments in the school calendar moving forward. The administrative team met to… Continue Reading the article: Adjustments to the School Calendar
Late start? Early dismissal? No school at all? There are many factors to consider when deciding to change a school schedule during inclement weather. Vinton-Shellsburg Community School District (VSCSD) Superintendent, Mary Jo Hainstock explains the process she uses to make those decisions. “The process starts very early in the morning when our transportation director, Randy… Continue Reading the article: School or No School: The challenge of making decisions for weather-related school cancellations, delays and early outs
On Wednesday the 19th, the Tilford Elementary School students and staff, along with School Board President Rob Levis and Vice-President Sue Gates, were presented a plaque and flag for their high achievement as a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. Director Ryan Wise of the Iowa Department of Education was there to present these… Continue Reading the article: We are a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence
Our classrooms at Shellsburg Elementary worked together to collect over 1,000 toiletry items for the Food Share Pantry as part of a recent community service project. All classes from pre-school to fifth grade were invited to donate full-size toiletries items from November 26 to December 7. Thanks to the great support from our students and… Continue Reading the article: Sharing is caring at Shellsburg Elementary!