The Iowa Association of School Boards (IASB) along with the Vinton-Shellsburg CSD invites our communities to celebrate and thank our local school board superheroes during School Board Recognition Month, May 1-31, 2019. This year’s theme, ‘Superheroes for Public Education’, pays tribute to the incredible work of these unpaid volunteers and the significant impact they have… Continue Reading the article: Superheroes 4 Public Ed: School Board Recognition Month
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
Tilford Elementary has been in the news for being a Blue Ribbon School, but what is that? Tilford’s Blue Ribbon School award is an important milestone for the Vinton-Shellsburg school district. Each state’s top education office nominates select schools to the U.S. Department of Education out of the 130,000 school buildings in the United States…. Continue Reading the article: What is a Blue Ribbon School?