Vinton, IA — On Tuesday, February 26, 2019, VSCSD Superintendent Mary Jo Hainstock, Middle School Principal Shelly Peterson and seventh-grade science teacher, Kris Howes-Vonstein, traveled to Des Moines for the annual Outstanding Iowa Teachers Recognition Luncheon. The luncheon was hosted by Iowa Department of Education Director Ryan Wise, Gov. Kim Reynolds, and Lt. Gov. Adam… Continue Reading the article: Kris Howes-Vonstein honored as a top teacher in Iowa
The Vinton-Shellsburg school district serves the communities of Shellsburg, Garrison, and Vinton, and also includes some of the students living near Mount Auburn and Brandon. The educators and other staff members of the Vinton-Shellsburg schools are deeply involved in the life of our communities as volunteers, coaches, board members, and involved citizens. Our communities often… Continue Reading the article: Creating Strong Community Partnerships
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!