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
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?
AASA, The School Superintendents Association announced a new video series highlighting women superintendents and their journeys to reach the superintendency. Vinton-Shellsburg Community School Superintendent, Mary Jo Hainstock’s video segment in the series was released earlier this month. Hainstock has 25+ years experience as an administrator with 18 of those as a superintendent. She has been… Continue Reading the article: VSCSD Superintendent, Mary Jo Hainstock Featured In New Video Series To Promote Women In School Leadership