“Whether you are joining us as a sixth grader, or you have been with us before, I’d strongly encourage you to be an active member of Vinton-Shellsburg Middle School. In addition to the excellent academic foundation, we offer many activities and sports to help students become well-rounded, mature young adults. Our “Commitment to Excellence” is our promise to you and our expectation of every student.”
– Shelly Petersen, Principal
School Hours: 8:00 am – 3:19 pm
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona recognized the Vinton-Shellsburg Middle School as one of 5 schools in Iowa receiving a National Blue Ribbon School award for 2022. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.
Our middle school is ranked 18th as one of the Best Iowa Middle Schools according to U.S. News & World Report.
LET’S MAKE 2021-2022 OUTSTANDING!
As Vinton-Shellsburg Community School District begins the new year with in-person, traditional learning, use the link below to access information to prepare for the first day of class and beyond. Our district will continue to follow guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Benton County Public Health, and the Iowa Department of Public Health regarding COVID-19 safety protocols.
Due to the weather, Vinton-Shellsburg Community School District will have a two-hour late start today (Monday, March 7).
Please Note: Breakfast is not available on late start days.
(And a reminder of a previous schedule change — We will have an Early Out and PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES TOMORROW, MARCH 8.)
PLEASE TRAVEL SAFE TODAY!