We plan to expand the amount of locally sourced foods we use, provide training for food service staff and create menu options that include more scratch cooking,” was how VS school superintendent Mary Jo Hainstock reacted to the news of a $48,000 grant from the USDA to encourage the use of nutritious, locally grown food. She… Continue Reading the article: A win for our students, farmers, and community!
Named a distinguished school for STEM and career learning program Vinton, IA – Vinton-Shellsburg High School, has been recognized as a Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished School for providing broad access to transformative learning opportunities for students through PLTW Computer Science and Engineering. VSHS is one of just four high schools in Iowa to… Continue Reading the article: Vinton-Shellsburg High School Receives National Recognition for Commitment to Empowering Students
Going by the book and sharp attention to detail is what you would expect from anyone responsible for steering a 1,000-foot long aircraft carrier. Randy Arndt, Vinton-Shellsburg’s director of transportation, has had that experience aboard the Nimitz-class, U.S.S. Carl Vinson, and now he enjoys using those skills to guide the 27 school bus drivers of… Continue Reading the article: Vinton-Shellsburg transportation director Randy Arndt
At a recent Vinton Lion’s Club meeting, Vinton-Shellsburg school Superintendent Mary Jo Hainstock gave an update concerning the school district and student performance on standardized tests. “I want to make it clear that standardized test scores aren’t the only or even the most important measure of student achievement,” said Mary Jo, “but the tests… Continue Reading the article: Entire community shines after VSCSD standardized test results come in