CALENDAR

January 16, 2017
12:00 am - Vocal
@ Luther College
12:00 am - District-wide Event
4:30 pm - Large Group Speech: HS WaMaC West Divisional vs Benton Community, Center Point-Urbana, Clear Creek Amana, Independence, Marion, South Tama, Vinton-Shellsburg, Williamsburg (Away)
@ Benton Community High School
January 17, 2017
4:00 pm - Bowling: Varsity Meet vs Independence (Home)
@ Berry's Lanes
4:15 pm - Basketball: Boys 8th Game vs South Tama Middle School, Vinton-Shellsburg Middle School (Away)
@ South Tama Middle School
4:15 pm - Basketball: Boys 7th Game vs Vinton-Shellsburg Middle School vs. South Tama Middle School (Home)
@ Vinton-Shellsburg Middle School
4:30 pm - Basketball: Boys Freshmen Game vs Williamsburg (Home)
@ Vinton-Shellsburg High School
4:30 pm - Basketball: Girls FR-SO Game vs Williamsburg (Cancelled)
@ Williamsburg High School
4:45 pm - Swimming: Boys Varsity Meet vs Williamsburg (Home)
@ Vinton-Shellsburg High School, Iowa Braille & Sight Saving School - Vinton
6:00 pm - Basketball: Boys Sophomore Game vs Williamsburg (Home)
@ Vinton-Shellsburg High School
6:00 pm - Basketball: Girls Junior Varsity Game vs Williamsburg (Away)
@ Williamsburg High School, Williamsburg High School
7:30 pm - Basketball: Boys Varsity Game vs Williamsburg (Home)
@ Vinton-Shellsburg High School
7:30 pm - Basketball: Girls Varsity Game vs Williamsburg (Away)
@ Williamsburg High School, Williamsburg High School
January 19, 2017
6:00 pm - Wrestling: Varsity Quad vs Solon, Maquoketa, Marion, Vinton-Shellsburg (Away)
@ Solon High School
6:00 pm - Basketball: Girls Junior Varsity Game vs Independence (Away) (Rescheduled from 12-16-16)
@ Independence High School
7:00 pm - Basketball: Boys Junior Varsity Game vs Benton Community (Away)
@ Benton Community High School
7:30 pm - Basketball: Girls Varsity Game vs Independence (Away) (Rescheduled from 12-16-16)
@ Independence High School
January 20, 2017
4:00 pm - Bowling: Varsity Meet vs Marion (Home)
@ Vinton-Shellsburg High School, Berry's Lanes
4:15 pm - Basketball: Boys 7th Game vs Union MS, Vinton-Shellsburg Middle School (Away)
@ Union Middle School
4:15 pm - Basketball: Boys 8th Game vs Vinton-Shellsburg Middle School vs. Union MS (Home)
@ Vinton-Shellsburg Middle School
4:30 pm - Basketball: Boys Freshmen Game vs South Tama (Away)
@ South Tama High School
4:30 pm - Basketball: Girls FR-SO Game vs South Tama (Cancelled)
@ Vinton-Shellsburg High School
6:00 pm - Basketball: Boys Sophomore Game vs South Tama (Away)
@ South Tama High School
6:00 pm - Basketball: Girls Junior Varsity Game vs South Tama (Home)
@ Vinton-Shellsburg High School
7:30 pm - Basketball: Boys Varsity Game vs South Tama (Away)
@ South Tama High School
7:30 pm - Basketball: Girls Varsity Game vs South Tama (Home)
@ Vinton-Shellsburg High School
January 21, 2017
12:00 am - Band
@ Marion MS
8:00 am - Speech
@ Grinnell High School
9:30 am - Wrestling: Varsity Tournament vs Anamosa, Starmont, Northwood-Kensett CSD, Columbus, Cascade, Vinton-Shellsburg (Away)
@ Anamosa High School
January 22, 2017
12:00 am - Vocal
@ Wartburg College

NEWS

National Merit Scholarship Recognitions

Congratulations to both Jamie Thompson and David Steele for being recognized as National Merit Scholars.  Students qualify to become a National Merit Scholar by taking the PSAT exam during their junior year of high school.  Last school year, 1.6 million … Continue reading

New Cross Country Website

Go to the following link to find all the information you need relating to the High School Boys and Girls Cross Country teams. Schedules, maps, meet results, and more.

https://sites.google.com/a/vscsd.org/vinton-shellsburg-cross-country/home

State Announces Attendance Center Rankings: Vinton-Shellsburg Proud of Their Results!

While recognizing there is room to improve, staff at Vinton-Shellsburg are proud of the results the Iowa Department of Education released earlier today. As a result of legislative action, the Department of Education developed Attendance Center Rankings for all the … Continue reading

Thoughts from the Superintendent- Attendance

My first posting about security seemed to be well received!  Thanks for those of you who gave feedback.

One of the things we are focusing on this year is attendance.  If kids have high rates of absenteeism, it is harder … Continue reading

Read, Read, Read!!

Research shows that reading aloud with children is the single most important thing you can do to prepare a child for reading and learning. Read Aloud 15 MINUTES National Campaign promotes parents reading aloud to their children at least 15 … Continue reading

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