October 22, 2016
12:00 am - FFA
@ Indianapolis, IN
12:00 am - Band/Vocal
@ West Delaware High School
8:00 am - Speech
@ VS Karr Athletic Complex
1:00 pm - Swimming: Girls Varsity Meet vs Boone, Decorah, Grinnell, Newton, Oskaloosa, Williamsburg (Home)
@ Waterloo, Central Intermediate School
October 24, 2016
6:00 pm - National Honor Society
@ VSHS Auditorium
October 26, 2016
5:30 pm - Hall of Fame Meeting
October 27, 2016
7:00 pm - Fellowship of Christian Athletes
@ Vinton-Shellsburg High School
October 28, 2016
12:00 am - District-wide Event


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.

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


"The Mission of the Vinton-Shellsburg Community School District is to improve the quality of lives and assist individuals in becoming contributing members of society through the accumulation and application of knowledge."