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Souper Bowl Fundraiser Flyer

The Art Club and FCCLA are teaming up to raise money for the West Ohio Food Bank (making a donation through the United Way of Van Wert County) through a new fundraiser called "Souper Bowls".

Friday, November 18, 2022 PAWS | Let's Review (11/1/22 - 11/18/22)
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We've been staying busy at VWCS. Check out what we've been up to! 

School at the Goedde feast

We are thankful! Students at Van Wert School at the Goedde celebrated Thanksgiving by hosting families and community partners for the second year in a row. 

Michelle Mawer with her departing gift from the board.

The Van Wert school board praises Mawer, who agrees to stay on as interim treasurer. 

Greg Blackmore BOE Meeting

School safety and security and work at Eggerss Stadium were two of several topics addressed during Wednesday’s meeting of the Van Wert City Schools Board of Education.

New DARE vehicle graphics revealed

The Van Wert City Police Department chose artwork submitted by Gavin Gonzalez, a Van Wert Middle School 6th Grade Student, for their new DARE truck design.

 

VWCS Bus Drivers

As National School Bus Safety week comes to an end, the Van Wert City School District would not only like to emphasize the importance of bus safety, but also take the time to recognize and honor the drivers who often transport more than 900 students on a daily basis.

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Van Wert City Schools is proud to announce that all five buildings that make up the district have been designated as Heart Safe Schools by Project ADAM. Van Wert Elementary was the first to earn the Heart Safe Designation in March 2022.

Friday, October 14, 2022 VWCS Treasurer Search Underway
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The Van Wert City School District is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Treasurer.

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Beginning Monday, October 17, 2022 and continuing daily through Friday, October 21, 2022, Van Wert City Schools will be coordinating a state-mandated safety drill to remain in compliance with Ohio Revised Code 3313.536 and as overseen by the Ohio School Safety Center.

Friday, September 30, 2022 VWCS Board Hears Info on State Report Cards
Chris Covey

One thing is certain about the Ohio Department of Education’s annual school report cards – there is very little, if any consistency from year-to-year.

Photo of Assistant Superintendent Bill Clifton discussing safety during Wednesday’s school board meeting

The safety of students and staff is a top priority in the Van Wert City Schools district. That was the message delivered during Wednesday’s Board of Education meeting.

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 VWHS Announces 2022 Homecoming Court
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Van Wert High School’s Student Council is proud to announce the 2022-2023 Homecoming Court.

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 State Releases Annual School Report Cards
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A different year brings a different look to the Ohio Department of Education’s Ohio School Report Cards for the state’s public schools.

Julie Burenga

The newest member of the Van Wert City Schools Board of Education took the oath of office during Wednesday’s school board meeting

Thursday, July 28, 2022 VWFT Gives to Local Summer Programs
Mark Bagley, VWCS Superintendent; Betsy Hamman, YWCA Director of Summer Food Program; two program participants; and Chuck Rollins, VWFT President.

The Van Wert Federation of Teachers donated a total of $2,500 to two local youth summer programs.

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Van Wert City Schools announces its 2022-2023 program year policy Free and Reduced Price Meals for students unable to pay the full price of meals or milk served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast, After School Care Snack or Special Milk Programs. 

Wednesday, May 11, 2022 VWMS Hosts "Real Money. Real World."
Students had to decide if they had enough money left in their monthly budget to make charitable contributions. 

Van Wert Middle School hosted a financial literacy program for students called Real Money. Real World. on Wednesday, May 4.

Rendering of the renovated Eggerss Stadium

Months of campaigning and spreading information paid off at the polls with the passage of a bond issue to renovate and improve Eggerss Stadium in downtown Van Wert.

On behalf of Van Wert City Schools, Kristi Fuerst, VWCS Marketing & Public Relations Specialist, accepts the Mark of Distinction award from Lou DeVincentis, OHSPRA President.

Van Wert City Schools was recognized with four professional Achievement Awards at the Ohio School Public Relations Association (OHSPRA) annual spring conference held in Columbus on April 28-29.