Archived Headlines 2016-2017

Check out the Cougar’s Roar for the latest VWHS headlines in their Spring issue. Enjoy!

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VWHS Students Attend BETA Convention

VWHS Beta 2017


On March 22 and 23, Van Wert High School BETA Club members attended the 66th Annual Ohio State Beta Convention held in Columbus. Van Wert was one of eleven attending high schools. Junior Steele Stabler represented Van Wert by running for state Beta office and Senior Cade Chiles led the convention as Ohio State Beta President. Chiles was chosen by attending students’ votes from all schools at last year’s convention.

Van Wert participated in several academic and artistic competitions, where students received high marks.  Students receiving awards in art include Caton Williamson, 3rd in drawing and 2nd in mixed media, Chloe Brake, 1st in watercolor, Nicole Clay, 1st in recyclable art, Marshall Healey, 1st in sculpture, and Anna Reichert, 2nd in photography, 2nd in handmade jewelry, 1st in onsite colored pencil drawing, and Cassidy Myers, Erin Richardson, Camryn Nouza, Briana Kesler, 1st in Advertising Design.

Students receiving awards in other academic areas include Mikayla Hernandez, 1st in Creative Writing, Storm Matthews, 2nd in Poetry, Matt Reichert, 3rd in Jr/Sr Oratory, Marshall Healey, 1st in Fr/So. Oratory, Chelsey White, 2nd in Spanish, Allison Hauter, 3rd in Agriculture, Anna Reichert and Michaella Johnson, 2nd in Special Talent, Katie Able, Michaella Johnson, Cassie Welker, and Storm Matthews, 2nd in Robotics Showcase, 3rd in club Campaign Skit, 6th in Spotlight on Service, and 6th in Living Literature. Beta Club is for select students and is founded on leadership, service, and character principles.

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VWHS Theatre Announces Spring Musical Cast

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On The Job Training receives donation from former student

Danielle Fetzer, 2004 Van Wert High School graduate representing the Fetzer Family Trust Fund, shows her appreciation for her former teacher who made a positive impact on her life.  Van Wert High School wishes to thank the Fetzer Family Trust Fund for the generous donation to the “On the Job Training Program” led by Mr. Alvarez.

Pictured L-R:       Danielle Fetzer presents her donation in the amount of $1,327.46 to Mr. Roland Alvarez.

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electionElection Excitement A group of VWHS government students are greeted by an energetic crowd of VWES fourth grade students while heading to the poles on election day.

 VWHS Theatre Announces Fall Play Cast


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VWHS Beta Club Induction

The Van Wert High School Beta Club recently held its induction for the new members. Beta Club is an academic organization whose motto is “let us lead by serving others”.  The principles of Beta include academic achievement, service, character, and leadership. The VWHS Beta Club chapter, which welcomes 31 new members, embraces several projects throughout the year, including the recently held homecoming dance, helped sell raffle tickets at a football game with United Way, participated in Kids Against Hunger, and will be working with The Salvation Army in the near future.


VWHS Theatre announces 2016-2017 season

Van Wert High School Theatre Department is excited to announce our 2016-2017 season. The fall play production of The Visitors will be performed at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center on Friday, November 18 and Saturday, November 19 at 7pm.

On April 6, 7, and 8, 2017, join Van Wert High School Theatre as they present Disney’s The Little Mermaid at 7pm on the Niswonger Performing Arts Center stage.


Click HERE to read more about both productions.