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Former Van Wert DARE officer Greg Blackmore is the newest member of the Van Wert City Board of Education.
Van Wert City Schools is committed to the safety and health of our students and staff.
Van Wert City Schools is currently accepting bids for snow removal for the 2020-2021 school year.
Prior to Van Wert's game on Friday, Tayzia Havill was crowned 2020 Van Wert High School Homecoming Queen.
Van Wert High School’s Student Council is proud to announce the 2020-2021 Homecoming Court.
Van Wert City Schools is committed to the safety and health of our students and staff.
Van Wert City Schools Library was recently awarded a $3,000 CARES Act Mini-Grant to help its student libraries prevent, prepare for, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Van Wert City Schools district participates in the National School Lunch Program and has received notification that the breakfast and lunch program will offer breakfast and lunch at no charge for all students in preschool through grade 12 regardless of free/reduced status.
Parents of students in grades 5-12 are reminded to sign up to receive student grades in ECHO.
Ohio First Lady Fran DeWine is pleased to announce amazing progress in reaching young Ohio readers in the Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library (OGIL) Program’s first year.
Welcome to our Open House! These are changing times, and we are pleased to provide you with a brief description of the courses offered at VWHS.
The following graphic is a visual representation of when drivers must stop for a school bus in the state of Ohio:
During Wednesday’s regular meeting, the Van Wert City School Board listened to Superintendent Mark Bagley and Assistant Superintendent Bill Clifton speak about how the school year is going with all the new requirements in place.
The Van Wert City Board of Education seeks applicants to fill the unexpired term of board member Tom Losh, who resigned his position August 26, 2020.
2020 - 2021 Fall Athletics Ticket Policy
Van Wert City Schools would like to remind parents/guardians that in order to receive alerts, they must be signed up for the Honeywell Instant Alert® for Schools system.
I, Lance D. Himes, Interim Director of the Ohio Department of Health (ODH), pursuant to the authority granted to me in R.C. 3701.13 to "make special orders...for preventing the spread of contagious or infectious diseases" Order the following to prevent the spread of COVID-1 9 into the State of Ohio:
In a sense, it’s back to the drawing board for Eggerss Stadium.
The Van Wert County Health Department has answered some frequently asked questions regarding Covid-19 isolation and quarantine.
Due to the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) guidelines and the reduced number of regular season football games, Van Wert City Schools will not be able to sell season tickets for the 2020 football season.
Van Wert fourth-grader Blaine Baxter chose an interesting year to become a 4-Her. Despite only having one in-person meeting with the Ohio City Blue Ribbon Workers, Baxter recently completed his project and even raised $700, which he donated to the Van Wert County Humane Society.
Governor DeWine announced yesterday, August 4, that the Ohio Department of Health will issue a health order requiring that K-12 children wear face coverings while at school.
It's official! Saturday was my first day of retirement. It has been a joy and a pleasure to serve as superintendent of Van Wert City Schools these past two years.
The Educational Boards of Van Wert City Schools and Lincolnview Local Schools met in special meetings on Thursday to approve remote learning plans and district calendar changes.
During the 2019-2020 school year, all Ohio schools were closed for the remainder of the school calendar year beginning on March 17, 2020 by order of Governor DeWine and State Health Commissioner Acton in response to the COVID 19 pandemic.
In 2019, the Weiss family celebrated their son Jacob who had obtained a college degree before graduating high school.
FinalForms is now open for parents to make updates for the 2020-2021 school year.
The Van Wert High School Athletic Booster Club is extremely proud to have contributed $75,000 to the resurfacing of the Van Wert High School track.
With an eye on safely returning students to classrooms next month, Van Wert City Schools is working on plans to do so.
Rather than doing a spring fundraiser this year, the Van Wert Federation of Teachers collected donations from members to donate to the YWCA summer food program.
The Van Wert Area Performing Arts Foundation, presenting Van Wert Live events, honored the commitments of outgoing board members, Scott Mull and Dr. Kevin Laing, along with resigning member, Vicki Brunn at the June Board of Directors meeting.
The 5th annual Operation Back to School outreach event, sponsored by First United Methodist Church, is set for the afternoon of Aug. 2, 2020.
The newly reconditioned courts at the Van Wert County Foundation Tennis Complex at Van Wert High School will have players and fans alike seeing red.
Wednesday’s Van Wert City Board of Education meeting was the final one for Superintendent Vicki Brunn.
The Van Wert Area Chamber of Commerce partnered with Sister’s Embroidery and More to offer Van Wert Strong t-shirts to the community.
The following is a list of events for the Brumback Library's Summer Reading Program, "Imagine Your Story," for the week of June 15-20:
Eight area High School seniors competed in the Ohio Memorial All-Star Game at Ottawa Memorial Field over the weekend.
Registration for the Brumback Library’s 2020 annual Summer Reading Program is underway.
During Van Wert's graduation ceremony, students Delaney Eyanson, Kathryn Hauter, and Ryan Chen gave speeches.
Van Wert Elks Lodge 1197, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks has announced the awarding of a $2,000 scholarship by the Elks National Foundation to Ryan Chen.
Covid-19 and its impact on Van Wert City Schools was the focus of the majority of the Board of Education meeting held on Wednesday, May 27.
Congratulations to the Class of 2020! Watch the 149th Annual Van Wert High School Commencement.
Van Wert High School is proud to announce the following awards and recipients for the graduating class of 2020:
The Van Wert City Schools Food Services department would like to thank Tecumseh Packaging Solutions and Leland Smith Insurance Services/Erie Insurance for their generous donations that helped provide meals to students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Registration for fall athletics is now open for students who will be in grades 7 - 12 for the 2020 - 2021 school year.
The Van Wert Service Club will sponsor a summer speech and language clinic again this year.
Greater Lima Region, Inc. has canceled Makerfest 2020, which had been scheduled for Oct. 16 – 17 at the Allen County Fairgrounds.
The 2020 Peony Pageant, originally scheduled for April 3, had to be canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to crown a queen and award scholarships, the contestants will be competing virtually this year and will be scored by a panel of judges.
Van Wert High School FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) students were recently awarded $2,500 after being hand-selected by the national FCCLA for their outstanding achievement in the FACTS (Families Acting for Traffic Safety) program.
Van Wert Health announced winners of the 2020 Medical and Health Care Scholarship, an award for high school seniors pursuing continuing education within health care professions.
Five area girls have been selected for the 2020 R.K. Thompson Self Reliance Award, according to Breanne Sudduth and Anthony Adams, co-chairpersons of the Van Wert Service Club’s selection committee.
Five area boys have been selected as Finalists for the 2020 R.K. Thompson Self Reliance Award, according to Breanne Sudduth and Anthony Adams, co-chairpersons of the Van Wert Service Club’s selection committee.
Four potential dates are under consideration for Van Wert High School’s 2020 graduation ceremony.
The Van Wert County General Health District in conjunction with Van Wert Health are requesting that those presenting mild and manageable symptoms of COVID-19 to stay at home and self-isolate.
Van Wert City Schools would like to thank our community members for their patience and cooperation as we work through the logistics of this unprecedented time, and as we work to comply with the directives of the federal, state, and local government.
Van Wert City Schools has cancelled all school-related events beginning Monday, March 16 through Friday, April 3 due to the order announced by Governor Mike DeWine on Thursday, March 12.
Van Wert’s Lorrie Decker finished tied for 28th at the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s Division II State Bowling Tournament at Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl on Saturday.
The Van Wert High School Cheerleaders traveled to St. John Arena at The Ohio State University on Sunday, March 1 to compete in the 28th annual OASSA State Cheer & Dance Championships.
UPCOMING EVENTS -
March 6: Spring Fundraiser starts
March 24: Spring Fundraiser Ends
March 16-20: Spring Break-No School
April 1: 8th grade Parent Meeting 6-7:30 in NPAC Lecture Hall
April 10: No School-Good Friday
Van Wert High School’s FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) students are raising awareness for the growing concern of bus safety after receiving a $1,000 grant from Families Acting for Community Traffic Safety (FACTS).
A presentation by Justin Krogman and fourth grade teachers led off the February meeting of the Van Wert City Schools Board of Education on Wednesday.
Approximately 100 Van Wert High School seniors had the chance to visit two of eight local companies Tuesday to learn about their businesses.
Van Wert High School bowler Lorrie Decker is bound for the Ohio High School Athletic Association State tournament for the third consecutive year.
Van Wert City Schools Superintendent, Vicki Brunn, traveled to Columbus Thursday to provide her testimony before the Senate, supporting the plan the Ohio House passed in early February to make changes to the current EdChoice voucher program and overhaul Ohio’s state report card and testing system.
Van Wert High School English/Language Arts students recently participated in the Young Writers’ Survival Sagas: Mission Contamination Contest.
The Van Wert Robotics teams are gearing up for the state championship in Cincinnati, Ohio, in a few weeks as both teams have been making improvements and changes.
The man whose name has become synonymous with the Van Wert DARE program, Officer Greg Blackmore, will be retiring from that position April 15 after 24 years in that position, and 30 years on the VWPD.
Van Wert Early Childhood Center recently received a $200 grant from The Ohio Federation of Teachers which allowed them to purchase books through First Books, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to get books into children’s hands.
Three years after opening Portal 2:20 Teen Center, Director Julie Burk still buzzes with excitement when she speaks of the positive impact the center is having on the community.
A plan to replace the EdChoice voucher program and lay the foundation for an overhaul of Ohio’s school report card and testing system has been approved by the Ohio House of Representatives.