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Aidan Pratt playing basketball against a Crestview player

Due to the Cougar football team’s recent playoff success, the 2021-2022 boys basketball schedule has been adjusted.

Board member Scott Mull listens to information about the district’s five-year forecast.

Van Wert City Schools will be in the black for the next five years, according to the latest financial forecast.

Picture of Christmas ornaments with VWHS Art Club Presents Coffee, Cookies, and Canvases

The Van Wert High School Art Club invites the public to Coffee, Cookies, and Canvases on Thursday, December 9 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the High School/Middle School art rooms.

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 Eggerss Stadium: It's Time!
Current concession stand at Eggerss Stadium

I’ve lived in Van Wert for more than 40 years and cannot imagine the city without Eggerss Stadium. 

Monday, November 15, 2021 Word of the Week Winners: Equality
Word of the Week Winners: Equality

Congratulations to the Van Wert Elementary Word of the Week Winners!

Monday, November 15, 2021 VWHS Theatre to Perform Fall Play
VWHS Theatre proudly presents Murder at Rundown Abbey on November 16 and 18

Van Wert High School Theatre Department invites the community to our fall play, Murder at Rundown Abbey by Craig Sodaro, which will be performed at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, November 16 and Thursday, November 18 at 7:30 pm.

Word of the Week Winners: Respect Authority

Congratulations to the Van Wert Elementary Word of the Week Winners! 

VW Cougar head logo

Season tickets for the 2021-2022 boys varsity basketball season will be available starting Monday, November 8.

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 VWCS Completes 2021 United Way Campaign
United Way logo

Van Wert City Schools recently wrapped up its 2021-2022 United Way Campaign.

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 Student of the Month
Student of the Month

Congratulations to our Students of the Month!  

Rendering of Eggerss Stadium

Mudbowl 2021.  This could be used to describe the playoff game between Van Wert and Rossford this past Friday at Eggerss stadium.

Monday, November 1, 2021 Word of the Week Winners: Polite
Word of the Week Winners: Polite

Congratulations to the Van Wert Elementary Word of the Week Winners! 

Van Wert City Schools Assistant Superintendent Bill Clifton addresses the Board during the October meeting on Wednesday.

The Van Wert City Schools Board of Education heard two presentations during its October meeting on Wednesday.

Van Wert Cougars versus Rossford Bulldogs with OHSAA logo

The Van Wert Cougars will take on the Rossford Bulldogs on Friday, October 29 at Eggerss Stadium.

Monday, October 25, 2021 Word of the Week Winners: Friendliness
Word of the Week Winners: Friendliness

Congratulations to the Van Wert Elementary Word of the Week Winners!

Aerial view of Eggerss Stadium lighting up the night sky surrounding Van Wert

Traditions: the passing of customs or beliefs from generation to generation. All over America, one thing unites us in the late summer and early fall: high school football on Friday nights.

Thursday, October 21, 2021 Do's and Don'ts of School Bus Safety
Do's and don'ts of school bus transportation

It's National School Bus Safety Week! Review these tips for keeping children safe in and around the bus and bus stops.

Monday, October 18, 2021 Word of the Week Winners: Commitment
Word of the Week Winners: Commitment

Congratulations to the Van Wert Elementary Word of the Week Winners!

Thursday, October 14, 2021 Word of the Week Winners: Hard Work
Word of the Week Winners: Hard Work

Congratulations to the Van Wert Elementary Word of the Week Winners! 

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 VWCS Thanks Local Partners for New AEDs
Administrators, staff, and students representing Van Wert City Schools stand with a table full of AEDs with Stacy Adam, Executive Director and Krista Somerton, Program Manager of the Van Wert Area Economic Development Corporation

Through several grants and generous donations, Van Wert City Schools is pleased to have a total of 33 automated external defibrillators (AEDs) on-site throughout its four campuses.

Monday, October 11, 2021 Eggerss Stadium: A Van Wert Legacy
Rendering of the renovated Eggerss Stadium

It’s pretty easy to name things that go together. Peanut butter and jelly. Arts and crafts. Love and marriage. 

Monday, October 4, 2021 Word of the Week Winners: Perserverance
Word of the Week Winners: Perserverance

Congratulations to the Van Wert Elementary Word of the Week Winners!

Thursday, September 30, 2021 VWHS Theatre Announces Fall Play Cast
Cast members of Murder at Rundown Abbey

Van Wert High School Theatre is preparing for their upcoming production of Murder at Rundown Abbey by Craig Sodaro.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 Food Service Notice
Food Service Notice
Monday, September 27, 2021 Word of the Week Winners: Accountable
Word of the Week Winners: Accountable

Congratulations to the Van Wert Elementary Word of the Week Winners! 

Thursday, September 23, 2021 In Loving Memory of Miss Anita Zuber
Anita Zuber

Our deepest condolences to the family, friends, and students of Miss Anita Zuber, Van Wert Middle School English/Language Arts teacher.

Van Wert Superintendent Mark Bagley talks about a bond issue the district is placing on the ballot to fund renovations to Eggerss Stadium.

Voters in the Van Wert City School District can expect to see a May 2022 ballot issue to renovate and improve Eggerss Stadium.

Monday, September 20, 2021 Word of the Week Winners: Compassionate
Word of the Week Winners: Compassionate

Congratulations to the Van Wert Elementary Word of the Week Winners!

Monday, September 13, 2021 Word of the Week Winners: Generosity
Word of the Week Winners: Generosity

Congratulations to the Van Wert Elementary Word of the Week Winners! 

Thursday, September 9, 2021 Word of the Week Winners: Acceptance
Word of the Week Winners: Acceptance

Congratulations to the Van Wert Elementary Word of the Week Winners! 

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 Word of the Week Winners: Kindness
Word of the Week Winners: Kindness

Congratulations to the Van Wert Elementary Word of the Week Winners! 

Van Wert Board of Education member Greg Blackmore listens to a report during Wednesday’s meeting.

Despite losing one day to heavy fog and three delays caused by early morning fog, Van Wert City Schools Superintendent Mark Bagley said the start of the new school year has been excellent.

VW Cougars logo

Fans interested in purchasing tickets for Van Wert High School home athletic contests now have the option to purchase a mobile ticket online, as well as in-person at the gate for varsity football, volleyball, and boys and girls soccer.

Monday, August 9, 2021 *NEW* Alerts Sign-Up
Notification graphic

Van Wert City Schools is announcing changes to its alert system. In order to receive alerts about district announcements and school delays and cancellations, individuals must sign up at https://www.vwcs.net/Content2/alerts-sign-up.

VWCS Circle Logo

Dear Parent(s),

Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year! The Board of Education, the building principals, and I look forward to returning to a much more “normal” educational experience for students and employees as we begin the 2021-2022 school year.

VWCS Assistant Superintendent Bill Clifton gives his report to the board of education.

The new school year, COVID-19 and masks, personnel, Eggerss Stadium and critical race theory were among the topics addressed during Wednesday’s Van Wert school board meeting.

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Klein Memorial Fund Helps Local Students
Foundation CEO Seth Baker (middle) with local school district representatives.

Seth Baker, CEO of The Van Wert County Foundation, is pleased to announce designated grant funds to local school districts from the Richard L. and Nadie O. Klein Memorial Trust. 

State Championships Sign

Van Wert Superintendent Mark Bagley talked about some concerns with school funding in the yet-to-be-approved biennial state budget proposal, while the Van Wert City Board of Education dealt with personnel and financial actions related to the upcoming school year during Wednesday’s June meeting.

The Cougar Connection cover page

The May 2021 edition of The Cougar Connection is now available for viewing.

10 students read letters to educators that had an impact on them during the 26th annual educator's banquet.

Wednesday evening, students and educators from Van Wert City Schools gathered at Willow Bend Country Club to honor teachers who had a special impact on students and those who will be retiring this school year.