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Monday, February 6, 2023 Word of the Week Winners- Gratefulness
Word of the Week Winners- Gratefulness

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

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 Bowling for the future of Unique Kids
Bowling for the future of Unique Kids
Wednesday, February 1, 2023 Cougars United Raises Over $11,000
Cougars United Photo

The United Way of Van Wert County teamed up with Van Wert City Schools to bring Cougars United back for a second year, and for the second consecutive year, it was a big success.

Monday, January 30, 2023 Word of the Week Winners- Understanding
Word of the Week Winners- Understanding

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

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 Word of the Week Winners- Cheerful
Word of the Week Winners- Cheerful

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

Friday, January 20, 2023 PAWS | Let's Review (1/9/23 - 1/20/23)
Social Media Paws Graphic

ICYMI! All your news in one place PLUS looking ahead at sporting events through 1/28. 

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 Word of the Week Winners- Helpful
Word of the Week Winners- Helpful

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

Troy Bowersock, Treasurer

The Van Wert City Board of Education held its organizational meetings and regular January board meeting on Wednesday, electing Scott Mull the new board president, replacing Anthony Adams, and Julie Burenga as board vice president.

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 Van Wert Elementary Spelling Bee Winners!
Van Wert Elementary Spelling Bee Winners!

Van Wert Elementary Spelling Bee Winners! 

Monday, January 9, 2023 Word of the Week Winners- Sportsmanship
Word of the Week Winners- Sportsmanship

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

Friday, January 6, 2023 PAWS | Let's Review (12/26/22 - 1/6/23)
PAWS Let's Review this Week Graphic

Happy New Year! We are happy to be back with our students and staff. Check out what we've been up to as well as all of our upcoming athletic events for the week! 

Tuesday, January 3, 2023 Word of the Week Winners- Be Alert
Word of the Week Winners- Be Alert

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

Eggerss Stadium renovation

Editor’s note: The VW independent is publishing what it judges to be the Top 10 local stories of 2022. Articles featuring three top stories have been published Wednesday-Friday and the feature concludes today with No. 1.

Friday, December 23, 2022 PAWS | Let's Review (12/5/22 - 12/22/22)
PAWS Let's Review this Week Graphic

It's been a busy few weeks leading up to winter break, 12/23/22 - 1/2/23. Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! 

Wednesday, December 21, 2022 Student of the Month
Student of the Month

Congratulations to our Students of the Month!

Monday, December 19, 2022 Word of the Week Winners- Self-Control
Word of the Week Winners- Self-Control

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

VWCS Logo

Safety and security within the Van Wert City Schools is getting another boost.

Wednesday, December 14, 2022 VIP Days at VWES
VIP Days at VWES

VIP day fun at VWES. Thank you to all of our VIPs who were able to join us! 

VWES Students Science

Mrs. McCoy’s class did some lab activities with Mrs. Breese to explore physical and chemical changes!

Wednesday, December 14, 2022 Concert Choir Christmas Tour
Concert Choir Performs for Rotary Club

The Van Wert High School Choir Concert spread some holiday cheer around our community yesterday, December 13. 

 

 

Monday, December 12, 2022 Word of the Week Winners- Patient
Word of the Week Winners- Patient

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

Monday, December 5, 2022 Word of the Week Winners- Cooperation
Word of the Week Winners- Cooperation

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

Tuesday, November 29, 2022 Word of the Week Winners- Forgiving
Word of the Week Winners- Forgiving

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

Friday, November 18, 2022 PAWS | Let's Review (11/1/22 - 11/18/22)
PAWS Let's Review this Week Graphic

We've been staying busy at VWCS. Check out what we've been up to! 

Michelle Mawer with her departing gift from the board.

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

Monday, November 14, 2022 Word of the Week Winners- Equality
Word of the Week Winners- Equality

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

Word of the Week Winners- Respect Authority

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

Monday, October 31, 2022 Word of the Week Winners- Polite
Word of the Week Winners- Polite

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

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.

Monday, October 24, 2022 Word of the Week Winners- Friendliness
Word of the Week Winners- Friendliness

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

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.

Project Adam Ohio logo

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.

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 Word of the Week Winners- Commitment
Word of the Week Winners- Commitment

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

Friday, October 14, 2022 VWCS Treasurer Search Underway
VWCS Circle Logo

The Van Wert City School District is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Treasurer.

VWCS Circle Logo

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.

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 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!

Monday, October 3, 2022 Word of the Week Winners- Perseverance
Word of the Week Winners- Perseverance

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

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.

Monday, September 26, 2022 Word of the Week Winners- Accountable
Word of the Week Winners- Accountable

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

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 State Releases Annual School Report Cards
Ohio Department of Education Logo

A different year brings a different look to the Ohio Department of Education’s Ohio School Report Cards for the state’s public schools.

Monday, September 19, 2022 Word of the Week Winners- Compassionate
Word of the Week Winners- Compassionate

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

Wednesday, September 14, 2022 Word of the Week Winners- Generosity
Word of the Week Winners- Generosity

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

Wednesday, September 7, 2022 Word of the Week Winners- Acceptance
Word of the Week Winners- Acceptance

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

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