Wednesday’s Van Wert City Board of Education meeting was the final one for Superintendent Vicki Brunn.
The VWCS Superintendent's Office will be closed for office maintenance.
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:
Registration for the Brumback Library’s 2020 annual Summer Reading Program is underway.
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.
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.
Four potential dates are under consideration for Van Wert High School’s 2020 graduation ceremony.
In a press conference held on Monday, March 30, Governor Mike DeWine extended all Ohio school closures until at least May 1 due to the COVID-19 pandemic
Teachers in the Van Wert City School District have a new three-year contract.
As we work together in this unprecedented situation, we want to be proactive in our efforts to support students and their families.
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.
With Governor Mike DeWine’s decision to close all Ohio K-12 schools in order to help with the outbreak of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Van Wert City Schools believes it is our responsibility to continue to provide meals for the students of our district.
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.
The Van Wert High School Theatre Department would like to inform all that our spring musical, Disney’s Tarzan ® , The Stage Musical scheduled for April 2, 3, & 4, 2020 at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center is cancelled due to the state mandated closure and concerning development of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
The Van Wert City Schools Board of Education plans to approve a three-year contract to employ Mark Bagley as their next Superintendent, effective August 1, 2020.
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.
New signs are going up at Cross Over the Hill (COTH) to reflect the new name of the program, LifeWise Academy.
Monday kicked off Read Across America Week, a week that celebrates the importance of reading.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The January 2020 edition of The Cougar Connection is now available for viewing.
Under the leadership of Van Wert Middle School teacher, Marie Markward, and community volunteer, Rachel Hoverman, the 6th grade Cougar Leaders raised $250.00 to donate to the Van Wert Humane Society Capital Campaign.
The Van Wert High School Athletic Department will hold a “Military Appreciation Night” at the Varsity Girls Basketball Game versus Ottawa Glandorf High School on January 16, 2020.
During Van Wert's first Board of Education meeting of the new year, Board members approved a resignation at the end of the school year due to retirement from Superintendent Vicki Brunn. Brunn is in her second year as Van Wert City Schools Superintendent.
Motivational speaker Ray Lozano and his daughter, Brooke, were in Van Wert County this week to speak to students and adults about the dangers of substance abuse — drugs and alcohol — as well as the dangers related to smoking and vaping.
Van Wert City Schools will join more than 700 school districts throughout Ohio to celebrate School Board Recognition Month in January