See what students and staff at each building have been up to!
Van Wert High School’s Student Council is proud to announce the 2022-2023 Homecoming Court.
Join the Van Wert Cougars on Wednesday, September 28 at 6:30pm to kick things off with the annual Homecoming parade!
Fans interested in attending the Van Wert vs. Ottawa-Glandorf game on Friday, September 23 are asked to purchase tickets at the gate.
Van Wert High School Theatre Department is excited to announce our 2022 fall play production.
Today a threat of violence was made at Van Wert Middle School.
Van Wert Cougar Pride Booster Club members will have an opportunity on Wednesday, September 7 to pick up their membership gifts from 5:30-7 p.m. at Van Wert Elementary.
A few back-to-school reminders, including the updated shuttle bus schedule, from our Transportation Department!
Registration for new students (KG – 12) is currently open for the 2022-2023 school year.
The Van Wert City Schools Board of Education seeks applicants to fill the unexpired term of board member Dr. Rachel S. White, who resigned her position July 19, 2022.
On behalf of Van Wert City School District, we would like to thank you once again for your continued support of the district with the passage of the Eggerss Stadium bond issue.
The Van Wert Middle School Vocal Music department invites the community to attend their spring choir concert on Monday, May 16 at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center Auditorium.
Van Wert Middle School hosted a financial literacy program for students called Real Money. Real World. on Wednesday, May 4.
Months of campaigning and spreading information paid off at the polls with the passage of a bond issue to renovate and improve Eggerss Stadium in downtown Van Wert.
Van Wert City Schools was recognized with four professional Achievement Awards at the Ohio School Public Relations Association (OHSPRA) annual spring conference held in Columbus on April 28-29.
Van Wert High School would like to invite community members to experience the Living Literature presentations on Monday, May 16 in VWHS room 102.
Van Wert Middle School is excited to be participating in the #WhyYouMatter project.
Van Wert City Schools and the Eggerss Stadium Renovation Committee invite all Van Wert community members to our Preserve the Pride event on Sunday, April 24 at 2:00 pm.
Today a bomb threat was made to Van Wert High School and other high schools in the area.
Van Wert High School Theatre Department is excited to announce our 2022 spring musical production that will be performed this weekend on April 7, 8, and 9, 2022.
Van Wert City Schools and the Eggerss Stadium Renovation Committee would like to share some updates that have been made to the Eggerss Stadium Renovations project since it was first announced in September 2021.
Updates and various reports made up the majority of Wednesday night’s meeting of the Van Wert City Schools Board of Education.
Van Wert High School Theatre invites the general public to attend the “Royal Extravaganza” event this Sunday, March 27 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center lobby supporting our Spring Musical, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella.
The March 2022 edition of The Cougar Connection is now available for viewing!
On April 7, 8, and 9, 2022, join Van Wert High School Theatre as we present Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella (Broadway Version) at 7pm at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center.
Van Wert High School and Middle School welcomed Senator Rob McColley on Wednesday, March 9.
Van Wert City Schools, in correlation with Ohio Revised Code 3313.64 or 3313.65, will again permit students from any Ohio school district to apply and enroll in the Van Wert City Schools system through Open Enrollment for the 2022-2023 school year.
Van Wert City Schools will be hosting Kindergarten Registration for the 2022-2023 school year from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Monday, March 21 – Thursday, March 31, 2022, at the Van Wert Early Childhood Center located at 1120 Buckeye Drive in Van Wert..
The Van Wert High School Theatre Department would like to share information pertaining to ticket sales for our 2022 spring musical, Rodgers’ and Hammerstein’s Cinderella.
Van Wert City Schools is pleased to release its 2021-2022 Quality Profile.
Van Wert City Schools will be participating in United Way of Van Wert County's "Rivals United" week with a "Cougars United" fundraiser competition between Van Wert High School and Middle School.
A few short weeks ago, on the night of Jan. 5, 2022, two hometown heroes saved their family of seven adults and children from a devastating house fire.
Van Wert High School’s National Honor Society will be hosting a “Light the Night” walk on Sunday, March 6 at Franklin Park.
Tonight's JV / varsity boys basketball against St. Marys has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 8.
Anthony Adams will again serve as president of the Van Wert City Schools Board of Education.
Van Wert High School Theatre Department is excited to announce our 2022 spring musical production.
The public is invited to join us this week as we celebrate Allie (Clifton) Kalsow, a Van Wert High School alumna, for her various accomplishments as a VWHS student-athlete.
The Ohio Department of Education began the College Credit Plus program for all students enrolled in Ohio schools.
It is with profound sadness that we inform you about the tragic loss of an 8th grade student to our school community.
Van Wert City Schools Board of Education met Wednesday at First Federal Lecture Hall of the Niswonger Performing Arts Center and approved resolutions necessary for the Eggerss Stadium project.
The Van Wert Middle School and High School Vocal Music departments invite the community to attend their Christmas Choir Concerts on Monday, December 13, at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center Auditorium.
Recently I visited Eggerss Stadium on a crisp and breezy fall day.
Pictured are Jeff Hood, Van Wert County Humane Society board member, and Van Wert Middle School students who recently collected $450 on behalf of late middle school teacher Anita Zuber.
In accordance with Ohio Revised Code ORC 153.65-73, Van Wert City Schools is requesting qualifications from architects for professional design services to assist in the planning, design and construction of renovated athletic facilities, Eggerss Stadium.
Students at the new Van Wert School at the Goedde celebrated Thanksgiving early by preparing and enjoying a delicious homemade dinner.
Due to the Cougar football team’s recent playoff success, the 2021-2022 boys basketball schedule has been adjusted.
Click for printable information for tonight's Regional Finals football game against Port Clinton at Donnell Stadium in Findlay. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. with kickoff at 7:00 p.m.
Van Wert City Schools will be in the black for the next five years, according to the latest financial forecast.
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.
I’ve lived in Van Wert for more than 40 years and cannot imagine the city without Eggerss Stadium.
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.
An informational meeting about the proposed Eggerss Stadium renovation project will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 16 at the Ohio City Community Building.
Van Wert High School Theatre Department is excited to announce our 2021 fall play production.
Season tickets for the 2021-2022 boys varsity basketball season will be available starting Monday, November 8.
Van Wert City Schools recently wrapped up its 2021-2022 United Way Campaign.
Mudbowl 2021. This could be used to describe the playoff game between Van Wert and Rossford this past Friday at Eggerss stadium.
The Van Wert City Schools Board of Education heard two presentations during its October meeting on Wednesday.
The Van Wert Cougars will take on the Rossford Bulldogs on Friday, October 29 at Eggerss Stadium.
There will be a parent/student informational meeting Thursday, October 28th at 6:30 pm in the Commons.
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.
It's National School Bus Safety Week! Review these tips for keeping children safe in and around the bus and bus stops.
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.
Van Wert City Schools will be on a scheduled 2 hour delay on Friday, October 22nd as staff will have the opportunity to receive their Covid-19 booster and flu vaccine.
It’s pretty easy to name things that go together. Peanut butter and jelly. Arts and crafts. Love and marriage.
Van Wert High School Theatre is preparing for their upcoming production of Murder at Rundown Abbey by Craig Sodaro.
Our deepest condolences to the family, friends, and students of Miss Anita Zuber, Van Wert Middle School English/Language Arts teacher.
Voters in the Van Wert City School District can expect to see a May 2022 ballot issue to renovate and improve Eggerss Stadium.
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.
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.
Van Wert School at the Goedde is excited to open its doors for its first-ever open house on Thursday, August 19.
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.
Van Wert Cougar Athletic Booster Club is excited to announce their upcoming Meet the Teams Bonfire!
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.
Season tickets for the 2021 varsity Cougar football season are now available.
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.
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.
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.
Please take a few moments to help us better understand how you prefer to stay updated on all the great things happening at VWCS.
Van Wert City Schools is committed to the safety and health of our students and staff.
The May 2021 edition of The Cougar Connection is now available for viewing.
The third annual Back to School program begins soon. Eligible Van Wert County students in grades preschool - 12 (2021 - 2022 school year) will receive a $100 voucher for the purchase of shoes and socks and a school spirit t-shirt for grades K - 12th.
The city of Van Wert has shared a Sister City relationship with Sumoto City, formerly Goshiko Cho, for 25 years.
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.
Van Wert Health announced an initiative to administer sports physicals for local student-athletes who attend four schools in the surrounding area
Van Wert High School seniors will graduate during an in-person commencement ceremony scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday, May 23, at Van Wert High School, and, during Wednesday night’s monthly meeting, the Board of Education approved the list of members of the Class of 2021.
UPCOMING EVENTS: April 28 - Band OMEA Large Group Contest; May 4 - Spring Band Concert (5th & 6th grade 6:15 pm; 7th & 8th grade 7:30 pm); May 18 - Spring Choir Concert 7:30; May 20 - Last day of school!
On Wednesday, seven Van Wert City Schools students were honored at the Van Wert County YWCA for the work they did in creating an art display that encompasses the YWCA mission.
The Gateway to Technology class at Van Wert Middle School recently received a $3,000 grant from the Van Wert County Foundation’s Flickinger Memorial Trust.
Van Wert High School Theatre will be streaming their 2018 production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s "Mary Poppins, The Broadway Musical" on April 16 and 17 at 7:00 p.m.
LifeWise Academy, the Released Time Bible Education program of Van Wert City Schools, is growing.
The YWCA of Van Wert County is a Community Partner with Van Wert Middle School Cougar Leaders.
Van Wert City Schools recently released its 2020-2021 Quality Profile. The Quality Profile is designed to be an at-a-glance summary of the outstanding educational experience VWCS offers.
Van Wert sixth-grader Adria Webster and Lincolnview’s Linkyn Bailey each baked and sold $500 worth of cupcakes towards this year’s “Cupcake War,” which was handled in virtual fashion.
Three longtime Van Wert City Schools employees are retiring at the end of the 2020-2021 school year.
Van Wert City Schools, in correlation with Ohio Revised Code 3313.64 or 3313.65, will again permit students from other school districts in Ohio to apply and enroll in the district's school system through "open enrollment" for the 2021-2022 school year.
The Booster Club Spring Flower Sale will run from February 22 - March 9.
The registration of kindergarten children attending Van Wert City Schools for the 2021-2022 school year will be held March 1, 2021 to March 26, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Superintendent’s Office in the S.F. Goedde Building.
During Wednesday's regular Board of Education meeting, Van Wert Superintendent Mark Bagley gave an update regarding the district's response to COVID-19. Recently, area teachers got the opportunity to be vaccinated.
During Wednesday's regular Board of Education meeting, Van Wert Superintendent Mark Bagley gave an update regarding the district's response to COVID-19. Recently, area teachers got the opportunity to be vaccinated.
Remote Learning for Calamity Days #10 and Beyond
The Van Wert High School Theatre Department announces that their production, Disney’s Tarzan®, the Stage Musical, will be available to stream February 17-21, 2021.
Van Wert City Schools will be using our District Determined Remote Learning Plan on Friday, February 19, 2021, and Friday, March 12, 2021.
Anthony Adams was elected president of the Van Wert City Board of Education at the Board's organizational meeting Wednesday evening.
Van Wert City Schools Board of Education dealt with a number of personnel issues at its regular meeting Wednesday, Dec. 16.
Van Wert City Schools will be offering a 2-day breakfast and lunch curbside distribution for Monday, December 21st and Tuesday, December 22nd at the Middle School Gymnasium parking lot (Door M-37).
Van Wert City Schools students will move to remote learning for two days prior to Christmas Break.
During Wednesday's Van Wert Board of Education meeting, Treasurer Michelle Mawer discussed the updated five-year forecast.
Van Wert City Schools is committed to the health and safety of our students and staff.
Are you looking to supplement your income and have a few hours to spare in a day? Consider becoming a substitute cafeteria worker!
The Van Wert High School Theatre Department would like to announce that our production, Disney’s Tarzan®, The Stage Musical, will be available for streaming December 9-13 at various times.
At least to this point, the spread of COVID-19 hasn’t happened in Van Wert City Schools. That was the word from Superintendent Mark Bagley during Wednesday’s City Board of Education meeting.
Are you looking to supplement your income? Do you have a few hours a day to spare? Consider becoming a substitute bus driver!
The week of Oct. 19 - 23 is National School Bus Safety Week and the Van Wert Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is concerned about the safety of children riding to and from school. “School Bus Safety Week is important because it concerns our community’s children,” said Lt. Jonathon Gray, post commander of the Van Wert Post.
Van Wert City Schools is actively seeking applicants for substitute custodians. Learn more today!
While the 2020-2021 school year looks differently than years’ past, safety and adaptability continue to be at the forefront.
The Van Wert High School Theatre Department would like to announce that our production, Disney’s Tarzan®, The Stage Musical, originally set for this past spring will now be produced and available for streaming late fall.
Van Wert City Schools is actively seeking applicants for substitute paraprofessionals. Learn more today!
Have you ever considered becoming a substitute teacher? Learn more today!
Former Van Wert DARE officer Greg Blackmore is the newest member of the Van Wert City Board of Education.
Van Wert City Schools is currently accepting bids for snow removal for the 2020-2021 school year.
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.
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.
The Van Wert City Schools Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Thursday, August 13, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. in the First Federal Lecture Hall at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center.
We are happy to be able to announce we are, at this point, cleared to host a modified 7/8th Grade Schedule Pickup.
We are happy to be able to announce we are, at this point, cleared to host a modified 6th Grade Orientation.
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.
Thank you for your patience as we have worked with area superintendents, our district’s administrators, VWFT Association representation, and the Board of Education to put together the guidelines for reopening Van Wert City Schools for the upcoming school year.
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.
FinalForms is now open for parents to make updates for the 2020-2021 school year.
If you are at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines and have a minor child in your home who will be attending school (Preschool - 12th grade), we may be able to help you purchase shoes.
With an eye on safely returning students to classrooms next month, Van Wert City Schools is working on plans to do so.
Governor DeWine has released his guidelines on Reset and Restart to School in the fall and we have been planning for the return to school in August.
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 5th annual Operation Back to School outreach event, sponsored by First United Methodist Church, is set for the afternoon of Aug. 2, 2020.
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.
During a press conference Friday, area principals announced that all four Van Wert County schools (Crestview, Lincolnview, Vantage and Van Wert) will hold virtual graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Students who DO NOT have access to ECHO and need paper assignments can pick them up Monday, May 4 and Tuesday, May 5 between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. outside the Middle School Main Office under the canopy.
Four potential dates are under consideration for Van Wert High School’s 2020 graduation ceremony.
In a press conference held on Monday, April 20, Governor Mike DeWine announced all Ohio schools will remain closed through the end of the school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Students who DO NOT have access to ECHO and need paper assignments can pick them up Monday 4/20 and Tuesday 4/21 between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. outside the Middle School Main Office under the canopy.
If students still choose to participate, VWMS D.C. Fundraiser money and order forms will be collected outside the VWMS office on Monday April 20 & Tuesday April 21 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm.
The Van Wert City Schools Music Department invites all students, alumni, staff, and community members to participate in their new Community Connect Performances.
Van Wert Middle School families who DO NOT have access to assignments through ECHO / on-line can pick up alternate paper assignments on Monday, April 6 or Tuesday, April 7 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 .p.m outside the main office.
So that we can continue to serve the needs of our district while protecting the safety of our staff, beginning Monday, April 6, we will be providing our Grab and Go meals one day a week on Mondays from 10:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
For students using school Chromebooks that are having technical issues rendering the device inoperable,
Van Wert Middle School parents can request to have their child’s Chromebook for distance learning...
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.
Van Wert City Schools will begin E-Learning with its students today, March 26, 2020.
VWMS students will be able to begin accessing their assignments Thursday, March 26 on ECHO.
So that Van Wert City Schools can better prepare meals for our district students, starting Monday, March 30th, 2020, we will begin providing our Grab and Go service two days a week from 10:45 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
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.
There are currently no cases of COVID-19 in Van Wert County.
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.
Van Wert High School Theatre invites you to their upcoming spring musical production of Disney’s Tarzan®, The Stage Musical on April 2, 3, and 4, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. on the Niswonger Performing Arts Center stage.
Come spend a night with the high school Art Club making art!
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).
Van Wert City Schools, in correlation with Ohio Revised Code 3313.64 or 3313.65, will again permit students from other school districts in Ohio to apply and enroll in the district's school system through "open enrollment" for the 2020-2021 school year.
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.
The registration of kindergarten children attending Van Wert City Schools for the 2020-2021 school year will be held March 2, 2020 to March 13, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Superintendent’s Office in the S.F. Goedde Building.
The Van Wert Cougars will take on the Wapakoneta Redskins on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at Paulding High School.
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.
Van Wert High School Theatre proudly announces their spring musical, Disney’s Tarzan®, The Stage Musical, which will be presented on April 2-4, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center.
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.
Van Wert High School’s Student Council will host a blood drive on Wednesday, February 12 from 7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. in the VWHS gymnasium.
Join us February 7 as we PACK THE GYM! A few lucky high school students will have the chance to win some great prizes too.
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.
There will be a forum open to the Van Wert City School District community on January 21, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. to seek input from the community on the characteristics, skills, and experience the Board of Education should consider in evaluating candidates for the district’s next Superintendent.
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
Channel 44 will be airing the Van Wert High School Concert Choir's holiday performance on Christmas Eve and Christmas day.
Recognitions were at the forefront of Wednesday night’s brief Van Wert City Board of Education meeting.
Presale tickets for the home JV/Varsity Van Wert vs. Wayne Trace boys’ basketball game will be on sale Friday, December 20 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the High School Athletic Office.
January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month and for the second year in a row, the Van Wert Lady Cougars and Lincolnview Lady Lancers, in conjunction with the YWCA of Van Wert County, are competing to see which team can raise the most funds to benefit victims of human trafficking.
Van Wert City Schools’ Career Counselor, Kerry Koontz, has been nominated for the 2019-2020 national LifeChanger of the Year award.
The Van Wert Middle School and High School Vocal Music departments invite the community to attend their Christmas Choir Concerts on Monday, December 16, at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center Auditorium.
The Van Wert City Schools Board of Education (BOE) is committed to providing the best possible facilities for all our student athletes.
Van Wert High School students will host a toy drive December 9-13 to benefit Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.
Pre-sale tickets for the Van Wert vs. Crestview varsity boys basketball game at Crestview on Friday, November 29 and the home Van Wert vs. Lincolnview game on Saturday, November 30 will be on sale Tuesday, November 26 from 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. and Friday, November 29 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the High School Athletic Office.
Van Wert High School Theatre invites you to their upcoming fall production of Sherlock Holmes on November 22 and 23, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. on the Niswonger Performing Arts Center stage.
Van Wert City Schools recently released its 2019-2020 Quality Profile. The QP is designed to be an at-a-glance summary of what makes the educational experience at VWCS outstanding,
Van Wert Middle School announces that Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held in various locations of the Middle School
Van Wert High School will be honoring local veterans this Monday, November 11 at the annual Veteran’s Day assembly.
During a recent special Board meeting, the Van Wert City Schools Board of Education hired Michelle Mawer as treasurer to fill Mike Ruen's emptied position.
Ohio bus drivers reported over 1,500 stop arm violations in just one day.
Van Wert High School’s Student Council will host a blood drive on Wednesday, November 6 from 7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. in the VWHS gymnasium.
Watch the 2019 Van Wert Mayoral Forum hosted by the Van Wert High School Government students.
Anyone who purchased varsity boys basketball season tickets for the 2018-2019 season can purchase their same season tickets for the 2019-2020 season during third quarter of our home varsity football games against Lima Bath on October 25 and Celina on November 1.
A standing-room-only crowd was on hand to listen to Van Wert’s three mayoral candidates talk about their qualifications and priorities, as well as answer questions about their stances on charter government and a number of other issues.
On Wednesday morning, shortly after school started, Van Wert City Schools conducted a full-scale evacuation drill.
It appears random drug testing will not be implemented at Van Wert High School at this time. During Wednesday night’s Van Wert City Board of Education meeting, VWHS Principal Bob Priest told the board that, after researching drug testing, he has changed his stance on the testing.
Van Wert High School Theatre is preparing for their upcoming production of Sherlock Holmes adapted by Tim Kelly.
Keeping children safe and healthy during school hours is central to the mission of the Van Wert City School district.
Van Wert High School’s Government students would like to invite to the residents of Van Wert City to join them in the upcoming mayoral candidate forum on Monday, October 21 at 7:00 p.m. in the Niswonger Performing Arts Center’s First Federal Lecture Hall.
Van Wert City Schools is pleased to announce we will be publishing a district newsletter soon.
School has been back in session for a few weeks but already bus drivers have been reporting violations of safety laws.
Who likes to cook on a Friday night? There is no reason to do so when the Van Wert Federation of Teachers is sponsoring its Scholarship Supper this coming Friday, September 27th.
Van Wert City Schools is excited to announce an alumni portal now available on the VWCS website.
Van Wert High School Theatre Department is excited to announce our 2019-2020 season.
All four Van Wert County school systems saw improvements on Ohio School Report Cards released Thursday, with Van Wert City Schools seeing the most improvement over last year.
Inappropriate adult behavior at high school athletic events in Ohio has reached epidemic proportion.
Two finalists for the open district treasurer’s position were interviewed Wednesday night by the Van Wert City Board of Education.
According to the National Institute for Mental Health, suicide is the second leading cause of death in individuals ages 10-34, right behind accidental deaths.
Van Wert City Schools is excited to announce a special program now offered throughout the district in conjunction with Crayola.
Roads are becoming busier and distractions more complex, causing students to be more at risk than ever before.
Van Wert City Schools is excited to announce its partnership with FinalForms, an online forms and data management service.
The Van Wert City Board of Education honored treasurer Mike Ruen during their Wednesday meeting for his 12 years of service to the district.
As the school year gets underway on Tuesday, August 20th, please be aware of the flow of traffic before and after school.
The Van Wert varsity football team will host the Crestview Knights for a jamboree game that begins at 7:00 p.m. this Friday, August 23.
In an effort to ensure the safety of all of our students, we have added and/or changed our procedures for after school transportation.
Van Wert City Schools Athletic Department has implemented a new procedure for season ticket holders.
Van Wert Middle School has announced 2019-2020 opening of school information for parents and students.
The Van Wert Board of Education accepted the resignation of Treasurer/CFO Mike Ruen effective Sept. 1 during their regular meeting on Wednesdayhttps://timesbulletin.com/Content/News/News/Article/Van-Wert-City-Schools-treasurer-resigns/2/4/221075
The Van Wert City Schools Athletic Department would like to remind all middle school and high school fall athletes of the pre-season meeting and meet-the-team celebration scheduled for Thursday, August 1 at Van Wert High School.
Van Wert City Schools, in partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, is poised to launch a sweeping energy and security improvement project that is expected to save the district more than $115,000 annually.
The Ohio Department of Education has announced the list of middle schools being recognized by the Ohio Schools to Watch (OSTW) and the National Schools to Watch (STW) programs.
The YWCA of Van Wert County is offering a FREE athletic opportunity for youth in Van Wert County.
Through their annual end-of-year fundraiser, the Van Wert Federation of Teachers donated a total of $2,500 to two local youth summer programs.
The YWCA of Van Wert County is now accepting registration forms for their 2019 Summer Food Program.
The Van Wert Middle School Vocal Music department invites the community to attend their Spring Choir Concert on Monday, May 20, at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center Auditorium.
The Van Wert City Board of Education tackled a packed agenda during Wednesday’s monthly meeting, and one of the first items of business was to present a Veteran’s Diploma to Glenn Morefield, a local veteran was born in Virginia in 1942, but moved to Van Wert County in 1953.
The Van Wert High School Quiz Bowl team is gearing up to finish the second half of their successful season for the 2018-2019 school year.
Van Wert City Schools will not be in session on Thursday, April 18 as the calendar originally indicated.
Van Wert City Schools launched their new website Friday, January 18!
Van Wert City Schools has recently partnered with Safe School Helpline®, a 24/7 confidential communication service where students, parents, and community members can report violence, harassment, and other school safety concerns.
The YWCA of Van Wert County is hosting a variety of events throughout January to promote Human Trafficking Awareness Month.
Van Wert Middle School finished out 2018 with three days dedicated to preparing students for their future with College & Careers Week.
Christmas came early for some Van Wert County organizations thanks to the generosity of Van Wert City Schools staff and parents.
The Van Wert City School District strives to ensure each and every single student receives a quality education that will provide them with the opportunity to reach their fullest potential, not only as students but as citizens of the Van Wert community.
Van Wert Boys Basketball will play Delphos St. John’s on Friday, December 21, 2018 at the S.F. Goedde building with J.V. tipping off at 6:00 and Varsity to follow.
Around 150 crocheted hats will make their way to Zambia, Africa, thanks to students at Van Wert Middle School, Carole Motycka and her son Joe Lisa, the YWCA, and others.
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