947 Donovan

Vanderbilt, MI 49795

​(989) 983 - 2561



Home of the Yellow Jackets

Download our academic calendar for 2016–17. 

Thank you to everyone who made our Family Reading Night and Family Game Night a huge success. We had so many folks who made the nights awesome. We certainly appreciate the community's support!

Vanderbilt Area School participates with the State of Michigan CEP.  This means ALL students receive FREE breakfast and lunch daily.

SMALL CLASSES

Dates You Need to Know for the End of the School Year

  • May 30 — Memorial Day, No School in session
  • June 1 — Awards Night, 6 p.m.
  • ​June 1 — Baccalaureate, 7 p.m.
  • June 2 — Kindergarten Celebration, 6 p.m. 
  • June 2 — Eighth GradeGraduation, 7 p.m. 
  • June 3 — Graduation, 7 p.m. 
  • June 6 — Last Day of School


  • And don't forget to plan ahead:
  • September 6 — First Day of School for the 2016–17 School Year. 
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VAS Seeks Bids on Abandoned Well

The School District is seeking bids on filling and capping an abandoned well on our property. If you are interested in the RFP, please click here


Lockdown Drill
Monday March 21, 2016, VAS completed a successful lockdown drill featuring our new "boot" system. We worked with the assistance of Otsego County Emergency Services and local law enforcement. The drill lasted nine minutes and one second from beginning to end. 


Thursday, December 10, 2015, VAS completed a successful lockdown drill. Once again with the assistance of Otsego County Emergency Services, the Gaylord Police Department, the Michigan State Police, and Otsego County Sheriff Department, VAS continued in its efforts to ensure students are safe. 

A SKILLED TEACHING STAFF

Vanderbilt Area School USES THE NATURAL CURIOSITY OF CHILDREN TO TEACH MATH, READING, AND CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS.

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Summer Hours

The office will be open weekdays  from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. If you need assistance you can contact Superintendent Rick Heitmeyer at rick@vanderbilt.k12.mi.us. 

Information You May Find Valuable
 
Tuesday, September 6 will be the first day of school for the 2016–17 School Year. Have a safe and happy summer! 

​VAS NEWS FEED

PARENT / TEACHER ORGANIZATION 

 Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. in the School Library when school is in session.



BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETINGS

Meetings are held the second Wednesday of every month at 6 p.m. in the Vanderbilt Area School library.



OPPORTUNITIES TO WORK WITH YOUTH

         1. Coaching

         2. Classroom Volunteers

         3. Student Class Representatives

         4.  School Trip Chaperones

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