Thank you to the PTO for the wonderful Field Day on Friday, May 27. Your efforts are much appreciated!!!

Home of the Yellow Jackets

Download our academic calendar for 2015–2016. 

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!

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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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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947 Donovan

Vanderbilt, MI 49795

​(989) 983 - 2561

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

You can still order a yearbook. 

No school on Monday in observation of Memorial Day. 

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

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 — Exams for Hours 1–4
June 3 — Graduation, 7 p.m. 

June 6 — Exams for Hours 5–6

June 6 — Elementary Awards, 9 a.m. 

June 6 — Yellow Jacket Reward Day
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.