Upcoming PTO Events 


October 27 — Halloween Carnival  


November 15 —  PTO Bake Sale at the Elkhorn.


February 1 — Possible basket to raffle off at P/T Conferences

March 23 —  Easter Egg Hunt at noon by the gym



Next meeting is October 10, 2017, at 4 p.m. in the library. 



Every Child.


Every Day. 


Seeking Board Members

Vanderbilt Area School is seeking interested applicants to serve on the Board of Education to fill two recently vacated positions.

The Board will select two new members at its regularly scheduled September meeting. The meeting has been changed to Wednesday, September 20.


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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September Board Meeting Date Changed

  The date for the September meeting of the Board of Education has been changed from Wednesday, September 13 to Wednesday, September 20. The time will remain the same, 6 p.m. You can read the official notice here

Home of the Yellow Jackets

Vanderbilt Area School participates with the State of Michigan CEP.  This means ALL students receive FREE breakfast and lunch daily. Breakfast is served from 7:40 to 7:55 daily. 

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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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