Office Hours

The office will be open weekdays from 7:45 a.m. through 3:30 p.m. 

School Begins
 
School begins on Tuesday! We will see you at 7:45 a.m. for breakfast. School starts at 8 a.m. 

Thank you for attending our Open House and Picnic on Tuesday, August 30. We appreciate the community support and would like to thank the Elk Horn for providing the food and an anonymous donor for the soda pop. 

Download our academic calendar for 2016–17. 

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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947 Donovan

Vanderbilt, MI 49795

​(989) 983 - 2561



Board Member Needed


Vanderbilt Area School is seeking interested applicants to serve on the Board of Education to fill a vacated position. If you are interested, please send a letter of interest to:


Superintendent

Vanderbilt Area School

947 Donovan St. 

Vanderbilt, Mich. 49795


The deadline is September 12, 2016, at 12 Noon. 

Home of the Yellow Jackets

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!

​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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