947 Donovan

Vanderbilt, MI 49795

​(989) 983 - 2561



Office Hours

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

PRIORITY STATUS

 On Friday, January 20, 2017, the School Reform Office notified VAS that the school is no longer a Priority School! 

Thank you for supporting the school and community. Please take a moment to watch the video below. 

Upcoming Home Basketball Games 


Your Yellow Jackets have several upcoming home basketball games. On February 13, February 16, February 22, and February 24, the Jackets will be playing on their home court. We are inviting everyone to come out and support the team!  


The athletic department is working on some fun ideas for the big game on February 22 when we host our league rival the Wolverine Wildcats. 


Please come out and support the Vanderbilt Yellow Jackets! 

Home of the Yellow Jackets

Old Yearbooks


Are you interested in purchasing an older yearbook? The school has several older books available. They will be sold at sporting events. 

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

​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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VARIED INSTRUCTION
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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