947 Donovan St.
Vanderbilt, Michigan 49795
[P] (989) 983–2561 [F] (989) 983–3051
Blueprint Appraisal Finds Strong Fidelity
VAS has been working toward completing the Michigan Department of Education MiExcel Blueprint. The staff at VAS has been learning -- and implementing -- skills and tools facilitated by the MiExcel team. On Monday, October 30, the school had a successful Fidelity Appraisal. We were excited to welcome MiExcel Blueprint officials to our school!
Upcoming PTO Events
February 13 — Monthly meeting in the school library at 4 p.m.
March 13 — Monthly meeting in the school library at 4 p.m.
March 23 — Easter Egg Hunt at noon by the gym.
April 10 — Monthly meeting in the school library at 4 p.m.
May 8 — Monthly meeting in the school library at 4 p.m.
The PTO meets monthly at the school on the second Tuesday of the month at 4 p.m.
VAS keeping you informed
Please visit our website regularly to keep up to date on the happenings at our school. As always, any questions can be directed to the office at (989) 983–2561. Go Jackets!
VAS will be hosting another book fair during the week of Family Reading Night! PAWS for Books will be at VAS March 19–March 23.
Vanderbilt Area School
Home of the Yellow Jackets
Family Reading Night
Our annual family reading event will be Tuesday, March 20, from 5 to 7 p.m. In addition to a special presenter, we will have many fun activities for our families. You can download a flyer right here.
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.
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
2. Classroom Volunteers
3. Student Class Representatives
4. School Trip Chaperones
Dates You Need to Know for the End of the School Year
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.
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.