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.

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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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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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Accepting Bids for Snow Plowing


If you are interested in plowing snow for the school this winter, please read the following



Download our academic calendar for 2016–17. 

Old Yearbooks


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

Office Hours

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

Spirit Wear 

 If you would like to order spirit wear, please visit Spirit And Pride

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. 

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!

947 Donovan

Vanderbilt, MI 49795

​(989) 983 - 2561