REPORT CARDS: This message is to inform you that there has been a change to the report card schedule. Report cards were originally scheduled to be sent home tomorrow, Friday, January 8th. However, report cards will now be sent home with students next Tuesday, January 12th due to an error printing report cards from our Skyward grading system. We apologize for the delay and thank you for your interest in your child’s education.
3 months ago, Admin
This is a reminder that tomorrow, Monday, January 4th is an optional teacher in-service day. Students will not attend tomorrow. Tuesday, January 5th will be the first day back for students. Students will return to the buildings for in-person learning as originally planned. We hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable break! We are excited to see our students again!
3 months ago, Admin
As we come to the end of this unusual and unprecedented year we are reminded of our blessings and ever more thankful for our students and their families. They alone are the purpose behind everything we do. This year may have presented many troubles but we take solace in the knowledge that the future is bright in the hands of our students. We wish our students, staff, and families a Merry Christmas and blessed New Year! May you cherish your time with loved ones and may your new year be filled with joy!
4 months ago, Admin
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
Congratulations to the Van Buren County Schools' Transportation Department for receiving a certificate of excellence from the Tennessee Highway Patrol office for "displaying exemplary performance and school bus inspection preparedness"! We are so thankful for our bus drivers, bus mechanic, and transportation supervisor for all of the hard work they do to keep our buses clean and running safely for our students!
4 months ago, Admin
Bus Mechanic Terry Hickey receiving the certificate.
Certificate of Excellence awarded 12/14/2020
MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR OF SCHOOLS: Van Buren County Schools will be CLOSED tomorrow, December 1st, 2020. No virtual learning will take place tomorrow and faculty and staff will not report to the buildings. Stay safe and enjoy the snow day!
4 months ago, Admin
REMINDER - LEARNING EXPECTATIONS FOR VIRTUAL INSTRUCTION: Families and students should understand that these virtual instruction days will be more rigorous than what was provided in the spring. Students are expected to continue completing assignments and learning activities and will be assigned grades as determined by the teacher. While we encourage students to complete work during normal school hours we understand this may not be possible due to changes in child care and family schedules. Teachers are providing online work, video recordings, and other assignments that can be completed at the pace that works best for your student and family. However, ALL assignments will be DUE back to your teachers by Wednesday, December 9th. Teachers will be making daily contact with students and families to offer help and support where needed. Teachers and staff will still be on campus between 8:00am-3:00pm during these days if you or your student needs assistance. You may contact Spencer Elementary at (931) 946-2171 or Van Buren County High School at (931) 946-2442. Reminder - Students WILL NOT come back to the building until Monday, December 7th, 2020.
5 months ago, Admin
LEARNING EXPECTATIONS FOR VIRTUAL INSTRUCTION DAYS: Families and students should understand that these virtual instruction days will be more rigorous than what was provided in the spring. Students are expected to continue completing assignments and learning activities and will be assigned grades as determined by the teacher. While we encourage students to complete work during normal school hours we understand this may not be possible due to changes in child care and family schedules. Teachers are providing online work, video recordings, and other assignments that can be completed at the pace that works best for your student and family. However, ALL assignments will be DUE back to your teachers by Wednesday, December 9th. Teachers will be making daily contact with students and families to offer help and support where needed. Teachers and staff will still be on campus between 8:00am-3:00pm during these days if you or your student needs assistance. You may contact Spencer Elementary at (931) 946-2171 or Van Buren County High School at (931) 946-2442.
5 months ago, Admin
Junior Class pecans and nuts orders will be ready for pick up on Tuesday, November 24th. Pick up will be between the hours of 1 and 4. If you have any questions, please call the high school at 931-946-2442.
5 months ago, Admin
CORRECTION TO MEAL SCHEDULE DURING VIRTUAL DAYS: Breakfast and lunch will be delivered to students on Monday, November 23, for Monday-TUESDAY, on Monday, November 30, for Monday-Wednesday, and on Thursday, December 3, for Thursday-Friday. Buses will leave school at 9:00 a.m. for meal delivery, and deliveries will be made along regular bus routes. Meals may also be picked up at the front of VBHS for those students who do not ride a bus.
5 months ago, Admin
MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR OF SCHOOLS: Due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Van Buren County, the decision has been made to implement our Virtual Learning Plan from November 23-December 4 for ALL PreK-12th grade students. There will be no in-person instruction during this time. Virtual learning days will be November 23-24 and November 30-December 4. We will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday, November 25-27, as scheduled. Breakfast and lunch will be delivered to students on Monday, November 23, for Monday-Wednesday, on Monday, November 30, for Monday-Wednesday, and on Thursday, December 3, for Thursday-Friday. Buses will leave school at 9:00 a.m. for meal delivery, and deliveries will be made along regular bus routes. Meals may also be picked up at the front of VBHS for those students who do not ride a bus. There will be absolutely no sports practices, activities, or games from November 22-December 6. We will return to traditional, in-person learning in our buildings on Monday, December 7. We apologize in advance for any inconveniences that this causes our students and families. This decision has not been made lightly as we understand the serious impact that it has. However, we feel that it is in the best interest of our students, staff, and community at this time. As we take this drastic step in stopping the spread of COVID-19, we ask that our students and families do everything that they can to prevent the spread, also. Thank you, Cheryl Cole, Director of Schools
5 months ago, Admin
Virtual Learning Days
As a special Veterans Day Project, the 5th Grade students and their teachers, Mrs. Beth Delong and Mrs. Chrissy Young, gifted the local American Legion Post 207 today with a set of cornhole boards for their Post! We are blessed to have thoughtful students and staff in Van Buren County!
5 months ago, Kelly Lewis
Local American Legion members
5th Graders
5th Graders
Cornhole boards
Today and everyday we are grateful for our military service personnel, past and present, and the families who support them. Happy Veterans Day to all our veterans!
5 months ago, Kelly Lewis
Third Graders
Kindergartners
Kindergartners
Second Graders
Happy Veterans Day! With respect, honor, and gratitude, we thank our Veterans! We may not know them all, but we owe them all for the freedom that we enjoy in this country.
5 months ago, Kelly Lewis
5th Graders
2nd Grade Work
4th Grade Work
Staff
Tomorrow is Veteran's Day. Unfortunately, we will be unable to host our annual Veteran's Day Breakfast and Program, but we will not forget our Veterans! Students and staff-remember to wear red, white, and blue tomorrow! Check the school website and Facebook tomorrow for special Veteran's Day posts!
5 months ago, Kelly Lewis
Middle School Basketball Schedule Update: There will be no Middle School basketball games, Home or Away, until after Friday, November 13th. We will release an updated schedule as soon as possible.
5 months ago, Admin
📕📔Attention K-3rd families📗 📘 Read attached flyer for exciting news!
5 months ago, Stephanie Sullivan
Bullying and Drugs are SPOOKY! Stay away!!! #redribbonweek2020
5 months ago, Kelly Lewis
Staff and Kindergartner
Staff
Staff and Kindergartener
5th Graders
Today is Red Ribbon Day! We are RED-Y to be DRUG-FREE! Tomorrow is the final day of Red Ribbon Week! Drugs and bullying are SPOOKY! Wear your Halloween costume! Remember! Costumes must follow dress code. No FULL FACE MASKS or FULL FACE MAKEUP which disguise one's appearance allowed. #redribbonweek2020
5 months ago, Kelly Lewis
Middle School Students
Teachers and Staff
Second Graders
Third Graders
Due to current restrictions, the Health Department will unable to do a flu clinic at school as in years past. However, there will be a Drive-Thru Flu Clinic at the Burritt College Building on MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 3:00-6:00 P.M. Call the Van Buren Co. Health Department at 946-2438 with any questions.
5 months ago, Kelly Lewis
Flu Clinic Flyer
It's been a blast from the past for Red Ribbon Week's Decade Day! Drugs and bullying have no place in our future! We're leaving them in the past! Tomorrow is Red Ribbon Day! Wear RED to show that you are RED-Y to be Drug-Free! #redribbonweek2020 #behappybebravebedrugfree
5 months ago, Kelly Lewis
High School Students
2nd Grade Students
Kindergarten students
Staff Member