In order to help combat the heat on the bus ride home today, bus riders were given bottles of water to help them stay hydrated. Pictured are staff members handing out bottles of water to students as they board the bus.
Good Evening Families and Students! This is an important safety reminder from Van Buren County Schools. Anyone wishing to check out a student early from school must present Identification to the front office staff to verify their identity. This also helps to ensure that the person has been authorized by the parents/guardians to check out the student. Thank you for your support and cooperation in maintaing the safety of all students.
Good Afternoon Van Buren Co. Families! Please remember to check your email that you provided on your child's school forms to sign up for Rooms. If you did not receive an email and want to sign up, please email Cassandra Binkley at email@example.com for instructions on how to get started. Also, remember parents will use the Van Buren County Schools App for accessing Rooms. Thank You!
The Van Buren County Board of Education will be having a regulary scheduled meeting on August 23, 2023 at 5:30 PM at the Van Buren County Board of Educaiton, 293 Sparta St., Spencer, TN 38585.
VB Families and Staff: Say “hello” to two-way messaging and classroom announcements in the Van Buren County app! With the addition of Rooms, our district app keeps getting better. Parents/guardians check your email with instructions to sign up and access new features.
MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR OF SCHOOLS: Van Buren County Schools Families, Please use the following link for a statement regarding this morning's campus lockdown: https://5il.co/22kfr
Good Afternoon Van Buren County Families and Staff! Parents/Guardians and students will use the Van Buren County app for district and school news, events, dining, and more. Rooms is fully intergrated into our district app so you have one app for everything. Within our app, you can switch to Rooms to see class specific announcements and to send direct messages to teachers. Expect an email invite on Thursday, August 17th after 2 PM from edurooms to gain access.
Say “hello” to two-way messaging in the Van Buren County app! The same district app now offers class streams, class announcements, and parent-teacher chat. Look for your personalized invitation via email to begin using this feature in our app after 08/16/2023. Download for Android http://bit.ly/2SsFk7c Download for iPhone https://apple.co/2GmYlS0
Middle school baseball tryouts for the '23-'24 school year will be Monday, August 14th and Tuesday, August 15th from 3:00-4:30. Wear appropriate clothing and meet in the gym after school.
There will be a brief Golf team meeting in the morning at 7:30 in Coach Sullivan's room.
Due to storm damage and continued utilities outage at Fall Creek Falls, the Back to School Splash is CANCELED for the scheduled date, Friday, August 11. However, Fall Creek Falls is hopeful that the Back to School Splash can be rescheduled for Friday, August 18. This decision will be made by Wednesday, and we will communicate this information to our schools and families at that time!
MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR OF SCHOOLS: Schools will continue to operate on a two-hour delay today. All drivers and buses should drive with caution.
Van Buren County Schools will be operating on a TWO HOUR DELAY this morning. We will continue to monitor the weather situation and keep you updated if things change. Thank you for your patience during these unusual first few days of school. Thank you and stay weather aware!
Good Afternoon Van Buren County Families and Students! The Family Resource Center will be open on Thursday, August 10th and Friday, August 11th from 8:30 AM-1:30 PM. The Family Resource Center is also in need of some items to help the families of Van Buren County. The FRC is currently seeking donations of Laundry Detergent, Toilet Tissue, Non-Pershiable Food Items, Gently Used/New Boys Clothing Sizes 4T-10, and Twin/Full Sheets & Comforters. Thank You!
VB Families and Students: If you or your children are covered by TennCare insurance, we have received notification that TennCare renewal packets are being sent out in bulk this August-October. Please be watching for your TennCare renewal packet to be delivered to the address that you have on file with TennCare. This paperwork MUST be completed ON TIME by the indicated DEADLINE annually in order to have continued TennCare insurance coverage. There is also an app (TennCare Connect) which you can use to check the status of your renewal packet at any time. You may also contact Jacqueline Finley, Health Insurance Counselor, at the Van Buren County Health Department at (931) 946-2438 with any questions or assistance.
MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR OF SCHOOLS: Families - there is potential for more storms to arrive later today. We will monitor the weather for possible early dismissal today. Please be on standby and aware as we move through the day. I hope all of our students have a great first day back! -J. Copeland
MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR OF SCHOOLS (Part 2/2): Although there are a few outlying areas still with some damage, we will proceed with beginning school on time tomorrow, Wednesday, August 9th for our first full day back with students. Please drive with caution tomorrow and be aware of the conditions in your area. We are so excited to see all of our students again and are ready to begin the great work that is ahead of us this year! See you in the morning! Jared Copeland Director of Schools
MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR OF SCHOOLS (Part 1/2): I first want to thank all of the many people who have worked tirelessly to restore power, clear roads, and clean up the damage that was done to our community after yesterday’s storms. It was disappointing to have to begin our new school year in this manner but I am so thankful that all of our students and families were safe.
As the school year kicks off, check out the Van Buren County Schools Lunch Menu for August. Remember that Breakfast and Lunch are both free again for students this year, but we need all forms to be filled out and returned to continue this great program. Thank you!!
Van Buren County Schools will be CLOSED tomorrow, Tuesday, August 8th due to continuing storm damage cleanup.