No school today. Teachers and staff will have Professional Development.
Good Luck VM at State Wrestling Today
Congratulations to our 5th grade Flag Essay winners! The contest was sponsored by the American Legion Post 403 in Van Meter and asked students to write about what the flag means to them, as well as how to care for and display our flag correctly. 🏆 First Place: Kasen C. 🏆 Second Place: Landon M. 🏆 Third Place: Araylia D. 🏆 Fourth Place: Kylah P.
Be sure to head over to Waukee NW High School tomorrow to Van Meter perform at 1:00pm! Good luck Vocal Loco-Motion!! Get your tickets ahead of time at https://www.vancoevents.com/us/events/landing?eid=28016&
Kindergarten students have started a constellation unit in STEM! They first learned about constellations, then used geoboards and other supplies to create their own constellations.
Our 3rd grade students are working on vocabulary with Flashcard Factory! In this activity, students draw a picture and write a sentence to match each word. #vanmeter
Van Meter High School students competed in District Large Group Speech over the weekend at Clarke High School. Four teams performed, and three teams earned a 1 rating to advance to state. These students will compete at the State Large Group Speech Contest at Waukee High School on Saturday, February 4. Great job, and good luck!
PBIS reward day for students in grades K-2. Students could earn tickets for following the Bulldog Beliefs, and the winning tickets were picked from the buckets. Todays prize was soccer in the wrestling room, more winners to come tomorrow!
Today Mrs. McCombs’ class has the opportunity to read to their buddy class. The kindergartners in Mrs. Smith’s class sure do love when they come to visit!
Winter Sock Drive
Ms Sents and Ms May took the Housing class to DMACC Career Exploration Day at ISG. Students learned about the career opportunities in engineering, architecture and interior design with ISG Inc. #vanmeter
VM State FB Semifinals Info
Our @vanmeterschools elementary teachers had so much fun dressing up for Halloween today. 🎃 #vanmeter #candy #costumes
Congrats October Middle School
Students in 9th grade English at @vanmeterschools practiced hexagonal thinking to draw connections between characters, actions, and themes in Macbeth. #vanmeter
Class1A Playoff Information Friday, October 21st
A special congratulations to our very own Mrs. Ferguson as she is Living History Farms Teacher of the Year. We are so proud of you. 💙
Students in Mrs Sents Housing class toured and learned about the Brvington Mansion in Winterset. They have been studying housing styles through the decades and were able to learn about this home and the furnishings from the 1850s. #vanmeter
Today, @vanmeterschools went to the Civic Center for the Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards stage manager tech intensive. Students and directors had a chance to learn from professional stage managers, go on a tour of the backstage areas, and collaborate on how to use the information for our own shows. #ihsmta #vanmeter
The @vanmeterschools Animal Science students using VR headsets to take VR tours of a variety of livestock facilities to prepare for designing their own livestock facilities! #vanmeter