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
The @vanmeterschools 7th graders worked on reading recipes, measuring and cooking skills today while making no baked cookies in FCS exploratory. 🍪 #vanmeter
Our new @vanmeterschools Ag in the Classroom teacher Ms. Ballagh is working with Jamie Champion to deliver lunches to Dallas County farmers during harvest time! ❤️🌽 Today, Mrs. Ferguson’s second graders made lunch sacks to pack the meals. 🚜 #vanmeter
Our @vanmeterschools 5th graders in Mr. Swartz and Mrs. Prouty’s classes loved using @merge Halo Globe to learn more about the Earth today. 🌍 ##vanmeter #augmentedreality #AR
After learning about our community and seeing the different important places on a walk, our 1st graders coded the @ozobot on routes around #vanmeter 🤖 They love being able to code their robot in different ways. 😊
Seniors participated in the fourth annual #WhyApply day led by AmeriCorps student leaders, Ben Adams and Ike Speltz.
The 2nd graders in Mrs. Hetland’s class have been busy working on adding equal groups and getting to know each other using Venn Diagrams to compare and contrast. We are all off to a great start at Van Meter. 🎉 #vanmeter