District News

2021-2022 Kindergarten registration information

The registration of kindergarten children attending Van Wert City Schools for the 2021-2022 school year will be held March 1, 2021 to March 26, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Superintendent’s Office in the S.F. Goedde Building.

Thursday, February 25, 2021 VWCS Board Meeting - February 24, 2021
Van Wert Superintendent Mark Bagley gives his report during Wednesday's Board of Education meeting.

During Wednesday's regular Board of Education meeting, Van Wert Superintendent Mark Bagley gave an update regarding the district's response to COVID-19. Recently, area teachers got the opportunity to be vaccinated.

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The YWCA of Van Wert County is a Community Partner with Van Wert Middle School Cougar Leaders.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 CEO Students Tour Downtown Van Wert Buildings
Van Wert County Foundation Executive Secretary Seth Baker gives a tour of a vacant space above Rhoades Insurance to CEO students on Tuesday.

Forty-six students in the Career Education Opportunities (CEO) program from Crestview, Lincolnview, and Van Wert toured various downtown buildings on Tuesday with the Van Wert County Foundation to learn more about the Van Wert Forward Project.

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Remote Learning for Calamity Days #10 and Beyond

Monday, February 8, 2021 VWHS Theatre Announces Musical Re-Stream
VWHS Musical

The Van Wert High School Theatre Department announces that their production, Disney’s Tarzan®, the Stage Musical, will be available to stream February 17-21, 2021.

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Van Wert City Schools will be using our District Determined Remote Learning Plan on Friday, February 19, 2021, and Friday, March 12, 2021.

Thursday, January 14, 2021 Local student donates to Humane Society
Lauren Black with the Humane Society

Lauren Black, a sophomore at Van Wert High School and owner of “Lauren’s Culinary Confections,” has donated $500 from her business to the Van Wert County Humane Society’s capital campaign. 

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Van Wert City Schools students will move to remote learning for two days prior to Christmas Break.

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 Player of the Year!
Quarterback Owen Treece

Along with earning First Team All-Ohio honors, Van Wert senior quarterback Owen Treece (above) has been named the Division IV Offensive Player of the Year by the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association.

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 Co-Coach of the Year!
Van Wert Head Coach Keith Recker

Van Wert head football coach Keith Recker has been named Division IV Co-Coach of the Year by the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association, along with Wade Bartholomew of Bloom-Carroll.

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Wednesday, November 4, 2020 Wanted: Substitute Cafeteria Workers
Wanted: Substitute Cafeteria Workers with graphic of pizza

Are you looking to supplement your income and have a few hours to spare in a day? Consider becoming a substitute cafeteria worker!

Congratulations VWHS Honor Roll with a graphic of a gold star

Congratulations to the following students for making the 1st nine weeks honor roll:

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 Van Wert Federal Donates to VWHS Athletics
Trent Temple, Van Wert High School Athletic Director, accepts a donation from George Scott, Van Wert Federal Savings Bank Vice President and Senior Lending Officer.

Van Wert Federal Savings Bank recently donated $3,500 to the Van Wert High School Athletics Department.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 Wanted: Substitute Bus Drivers
Join Our Team! Wanted: Substitute Bus Drivers with graphic of a school bus and the VW Cougar Head logo

Are you looking to supplement your income? Do you have a few hours a day to spare? Consider becoming a substitute bus driver!

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 VWHS NHS Students Earn Silver Pennant
2019-2020 National Honor Society Students

Students who participated in National Honor Society at Van Wert High School for the 2019-2020 school year were recently awarded a silver pennant and recognized as a substantial donor for their $286 donation to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Hero Squad.



Van Wert City Schools Assistant Superintendent Bill Clifton and two Van Wert City School bus drivers pose with Sgt. Adam Brincefield and Lt. Jonathon Gray of the Van Wert Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

The week of Oct. 19 - 23 is National School Bus Safety Week and the Van Wert Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is concerned about the safety of children riding to and from school. “School Bus Safety Week is important because it concerns our community’s children,” said Lt. Jonathon Gray, post commander of the Van Wert Post. 

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 Wanted: Substitute Custodians
Wanted: Substitute Custodians with graphics of bubbles and a janitor mopping up a spill

Van Wert City Schools is actively seeking applicants for substitute custodians. Learn more today!

VWMS choir students hold signs that say "Thank You KAM Manufacturing"

While the 2020-2021 school year looks differently than years’ past, safety and adaptability continue to be at the forefront.

Members of the 2000 percussion section take a bow behind their trash cans after their halftime performance

A cool October evening. Eggerss Stadium. Halftime. The Cougar Pride Marching Band. Trash cans. And 22 hobos, ready to take the field.

Thursday, September 24, 2020 Wanted: Substitute Teachers
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Have you ever considered becoming a substitute teacher? Learn more today!