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Published 9:34pm Apr 24th
Macy Arbuckle, Kaetlyn Trapp, Grace Underwood and Alysia Cleppe in a lady pirate dance.read article »
Published 9:34pm Apr 24th
Pirate Abilene Baldwin examines the horizon during rehearsal for 'Treasures of Shipwreck Island.'read article »
Published 5:32pm Apr 24th
VSMS students from Ms. Bliss's class spent part of Earth Day cleaning the area near the school.read article »
Published 11:09am Apr 24th
Elsa Page holds the hand of her father, Kirk, while rehearsing for 'Sometimes a Rainbow."read article »
· 9:34pm April 24th, 2014 · 4 hours ago
A band of female pirates, aboard the ship "Revenge" land on the opposite side of Shipwreck Island where missionaries have washed ashore and later the Royal British Navy lands. The students of the Vinton-Shellsburg Home School Assistance Program explore the island in search of a hidden treasure.
· 5:32pm April 24th, 2014 · 9 hours ago
Ms. Bliss' 8th grade science students celebrated Earth Day on Tuesday by picking up trash on the school grounds. Finds of the day: a blow up pool toy (let us know if you lost one) and a used fire extinguisher!
· 5:23pm April 24th, 2014 · 9 hours ago
The Iowa Board of Regents announced today the selection of Steven J. Gettel to serve as Superintendent of the Iowa School for the Deaf in Council Bluffs, and the Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School in Vinton. He is scheduled to begin his duties on August 1, 2014. Mr. Gettel currently serves as Superintendent of the Montana School for the Deaf and Blind, a position he has held since 2001.
· 1:35pm April 24th, 2014 · 12 hours ago
A Forest City alternative high school director with years of coaching experience and a background in science education will become the new high school assistant principal and alternative school director for Vinton-Shellsburg. Kenneth Kasper has been directing the Forest City alternative school. He also served for many years as a football and the head high school boys and girls track coach.
· 11:09am April 24th, 2014 · 15 hours ago
While most of the performers in the upcoming ACT 1 production of the musical "Sometimes a Rainbow" are older adults, the show does have room for younger performers. And that, for one area family, has led to father and daughter performing together for the first time. Kirk and Elsa Page are among the "tourists" who sing during some of the show's musical numbers.
· 8:37am April 24th, 2014 · 17 hours ago
The cast of “Sometimes a Rainbow” was in full costume at their rehearsal last night. These costumes made the show come alive even more. Creativity was definitely used by all cast members which made it even more interesting. Cordy, Nancy Beckman, was dressed in her best long underwear and accompanying outdated attire.