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Family Literacy Night News

Family Literacy Night - October 27, 2016  

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Parent Preferences on School Messenger - Update Your Contact Options!

1 out of every 2 students in the U.S. attends a school that uses a SchoolMessenger solution. Since 1999, tens of thousands of schools have made SchoolMessenger their communications provider of choice. Learn more about our trusted platform today. Van Buren Community Schools uses SchoolMessenger to contact parents via text, phone call, email and facebook regarding important school notices. Here are some helpful links to . . .

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Read a Million (Minion) Minutes 2016-2017 Schoolwide Reading Challenge

Parents, please encourage and help your child participate.  Our goal is to read 1,000,000 minutes by the end of the school year.  Time counted can be reading done at home or at school.  Preschoolers and kindergarten students can count time they spend listening to someone else read to them. Students will set their own reading goal.  At least 20 minutes daily is suggested for grades 3 and up. Recording . . .

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Public input sought on ESSA - please participate!

Iowa Department of Education leaders will hit the road this fall as part of a statewide tour to gather public input as they develop a plan to meet the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). ESSA, which replaces the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 and will be fully implemented starting in the 2017-18 school year, provides a more reasonable balance between the role of states and the federal government in accountability for the . . .

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Van Buren High School 21st Century Renovation / Remodel Progress

VIEW PHOTOS OF OUR REMODELING / RENOVATION CONSTRUCTION PROGESS   CLICK HERE TO VIEW PHOTOS  of renovation and remodeling in progress each week!   We are excited to see the progress each week as we transform our High School and Middle School with newly renovated and improved 21st century learning classrooms!  

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