Kevin Shoup
Whether we can have "normal" school, online learning, blended learning, wearing masks, 6-feet apart, or packed in a classroom... Regardless of format , we will continue to focus on developing and sustaining relationships to best serve our students! "We got this!" #VB1Team
about 1 month ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Whether we can have "normal" school, online learning, blended learning, wearing masks, 6-feet a part, or packed in a classroom... Regardless of format , we will continue to focus on developing and sustaining relationships to best serve our students! "We got this!" #VB1Team
about 1 month ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
It certainly "takes a village," but congratulations to these staff members who were recognized as Most Influential Teachers. #VB1Team #VBexperience
about 1 month ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
It certainly "takes a village," but congratulations to these staff members who were recognized as Most Influential Teachers. #VB1Team #VBexperience
about 1 month ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Join our TEAM! We are seeking candidates for an anticipated HS English position. Details of the position and requirements can be found at https://bit.ly/vbhsela2020 #VB1Team
about 1 month ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
We are very excited to share with you the Van Buren Local Schools class of 2020 virtual graduation ceremony. Congratulations to our graduates and thank you to all who made this event possible.  https://youtu.be/aPe2HVCaL-M #VB1Team #VBexperience
2 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
We had a blast seeing and celebrating our graduates this evening. The Van Buren Class of 2020 Parade of Graduates was definitely a success! https://youtu.be/lcAAa77e-ZA #VB1Team #VBexperience
2 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
We love these kids and this phenomenal community! Thank you to all who made tonight's parade so special for our graduates. They truly deserved a night like this. (videos and images coming soon) #VB1Team #VBexperience
2 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Join us this evening in honoring our Class of 2020 with the Parade of Graduates starting at 6:30 pm (Friday, 5/29). #VB1Team #VBexperience
2 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Things are coming together nicely with our virtual graduation ceremony. We are excited to share it with you Saturday, May 30th at 10:00 AM. #VB1Team #VBexperience
2 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
VBHS Class of 2021 - Save the Date for your Senior Class Trip. Check email for additional detail. #VBChi21 #VB1Team #VBexperience
3 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Check out our latest Morning Greeting Meeting Highlights - Episode 6 completed by junior, Ian Wall. https://youtu.be/D4fhfNGZBSs #VB1Team
3 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
The VBHS "Parade of Graduates" will now take place on Friday, May 29th leaving the school at 6:30 pm (Rain Date: Sat. May 30th at 6:30 pm). All are encouraged to join us in this community celebration! Parade map is available on our website. #VB1Team #VBexperience
3 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Week 5 Morning Greeting Highlights from Junior, Ian Wall with a shout out to our amazing teaching staff! https://youtu.be/P7JjeyERGT4 #VB1Team #VBexperience
3 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Episode 4 of our Morning Zoom Meeting Highlights, provided by Junior, Ian Wall. https://youtu.be/oXare_TEfUQ #VB1Team
3 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Check out the latest highlights from our Morning Zoom Greeting Meetings leading up to Spring Break and the days following. https://youtu.be/bP64l3Y9Hv0 #VB1team #VBexperience
4 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Students received a delivery of some classroom materials for their International Cuisine class. Thanks to Mrs. Johnson for going above and beyond to provide learning opportunities to our kids! #VB1Team #VBexperience
4 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Happy Administrative Professionals Day to two of the best the #VB1team could ask for. So grateful for them!
4 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Check out our second episode of morning greeting zoom highlights put together by Junior, Ian Wall. This video includes a special feature shout-out to our essential workers. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/MkFUM7qmn5o #VB1Team #VBexperience
4 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
VBHS and families, lets join our elementary school celebrating "Breakfast with a Buddy" on Friday, April 17th! Simply have breakfast with a buddy, virtually if need be, and share your picture on any of our social media feeds with #breakfastbuddy #VB1Team #VBexperience
4 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
This is AWESOME! (There is some humor in that statement, but you will have to watch the video to understand). Junior, Ian Wall, created a highlight of our morning greeting zoom meetings. Check it out! https://youtu.be/ktH7ArF91k4 #VB1Team #VBexperience
4 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
VBHS - Morning Greeting Meeting discussion was based on things we WANT to accomplish this week and things we NEED to accomplish. https://youtu.be/L7S0_5tjbC8 #VB1Team #VBexperience
4 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
VBHS - Morning Greeting Meeting focused on "Family Friday" and providing shout-outs to our family members and loved ones. Great way to end the week! https://youtu.be/MDO8GPZP4Zw #VB1Team #VBexperience
4 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
VBHS - Morning Greeting Meeting - Great discussion on the cool ways our teachers are teaching and our students are learning. https://youtu.be/YxBXLizNseI #VB1Team #VBexperience
4 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
VBHS staff, students, and parents, please check your email for recent updates and changes that will be implemented next week. Let us know of any concerns. #VB1Team
4 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
VBHS - Morning Greeting Meeting - Rest assured, the "Hump Day Q and A" did NOT contain any April fools pranks. https://youtu.be/6M6814LGAdE #VB1Team #VBexperience
4 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
VBHS Morning Greeting Meeting with discussion about improving our routines as we progress through April. https://youtu.be/-iL2T4qsupM #VB1Team #VBexperience
4 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
VBHS Morning Greeting Meeting discussing how things are going as we enter week 3 of our online learning program. https://youtu.be/3kmuTML9Ghk #VB1Team #VBexperience
4 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Family First!! We had a blast with our Morning Greeting Meeting. Today was a "Family Friday" theme. Check out our conversation. Have a great weekend Black Knights! https://youtu.be/aab6wkr1Ivg #VB1Team #VBexperience
4 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Great start to the day with our Morning Greeting Meeting discussing how the Black Knights took advantage of the recent nice weather! Check it out: https://youtu.be/gRmPqLv2Oqw Tune in tomorrow for "Family Friday" #VB1Team #VBexperience
4 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Check out the Morning Greeting Meeting as we conducted the "Hump Day Q and A." https://youtu.be/yphrgWNO9Gs #VB1Team #VBexperience
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Morning Greeting Meeting - Topic, "While quarantined, if you could be any animal, what would you be and why?" Part 1 - https://youtu.be/0d6ibhdkLis Part 2 - https://youtu.be/yk3seOXZo0g #VB1Team #VBexperience
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Today's morning greeting meeting: https://youtu.be/GFM4AmSosRU Topic of discussion, "During the quarantine, what TV show do you prefer to binge?" #VB1Team #VBexperience
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
VBHS has been conducting a Morning Greeting meeting to get our day started. Check out today's video. The random participant winner today required a road trip to the home of Mrs. Regutti. #VB1Team #VBexperience https://youtu.be/OObXiQis5mM
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Day 2 of our Morning Greeting Meeting - Staff and students, see email for link to join. Today's topic is - Despite the chaos, what has been the best part of your week? Today's random participant winner will be delivered a Tim Horton's donut and beverage #VBexperience #VB1Team
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Congratulations to our winner from our first Morning Greeting Zoom conference. Junior, Grace Heitkamp was delivered Chik-Fil-A for lunch. All staff and students are encouraged to tune in again tomorrow morning at 9:45 am. #VB1Team #VBexperience
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Staff and Students, please check your email for a link to our morning digital meeting through Zoom starting at 9:45 am (This is NOT required, but should be fun!). #VB1Team
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Day 2 - VBHS Online Learning https://youtu.be/-8e0tP5UYaU
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
In short, we would like to say THANK YOU!! The entire #VB1Team and community have been amazing in this transition. For additional detail and updates, staff, students, and parents, please see your email. Stay safe!
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
We are certainly faced with challenges, but there is no one I would rather go through this with than this crew. Love this team! #VB1Team
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
In case you forgot how amazing our food service department is, here is a little reminder! #VB1Team #VBexperience
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Super busy but efficient day! Our students experienced, sophomore shadow day, CPR/AED training, taking the ACT, and an Internet Safety Course. #VB1Team #VBexperience
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
THANK YOU to our friends at Maranatha Bible Church for hosting our ACT testing session and providing snacks. Additionally, thanks to our Academic Boosters and generous donors for providing breakfast and cookies! #VB1Team #VBexperience
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Amazing performance last night for our Spring Band Concert. These kids are extremely talented! #VB1Team #VBexperience
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Grateful for Deputy Crouch to be working with our students on a regular basis. Today, he presented an Internet Safety Course to our Freshmen. #VB1Team #VBexperience
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Good luck to our Juniors who will be taking the ACT tomorrow! Get a good nights rest and attack with confidence.
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
I love opportunities when my own children get to interact with our HS students. Thanks to the Van Buren PTO and our student volunteers for an amazing evening at the recent Family Fun Night! #VB1Team #VBexperience #dadsasprincipals
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
2 more weeks and we will be enjoying our students performance of the Disney's Little Mermaid. Can't Wait! #VB1team #VBexperience
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Today our team celebrated "Jeans for Jennifer" in support of the Jennifer Masters Scholarship. Always fun to support such a great cause. Dodgeball tournament, coming soon! #VB1Team #VBexperience
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
VBHS will be closed on 3/3/20. Students, please check school resources for "Blizzard Bag" assignments from your teachers.
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
VBHS will be on a 2 hr delay today, 3/3/20.
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Great opportunity for our digital photography students to hear the experience of photographer, diver, and author, Michael Patrick O'Neill. He does amazing work and we appreciate his time and passion! #VBexperience #VB1team
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Great opportunity for our digital photography students to hear the experience of photographer, diver, and author, Michael Patrick O'Neill. He does amazing work and we appreciate his time and passion! #VBexperience #VB1team
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Today's Schedule. Let's make it a great day!
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
VBHS is on a 2 hr delay for Friday, 2/28. We will operate on a delayed even block schedule.
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
VBHS is now closed for Thursday, 2/27. We will plan to operate the even block schedule on Friday, 2/28.
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
VBHS will be on a 2 hr delay for Thursday, 2/27. We will operate on a delayed even block schedule.
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Break out the Ties and Tie Dyes, or a tie dye tie for Thursday of FFA week! #VBexperience
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Had an opportunity to drop in on a practice for the upcoming musical, Disney's Little Mermaid! These kids are working really hard. No doubt, you will want to see this performance! #VBexperience #VB1Team
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Today is Jersey and Jammies day for FFA week! #VB1Team
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Hard to believe we are beginning the scheduling process for the 2020-2021 school year. Mr. Zender has been working hard with our students to identify courses that best meet their needs and interests.
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Reminder, HS Parent-Teacher Conferences this week and next. 2/27 and 3/5 from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Scheduling for conferences can be done online. (https://myconferencetime.com/vbs)
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
VBHS is on a 2 hr delay on Tuesday 2/25 due to fog.
5 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Tuesday, 2/25 our theme for FFA week will be "Hunting Season" #VBexperience #VB1team
6 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Students in Ms. Burdens Government class participated in a mock trial today. The gavel was active as discussion got heated! #VBexperience #VB1Team
6 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
We are excited to share with you, our "Day in the life of a Black Knight" taking place this week on Instagram @vbhighschool #VB1Team #VBexperience - Mon 2/24 - Logan Betts-Baldwin @logan_betts_b - Senior, Student-Athlete - Tues 2/25 - Coach Niekamp @tniekamp Teacher/Coach/Game Day! - Wed 2/26 - Audrey Marroquin @audrey.marr - Sophomore, FFA Communications, Greenhand Ceremony - Thur 2/27 - Clare Hoerig @clare.hoerig - Sophomore, Musical - Fri 2/28 - Spencer Ingwersen @20ingwersen - Senior, Student, Intern, Student Section - Sat. 2/29 - Paige Smith @pagrace20 - Senior, Cheerleader, Competition Cheer - State Finals
6 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Our staff and students work very hard in the classroom and beyond. Follow us on Instagram @vbhighschool to experience "A day in the life of a Black Knight" the week of February 23rd. #VB1Team #VBexperience
6 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Mr. Clark was recognized by a colleague for his continued positive attitude and leadership. We truly appreciate all that he does for our staff and students! Thank you, Mr. Clark, for always putting our students first and serving as a mentor to us all. #VB1team
6 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
We will celebrate National FFA wk. Staff and Students are encouraged to show their SPIRIT with the following themes Mon 2/24 – Blue and Gold Tues 2/25 – Hunting season/camo Wedn 2/26 - Jerseys and jammys Thurs 2/27 - Ties and tie-dye Fri 2/28 - Farmer Friday #VBexperience
6 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Big things coming!
6 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Just a couple kids with HUGE hearts, going above and beyond as mentors and peers. So proud of them! #VB1Team
6 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Happy to greet these celebrities as they entered today! These ladies earned 3rd place at the Skills USA competition and qualified for State with their performance in Nail Care. We are proud of you and good luck at State! #VB1Team #VBexperience
6 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Mrs. Johnson and her International Cuisine and Culture class participated in a simulated British Tea Party today. "The biscuits were bloody smashing." #VBexperience
6 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Van Buren HS will be closed on Thursday, 2/13/20. We will plan to operate on even block schedule on Friday, 2/14/20.
6 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Van Buren HS is on a 2 hr delay for Thursday, 2/13/20. We will operate on a delayed even block schedule.
6 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Great to hear our staff reflect on their experience with the VBe Professionally Driven program. I was able to attend sessions on Trauma Informed Classrooms and the Global Read Aloud. Our teachers are doing amazing things to grow and improve! #VB1Team #VBexperience
6 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Congratulations to our most recent Noble Knights!
6 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Reminder: We will operate on an even period block schedule on Monday, Feb. 10, 2020.
6 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Van Buren HS will be operating on an even period block schedule on Monday, Feb. 10th.
6 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Van Buren HS will be closed on Friday, 2/7/20. Stay tuned for additional information regarding the bell schedule for Monday, 2/10.
6 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Van Buren HS is on a 2 hr delay and will operate on a delayed even block schedule for Friday, Feb. 7 2020.
6 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
VBHS is closed on Thursday, 2/6/20. We will plan to operate on even block period schedule on Friday, 2/7/20.
6 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Van Buren HS will be on a 2 hr delay for Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. We will operate on a delayed even block schedule.
6 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Happy to recognize a couple more #VB1Team members for going above and beyond for our students.
6 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
VBHS science is fun! #VB1Team #VBexperience
6 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
LOVE seeing all of this support throughout the community. Keep it up, folks. The future is bright! #VB1Team
6 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
LOVE seeing all of this support throughout the community. Keep it up, folks. The future is bright! #VB1Team
6 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Blessed with an opportunity to acknowledge some rock star teachers for their positive influence on our students! #VB1Team #VBexperience
7 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
We ended the week on a positive note, celebrating some of our amazing #VB1team
7 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Thankful for these rockstars! "Above and beyond" doesn't quite say enough about our staff's ability to support our students. These ladies, were recently recognized for their efforts in doing so! #VB1Team #VBexperience
7 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Our Quiz Bowl team recently finished their season with a record of 6-5. This was a great group of kids who represented us well while working very hard throughout the season. #VB1Team #VBexperience
7 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
We are quite proud of our students from Mr. Bratt's Real-World Reading class. They did a fantastic job conducting public presentations of their research and proposed solutions to real-world problems. Thank you to all who were able to attend this event. #VB1Team #VBexperience
7 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Academic Boosters Trivia Knight. Sun. 1/19 5:00 pm. Mr. Rick Eakin will be our master of ceremony. Delicious food will be available through concessions and cash prizes awarded to winners. Please consider putting a team together for a great cause and a great time!
7 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Ended the short week with a positive referral for these young men who helped out with the Elementary Musical. Thanks, guys! #VB1Team
7 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Van Buren HS will be operating on a Regular Bell schedule (No Blocks) Thursday (1/2) and Friday (1/3). Have a safe and enjoyable remainder of Winter Break.
7 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Our students were blessed with some invaluable insight from our annual College and Career Panel. Thank you to our alumni for sharing their experiences. #VB1Team #VBexperience #VBalum
8 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Thankful for our students who helped to freshen up our Staff Lounge. We love the new look! #VB1Team
8 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Nothing gets you ready for the season quite like the VBHS Holiday Concerts. Fantastic performances! The Association Alumni joining the stage is always my favorite part. Great tradition! #VB1Team #VBexperience #VBalum
8 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
The office staff is excited to show off our "homemade" Holiday Hats today! Thanks to Mrs. Stahl and Mrs.Yanovich for their hard work. #VB1Team #VBexperience
8 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
All HS events and activities are on as schedule for this afternoon. VBHS will operate on an "Odd Block" Schedule for Wed, 12/18 and "Even Block" Schedule on Thrs, 12/19. Holiday Hat Day has been rescheduled for Wed, 12/18. Hope everyone enjoyed their day. Be safe!
8 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Tuesday, 12/17 will be our Holiday Hat Day! Staff and students are able to wear a holiday hat with the donation of $1. All proceeds will go to the Salvation Army. #VB1Team #VBexperience
8 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Our Holocaust class of Ms. Burden had the pleasure of hearing survivor, Conrad Weiner speak about his experience. At 81 years old, he’s the youngest survivor in the tri-state area. Thank you, Conrad for traveling a long way to speak. Such an amazing #VBexperience !
8 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Our Show Choir, The Association, had the opportunity to perform at the TV-44 studio in Lima today. Not only did they look sharp, I am confident they did a great job! #VB1Team #VBexperience
8 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Pretty awesome to see a couple of our students leading Mr. Heitkamp's Accounting class today! #VB1Team #VBexperience
8 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Representatives from our Student Council conducted our HS staff meeting this afternoon. Some great insight from a student perspective. Thank you! #VB1Team #VBexperience
8 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Always a pleasure spending time in our Spanish classroom. Senora McIntosh does an amazing job with our kids. #VB1Team #VBexperience
8 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Please join us in support of our Academic Boosters for the 2nd Annual Trivia Knight. The event will be Sunday, January 19th at 5:00 pm. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-FrjQl0pe6-c21AM9XMcesoby5qFf0WM/view?usp=sharing
8 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Amazing atmosphere to kick off the boys basketball season! #VB1Team #VBexperience
8 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Our Spanish students are working on their famous pinata projects. Excited to see the final products. #VB1Team #VBexperience
8 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Our staff and students were able to support our Academic Boosters this week by purchasing donuts to get their day started off right! #VB1Team #VBexperience
8 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
This guy is killing it! Proud to acknowledge Mr. Carter with a recent referral for going above and beyond. #VB1Team #VBexperience
8 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Thanks to Mr. Zender and other members of our CCP and Career guidance team for an informative community meeting. If you were unable to attend or have any follow up questions, please contact our guidance office. #VB1team #VBexperience
8 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Congratulations to our music program as we have 7 students who were selected by audition into the OMEA District 3 Honors Choir. This is a tremendous accomplishment and we are very proud! #VB1Team #VBexperience
8 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
The Van Buren High School staff is excited for the big game. On behalf of the staff, we would like to say, "GO BUCKS!" ... well, most of us. #VB1Team
8 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Not real sure whats happening in this picture, but it was awesome to see these guys. Some great young men who continue to make the Black Knight family proud. #VB1Team #VBalum
8 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Blessed to deliver some positive recognition to our staff and students this week. Proud of the many great things happening here at VBHS. #VB1team #VBexperience
9 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Had a blast with our staff Knock-Out competition today during lunch. Thanks to all of our participants and congratulations to our winner, Mr. Mark Vennekotter. #VBexperience #VB1Team
9 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Tomorrow, 11/26 - Staff and students are encouraged to wear the colors or jersey of your favorite football team to get ready for the upcoming Ohio State/Michigan game and the bowl games. Pro team colors and jerseys are also welcome. #GoBucks #VB1Team #VBexperience
9 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Tremendous experience with our student council representatives today at the Leadership Conference. Watching them discuss with other school leaders was pretty powerful. If we want our students to lead, we must provide opportunities for them to do so! #VBexperience #VB1team
9 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
We appreciate the work from Mr. Daniels Graphic Arts students as they help us make some improvements to the cafeteria and gymnasium. Just in time for the hoops season! #VB1Team #VBexperience
9 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Students in Mr. Frey's art class can be seen throughout the halls of VBHS working hard on their perspective drawings. Can't wait to see how these turn out. #VBexperience #VB1team
9 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Another successful American Red Cross Blood Drive is in the books. Thank you to Mrs. Anne Bryan and our NHS students for putting on this event. Also, thanks to all of our student, staff, and community members who were able to donate. #VBexperience #VB1team
9 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
BGSU's College of Business is pleased to announce, Noah Schumacker, is doing great things in his college career. He placed 3rd in a prestigious sales competition and will serve as an alternate to the National Collegiate Sales Competition. #VBexperience #VB1Team #VBalum
9 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Senior, Lindsey Shaw recently attended the CYO Coaches' Appreciation Fall Banquet and was awarded the 2019 CYO Outstanding High School Athlete Award. Congratulations, we are proud of you! #VB1Team
9 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Representatives from Millstream Career Center recently presented to our Sophomore students. We appreciate this partnership and encourage all students to consider how these programs could benefit your future careers. Complete with the "jersey swap." #VBexperience #theSTREAM
9 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Always a good time watching students present about their experiences with our Sophomore Shadow Day program, led by Mrs. Diana Inbody. Thank you to all of our area business partners who were willing to host our kids and provide this opportunity. #VBexperience #VB1team
9 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Van Buren Schools will operate on a 2 hr delay Tuesday 11/12/2019.
9 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
All events and activities for Van Buren HS and MS are CANCELLED for 11/11/2019.
9 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
We are blessed with an amazing staff. Ms. Burden and Ms. Bement continually go above and beyond to support our kids. Mr. Obenour is appreciated for being a team player and Mr. Smith is killing it as our new "Tech Guy." Thank you all for all that you do! #VB1team #VBexperience
9 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Congratulations to our VBHS Marching Band. Under the leadership of director, Mike Procyk, this group has accomplished amazing things this year. They work extremely hard and are really good at what they do. #BKMB #VB1Team
9 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Congratulations to our VBHS Marching Band. Under the leadership of director, Mike Procyk, this group has accomplished amazing things this year. They work extremely hard and are really good at what they do. #BKMB #VB1Team
9 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Congratulations to our newest National Honor Society members. We are very proud of you! #VB1Team #VBexperience
9 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Our 3rd and final day of #VBchi20 was another great one. We started at The Bean, then to Chinatown, followed by the Museum of Sci. and Industry, and a quiet sleepy road trip home! #VB1Team #VBexperience
9 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
#VBchi20 day 2 did not disappoint! Lot of shopping at Navy Pier and Michigan Ave, followed by our Riverboat Tour, Hard Rock Cafe and Hancock Observatory. #VBexperience #VB1Team
9 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
#VBchi20 off to a great start with a road trip, Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum, Gino's East Pizza, and Blue Man Group. #VB1team #VBexperience
9 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
#VBchi20 off to a great start with a road trip, Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum, Gino's East Pizza, and Blue Man Group. #VB1team #VBexperience
9 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
As the fall season comes to an end, we would like to give a shout out and thank you to Justin Slauterbeck and our entire athletic dept. He and our coaches work so hard to provide amazing experiences for our kids while serving as tremendous role models. #VB1team #VBexperience
9 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Looking forward to our Class of 2020 Trip to Chicago. We will be hitting the road shortly. Follow our trip with #VBchi20
9 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
We would like to extend a thank you to Kim Thomas, a community member, parent, school board member, and local attorney. She joined Mr. Bratt's English class to provide a real-world application of the importance of writing in her career. #VBexperience #VB1Team
9 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
No better way to start the day than with the delivery of a fresh coffee from our Jump Start program. Service with a smile! #VBexperience #VB1team
9 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Always amazed by the talent of our HS Choir program, directed by Mr. Will Baughman. Great performance at the Fall concert. Keep up the great work Black Knights! #VB1Team #VBexperience
9 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
We will start on a 2 hour delay today (10/31) due to fog. The HS will operate on a modified, "even" block schedule starting with 2nd period at 10:05. Staff/Ss, check email for full schedule.
9 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Our special education team received training on a new program that will provide additional literacy supports to our students. Very excited about the opportunities this will create for our team! #VB1team #VBexperience
9 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Thank you to our community members who attended our Senior Citizen Luncheon. Our guests were treated to a performance by our HS choir and served lunch with desserts by our NHS members. Thanks to our Academic Boosters for again providing this annual event. #VB1team #VBexperience
9 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Sophomore Shadow Day!! We are appreciative of all the local employers who are hosting our students today as they gain valuable career related experience. Thank you in advance! #VB1Team #VBexperience
9 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Had the opportunity to witness some awesome things happening in the classroom the past few days. Always a good day when you can spend it with kids! #VB1Team #VBexperience
10 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
We are proud of our welcoming environment Mrs. Keeran offers as guests enter our building. Additionally, this custom made mug was handcrafted by VB Alum, Jason Wagner who also designed the knight head logo that is used throughout our district. #VBexperience #VBalum
10 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Another great day at VBHS recognizing some positive behaviors of the Black Knights. #VB1Team #VBexperience
10 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Thank you to our local area church groups for recently volunteering to help clean up our facilities. Much appreciated! #VB1Team
10 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Congratulations to our Homecoming King and Queen, Saige Warren and Paige Smith. Thank you to our 2018 royalty for returning and participating in tonight's event. #VB1Team #VBalum
10 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
The pep rally was a fantastic way to end our Homecoming Spirit Week. Thank you to our Homecoming court, our cheerleaders and many other participants. Check the video on VBHS Facebook. #VB1Team #VBexperience
10 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
These Black Knights are doing great things at VBHS! (Yes, that is a dragon - Happy Spirit Week!) Keep being awesome. #VB1Team #VBexperience
10 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Our marvelous food service director, Ms. Brianna Reinhard is working with Mr. Frey and our digital photography students to market and promote our lunch offerings. Shown here, fish tacos with homemade coleslaw, scratch made spice cake, and a fresh banana. #VB1Team #VBexperience
10 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
To conclude our Homecoming Spirit Week, we will have a Pep Rally at the end of the school day. Staff and students, please check your email for the modified bell schedule. Happy Friday! #VB1Team #VBexperience
10 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Congratulations to our Homecoming Court. Looking forward to a great weekend ahead. #VB1Team #VBexperience
10 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Lifetouch will be at VBHS for picture retakes the morning of Wednesday, 10/16. Any student who did not get their pictures taken at Opening Knight or would prefer a retake will do so at this time.
10 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Show your pride as we kick off our Spirit Week with "Merica Monday!" #VB1Team #VBexperience
10 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
All staff and students of Van Buren Schools are encouraged to participate in our upcoming Spirit Week. Please show your school spirit as part of our Homecoming week festivities. #VB1Team #VBexperience https://drive.google.com/file/d/1JJdkIPx7WQdsB5cY_7Be1ZdxtBnTc9lt/view?usp=sharing
10 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Congratulations to our High School Noble Knights for the month of September. Senior, Raegan Miller will be receiving a Tropical Smoothie. Sophomore, Charles Walker will be delivered 1 dozen donuts. Keep up the good work, we are proud of you! #VBexperience
10 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Returning from a conference to a bunch of positive referrals is a great feeling and makes for a great Friday. Have a good weekend Black Knights! Thanks for being AWESOME! #VB1team #VBexperience
10 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
We love that we are able to provide our students a brief version of recess during lunch. "Knock out" has become quite popular for our freshmen boys. Other popular activities include 4 square, walking the track, volleyball, and lunch on the lawn. #VB1team #VBexperience
10 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Congratulations to Casey McCauley for earning a Ball Metal Recycling Scholarship. Thank you to Ball Metal for your continued support of our students! #VBexperience #VB1Team
11 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Always fun to be out in the classrooms. Great things happening here at VBHS! #VB1Team #VBexperience
11 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Honored to have had a special guest in our building. Gustavo Pires was a foreign exchange student at VBHS in 1989. 30 years later, the pride he possesses as he shared his experience with his family was quite remarkable. #VB1team #VBalum #VBexperience
11 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Our students had the opportunity to hear from our Jostens representative today. We appreciate this partnership and their support of our students. #VB1Team #VBexperience
11 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Shout out to this young man for providing me the stand up desk I have been wanting. Turned out great! #VB1Team #VBexperience
11 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Both of these ROCKSTAR teachers were recently acknowledged by Black Knight alumni. They both do a fantastic job preparing our students for college and careers and we appreciate our alumni for recognizing that! #VB1Team #VBalum #VBexperience
11 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Reminder, VBHS will begin our block schedule starting tomorrow (9/18) with odd block periods. Even periods will follow on Thrs (9/19). Students can view the bell schedule through the announcements in their email. #VBexperience
11 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Great to meet with area principals and counselors at Millstream Career Center. We appreciate this partnership and the opportunities they provide our kids! #VBexperience
11 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Van Buren staff, students, alumni and community, please consider recognizing one of our amazing staff members through our referral system. We always appreciate the opportunity to celebrate the great things they are doing! #VB1Team #VBexperience https://forms.gle/54oSocdDvP5PnzyW8
11 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Plenty of opportunities coming up for seniors to get the required vaccinations: Back To School Immunization Clinics: Wed. 9/18 - 8:30am to 11am, 3pm to 6pm Thrs. 9/19 - 8:30am to 11am Tuesd. 9/24 - 8:30am to 11am, 3pm to 6pm Wed. 9/25 - 8:30am to 11am
11 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Had a great time at our Pep Rally this afternoon. Let's Go Knights! #VB1Team #GoBlackKnights
11 months ago, Kevin Shoup
VB Schools
Athletic Events Week of Sept 16 https://5il.co/a7t3
11 months ago, VB Schools
Kevin Shoup
Van Buren HS Daily Announcements can be found on our new website at the following link. Announcements will be updated daily. https://www.vbschools.net/article/135178?org=vbhs
11 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Reminder, today we will be on a modified schedule for our pep rally assembly. Bell Schedule has been sent to student emails. #VB1Team #VBexperience
11 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Reminder, seniors must submit proof of meningococcal vaccinations. Hancock Health is holding immunization clinics this month. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2CdAJowOx57QzBOU1ZzZGUxMDVBYmdKTkhkUHVEcDJyeERn/view?usp=sharing
11 months ago, Kevin Shoup
Kevin Shoup
Excited to implement our "Know Your Knights" program this week. Staff will continue to focus on getting to know our students and building strong relationships. #VBexperience #VB1Team
11 months ago, Kevin Shoup
VB Schools
Athletic Events Week of Sept 8 https://5il.co/a1hl
11 months ago, VB Schools
Van Buren Schools
Welcome to our new website!
12 months ago, Van Buren Schools
Van Buren Schools
Van Buren Principals discuss the 2019-2020 school year. https://youtu.be/lCaKgrdsHZE
12 months ago, Van Buren Schools