Van Buren Middle School
Mrs. Tuccillo's classes put their understanding of ratios to the test as each student determined the water needed for the amount of pancake mix they were provided. Regardless of the outcome, the toppings made them all taste even better! #VBexperience #VB1team
about 9 hours ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Mr. Henry's room is full of board games as our eighth graders played each-others' constitution games. Nice work game-designers! #VB1team #VBexperience
about 10 hours ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Nominate an outstanding educator for Findlay Rotary Club's Golden Apple Award! Nominations are due April 3. https://findlayrotary.org/golden-apple-award-teacher-nomination-form/
1 day ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Advisories are adding finishing touches to their scripts, finding sound effects, painting props, and sewing costumes as they prepare design challenge #4, which is a one-act play! #VB1team #VBexperience
2 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
8th grade families: Mr. Zender, our HS counselor will meet with 8th grade families on Tuesday 3/3/2020 at 6:30pm to discuss scheduling at @VanBurenHS in the auditorium.
3 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
This quarter, students are building tables and benches in our Build-it-Yourself course where they put measurement skills to the test while gaining an understanding of using tools and basic woodworking. #VB1team #VBexperience
4 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
VBMS will offer spring pictures to families. Photographs will be taken on Monday, March 2 and only students who make a purchase are photographed. If you are interested in purchasing spring pictures, goto https://my.lifetouch.com/mylifetouch/ and use Picture ID EVTZTGBND
4 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Thanks to Friends of Rachel for reminding us how much we give to others by being kind! Monday: Ask staff if you can help with anything Tuesday: Thank your bus driver (or whoever brought you to school) Wednesday: Ask a classmate how their day is going and REALLY listen Thursday: Thoughtful Thursday! Friday: Thank our cafeteria staff for the hard work they do #VB1team #VBexperience
5 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
8th grade families: Payment #3 for the Washington, DC trip is due to Prodigy Student Travel on Friday 2/28/2020. #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
6 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Mr. Greer's student-authors presented individualize children's books to students in Mrs. Heitkamp's 4th grade class today. Great work, writers - they were a hit! #VB1team #VBexperience
7 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Agnishekhar Basu Sarkar called tonight's board of education meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance prior to being recognized for winning the county spelling bee. Thanks to Kayla DeMuth from Hancock Public Health for sharing information on vaping with us at tonight's Community Coffee. #VB1team #VBexperience
8 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Competition was FIERCE during the Oreo challenge today at lunch! 8th grader Landon was victorious!!! #VB1team #VBexperience
8 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Our 8th graders are creating board games to test U.S. Constitution knowledge #VB1Team #VBexperience
8 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
17.6% of 8th graders report vaping in the past year. 37.3% of HS seniors do... let's curb those numbers with facts and education! Learn more at our Community Coffee TONIGHT at 7pm. RSVP to Mrs. Keeran (dkeeran@vbschools.net)
9 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Our vocational agriculture program has invited us to participate in FFA Spirit Week the week of February 24: Monday - Blue and Gold Tuesday - Hunting season/camo Wednesday - Jerseys and jammys Thursday - Ties and tie-dye Friday - Farmer Friday #VB1team #VBexperience
9 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
The winning advisories of the Zip Line design challenge enjoyed a kickball game and fresh-baked chocolate chip cookies this afternoon. Drama and literary theme is the focus of the next challenge, which includes writing and performing a short play! #VB1team #VBexperience
9 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Pennies for Patients update: Our homebases are competing for an Olive Garden lunch as we raise funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. In third place is Mr. Hafner's homebase while Mrs. Obenour's homebase is in 2nd place. After week 1, Mr. Henry's homebase is in first. Two more weeks, #VB1team!
9 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
At the next VBMS community coffee, we will hear from Kayla Demuth (Hancock Public Health) about vaping. Let's learn and work together to keep our kids healthy and safe! We will also have Q&A about the upcoming school levy. This event will take place this Thursday, (2/20) at 7pm. RSVP with Mrs. Keeran (dkeeran@vbschools.net).
10 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
As we start the shortened week, Friends of Rachel reminds us to be kind... Tuesday: Pick up trash you see on the floor Wednesday: Put a positive sticky note on your teachers' doors Thursday: Paint kindness rocks, put them around our school Friday: Hug your friends today and tell them how much they mean to you #VB1team #VBexperience
11 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Our half hog drawings are THIS FRIDAY! NJHS, quiz bowl, Power of the Pen, and Science Olympiad members are reminded that sold ticket stubs and money and/or unsold tickets are due to the office Wednesday.
12 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
HAPPY PRESIDENTS' DAY! Wise words from our village (and school's) namesake... plus, he has a pretty sweet hairstyle. #VB1team #VBexperience "It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn't." - Martin Van Buren
12 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
CONGRATULATIONS to our December/January Noble Knights!!! Selma Brant - 6th Grade Team Selma always gives her best effort and does it with a smile on her face and a pleasant disposition.  She constantly demonstrates a positive attitude along with an "attitude of gratitude". We appreciate how hard she works each day. Lacey Bowman - 7th Grade Team Lacey has been a model student all year. She helps her classmates stay on task, participates strongly in class, and is always polite and pleasant. Great job Lacey!   Brylee Ponn - 8th Grade Team Brylee always has a positive attitude in class. She works hard and is respectful to others, which is especially clear when she mentors in the elementary school.  Many of her peers look up to her and she is a strong leader.   #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
16 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Seventh grade scientists investigated density, pressure, topography, and the Earth’s rotation on atmospheric currents today. #VB1team #VBexperience
16 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Attention all home bases! Do you want to win an Olive Garden Lunch of spaghetti, salad and those delicious bread sticks?! Pennies for Patients has begun! Let's make this a big win-win; help students battling cancer AND win an Olive Garden lunch! Contest going on now!! #VB1team
17 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
We love our Academic Boosters Bake Sales!!! The Van Buren Academic Boosters will hold a Valentine's Bake Sale Friday 2/14/20 during MS and HS lunch periods. All items are $1 and proceeds help the boosters fund academic programs and field trips.
18 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Family Resource Center is offering Parenting Education Groups, specific to children's age-ranges. 8-12 year olds: https://forms.gle/SFGWZ4BuV94AEjfi7 13-19 year olds: https://forms.gle/m9WepLrpevD55EJM9
19 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Congratulations to the VBMS 8th grade girls basketball team on winning the Cory Rawson tournament today with a victory over Liberty-Benton!!! #VB1Team #seizethedayVBMS #VBexperience
20 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Schools will be delayed 2 hours tomorrow (2/6/20). Stay warm and safe!!!
23 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
WARM UP at our next community coffee on Thursday, February 20 at 7pm. We will learn about vaping from Kayla Demuth, Hancock Public Health and VBS treasurer Dawn Jacobs will answer questions about the upcoming levy. RSVP today to Mrs. Keeran (dkeeran@vbschools.net) #VB1team
23 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Advisories competed with their zip line vehicles today. Congratulations to house winners Valentia (Mrs. Rodman), Kwishi (Mr. Bunn), Hrabrost (Mrs. Sines), and Rojko (Mr. Hafner). Hrabrost had the fastest time at 5.51 seconds! #VB1team #VBexperience #MyOhioClassroom
23 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
8th graders are designing barrier walls to curb beach erosion, which builds on what 6th graders are learning. #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
24 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Mrs. Hosler is spotlighted this week in Friends of Rachel's Staff Spotlight #VB1team #VBexperience
25 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Congratulations to these 6th grade writers who were recognized for their entries in the Elks Americanism essay contest. Samuel and Carter's writing placed 2nd and 3rd. Jordan's essay placed first, which elevates it to the district competition. #VB1team #VBexperience
26 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
We're focused on intentional kindness at VBMS during February... Monday: Compliment a teacher for their effort Tuesday: Say "good morning" to at least 5 others before 1st period Wednesday: High-five 3 people, making eye-contact and sharing a smile Thursday: Make sure to say please and thank you, show respect Friday: Hold the door for someone #VB1team #VBexperience
26 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
The results are in! Out of 152 writers, Rylee placed 7th and Maggie placed 11th!!! Nice work Power of the Pen teams! #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS #WriteOn
27 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Good luck to our Power of the Pen writing team as they tackle the regional competition in Sylvania!!! Thank you to our Academic Boosters for financing the trip. #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
28 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Food insecurity is real: About 1 in 5 children in Ohio (19.6%) live in families that can't always afford enough food on their own. Rachel's Pantry is a project of our Friends of Rachel Club and the purpose is to provide food for students in need. Grade levels are in a challenge to contribute non-perishable food and toiletries. Thanks to Feed-a-Child and the Findlay Service League for their assistance with this initiative. If you are in need, go here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1L0upINZqZwRV4tb_gUJL-nzaXe7K6uFKWqNNncHBbV4/edit
28 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
CONGRATULATIONS Agnishekhar... Hancock County spelling bee CHAMPION!!! A first (in recent memory) for VBMS! Agnishekhar advances to the Toledo regional bee! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
29 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Our Science Olympiad team is working hard to prepare their events - including a mousetrap car! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
29 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Advisories perform tests on their ping pong zip line devices in preparation for the house event next week! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMip
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Our 7th grade scientists have designed their own lab procedures as they study the influences of salinity, density, ocean floor topography and the Earth's rotation on ocean currents. #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Mrs. Heitkamp's fourth graders will be the subjects of children's books that students in Mr. Greer's 7th period language arts class will be writing. Today, 8th graders interviewed their fourth grade partners and will soon deliver their personalized books! #VB1team #VBexperience
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Staff spotlight #2 highlights Mr. Bunn... #VB1team #VBexperience
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
6th grade science classes ROCKed the rock cycle today! #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
"Out of the mountain of despair, a stone of hope." Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
The essence of #VB1team... Our 7th/8th grade ceramics class made hydroponic containers that the Farm to Table club will use to grow more produce, which is used by our food service program! #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Thanks to Friends of Rachel for canvassing VBMS with positive thoughts!!! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Today, advisories learned about how ziplines are used as a mode of transportation in other parts of the world. Advisories will create a device to carry a ping-pong ball the distance of a fishing-line zipline. #VBexperience #VB1team #myohioclassroom
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Reminders: Thursday 1/16/2020 is the end of the 2nd quarter/1st semester Friday 1/17/2020 is a staff inservice day - no school Monday 1/20/2020 is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - no school
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
8th grade families: A reminder that payment #2 is due Friday 1/17/2020 to Prodigy Student Travel for the Washington, DC trip. #VBexperience #VB1team #seizethedayVBMS
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Go HOG WILD for VBMS academic clubs! #VBexperience #VB1team
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Rachel's Pantry will be a year-long event, and a competition ranging every quarter. The competition will be a clash between the grades, with collection boxes in their respective hallways. With every can or boxed food item giving +1 point to every grade. The winning grade will get a technology pass in Homebase, allowed to use phones or watch YouTube. If you are in need of food or snacks for home or lunch, go to Mr. Hafner's moodle page and find Rachel's Pantry in the Useful Links at the top left of the page.
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
In a first of a series, enjoy our Staff Spotlight on Mrs. Dishong, brought to you by Friends of Rachel. #VBexperience #VB1team
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
6th graders put their math skills to the test as they determined who killed Mr. Pemdas. #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Eighth graders wrap up their first semester career exploration with seminar, which will include creating a digital portfolio focused on professional skills, their exploration experiences, and service. #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Our Agriculture and Nature Resources class is focusing on food safety - they realized the importance of proper hand-washing, keeping utensils clean, and properly cleaning work areas when cooking! #VB1team #seizethedayVBMS #VBexperience
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
When in Rome... In addition to visiting Rome (virtually), seventh graders tested their aquaduct projects today. #VBexperience #VB1team #seizethedayVBMS
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Need a quiet place to study? No wi-fi at home? Need help with your homework? Come to Study Tables! Open to all middle school students, Wednesdays after school from 3:05-4:00pm in Mrs. Sines's classroom (room 306). NJHS members will be available to assist with homework questions.
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Congratulations to VBMS's own Mrs. Tinman on winning the #VB1team staff ugly sweater contest! Better yet, all proceeds will benefit Flag City Honor Flight!!! #seizethedayVBMS #VBexperience
2 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Happy holidays to all VBMS families!!! Please have a safe and enjoyable break reconnecting with family. Winter break begins Monday 12/23/19. Classes resume Thursday 1/2/20. #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
2 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Our advisories wrapped up their classroom design challenge with house competitions today. Some insightful design ideas!!! Design challenge #3 starts soon after break. #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS #MyOhioClassroom
2 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Our seventh grade team made Christmas much brighter for an area family. Adopting a family through the Salvation Army has been the team's annual service initiative for a number of years. Thanks to all of the 7th grade families and staff for contributing! #VB1Team #VBexperience
2 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Parents & guardians: Give your 6th graders a Christmas gift they won't expect... required 7th grade vaccinations!!! Check out the details from Hancock Public Health... https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8Ks4uQbqG9gVnJuNzVKSnEzdHlIVjdNTXFHWThjOEgxcXow/view?usp=sharing
2 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Competitive spellers = a long spelling bee! Great job all and special congratulations to our champion Agnishekar and runner-up Jamie!!!
2 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Terrific performances tonight bands!!! #VB1Team #seizethedayVBMS #VBexperience
2 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Tonight's band holiday concert is ON. All students are to report to the band room at 6:30. Concert begins at 7:00.  
2 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
All middle school practices for today (12/17/19) are cancelled. Stay tuned for determination on tonight's band concert.
2 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
We have 32 spellers competing in the annual VBMS spelling bee Wednesday 12/18 at 1:45pm! Guests are welcome - please check in at the MS/HS office. Good luck spellers... our winner represents VBMS at the Hancock County bee. #VB1team #VBexperience
2 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
The only thing missing from Mrs. Rodman's Pasta Editing Restaurant were the breadsticks! Mrs. Rodman transformed her classroom and she engaged students in editing their stories with dry pasta. What a terrific #VBexperience! #VB1team #seizethedayVBMS
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Friends of Rachel Winter Spirit Week starts 12/16! Monday: Meme Monday Tuesday: VSCO Tuesday Wednesday: Pajamas Wednesday Thursday: Red/Gree/Ugly Sweater Friday: SUPER VB SPIRIT! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Vote with $$$ for the ugliest staff Christmas sweater until Friday 12/20/19. All proceeds help sponsor a veteran for the next Flag City Honor Flight. #VB1team #seizethedayVBMS #VBexperience
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
8th graders script a different character's point of view of an event in their novel and create a video of the scene. #VBexperience #VB1team #seizethedayVBMS
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Terrific sounds of the season tonight VBMS choirs!!! #VB1Team #seizethedayVBMS #VBexperience
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
7th graders reinforce understanding of sentence types with games today. #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Congratulations to our November Noble Knights!!! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS Chance Frey - Sixth Grade Team Chance perseveres in class - when he struggles with content, he works hard. After not giving up, Chance not only had the correct answers but he was helping others work out the problems! Congratulations Chance! Lily Grady - Seventh Grade Team Lily is a young woman to be admired. With quiet confidence, she leads and works hard. No matter the task, from the classroom to the kitchen, she is a joy to be around. Oftentimes, Lily assists by going above and beyond. Great work, Lily! Rebecca Betts - Eighth Grade Team During our team's Mr. Yunker Day of Service, Rebecca jumped right in to any of the tasks she was asked to complete and didn't hesitate to work. Great job Rebecca - the progress we made as a result of your work ethic was appreciated by community members and the school. Such a hard worker in and out of the classroom!
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Project MORE students and mentors celebrated the holidays this morning. A HUGE THANK-YOU to our Project MORE mentors for their gifts of time and effort with our students! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Sixth graders are ROCKING their mineral properties lab today!!! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Friends of Rachel is posing a kindness challenge each day on the chalk wall near the ground floor ramp. Take the challenge, post it, and your house may win a treat! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
While the outdoors were dreary today, the learning inside of VBMS was cheerful! A terrific way to start the week #VB1team! #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
6th graders are composing a chant and choreographing a dance to represent different civilizations. Ask your sixth grader to show off their Civilization Cha-Chas! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Learning is improved when food is involved, right? Mrs. Miller's math class learns about ratios using Chex Mix! #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Students in Ms. O'Brien's 8th grade science classes wrap up their physical science unit with an electricity and magnetism escape! #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Thanks to Mrs. Ohlrich for having some of our 7th & 8th graders over to explore the Dash robots! #VB1team #VBexperience
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
7th graders explore porosity and permeability today. #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Save the date: At our next community coffee, learn about vaping from Kayla Demuth, Hancock Public Health. 2/20/20 at 7pm. Let's keep our kids healthy and safe! #VBexperience #VB1team
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
The Van Buren Academic Boosters will sell donuts prior to first period in the cafeteria on Thursday, December 5. Donuts are $1 and all proceeds will help fund field trips and other activities.
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
How about our sixth graders' progress during unplugged?! Each link represents a book that a sixth grade team member has completed during our unplugged independent reading time. Readers are LEADERS! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
One of Buddy the Elf's four food groups was candy canes (along with candy, candy corns, and syrup). This may not align with our health curriculum. HAPPY/HYPE is VBMS's premiere supplier of candy canes during December through the Peppermint Post Office fundraiser. Candy canes of all flavors, including the traditional peppermint, are available during MS lunch for 25 cents.
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
We were thrilled to welcome back our Black Knights this morning!!! #VBexperience #VB1team #seizethedayVBMS
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
We're grateful for the opportunity to walk alongside and support our young adolescent students during their 'tween years journey. Wishes to all VBMS families for a restful and reflective Thanksgiving. #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Thanks Black Knight Marching Band for performing for us today! Great job middle school pit ensemble members!!! #VB1Team #seizethedayVBMS #VBexperience
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Our igKnight Leadership members were hard at work today shaping reward ideas for upcoming design challenges, planning a recess tournament, and working on their goal of flexible classroom seating. #VBexperience #VB1team #seizethedayVBMS
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Schools are a collection site for Coats for Christmas! Extra coats hanging around? Bring them in before November 26!
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Hands-on math in Mrs. Tuccillo's classes today! #VBexperience #VB1team #seizethedayVBMS
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Thanks to the BGSU Men's Chorus for a terrific performance today! Thanks for visiting Van Buren on your tour!!! #VBexperience #VB1team #seizethedayVBMS
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Friends of Rachel is SWEETENING the deal for Thoughtful Thursday. Sit with someone new at lunch and get a cookie baked by FOR members! #VB1team #seizethedayVBMS #VBexperience
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Student-led conferences tonight, tomorrow and Monday evening! Enter through doors 1, 2 or through the auditorium lobby. 6th graders will conference with families in Mr. Hafner's room, 7th graders in the Learning Commons & 8th graders in Ms. O'Brien's room. #VB1team #VBexperience
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Advisories are digging into their second design challenge of the year: Design a future school. Using Ohio school facility design requirements and a budget, students will design their dream classrooms. #VB1team #seizethedayVBMS #VBexperience
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Happy Veterans Day!!! #VB1Team #seizethedayVBMS #VBexperience
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
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4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Congratulations to Mrs. Salisbury, who was awarded her @Ohio_Middle support staff of the year award tonight in Columbus! #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Easton's excited to share her learning at student-led conferences starting next week. Sign up for your conference! https://www.myconferenceti.me/vbs/ #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Congratulations VBMS October Noble Knights!!! Jordan Rinker - 6th Grade Team Jordan repeatedly goes above and beyond in her classes, often stretching herself beyond the required work, which was noticed even by a substitute staff member. Seth Gregory - 7th Grade Team Seth shares his knowledge with others in class while showing a great work ethic.  He excels at demonstrating kindness to others, even when no one's watching. Walter Oestreich - 8th Grade Team Walter comes to class each day excited with a positive attitude and ready to learn.  He works to help others success and is a terrific role model for his peers.
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
8th graders are researching for an expository essay including how the going to the beach benefits your body and mental health. #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
6th grade families: It's not too early to think about vaccinations required for seventh grade! Next year’s 7th grade (age 11 or older) students need the following immunizations: 1 dose of Tdap and 1 dose of Meningococcal Vaccine. Contact Hancock Public Health or your physician
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
It's hard to believe that the first quarter is now in the rear-view mirror! Grade cards will be distributed to middle school students November 11 or 12. #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Thanks to the Camp @Nuhop staff and our #VB1team for a terrific outdoor education #VBexperience this week! #seizethedayVBMS
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
7th grade campers will be en route soon. Pick up is planned to start between 2:15-2:30pm just north of the school campus. Please use this map to navigate.
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Thanks @bgsu for a great Women in STEM experience today! #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Congratulations to our 2019 National Junior Honor Society inductees!!! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
And... they're off! Stay tuned for updates this week from @CampNuhop ! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
We had a great time during today's Knights Fest parade! #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Thanks to Dep. Crouch and HYPE/HAPPY members for creating awareness during Red Ribbon Week! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Great experiences in our classrooms! Financial literacy alongside the Ohio State University extension, using physics fundamentals to construct a prosthetic hand, and coding using graphing calculators! #VBexperience #VB1team #seizethedayVBMS
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
We have a number of water bottles and lunch bags awaiting reunification with their owners! Students - be sure to check out the lost-and-found collection in the cafeteria!
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
The Rojko, Aloha, Valentia, and Ohuru advisories enjoyed their rootbeer float rewards from last week's house "What Floats Your Boat" challenge. #VB1team #seizethedayVBMS #VBexperience
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
The Academic Boosters' Halloween Bake Sale is TOMORROW (Thursday 10/24) during MS and HS lunch periods. All items are $1!!! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethecake
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
As part of their #VBexperience, these 8th graders assist in Mrs. Morey, Mrs. Hector, and Mrs. Miller's elementary school classrooms. Shaping today's leaders!!! #VB1team #seizethedayVBMS
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
This week has been full of spirited learning! Have a terrific Van Buren Homecoming weekend, Black Knights! #VB1team #VBhoco #VBexperience
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
6th grade social studies classes are moving to the "Civilization Shuffle" this morning. Is there a better way to start a Friday?! #VBexperience #VB1team #seizethedayVBMS
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
You never know what to expect during Spirit Week! Spencer brought along a very healthy goldfish as he mentors sixth grader Blake. #VB1team #seizethedayVBMS #VBexperience
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
We showed our HOUSE COLORS today. We wrap up spirit week with SUPER SPIRIT FRIDAY!!! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
We're cooking at VBMS this morning! Quesadillas in cooking basics and energy snacks in Mrs. Miller's math class!!! #VB1team #seizethedayVBMS #VBexperience
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
It was a MARVELous Wednesday... show us your house colors Thursday!!! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Actually Oprah, only the winners of the house "Float Your Boat" design competition will enjoy root beer floats during advisory next week: Rojko, Aloha, Valentia, Ohuru. Nice job boat builders!!! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
7th graders are evaluating the water quality of the Rocky Ford today. #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Our fall Community Coffee is tonight! Learn about the income tax levy and warm up with a toasty beverage! RSVP to Mrs. Keeran (dkeeran@vbschools.net). See you at 7pm in the MS/HS staff room.
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Let's MARVEL at the Knights tomorrow after grooving today! #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Hidden in Plain Sight... a terrific parent/guardian education opportunity TONIGHT! See you at 7pm in the auditorium.
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
REMINDER: PICTURE RETAKES ARE TOMORROW! If you weren't at Opening Knight or you'd like your child's school pictures retaken, our picture retake day is October 16. Order pictures at http://mylifetouch.com (picture day ID EVTTWVWJR) or bring your picture packet for retakes.
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Spirit week reminder... GROOVY TUESDAY tomorrow! Nice job 'repping' 'Murica, #VB1team!!!
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
A Van Buren SPIRIT WEEK reminder... tomorrow is 'Merica Monday! #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
7th and 8th graders who want to lead and promote healthy lifestyles... HYPE (formerly HAPPY) weekend applications are due Monday! See Mrs. Obenour for details. #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Congratulations VBMS September Noble Knights: Addy Lowery (6th grade), Cale Henry (7th grade), and Kady Voland (8th grade)!!! #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Next week is SPIRIT WEEK! #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
You're invited to our fall community coffee, which is scheduled for Wednesday 10/16/19 7:00-8:00pm in the MS/HS staff room (rm. 121). District treasurer Alex Binger will share information about the income tax operating levy. Please RSVP to Mrs. Keeran: dkeeran@vbschools.net
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Our student-engineers are in the midst of the design cycle on our first advisory design challenge: What floats your boat? #VBexperience #VB1team #seizethedayVBMS
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Getting our flag crew trained this morning. Thanks to seventh grader Veer for leading our training and to our volunteers for ensuring our school flag is taken care of!!! #VB1team #seizethedayVBMS #VBexperience
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Our Farm to Table club is ramping up and ready to start harvesting fresh herbs and greens to be used in our school lunches! An awesome #VBexperience for our kids!!! #VB1team #seizethedayVBMS
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Picture retake day has MOVED! Retakes will be completed on Wednesday, October 16 for families whose child did not have his/her picture taken at Opening Knight OR would like retakes. Order pictures at http://mylifetouch.com (picture day ID EVTTWVWJR) or bring your picture packet that day for retakes.
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Thanks to Kenzie for leading the Pledge of Allegiance to start each week at VBMS! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Timelines, oreos, learning targets, and boats round out a terrific week, Black Knights! Make this an amazing weekend!!! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Reading superheroes needed! We are in need of community reading mentors for our Project MORE... if you are interested in helping, please contact Rosemary Salisbury (rsalisbury@vbschools.net)
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
7th grade families: A reminder that those with dietary restrictions/food allergies should contact Camp Nuhop's kitchen soon to make sure they have the info to accommodate all of their campers in less than a month. It's not too late to register for our Camp Nuhop experience!
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Ichi go, ichi e... one team, one meeting is the foundation of the Japanese tea ceremony, which sixth graders experienced today in Mrs. Obenour's classroom. #seizethedayVBMS #VB1team #VBexperience
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
If you weren't at Opening Knight or you'd like your child's school pictures retaken, our picture retake day is Monday, October 7. Order pictures at http://mylifetouch.com (picture day ID EVTTWVWJR) or bring your picture packet that day for retakes.
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Great runs by our MS cross country teams and running club at today's Van Buren Invitational! #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Make this a great weekend, Black Knights! #VB1Team #seizethedayVBMS #VBexperience
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
School pictures from Opening Knight were distributed today! Save them from your child's backpack ASAP!!! #VB1team
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
CONGRATULATIONS to Mrs. Salisbury for being named the 2019 State Support Staff of the Year honoree by the Ohio Middle Level Association! Thank you for wearing so many hats and most of all, for caring about our students!!! #VB1team #seizethedayVBMS #VBexperience
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
A terrific advisory induction today! Excited to dig into our first design challenge next week!!! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Congratulations to Bailey and Landen on crushing the half court shot challenge today during recess!!! #VBexperience #VB1team #seizethedayVBMS
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
7th grade families: The back-to-school vaccinations are now past due! Please send in proof of immunization ASAP! Immunization clinics at Hancock Public Health: Wed. 9/18 8:30-11am & 3pm-6pm; Thurs. 9/19 8:30-11am; Tues. 9/24 8:30-11am & 3-6pm; Wed. 9/25 8:30-11am 419-419-424-7441
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Mr. Marshall's class was working on the front lawn and a funeral procession began passing. Upon his direction, students in his 7th period class stood and quietly faced the procession in respect to the deceased. Great kids and great staff! #VB1Team #seizethedayVBMS #VBexperience
6 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Have an AMAZING weekend, Black Knights!!! #seizethedayVBMS #VB1team #VBexperience
6 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
igKnight Leadership advisory leaders gathered today to learn more about HYL from VBHS senior Lindsey Shaw, advisory induction next week and to begin working on their goal: To provide more comfortable/flexible seating in classrooms! #VB1Team #seizethedayVBMS #VBexperience
6 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
A reminder that all 7th graders need to have the Tdap and Meningococcal vaccinations! Hancock Health is holding immunization clinics this month... https://drive.google.com/open?id=1a3WnuI72mfx6eplsiiNZDU4WH873fNTr
6 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
We apologize parents... 8th graders are learning how to argue (better). #VBexperience #VB1Team #seizethedayVBSM
6 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
As part of the #VBexperience, our eighth graders have jumped into their Career Exploration rotations: Engineering, trades, medicine, and business. #VB1team #seizethedayVBMS
6 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Jay Clark
Enjoy the weekend Black Knights! #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
6 months ago, Jay Clark
Van Buren Middle School
Middle school daily announcements can be found here: https://www.vbschools.net/o/vbms/news
6 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Jay Clark
Be sure you double-check your Ohio Alerts texting system subscriptions for 2019-2020! http://ohioalerts.org/VanBuren
6 months ago, Jay Clark
Van Buren Schools
Welcome to our new website!
6 months ago, Van Buren Schools
Van Buren Schools
Van Buren Principals discuss the 2019-2020 school year. https://youtu.be/lCaKgrdsHZE
6 months ago, Van Buren Schools