Van Buren Middle School
What's for lunch in February?
4 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Happy ice day VBMS! >>All MS practices are cancelled. >>Today is a traditional "snow day" - no online work... so, just CHILL! >>Tomorrow will be an online Wednesday like normal.
about 5 hours ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Someone didn't get the message that there was no school today. Have an AWESOME weekend, Black Knights! #VB1team #seizethedayVBMS #VBexperience
4 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Eighth graders are diving into creating a monthly personal budget and investing in the stock market - some have already had a strong first day with their investments while others have learned valuable lessons! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
5 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Let's try this with the MS/HS menu (not elementary)... The Federal program which provided free lunches for students due to the pandemic has been extended through the end of the 2020-21 school year. Here's what's for lunch, VBMS...
24 days ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Happy holidays to all of our VBMS families! We're looking forward to seeing everyone upon return from break on Monday, January 4, 2021! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Tomorrow is SANTA SPIRIT DAY! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
We played reindeer games for today's lunch challenge! This one was tricky... nice job competitors!!! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
THANK YOU VBMS for supporting the NJHS food drive. Our Friends of Rachel pantry is full, which means we're helping students and families right here in our community! The winning homebase is... ...going to find out Monday! Have a great weekend!!! #VB1team #VBexperience
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Tomorrow wraps up our NJHS Friends of Rachel pantry food drive! We are in need of non perishable, individual, easy-to-prepare foods such as Ramen, Easy Mac, granola bars, and canned foods. The homebase contributing the most items will enjoy a hot chocolate bar next Tuesday.
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Students will not have new online assignments Wednesday 12/16/20 as our students and staff have a mental health day. Make the most of the time to unplug and energize! #VB1team
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Several of our classes committed to spread joy to residents of area nursing facilities through the United Way of Hancock County's Senior Cheer program! During these times of isolation, a great way for our students to learn AND serve. #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
VBMS National Junior Honor Society Holiday Food Drive ends Friday 12/18/20 and benefits our Friends of Rachel Pantry. The FOR pantry is in need of individually packaged, easy to prepare non perishables. The homebase donating the most items wins a hot chocolate bar! #VB1team
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Cassie Schaffer
This year, the Van Buren Local School district is bringing together our students, families, staff, alumni, and community members and partners to create our Traits of a Black Knight. The Traits of a Black Knight will be a collective vision articulating the hopes and dreams of our community for our Van Buren students, including the attributes and skills they will need to thrive as learners, workers, and leaders. Help us create the Traits of a Black Knight by completing the survey: https://forms.gle/m9GFcgv6jVffxWMm6
about 1 month ago, Cassie Schaffer
Van Buren Schools
This year, the Van Buren Local School District is bringing together our students, families, staff, alumni, and community members and partners to create our Traits of a Black Knight. The Traits of a Black Knight will be a collective vision articulating the hopes and dreams of our community for our Van Buren students, including the attributes and skills they will need to thrive as learners, workers, and leaders. Help us to develop the Traits of a Black Knight by completing the survey: https://forms.gle/zuDd7fj67hm5C9kx6 https://youtu.be/Of-BNhx_4Og #VB1Team
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Schools
Van Buren Middle School
Last night, our 8th grade boys basketball team volunteered at The Salvation Army. What a great way to give back during the Christmas season!!! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Sixth graders in physical education are exploring which muscles they use for different fitness activities in stations. #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Picture retake day is this Tuesday (12/8/20) for those who were dissatisfied with their original pictures or students who were not photographed in October.
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
As they study ancient Rome, seventh graders are building aquaducts. They are challenged to meet a set of specifications and the winning designs lose the least amount of water. Design testing pics to follow... #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
What's for lunch? December menu
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Congratulations champion Rajshekhar and runner up Eleanore in today's VBMS Spelling Bee! Thanks to celebrity judges Mrs. Schaffer and Mr. Blum! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Catch the VBMS spelling bee on the livestream! The bee starts at 8:15am on Thursday 12/3/2020... https://youtu.be/UMehD2DoGVc
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
These seventh graders were hard at work today in STEM Foundations making a hot air balloon, building magnet track cars, determining a design for a tower, and designing menus! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
about 1 month ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
We spread JOY leading into Thanksgiving! Wishes to all of our VBMS families for a wonderful holiday. We'll see our on-campus students back on Monday, November 30! https://youtu.be/BUmAZQ3xuKY #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
2 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
To wrap up their unit on water quality, 7th graders enjoyed a water tasting trying all sorts of water - Dasani, distilled, well, Fiji, alkaline, and even Perrier. They made observations and also researched the contents - which surprisingly isn't only water! #VB1team #VBexperience
2 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Eighth graders are answering the age-old question: Are double-stuffed Oreos REALLY double-stuffed? What about triple-stuffed oreos? What about the non-traditional flavors such as marshmallow, carrot cake, or gingerbread? #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
2 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
At lunch today, students were challenged by "Turkey Baster Soccer" - using a turkey baster, they had to get 5 pom pom balls into their respective goal. Gobble gobble. #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
2 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
School pictures from Lifetouch have arrived and were distributed to students' homebases today to go home. If you didn't order or want to order more, there is still time! Check out mylifetouch.com VLA+VBMS students: Packets are available for pick-up in the MS/HS office.
2 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
We kicked off the day SPREADING JOY!!! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
2 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Mr. Greer's classes look at sources critically after 38% of them used sources that are not credible for a recent essay. This "tweet" from Mr. Clark was one post used for practice - is it real or fake? #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
2 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren is a collection site for Coats for Christmas... coats in good condition are being collected in our schools through Friday 11/20/20. They will be cleaned and distributed to those in need thanks to the efforts of City Laundry & Hancock Leadership Alumni Association.
2 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Congratulations to our 2020 National Junior Honor Society inductees! Thanks to our VBHS National Honor Society officers for their help in creating our video induction ceremony. #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS https://youtu.be/PIG44slfvX8
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Veterans: Thank you for your sacrifices!!! #VeteransDay
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Seventh graders are using data from their stream study to determine which is a healthier body of water: The Rocky Ford or the Blanchard River. Want the answer? Ask a seventh grader! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Seventh graders are measuring qualities of the Rocky Ford today at our land lab - we love being able to make our classroom learning concrete right in our backyard! #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Lots of inquiry this morning as sixth grade student-chemists dive into elements, compounds, and mixtures. They're adding some great questions to Mr. Hafner's Question Bucket: How do you split an atom? How does our body separate the oxygen we breathe? #VB1team #VBexperience
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
PUT DOWN THAT CAN OF POP! As they reviewed proportions, Mr. Bunn's classes determined that drinking an average of 1 can of pop a day means you consume over 36 pounds of sugar in one year! #VB1team #VBexperience
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Student-Led Conferences are coming up on Nov. 11, 12, and 19th and will be held via phone - we will call the number you enter in the conference scheduling website. Please utilize the link below to schedule... https://www.myconferenceti.me/vbs/
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
SPIRIT WEEK: SUPER SPIRIT FRIDAY! Represent the BLACK KNIGHTS!!! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Thanks to Mr. Blum for sharing his leadership story with our igKnight Leadership crew today! We're working to create MOMENTS this year!!! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
SPIRIT WEEK: Tomorrow is THROWBACK THURSDAY! Take it back... to the 90s, 80s, 70s... #VB1team #seizethedayVBMS
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Tomorrow is an online Wednesday (and it's also WACKY WEDNESDAY)! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
What's for lunch? VBMS & VBHS November lunch menu...
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
SPIRIT WEEK: Wear RED Tuesday to celebrate Red Ribbon Week! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
UPDATE to Thursday's SPIRIT WEEK theme: Instead of Halloween, we will have THROWBACK THURSDAY! Use some of our staff throwbacks for inspiration!!! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
SPIRIT WEEK: Monday is NEON... wear bright colors!!! #VB1team #VBexperience *Facemasks are still required throughout all of spirit week!
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Good luck to VBMS cross-country at today's state meet!!! #VB1Team #VBexperience
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Our eighth grade team is gearing up for our annual Mr. Yunker Day of Service! Thanks to Home Depot for their generous donation of rakes, which we'll be using to rake yards here in Van Buren! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Next week is SPIRIT WEEK!!! #VB1TEAM #VBEXPERIENCE
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Our extracurricular clubs and activities are revving up! Be sure to watch our daily announcements for information on signing up... Science Olympiad and Power of the Pen are starting soon! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayvbms https://www.vbschools.net/o/vbms/news
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
6th graders play Deal or No Deal to review nature of science content! We may build some wealth today! #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
October 21 is our first online Wednesday in the modified hybrid model. How will it work for VBMS students??? #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
It's Barbie bungee jump time in Mr. Bunn's eighth grade classes! This is a perennial favorite in reinforcing slope. #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Jay Clark
Drum roll, please... The winner of our Masked Lip Sync Battle is... Mrs. Tuccillo's homebase's rendition of Thriller!!! https://youtu.be/VLQQOpVP8cM #VB1team #seizethedayVBMS #VBexperience
3 months ago, Jay Clark
Van Buren Middle School
School portraits will be taken Tuesday, October 20 (the October 21 date was canceled as that is now an online Wednesday). You can order pictures at http://mylifetouch.com using picture day ID EVT4GFZBK. On-campus middle school pictures will be Tuesday, October 20, 2020 VBMS VLA students: October 20 (arrive between 12:00-12:15pm) - details at: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1clWquzcbd64o9KRTfX7vZexad8UmAVFt82WsqLwhvqc/edit?usp=sharing
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
We are THRILLED to share our winner!!! Our judges have come to a conclusion on our masked lip sync video winner. Stay tuned for that announcement coming Monday!!!
3 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
What do a wire coat hanger, a penny, a ping pong ball, a ruler, a paper cup, a golf ball, a ruler, and a solo cup have in common? They are lab supplies for Mrs. Sampson's Newton's Laws Expo! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Submissions for our masked lip sync challenge are coming in from our homebases! Stay tuned for an announcement on the winner later this week!!! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Group A enjoyed their lunch challenge today! What's great about our kids? When they win and get a reward, the vast majority of them say, "thank you"! Thank YOU mom, dad, grandparents, aunts, uncles ... all members of #VB1team for instilling this in our kids! #seizethedayVBMS
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
MS/HS picture days are October 20 and 21! Order your school portraits today at http://mylifetouch.com using picture day ID: EVT4GFZBK
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
6th grade exploratory courses are in full swing: Fitness stations in phys ed and artists creating perspective drawings using a vanishing point! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Group B rocked the ping pong ball toss with a record 8 in 45 seconds! Mrs. Sines', Mrs. Dishong's, and Mr. Greer's homebases were victorious this week. #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Eighth graders are investigating which paper towels are more absorbent: Bounty or generic brands. They found some surprising results - parents be sure to ask! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
We're moving beyond the four walls of our classrooms this crisp morning at VBMS! Seventh graders had a mask break as they construct a number line on the front sidewalk. Eighth graders demonstrate their understanding of observations, predictions, and inferences. #VBexperience
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Group A rocked the ping-pong toss during this week's lunch challenge - congrats to Mrs. Hosler and Mr. Hafner's homebases on their victories! Group B gets to try their hand at it Friday. #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Thanks for our nurse, Mrs. Prater, for sharing these tips for parents when to help make the right call when your child is sick... https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/929143/VB_Illness_Guide_for_Parents.pdf
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Is one of our #rockstar staff members going above and beyond? Please take a moment and let them know!!! #VB1team #VBexperience https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdPfzfHv_GTkmZkeSR7dQQj6orXEKH89-gaejVQPQQPHXNWAg/viewform?usp=sf_link
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Group B rocked, papered, and scissored today at lunch. Congrats to Brooklyn who won for Mrs. Sines' homebase, Trey clinched it for Mr. Marshall's cohort, while Grady catapulted Mr. Greer's group to ice cream heaven! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
7th and 8th graders interested in basketball cheerleading: There will be a VBMS basketball cheer registration meeting Tuesday 9/22 at 6pm in the MS/HS cafeteria (masks and distancing are required). If you are unable to attend, please contact coach Snyder (snydert2002@gmail.com). #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
What's for lunch, VBMS? Check out the September-October menu here... https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/923221/Sept-Oct_MS-HS_Menu.pdf
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Check out the September 2020 VBMS eNews! Parents - this was emailed this morning. If you didn't receive it, please double-check your email address in OneView. https://thrillshare.com/s/news-vbms/articles/vbms-enews-september-2020
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
We took to a rock, paper, scissors battle during lunch today with half of our 7th & 8th grade homebases. Congratulations to Mr. Henry's homebase (with Seth G. as their representative) and Mr. Marshall's homebase (with Chance F. as their representative) on winning ice cream for their cohorts! The others have lunch homework for tomorrow: practice rock, paper, scissors! #VB1team #VBexperience
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
A pandemic won't stop our amazing food service staff from offering the best lunches around!!! Thanks to Bo and his staff for their commitment to our kids and staff! #VB1team #VBexperience
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
For a brain and mask break after MAP testing, Mrs. Sines' students took their artistic talents to our front sidewalk this morning and were greeted by a friendly feline. #VB1Team #VBexperience
4 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
What a gorgeous day to be using our outdoor campus spaces! #VB1team #VBexperience
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Today, we remember 9/11/01. The National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial marks the site of the attack on the Pentagon September 11, 2001. We have visited this annually since its completion on our 8th grade trip. #VB1team #VBexperience
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
VBMS #VB1team: Are you up for the challenge? Masked Lip Sync Challenge Homebase v. Homebase Details coming soon!
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Morning drop off looks different this year. We'll have car-side temp checks, so wait for a staff member to come to you. Orientation videos: 6th Grade https://youtu.be/ZrA4A8AKGKg 7th Grade https://youtu.be/rvDUBn1KQWI 8th Grade https://youtu.be/-9g_cMe3RX0
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
A great surprise arrived today from State Treasurer Robert Sprague. Thanks for staying connected to Hancock County and recognizing our school's success!!! #VB1team #VBexperience
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Let's hear it for our girls' cross-country team... They placed 2nd at the Delphos Invitational Saturday! Nice work Black Knights!!! #VB1Team #faster
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
VBMS students: Check your email for your homebase assignment and course list. This includes our VLA students, too! Parents: Stay tuned for more details next week including an Oscar-worthy orientation video!!! #VB1team #welcomehomeVB
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Welcome home Black Knights!!! We're excited to get the 20-21 year started! Students will receive an email later next week with their homebase and course information. More details for the first week will be emailed to families the week of August 31. Be safe this weekend and #seizethedayVBMS! #VB1team
5 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Congratulations to our 20-21 eighth grade igKnight Leadership advisory crew (listed below)! While it's going to look different this year, these student leaders will help shape the VBMS experience for all of our Black Knights. igKnight Leadership crew: Check your school email regarding an important Zoom meeting this week! Agnishekhar Basu Sarkar, Chi Chi Chang, Josiah Chapin, Caitlyn Curry, Hannah Deiter, Brea Good, Lily Grady, Mayank Guggilam, Lucas Harrington, Cale Henry, Skylar Howard, Audrey Krupp, Grady Mason, Cameryn Masters, Veer Mehta, Duda Oliveira, Rylee Orchard, Ansh Patel, Carlie Roeber, Paige Ryan, Aiden Sproles, Cohen Stevens, Henry Thomas
6 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Unfortunately, our 2020 8th Grade Washington, DC Trip (rescheduled to November 4-6, 2020) has been canceled due to the continued uncertainty caused by the pandemic. Information has been emailed to all class of 2024 parents including this letter from Prodigy Student Travel regarding refunds.
6 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
The VBMS staff has created a virtual welcome tour for our incoming sixth graders and their families. The video is available at https://youtu.be/pinVsoeDDtQ . The VBMS New Family FAQ is here: https://5il.co/h3xd
8 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
As we SWING into summer... Grade cards will be mailed home this week and the MS/HS office is open through noon on Friday, June 5.
8 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Belonging pick up... Thursday is last names R-Z. If you didn't make it earlier in the week, stop by 2-7pm Thursday!
8 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
The last day of classes marks our annual Moving Up celebration... Moving Up: https://www.wevideo.com/view/1718763287 Year End Video: https://www.wevideo.com/view/1718779985 #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
8 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Our final VBMS@home video announcements for 2019-2020! Kashi brings his best 'dad joke' and Friends of Rachel says good-bye... #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS https://youtu.be/5s_fyUMpBQM
8 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Jordan shares our joke of the day, Mr. Clark kicks it back junior high school-style for your Thursday VBMS@home announcements... #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS https://youtu.be/ID3ntzrfUdk
8 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Middle School Cheer 2020-2021... It is time to start planning for the 20-21 cheerleading program. Coach Snyder is looking for students interested in cheering for football or basketball or both. Football is a combined squad, where basketball can be 2 squads if there are enough to make 2 squads. Volleyball players are welcome, they will just have to practice on their own and have parents transport to games once the school year starts. Please email Coach Snyder at snydert2002@gmail.com and use subject "middle school cheer".
8 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
We celebrate the final hump day of 2019-20 with a joke from Carlos and Mr. Hafner kicks old school! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS https://youtu.be/apBEBncVyZk
8 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
A year-end video from Friends of Rachel and Gavin gives us a chuckle for your Tuesday VBMS@home announcements! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS https://youtu.be/bi2YRMWEhQE
8 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
It's our final Monday of 2020-2021! Kenzie leads us in the Pledge one last time, Chance has a winner of a joke and Mrs. Obe takes us back to Drager Middle School. #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS https://youtu.be/AaV7iNrqo4M
8 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
The show must go on! The 15th annual VBMS Talent Show: Quarantine Edition!!! #VBexperience #VB1team #seizethedayVBMS https://youtu.be/-l9YVoVKkUk
9 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Happy Fri-yay VBMS! Mrs. Salisbury kicks it old school, Phoenix makes us laugh, and we celebrate our Shout-Outs! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS https://youtu.be/Sw5v8lmX8gM
9 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Mr. Henry kicks it old school on Buttermilk Biscuit Day (a day early) and Mayank makes us laugh in today's VBMS@home announcements... #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS https://youtu.be/MOjUdPhP9bE
9 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Who is that NBA star-turned-police officer? Celebrate hump day with a joke from Emily and Mrs. Leonard kicking it old school! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS https://youtu.be/Rn8T7oa-8YI
9 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Why did Mrs. Doxsey like math so much in 7th and 8th grades? We salute Dep. Crouch during Police Week and Mussie brings us his best bad joke! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS https://youtu.be/B5Fh-p93MTY
9 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Good Monday morning and happy "National Eat What You Want Day"!!! Mrs. Dishong, aka the 1988 PTO Halloween Festival Queen kicks it old school in today's VBMS@home announcements... #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS https://youtu.be/8lrBCTUcbwA
9 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
We were hoping to celebrate our Schools to Watch designation with our students in-person. That is not an option, so thanks to Mrs. Rodman, we have a video that not only explains STW, but also celebrates what makes VBMS a unique #VBexperience! https://youtu.be/uaasTU-xC4Y
9 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
It's Fri-YAY! We celebrate with shout-outs, Mrs. Sexton kicking it old school and your answer to our National Tourism Day trivia from yesterday. #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS https://youtu.be/iLQVyrEjUUE
9 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Grab your camera and fanny pack... it's National Tourism Day! Mrs. Rodman kicks it old school and Chevy delivers today's joke #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS #VB1team https://youtu.be/lfBMsqDUylk
9 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Happy Nurses' Day! Veer brings us our joke of the day and Ms. O'Brien shares how she dislocated her kneecap in middle school... all in today's VBMS@home announcements! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS https://youtu.be/g_3Gc2EJhZQ
9 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
What threat required guards for Chewbacca? Mr. Marshall kicks it old school and we celebrate National Teachers Day in your VBMS@home video announcements... #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS https://youtu.be/9VQ7IDVct3o
9 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
This week's LUNCH BUNCH with Mrs. Dishong... A Weekly Dose of Curiosities and Puzzlements “What do you notice?” “What do you wonder?” We will ask these questions and discuss absolutely adorable painted animals, incredibly intricate, cardboard creations, an origami caterpillar that moves, and a giant Lego Man costume! See you Monday 5/4/2020 at NOON! The link to join is in our Google Classroom homebase
9 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
We talk about our 8th grade Moving Up ceremony, we look back at Mr. Greer's middle school days, and Kenzie leads up in the Pledge of Allegiance. Happy Monday VBMS@home!!! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS https://youtu.be/q00Zb9jOaFk
9 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Your May Day VBMS@home announcements - Mrs. Miller kicks it old school, our National Raisin Day trivia answer, and more! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS https://youtu.be/TEWWIG1wOEY
9 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Mrs. Sines kicks it old school and we feature a joke of the day about the joke of the day! Who was that cha-cha champion?! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS https://youtu.be/k4YAjBIkVJQ
9 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
We head to Minnesota to kick it old school, we recognize two 8th grade leaders, and did you know that VBMS has a staff member who is a world-class interpretive dancer?! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS https://youtu.be/_YDhda-4MAM
9 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Good Tuesday morning! We celebrate superheroes today... including Mrs. Keeran, who takes us back to her junior high days at McComb! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS https://youtu.be/ysEN8okHOZ4
9 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Good Monday morning! We start the week with shout outs and get a peak into Mr. Bunn's middle school glory years! Your VBMS@home announcements for April 27... https://youtu.be/t5ghLHVXUKY
9 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
We celebrate Fri-YAY with shout outs! Plus, Mrs. Hosler kicks it "old school" in today's VBMS@home video announcements... #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS https://youtu.be/jw6RSnnD_gg
9 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Parents: You may have an email regarding school library books (the sender was "sirsi")...if the book is at school in your child's locker, no worries. Information on dates for minimal contact drop off of school property and pick up of student belongings is coming soon...
9 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
We kick it OLD SCHOOL with Mrs. T, Kumar's got the joke of the day, and we have more shout outs!!! Our April 23 VBMS@home announcements... https://youtu.be/NcZTGcCLoGI
9 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Learn about the TRIFECA of special holidays we celebrate today plus a G.O.A.T. joke from Rebecca in today's VBMS@home video announcements! https://youtu.be/PRFYgYe6BFc
9 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Happy Tuesday! Let's celebrate some Shout Outs and Finn brings us the joke of the day in your VBMS@home video announcements... https://youtu.be/QLMQmrOxFuU
9 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Mr. Clark finds his doppelganger and more in today's VBMS@home video announcements... https://youtu.be/n5warBWMsro
9 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
It's FRI-YAY!!! More Shout Outs, National Cheeseball Day Trivia and more in your VBMS@home announcements... https://youtu.be/8OANM1AtdXY
9 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Learn about who won last Thursday's lunch challenge (and about this week's challenge)! Plus, it's Wear your Pajamas to Work Day!!! Your VBMS@home announcements for April 16... https://youtu.be/63oKzuBFSlg
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
We cannot wait until we meet again face-to-face, Black Knights! Stay connected and uKNIGHTed as #VB1team! https://youtu.be/_9iIQuK0uLI
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Shout outs, our Joke of the Day, and more in your March 15 VBMS@home video announcements... https://youtu.be/QiTAYB7VwWE
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Mental and emotional health resources in our community...
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Good Tuesday morning! Here are your VBMS@home video announcements... https://youtu.be/38E1GoYq34k
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
No classes will meet Friday or Monday as the district observes our original spring break. Happy Easter!
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Our Farm to Table Club met with Dr. Hirsch, a plant pathologist from University of Kentucky. They shared our program, then asked questions about plan diseases and pests - specifically root rot and algae, problems the club has faced with hydoponics. Dr. Hirsch said he wished college biology majors asked the level of questions our VBMS students did! #VBexperience #VB1team
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Learn about this week's Thursday lunch challenge plus SHOUT OUTS! VBMS@home announcements for 4/9/2020... https://youtu.be/H_OOl4UShn0
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Happy HUMPDAY Wednesday! Here are our VBMS@home announcements... https://youtu.be/83SAGQkDXX4
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Happy Tuesday VBMS! Your VBMS@home video announcements for today... https://youtu.be/-fIv6gRRxPM
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Good Monday morning! Here are your VBMS@home announcements... Join Mrs. Sines for today's LUNCH BUNCH at 12pm - the Zoom link will be in our Google Classroom homebase. #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS https://youtu.be/tI5Pmde2KYU
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Your Fri-YAY VBMS@home video announcements including shout-outs! #VB1team #VBexperience https://youtu.be/fjI_Nl8eONo
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
The April 2, 2020 VBMS@home update regarding the extension of school closures through May is here... https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ABEJvwZCWz0C0Na0FqB2vLxJGkol9Kme/view?usp=sharing
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Check out today's THURSDAY LUNCH CHALLENGE for a chance to win a Chipotle gift card! Your Thursday VBMS@home video announcements... https://youtu.be/Mno8vM0gNGY
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Here are your April Fool's Day VBMS@home video announcements... https://youtu.be/APGnZgFYa9s #VB1team #VBexperience
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
It's the last day of March! Below are your VBMS@home video announcements for Tuesday. Students and staff - check our Google Classroom homebase for a link to join the Lunch Bunch today so that you can share your pets! https://youtu.be/FzXy9bAwK28
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
This afternoon, Governor DeWine announced that Ohio's schools will be closed through May 1. We are working on details for the extended closure for our staff and students.
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
VBMS@home remote learning schedule for 3/30-4/3. We've had some questions about next week... We are awaiting an announcement from the governor as he's made comments about prolonging the closure, but he's made nothing official. Here we go #VB1team! #VBexperience
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
It's FRI-YAY!!! Check out our VBMS@home video announcements... https://youtu.be/Yn4wxw75I-k
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
A shout-out to our #VB1team working their hardest to make remote learning work! There are lots of behind-the-scenes workings: Delivering food (including home-cooked meals), ensuring that students have the needed tech, checking in with students and staying positive! #VBexperience
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Parents and guardians: Today's Thursday lunch challenge was about making connections while we're isolated. This will make for great dinner table conversation! #VB1team #VBexperience
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Good Thursday morning! Your March 26 VBMS@home announcements... https://youtu.be/fz3gPnNYeIg
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Let's support our kids' emotional well-being during the pandemic. Family Resource Center is initiating telemedicine services - for our students who see Shae here at school, she can still connect with you during this time! http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Student-Supports/Coronavirus/Supporting-Children%e2%80%99s-Social-Emotional-and-Behavi
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Here are your INTERNATIONAL WAFFLE DAY VBMS@home announcements for March 25... https://youtu.be/QX0dekqswK8
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Check out our Tuesday edition of VBMS@home video announcements here... https://youtu.be/JeKWY6w0ToQ
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Good Monday morning VBMS! Your VBMS@home video announcements... https://youtu.be/bOS7haSLT3A
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
We will continue with our alternating odd/even period days for VBMS@home remote learning this week. Thanks to our students and staff for really stepping up!!! #VB1team #VBexperience
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Happy Friday VBMS! Your VBMS@home video announcements... https://youtu.be/e121U51osRw
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
We couldn't let Thursday pass us by without a LUNCH CHALLENGE! Check out today's VBMS@home video announcements... https://youtu.be/Wh2JchkzHfw #VB1team #VBexperience
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Our "Unplugged" reading time is an important part of the day! Borrow digital materials from the Findlay-Hancock Public Library! If you don't have a current library card, FHPL is issuing digital cards at this time. https://www.findlaylibrary.org/content/digital-library-card #VB1team #VBexperience
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Good Wednesday morning! Check out today's VBMS@home announcements here... https://youtu.be/fonZb6pfuLE #VB1team #VBexperience
10 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY VBMS! Check out our video announcements for each of our VBMS@home days! https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLTa8gmvYp7otKLqgYTDRjwbnDpURNu0ro
11 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
VBMS will follow this schedule for online learning 3/16-20. A reminder to students: Please check your school email and check into the VBMS@home homebase course on Google Classroom! Let's do this!!! #VB1team #VBexperience
11 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
We will have bagged lunch packs and food bags available in the MS/HS office for any children 11am-2pm Tuesday 3/17. We will evaluate this process and determine future offerings after Tuesday. Please help spread the word to ensure we keep our #VB1team healthy and safe. Thanks to the district food service program, Feed a Child, and VBMS Rachel's Pantry for their help with this!
11 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
It's Thursday, which means a LUNCH CHALLENGE! Congratulations 7th graders Camryn & Emilio on their water bottle flipping skills! Just because we won't be eating lunch together the next 3 Thursdays doesn't mean lunch challenges won't still be thrown out! #VB1Team #VBexperience
11 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Our cooking basics class kicks off the day whipping up cookie dough milkshakes... the breakfast of champions! #VB1team #VBexperience
11 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Our mid-week staff spotlight... Mr. Marshall!!! #VB1team
11 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Congratulations to our VBMS February Noble Knights! Aubrey Scherf - 6th grade team Aubrey posses a strong work ethic and positive attitude!  She models kindness to others and demonstrates responsibility and respect. Thank you Aubrey!!! Duda Oliveira - 7th grade team Duda consistently shows an excellent work ethic.  As a member of the quiz bowl team, Duda represented Van Buren by showing good sportsmanship and demonstrating how all of her hard work at school is paying off. Annie Moro - 8th grade team Annie does a good job turning in her work, completing tasks and advocating when she has questions. We really appreciate how well she does on assessments and projects. Keep up the good work! 
11 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Good luck to Power of the Pen writers Maggie and Rylee today at the regional competition!!! #VB1team #VBexperience
11 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Terrific music-making tonight VBMS bands!!! #VB1Team #VBexperience
11 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Kudos to our quiz bowl team as they wrap up their season this evening! #VB1Team #VBexperience
11 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
This week's staff spotlight is Mrs. Obe... #VB1team
11 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
ACTS NEEDED! The 15th annual VBMS Talent Show will take place Friday, April 24 at 1pm in the auditorium. Students interested in performing should complete an 'act sheet' (available outside MS/HS office) and turn in to the office by April 17. #VB1team #VBexperience
11 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Excellent performances today at the OMEA District III Honors Festival! #VB1Team #VBexperience
11 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
It's been a great week at VBMS... enjoy the weekend, Black Knights!!! #VB1team #VBexperience
11 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Our Science Olympiad results from last week are in and this year's team placed higher than any other team in VBMS history! 9 students competed in a total of 19 different events, ranging from Game On which asked students to code a video game, to study events about fossils and birds, to construction events like our mousetrap vehicle, and finally lab-based events like Water Quality. This group earned a ranking of 11th overall in our region! Students placed in the following events: Veer Mehta and Trey Morris - Circuit Lab-6th Veer Mehta and Henry Thomas - Disease Detectives-5th Henry Thomas and Trey Morris - Dynamic Planet-6th Chi Chi Chang - Heredity-5th Veer Mehta and Payge LaBean - Machines-3rd Chi Chi Chang - Meteorology-3rd #VB1team #VBexperience
11 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
VBMS students demonstrated very poor rubber band shooting skills during today's Thursday Lunch Challenge. Today's contest ended in a 1-1 tie between the sixth grade (Maddie and Myka) and seventh grade (Jacob and Grace) teams. #VB1team #VBexperience
11 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Mr. Hafner's staff spotlight... #VB1team
11 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
A great afternoon at VBMS! Mrs. Rodman's class went on a hunt for a buried treasure as they reviewed literary skills. Mrs. Heitkamp's fourth graders visited Mr. Greer's 7th period class to reciprocate the book project with our 8th graders. #VB1team #VBexperience
11 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
VBMS homebases raised $748.21 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society through our Pennies for Patients drive. Mrs. Obenour's homebase contributed the most, which entitles them to an Olive Garden lunch! Thanks to VBMS for being a HERO SQUAD! #VB1team #VBexperience
11 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Update on afternoon/evening activities: No MS track practice today. Musical rehearsal is on as scheduled. 8th grade families: The VBHS scheduling meeting is ON for today at 6:30pm in the cafeteria.
11 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Campfire is looking for some absolutely incredible kids to honor at their On Behalf of Youth (OBOY) awards breakfast! Nominate a middle schooler today! Nominations are due 3/13/2020. https://campfirenwohio.com/oboy-nomination-form/
11 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
We're proud that these student-musicians will represent VBMS as they perform in the OMEA District III Honors Band and Choir in Wapakoneta this weekend! Band: Nigel, Kashi, Max, and Walter Choir: Morgan, Tram, Ella, Ryan #VB1team #VBexperience
11 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
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
11 months 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
11 months 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/
11 months 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
11 months 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.
11 months 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
11 months 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
11 months 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
11 months 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
11 months 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
11 months 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
11 months 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
11 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Our 8th graders are creating board games to test U.S. Constitution knowledge #VB1Team #VBexperience
11 months 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)
11 months 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
11 months 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
11 months 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!
11 months 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).
11 months 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 months 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.
11 months 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
11 months 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
12 months 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
12 months 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
12 months 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.
12 months 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
12 months 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
12 months 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!!!
12 months 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
12 months 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
12 months 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
12 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Mrs. Hosler is spotlighted this week in Friends of Rachel's Staff Spotlight #VB1team #VBexperience
12 months 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
12 months 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
12 months 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
12 months 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
12 months 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
12 months 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
12 months 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
12 months 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
12 months 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
12 months 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
12 months ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Staff spotlight #2 highlights Mr. Bunn... #VB1team #VBexperience
about 1 year ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
6th grade science classes ROCKed the rock cycle today! #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
about 1 year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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 year ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Go HOG WILD for VBMS academic clubs! #VBexperience #VB1team
about 1 year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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
about 1 year 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
about 1 year 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
about 1 year 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
about 1 year 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
about 1 year 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!!!
about 1 year ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Terrific performances tonight bands!!! #VB1Team #seizethedayVBMS #VBexperience
about 1 year 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.  
about 1 year 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.
about 1 year 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
about 1 year 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
about 1 year 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
about 1 year 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
about 1 year 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
about 1 year ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Terrific sounds of the season tonight VBMS choirs!!! #VB1Team #seizethedayVBMS #VBexperience
about 1 year ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
7th graders reinforce understanding of sentence types with games today. #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
about 1 year 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!
about 1 year 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
about 1 year ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Sixth graders are ROCKING their mineral properties lab today!!! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
about 1 year 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
about 1 year 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
about 1 year 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
about 1 year 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
about 1 year 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
about 1 year 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
about 1 year ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
7th graders explore porosity and permeability today. #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
about 1 year 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
about 1 year 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.
about 1 year 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
about 1 year 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.
about 1 year ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
We were thrilled to welcome back our Black Knights this morning!!! #VBexperience #VB1team #seizethedayVBMS
about 1 year 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
about 1 year 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
about 1 year 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
about 1 year 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!
about 1 year ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Hands-on math in Mrs. Tuccillo's classes today! #VBexperience #VB1team #seizethedayVBMS
about 1 year 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
about 1 year 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
about 1 year 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
about 1 year 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
about 1 year ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Happy Veterans Day!!! #VB1Team #seizethedayVBMS #VBexperience
about 1 year ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
See image, 8th graders...
about 1 year 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
about 1 year 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
about 1 year 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.
about 1 year 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
about 1 year 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
about 1 year 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
about 1 year 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
about 1 year 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.
about 1 year ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Thanks @bgsu for a great Women in STEM experience today! #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
about 1 year ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Congratulations to our 2019 National Junior Honor Society inductees!!! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
about 1 year ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
And... they're off! Stay tuned for updates this week from @CampNuhop ! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
about 1 year ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
We had a great time during today's Knights Fest parade! #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
over 1 year 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
over 1 year 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
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year 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
over 1 year 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
over 1 year 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
over 1 year 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
over 1 year 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
over 1 year 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
over 1 year 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
over 1 year 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
over 1 year ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
It was a MARVELous Wednesday... show us your house colors Thursday!!! #VB1team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
over 1 year 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
over 1 year ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
7th graders are evaluating the water quality of the Rocky Ford today. #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Let's MARVEL at the Knights tomorrow after grooving today! #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Spirit week reminder... GROOVY TUESDAY tomorrow! Nice job 'repping' 'Murica, #VB1team!!!
over 1 year ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
A Van Buren SPIRIT WEEK reminder... tomorrow is 'Merica Monday! #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
over 1 year 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
over 1 year 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
over 1 year ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Next week is SPIRIT WEEK! #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
over 1 year 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
over 1 year 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
over 1 year 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
over 1 year 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
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year 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
over 1 year 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
over 1 year 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)
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year 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
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year 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
over 1 year ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Make this a great weekend, Black Knights! #VB1Team #seizethedayVBMS #VBexperience
over 1 year 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
over 1 year 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
over 1 year 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
over 1 year 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
over 1 year 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
over 1 year 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
over 1 year ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
Have an AMAZING weekend, Black Knights!!! #seizethedayVBMS #VB1team #VBexperience
over 1 year 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
over 1 year 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
over 1 year ago, Van Buren Middle School
Van Buren Middle School
We apologize parents... 8th graders are learning how to argue (better). #VBexperience #VB1Team #seizethedayVBSM
over 1 year 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
over 1 year ago, Van Buren Middle School
Jay Clark
Enjoy the weekend Black Knights! #VB1Team #VBexperience #seizethedayVBMS
over 1 year ago, Jay Clark
Van Buren Middle School
Middle school daily announcements can be found here: https://www.vbschools.net/o/vbms/news
over 1 year 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
over 1 year ago, Jay Clark
Van Buren Schools
Welcome to our new website!
over 1 year ago, Van Buren Schools
Van Buren Schools
Van Buren Principals discuss the 2019-2020 school year. https://youtu.be/lCaKgrdsHZE
over 1 year ago, Van Buren Schools