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24 April

Breakfast with Dr. Seuss

Austin Elementary first-graders, teachers, parents and volunteers celebrated Dr. Seuss’ 113th birthday Thursday, March 2, 2017. The students enjoyed, for the most part, their green eggs and ham while wearing hats fashioned after The Cat in the Hat. The celebration, …

24 April

VARC to Participate at US Open and VEX Worlds Championship

VERMILLION AREA ROBOTICS TEAMS TO PARTICIPATE AT THE US OPEN AND THE VEX WORLDS CHAMPIONSHIP Twenty-three elementary and middle school students in the Vermillion Area Robotics Club (VARC) formed 8 teams in June, 2016.  The team members have invested hundreds …

24 April

Author Visits Jolley School

Children’s author Nancy Jo Shaw reads her book, “Casey’s Great Escape,” to a group of Jolley Elementary School students in the school’s library on October 21, 2016. After a long career as an educator, Shaw is fulfilling a life-long dream …

24 April

Arts Attack at Austin School

The VPS Foundation is sponsoring a five-year art program called “Arts Attack” for Austin School kindergartners and first graders. Arts Attack is a national program which provides high-quality video-based lessons designed by an art educator. The Vermillion PTO will be …

06 February


With the Athletic Booster Club, the Foundation provides funds for equipment, facility improvements and additional support for student athletes. Participation in youth athletics has been shown to enhance leadership skills, improve time management and foster positive social interaction. Through the …

06 February


The Foundation works closely with the Vermillion Music Boosters to support music activities in our schools. The Vermillion Music Boosters organization fosters and encourages a high standard of musical excellence in the music program in the Vermillion public schools. We …