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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 …

18 August

Music Program Funding

Thanks to the Foundation’s 2012 fund allocation, the Vermillion Music Program was able to purchase a large array of world drumming equipment to  be used throughout the district. World drumming, or drum circle, is a learning  activity which fosters a climate …

08 August

Grant received from Dakota Hospital Foundation

Dakota Hospital Foundation has awarded the Vermillion Public Schools Foundation a $1,500 grant to fully fund needed equipment for the Vermillion High School Soccer Teams. The grant submitted by the Vermillion High School Fundraising Committee requested funds to assist with …

04 March

Dr. Suess Birthday Celebration

  On Friday, March 4, first-grade students at Austin Elementary were treated to green eggs and ham as a tribute to Dr. Suess.  The event, sponsored by the Vermillion Public Schools Foundation, culminated a week-long focus on Dr. Seuss in …