Spirit and Pride order forms went home last week. Orders are only accepted online at spiritandpride.com or by calling the company. Our school ID is 9234. Orders need to be placed by October 2. Ordering is open to anyone interested in Van-Far apparel.
JH Lady Indians get the win against Montgomery County 14-11. Great play JH Lady Indians! #onetribe #staygold
Elementary students will bring home interest forms for flu shots today. Please return as soon as possible. Ralls County Health Department will give the shots for free, but we need an idea of how many need to be ordered. If you have questions contact Nurse Allen at the school. Thank you!
Jr/Sr High Students will bringing home interest forms for flu shots today. They can be picked up from the nurses office and main office as well. These need to be returned as soon as possible. Ralls County Health Department will come and give the shots for free, but we need an idea of how many to order. Thank you, Nurse Allen
Good morning Van-Far Elementary!! Looking forward to seeing all of our AWESOME students and staff come through the doors this morning! Let’s have a Terrific Tuesday! Thank you Mr. Lawrence for the artwork on the sidewalk!!
Our lost and found display is full! Please remind your child to check for lost clothing items.
If you are wanting to order a Van-Far Indians shirt from PTO, orders and payment need to be turned into the office tomorrow, Tuesday, September 22.
It was a great day of softball for the VF JH Lady Indians. After a slow start in game 1, they came back to win the last two. Great play ladies.
We would like to thank the WERDCC Restorative Justice Program for donating craft glue to the Art Department. We appreciate the support!
2019-2020 JH/HS Yearbooks are in! The books were passed out to students this morning. If you need to pickup a pre-ordered yearbook, you can do so TODAY between 4:30 and 6:00 pm at the front entrance of the HS. There are a limited number for purchase for $50. Don't forget to order a 2020-2021 Yearbook now! Prices will go up soon. The yearbook staff has been hard at work planning this year's book!
The Van-Far FFA is conducting their annual FFA fundraising sales starting today through October 6th! If you are interested in purchasing one of the items click the link below to place your order online. If ordering online you can still designate a student to receive credit for the sale at checkout. The Van-Far FFA appreciates your support! http://van-far-ffa.square.site/
Instrument Rental Night for sixth grade students interested in band will be held Wednesday, September 16, at 6:00. See the flyer for information. Representatives from Lincoln County Music Supply will be onsite to discuss instruments and financing options.
There is a new book at Tri-County Park called Bear Feels Sick. The weather over the next week is going to be gorgeous! Stop by the park for a walk and enjoy a good book too!
Tonight's High School Softball game against North Callaway will be played at the South School Park instead of at the high school field starting at 5:00 p.m. Limited drinks will be available at concessions. We hope to see you there. Let's go Indians!
Starting on 9/15, Van-Far R1 will be serving free meals to all students. This will include breakfast and lunch. Any non student (age 1-18) that would like a meal may order through the HS office. Please call (573) 594-6442 by 10 am to confirm your meal and pick up time daily.
Welcome Mr. Overstreet, music teacher at Van-Far Elementary!! Hello! My name is Brandon Overstreet and I am the elementary music teacher. I attended Hannibal LaGrange University where I pursued a degree in music education. This is my first year teaching. An interesting fact about me is I’ve been playing the trumpet for over half of my life (11 years). I’m excited to be teaching at Van-Far because I get to instill the love and passion for music that I found as a child into my students.
Welcome Mr. Taylor, sixth grade teacher at Van-Far Elementary!! My name is Kevin Taylor and I am a sixth grade teacher at Van-Far Elementary. I went to school and graduated with a bachelors degree in historic preservation and later went back to school to study elementary education. I live in Hannibal with my three year old daughter Luna! I’m excited to be part of Van-Far because of the amazing community and great kiddos!
Welcome Mrs. Seymour, first grade teacher at Van-Far Elementary!! Hi! My name is Beth Seymour and I am enjoying my year in first grade! This is my first year as a teacher. I recently graduated from Grand Canyon University with my Masters Degree in Elementary Education. Before education, I worked as a Case Manager in the Department of Corrections. A few interesting facts about me are I can list all the states in alphabetical order in under 20 seconds, I have three kids, and I am distantly related to Princess Diana. I am excited to be working at Van-Far! I have enjoyed meeting so many new people and learning about the new programs Van-Far uses!
Welcome Mrs. Williams, paraprofessional at Van-Far Elementary!! Hi, I'm Ruth Williams and I am starting my encore career as a new paraprofessional at Van-Far Elementary this year after 25 years at HarbisonWalker. I have lived in this area all my life and if you have known me for a while, you know I will answer to "Ruth Etta '' also.😊 After starting college at age 40, I graduated from Williams Woods University with a bachelor's degree. I love the smiles, the high energy and bright colors of this new world. My new Van-Far family has welcomed me with open arms and I'm super excited to be working, and learning, with our kids.
Welcome Ms. Landis, paraprofessional at Van-Far Elementary!! My name is Alicia Landis and I am new to Van-Far this year as a paraprofessional. Before accepting my current position as a para, I worked for Opaa! as kitchen manager at the high school. I am the mother of 4 children who attend the district. My love for working with children began when I took a position tutoring at risk kindergartners with PAVE Americorps at Eldon Elementary. I went on to study Early Childhood Development at State Fair Community College. I am excited to start my journey with Van-Far and make a positive impact on children's lives.