Van Buren School News

  • Thank a Million Teachers--Voting has ended, Mrs. Carlson was in 3rd place, now we wait for final results!  Please take a few minutes each day to vote for E.Carlson, 6th grade.E. Carlson, Van Buren Elementary, Van Buren, MOSixth Grade Survival KitThis year brings about many new changes for the students at my school. Sixth grade will no longer be in middle school. They will now be a part of the elementary. Their classroom will need to be stocked with supplies from basic classroom supplies to educational games. Learning is much more enjoyable when students have the opportunity to get their hands on it (literally). This type of learning requires more than just textbooks. Math and science can be seen, touched, heard, and experienced in ways that will be more memorable than just learning from ...
    Posted Oct 2, 2014, 6:32 AM by Brandy Tripp
  • FREE Physicals for Van Buren R-1 Students
    Posted Jul 3, 2014, 12:17 PM by Brandy Tripp
  • There is a new website that has been launched to provide information to Missouri parents about public education and your student. It is called There is no cost to subscribe and your email address will not be shared with advertisers or any other entity. The site includes timely information about activities you can do with your child student, explanation of education issues, and tips that will help your student be successful in school. By signing up on the website before December 1, you become eligible to win $500 for yourself and for your school. You will also receive periodic emails with more information and tips. Check out the next time you are on the internet. 
    Posted Oct 10, 2013, 1:25 PM by Brandy Tripp
  • Governor Nixon on Campus  You can watch a summary of Governor Nixon's visit to the campus on this press release video.
    Posted Sep 26, 2013, 1:39 PM by Brandy Tripp
  • Parent Portal There was an issue with the first passwords sent to parents. It has since been resolved and new letters are going out in progress reports (grades 6-12) next week. In the meantime, if your are a parent and are needing the updated information there is a link on the VB website (see picture right). It is a very short form, name(s), email address and description of request. The new logon letter and information will then be emailed to you. Please pass this information along to others.
    Posted Sep 15, 2013, 3:02 PM by Brandy Tripp
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