All schools and offices will be closed on Thursday, June 20th in celebration of West Virginia Day! Offices will reopen on Friday, June 21. Learn more:
1 day ago, Wood County Schools
The school year may be over, but it's never to early to mark your calendar! The 2024-2025 school year will host Open House on Monday, August 19. Elementary schools will be from 4 to 6 pm and middle and high schools (including WCTC/Caperton Center) from 5 to 7 pm. View event dates and details anytime on the WCS app or by visiting
5 days ago, Wood County Schools
The Mid-Ohio Valley Workforce Development Board will offer two summer programs for students. The CTE Exploration Camp for incoming 8th-11th grade students will provide an opportunity to explore skilled trades of carpentry, welding, electrical as well as automotive, aviation, health care, and culinary. Camp will take place from July 10-12, 8:30am-3:00pm. The program includes virtual reality simulations, hands on projects, and guest speakers. Participants will earn certificates in workplace safety and customer service. The Apprenticeship Readiness Program provides incoming and graduating seniors the opportunity to participate in an Apprenticeship Readiness program from June 24 through 28th from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 pm. This experience will include hands on projects, mentoring, and career information in Construction, Carpentry, Electrical, Welding, and more. The week-long event will include tours of local union training facilities and mentoring from master craftsmen as well as the use of Virtual Reality for students to simulate on-the-job experiences in addition to the hands-on projects. Transportation assistance is available. Space is limited space. Additional opportunities will be available to earn work and skills credentials. To register or learn more, visit
14 days ago, Wood County Schools
Today from 4:30 to 5:30, we will have the parent event where we share strategies for summer reading. Students often regress in their learning over the summer. By doing something as simple as reading throughout the summer will limit that regression. All parent/student attendees at today's event will receive free materials to take home and a book of their choice. Your child will also be entered into a drawing for a free book from the book fair. The book fair will also be open to families during the event from 4:30 - 5:30. The Vandy bonfire will begin shortly after the parent event. Please come and join the fun!
19 days ago, Christine Guns
The book fair will continue this week and ends on Friday. We will have a parent event to learn strategies for summer reading on Friday, May 31 from 4:30-5:30 before the Vandy bonfire. The book fair will be open for families to visit as well. All students who bring a family member to the parent event will be entered into a drawing for free books. Those families who purchase at the fair will get an additional entry for the drawing. Happy Reading Vandy Families!
23 days ago, Christine Guns
Join us for the USDA free summer meals program, a wonderful initiative aimed at ensuring that children have access to nutritious meals even when school is out. This program provides free meals for children and teens in low-income areas during the summer months, helping to bridge the nutrition gap that often occurs when school meals are not available. By participating in this program, you can help support the health and well-being of children in your community, ensuring they have the fuel they need to thrive and enjoy their summer activities to the fullest. Learn more at
27 days ago, Wood County Schools
The students will be visiting the book fair today to complete their Wish Lists. The book fair opens tomorrow for purchasing. Feel free to set up an eWallet so the students can shop without bringing a cash or card to school. The fair does accept all forms of electronic payments and cash. All proceeds will be used to purchase books for the the "Give & Take" book room which will open next year. Happy Reading! Visit
29 days ago, Christine Guns
The book fair begins this Wednesday, May 22 and will run through May 31st. All proceeds from the fair will be used to purchase books for the Give & Take room which will open to students next school year. Boost your child's summer reading by shopping the fair at our family event on May 31st at 4:30 (before the bonfire). End the school year with a book!
about 1 month ago, Christine Guns
It's God Time!
Wood County Schools' is proud to announce the winners of the 2024 Golden Horseshoe!
about 1 month ago, Wood County Schools
wood county schools golden horseshoe winners - list of winners
The much-loved Golden Ticket Summer Reading Challenge has returned for the summer! Learn more to get started.
about 1 month ago, Wood County Schools
instructions for the golden ticket summer reading challenge at wood county schools
Reminder, Wood County Schools will be closed Tuesday, May 14, 2024, for Primary Election Day. Classes resume Wednesday, May 15, 2024.
about 1 month ago, Wood County Schools
Our last book fair will be open in 9 days! Our focus is on summer reading will be kicked off at our parent event on May 31 at 4:30 (before the bonfire). Everyone who purchases at the fair will earn a chance to win free books. All proceeds will be used to buy books to stock our Give & Take room which will open next year. Come and visit the fair May 22-31!
about 1 month ago, Christine Guns
Book Fair coming soon.
The West Virginia Department of Education Office of Child Nutrition and the West Virginia Department of Human Services are teaming together to provide income-eligible students of West Virginia with supplemental food benefits for the summer of 2024. Learn more...
about 1 month ago, Wood County Schools
west virginia summer ebt program logo with a sun with the center as a watermelon
There is no after school choir practice at Vandy until further notice. Please contact the school with questions.
about 1 month ago, Kurt Echard
Vandy Yearbook orders are now being accepted! The cost is $20.00 for the first 75 books ordered, then the price will increase to $30. Yearbooks will be on sale during all three lunches, you can also stop by the school. Online orders can be placed at School code: School Code: 246479M You will need to register the first time you access the site If you would like to give a special shout-out to an 8th grader, send a baby photo and what you would like written underneath to
about 1 month ago, Kurt Echard
Yearbook Order
We will have our last book fair of the school year May 22 to May 31st. There will be a parent event focused on summer reading on May 31st where families can visit the fair as well. Set up an eWallet for your child so they can purchase from the fair without bringing cash or a card to school. You can add to their eWallet throughout May until the fair opens on May 22. We look forward to seeing you all visit the fair.
about 1 month ago, Christine Guns
Book Fair - eWallet set up
Our 8th grades will be taking the West Virginia GSA testing for Science on Wednesday, May 1. Testing will begin at 8:02. Please have your child get a good night's sleep the day before and have them eat a good breakfast on Wednesday morning. Breakfast is available at school every morning as well. This GSA is cumulative and will test science knowledge and skills from 6th, 7th, and 8 grade. They should use their scrap paper and do their very best work on this test.
about 2 months ago, Christine Guns
Dear Parents and students of the Van Devender 8th Grade. There will be a parent/student meeting for all parents and students going on or involved with the trip to Washington D.C. at the end of May. The meeting will be held at Van Devender Middle School in the cafeteria on Tuesday April 30th starting at 6:00pm. If you or your child is attending this trip your attendance is highly recommended. Final trip details, itineraries, and other information will be shared. Please contact the school or Mr. Tupitza directly with any questions.
about 2 months ago, Kurt Echard
Good morning Vandy 8th grade parents, on Tuesday April 23, 2024, Brian Sprague counselor from Parkersburg High School will be presenting information to parents about Freshman classes. This will be an informational session to answer any questions you may have about scheduling and the transition to High School. The meeting will start at 5:00pm in our gymnasium. Please contact the school with questions.
about 2 months ago, Kurt Echard
Tomorrow April 5th, 2024, all of our Vandy 8th grade students will be going to PHS for another GameChanger Event. They will be attending a show sponsored by the city in the auditorium. The buses will leave at 8:45am and the event will start at 9:30am. The event will last for approximately an hour and students should be back at Vandy by 11:15am. Please plan accordingly if you have any scheduled appointments. Contact the school with questions.
3 months ago, Kurt Echard