Board of Education
Hornet Happenings From The Board Room
Hornet Happenings From The Board Room

For members of The USD 262 Board of Education there are many items of business for each monthly meeting.  However, in addition to the serious issues, there is sometimes fun items that appear on the agenda. Those Hornet Happenings from around our school district will be highlighted here.  Check back monthly to see what is happening in Hornet country! 


Superstars recognized, Wheatland students share art, literature and science fair projects, and VCHS senior recognized for accomplishment at the March 18, 2019 Board Meeting.  Photos here

VCIS art students share work with board members at the February 11, 2019 board meeting.  Photos Here

Students from Ms. McKnight's and Mrs. Carlson's VCHS Hornet Print and Design discussed their class and projects they've designed, manufactured and marketed at the January 14, 2019 Board Meeting.  Projects include banners, socks and team posters to name a few.  They also produced the coffee mugs and coasters that were given to the Board of Education members in recognition of Board Appreciation Month. Photos Here.

Music Teacher Jill Wiechman and her Abilene students shared some folk dance moves at the December 10, 2018 Board Meeting.
  Photos Here.

Art Teacher Megan Davis and West Elementary students shared Art Projects at the November 12, 2018 Board Meeting. Photos here.

At our May 2018 Board meeting the VCIS Robotics team shared some of their activities.  Also, the VCHS State Champion Tennis Team received some well deserved recognition. Photos here.

At our April 2018 Board meeting Team Abilene students shared from "The Leader in Me". Photos here.

On March 12, 2018 Superstar Recipients were recognized at the Board Meeting. Photos here.

At our March 2018 Board meeting we had Hornet Happenings from VCHS Drama students, VCMS Leadership Team students and Valley Center members of the All-State Elementary Choir perform.  Photos here.

At our February 2018 Board meeting students share about their homeroom activities. Photos here.

At our January 2018 Board meeting, members from the VCHS Hornet Studios updated the BOE on their products.  Also Wheatland students shared their explanation of the "Empty Chair Philosophy".  Photos Here.

November 13, 2017 West Elementary 4th Graders shared their Social Studies projects with our Board Members.  Follow this link to enjoy photos.

On May 8, 2017 VCMS Students demonstrated the new virtual reality headsets that were received with a grant. Follow this link to enjoy photos of the Board Members enjoying this experience

On May 8, 2017 Abilene Elementary was presented with a Commemorative School Safety Patrol Flag to hang in their school in honor of their successful implementation of the Crossing Guard Traffic Safety program. Follow this link to enjoy photos of this Hornet Happening moment. 

Also on May 8, 2017 
Nathan Dick and VCMS students presented their weather balloon launch project and explained all of their different jobs in preparation of the launch and their results. Follow this link to see more information and photos about this project.

On April 10, 2017 the Board Members enjoyed hearing from West Elementary students on how to be highly effective students. Follow this link to enjoy the photos and information about this program.

On March 13, 2017 the Board Members enjoyed seeing entries from Wheatland Elementary's Annual Art, Science and Literature Fair.  Follow this link to see Wheatland students sharing their entries with our Board Members.