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Awards & Recognitions

2017-2018 Awards and Recognition

  • Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teaching and Teachers (ECET²) of Kansas Recognition to Amanda Williamson, Learning Support/Interventionist (VCIS)
  • Kansas Council for the Social Studies Teacher of the Year to Emily Snyder (VCMS)
  • Kansas Association of Middle School Teachers of Mathematics elected Josh Lee (VCMS) as Vice President
  • Learn While Teaching Project: Kansas Participant Whitney Smith (VCIS 5th/6th grade Science Teacher) was chosen to be a part of The Next Generation Science Exemplar System (NGSX) - a national group of educators who are designing and sharing phenomena driven three-dimensional learning from their classrooms.

 

2016-2017 Awards and Recognition

  • Kansas Horizon Award to VCHS Teacher Cady Jackson
  • KAMSA Executive Assistants of the Year to Tammy Johnson and Jena  Berschauer (VCIS)
  • KSDE School of Character Award (Abilene, West, VCIS, VCMS)
  • Promising Practices Character Education Recognition (Abilene, West, VCIS)
  • Enhanced Spotlight Recognition (VCMS)
  • Largest Class to Graduate (TLC)
  • State Promising Practice Award in Character Education for Reach for the Stars (VCIS)
  • National Promising Practice Award in Character Education for Brew Crew (VCIS)
  • Digital Citizenship Certified District.
  • Common Sense Digital Citizenship Certified School (Abilene)
  • Common Sense Digital Citizenship Certified School (West)
  • Common Sense Digital Citizenship Certified School (Wheatland)
  • Common Sense Digital Citizenship Certified School (VCIS)
  • Common Sense Digital Citizenship Certified School (VCMS)
  • Common Sense Digital Citizenship Certified School (VCHS)
  • KDOT Drive Safe Kansas AAA School Safety Patrol Recognition (Abilene)
  • High School Track & Field Multiple State Champions

 

2015-2016 Awards and Recognition

  • Digital Citizenship Certified District.
  • State & National School of Character Award (VCIS)
  • Promising Practices Character Education Recognition (VCMS)
  • KAMSA Exemplary Middle School  (VCMS)
  • KAMSA Asst. Principal of the Year
  • Largest Class to Graduate (TLC)
  • KAMSA High Performing Middle School (VCMS)
  • SHOW- 2016 National Promising Practice Award (VCMS)
  • Common Sense Digital Citizenship Certified School (VCMS)
  • Common Sense Digital Citizenship Certified School (Wheatland)
  • Common Sense Digital Citizenship Certified School (Abilene)
  • Common Sense Digital Citizenship Certified School (West)
  • Common Sense Digital Citizenship Certified School (VCIS)
  • National Merit Finalist (VCHS)
  • Energy Star Certified (Abilene, West, Wheatland)
  • AVCTL Champions: Girls Soccer, Boys Track
  • Regional Champions: Girls Cross Country, Wrestling, Softball
  • State Champion: Taylor Latimer- Discus