Mr. Kevin Gehres , Principal
10992 State Route 118 South
Van Wert Ohio 45891
(Voice) 419-238-1761
(Fax) 419-238-5055
Office Hours 7:30-4:00
In Session 8:20-3:20

Van Wert Elementary's Main Page

Isabella Ricker
Kamden Hire
Miss Bell 08/27
Mrs. Fast 08/12
Mrs. McCoy 07/29
Ms. Craft 07/18
Mrs. Simper 09/09
Mrs. McCoy 06/02
Ms. Holden 05/23
Mrs. McCoy 09/11
Ms. Zacharias 08/20
Miss Griesdorn 06/02
Mrs. McCoy 05/08

Math Time!


Come check out pictures from Mrs. McCoy's class to see them do the Addition Boogie and a Math Marathon!

Open House



Dear Parents and Guardians:

I would like to invite you to the Van Wert Elementary open house on the evening of Thursday, August 21st.

The times will be:

1st Grade 6:00 - 6:30                                  4th Grade 7:30 - 8:00

2nd Grade 6:30 - 7:00                                 5th Grade 8:00 - 8:30

3rd Grade 7:00 - 7:30

Click here for an After School Transportation Information form. Please bring this form with you, or return to the VWES office at your earliest convenience.

I look forward to seeing you at the Open House. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the office.

Thank you,

Kevin Gehres, Principal                  Justin Krogman, Assistant Principal

Right to Read Week!



Right to Read Week 2014: May 19-23

Dress Up Days:
·         Monday-Mexican Flag Day
o   Wear the colors of the Mexican flag: RED, WHITE, and GREEN!
·         Tuesday-Mexican hat day!
o   Wear your favorite hat! Extra bonus points for wearing a SOMBRERO!
·         Wednesday-Tacos, burritos, rice, and beans. Mexican food is delicious!
o   Wear something that has a picture of food on it.
·         Thursday- Uno, Dos, Tres! Learning numbers in Spanish!
o Wear a shirt with numbers on it!
·         Friday-It’s HOT in Mexico and other Spanish countries.
o   Wear your sunglasses!

Junior Acheivement


Second graders are learning all about the community through Junior Achievement. The volunteers from the community have done an outstanding job of helping the students understand how our community runs! Click to see some more pictures.