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

Jace Fast
Zerick Shields
Jaydence Sanchez
Ms. Breese 01/13
Mrs. Nedderman 12/28
Mrs. Long 12/22
Mrs. Simper 01/22
Mrs. McCoy 12/23
Mrs. Long 12/05
VW School 10/01

Ms. Runnion's Retirement


Students and staff at VWES showed our appreciation for Ms. Runnion and all of her dedication to education in a celebration! Ms. Runnion will be missed with her upcoming retirement, click here to check out pictures from this surprise celebration for her! Thank you for all you have done in the past years!

Joyful time of the year!


The students at the elementary school have had the opportunity to hear a variety of musical groups throughout December. From the high school band, choir concert to our very own 4th graders on the recorders! To see the joy that music brings, click here to check out a few of the pictures.

Writing Experiments


Second graders are learning how to write informational pieces. They create an experiment and test their hypothesis out. Click here to see pictures of their ramps!

Narrative Writing


First grade students are learning  to use a rubric to judge their writing.  It helps them look at things they are already good at and things they need to do to make their writing better

100 Mile Club


VWES was on the news again! Great job Mrs. Holliday and Mr. Branfield on all you do in our physical education department. Check out the news segment on the 100 Mile Club by clicking here!

Smoke Detectors


Each student in Van Wert Elementary School now has a smoke detector that has a battery life of 10 years thanks to the local fire departments! Click here to watch the news segment to find out more about the story. A huge THANKS to the fire fighters for keeping us safe!

Teacher's Turn


Van Wert Teachers were busy learning new information to compliment their teaching including STAR software, understanding agency,  and using brain breaks.  As a professional learning community many teachers were also presenters sharing their knowledge with others. 

Wal-Mart is Making Us Smile!



Wal-Mart came to Van Wert Elementary today to present new playground soccer and basketballs.  They also gave away gift certificates to twenty lucky teachers to spend in their classrooms.  They also provided a gift of support for our upcoming pancake breakfast.  Thanks so much!!!!!

Third Grade OAA Testing


 Fall Ohio Achievement Assessment (OAA) will be tomorrow, October 7th for our Third Grade Students.  Be sure to get a good night's sleep and eat a good breakfast!!! 

United Way Day of Caring


Mrs. McCoy's 2nd Graders had 100% Participation in the United Way Food Drive!!! Stay tuned for pictures from Mrs. Krieg's and Mrs. Breese's class pictures for being the top classes!!

Firefighter Phil


Firefighter Phil came and reviewed fire safety with the 1st and 2nd Graders! Click here to check out the pictures.

Fundraiser due!


PTO Fundraiser is due tomorrow the 26th!! Look at all of the neat prizes you could earn!!