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Principal's Message

Welcome to Van Wert Elementary School! Our team of teachers and staff are committed to providing your elementary school child with a quality education.  As your principal, I know that this elementary school level is critical in serving as a bridge to future success!  We are committed to growing each child’s potential in academic, social, physical, and emotional areas.

In order to accomplish our goals, we strive to hold students accountable for the “Big 5” at VWES on a daily basis:

  1. Come to school
  2. Be prepared
  3. Give your personal best
  4. Be respectful
  5. Keep our school safe

Please feel free to contact me if I can be of further assistance.

Helpful Links for Home

The elementary school experience is a critical and exciting period of development for your child. Here are some of my favorite resources to consult when seeking more guidance to support this level. I hope that you also find them to be useful tools.

This source provides  support for growing healthy and productive kids through the elementary school years.  There is also a helpful parent involvement library here.


This source addreses online risks and tools to address them. Sample topics include blogging, cell phones, children as victims, and Cyberbullying.

Parent Resources

Student Resources