Superintendent Pempin makes clear statements about school and bus safety

By Melanie Williamson The Vermilion School Board of Education met on Monday, May 13, for a regular meeting. Following the Vermilion Elementary School citizens of the month being recognized, the board started with the student liaison report. Summer Camps Nancy Mitchel and Jim Balotta spoke to the board about two summer camps opportunities that willContinue reading “Superintendent Pempin makes clear statements about school and bus safety”

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SCHOOL ZONE  

By Superintendent Philip Pempin   Check the internet for articles about school safety and you will find an abundance of columns like the one below.  Parents are frightened to send their children to school, and they want to know what schools are doing to keep students safe.   School shootings and armed teachers: Sending myContinue reading “SCHOOL ZONE  “

School board updated on safety and securing upgrades

By Melanie Williamson At the Monday, April 9, school board meeting superintendent Phil Pempin provided an update on the safety suggestions made by parents and communities members during the community safety forum. He shared that the district does have a crisis team, which has been in place for several years. Over the last few weeks,Continue reading “School board updated on safety and securing upgrades”

February school board meeting dominated by discussion on school safety

By Melanie Williamson At the Tuesday, February 20, school board meeting VHS principal Lisa Deliz addressed those in attendance regarding school safety and recent discussions regarding safety on social media. There were a small handful of parents in the audience that were there to ask questions about rumors regarding threats in the schools. Deliz sharedContinue reading “February school board meeting dominated by discussion on school safety”

Superintendent reviews last year’s goals and looks towards the future

By: Melanie Williamson Each year, the Vermilion Local Schools Superintendent Phil Pempin reviews his goals from the past year to see what was accomplished and sets new goals for the coming year. This is used as a means of evaluation, as well as a way to see where improvements can be made. At the Wednesday,Continue reading “Superintendent reviews last year’s goals and looks towards the future”