Special education director reviews programs with school board

By Kevin Smith Special needs improvements were discussed in a presentation at a May 2019 Vermilion Board of Education meeting which included Little Anchors Preschool, school counseling services, highlights in pupil services, and future goals for the district. Karen Blackburn, the special education director for Vermilion Local Schools, broke down the statistics at the meeting.Continue reading “Special education director reviews programs with school board”

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School board thanks and says goodbye to district treasurer Suzanne Wilson

By Melanie Williamson The Vermilion Local Schools Board of Education met for a regular meeting on Monday, March 12. The meeting opened with an introduction of the Vermilion Elementary School’s Citizens of the Month. The board heard  a presentation by several students and the head of the Boys and Girls Club of Lorain County’s programContinue reading “School board thanks and says goodbye to district treasurer Suzanne Wilson”

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”

Board approves tennis court repair and new memorial scholarship fund

By Melanie Williamson The Vermilion Local Schools Board of Education met for a regular meeting on Monday, December 4. The meeting opened with an introduction of the students of the month from Vermilion Elementary School. Then assistant principal Bobby Figuly showed a video introducing the students of the month at Sailorway Middle School. Legislative updates:Continue reading “Board approves tennis court repair and new memorial scholarship fund”

Students continue to voice concerns over state tests at school board

By: Melanie Williamson Roughly a dozen students stood outside Vermilion High School on Tuesday, May 23, during the special school board meeting to protest state testing. Two of these students, Sawyer Nauert and Sierra Scott, came in to voice their concerns to the school board and those in attendance at the meeting. Nauert explained thatContinue reading “Students continue to voice concerns over state tests at school board”