Thanksgiving Day is nearing and the Venus Independent School District Child Nutrition Department would like to invite parents, grandparents or other family members to join their student for the annual Thanksgiving meal. Venus Primary and Venus Middle Schools will celebrate on Tuesday, November 13. Venus Elementary and High School will celebrate on Thursday, November 15.
Adults and visiting children may purchase a meal for $3.75.
We hope you will be able to join the students and staff at the campus of your choice. Please check with your child’s campus to see what time their lunch will be served. You will need to check in at the front office and purchase your meal tickets before coming to the cafeteria. Have a Happy Thanksgiving.
Venus Child Nutrition Staff
November 6, 2018
All parents/guardians are invited to attend a meeting to learn about upcoming road construction, and the affect it will have on student pick up and drop off. The meeting will be held at the VHS A-Gym at 7 PM.
The Venus ISD Board of Trustees have declared October to be School Priority Month for the district. Parents, students, staff members, and community stakeholders are encouraged to contact our elected officials to invite them to attend district events and facilities in order to foster a healthy relationship between schools and governments. All Venus ISD stakeholders are also encouraged to share celebrations, concerns, and solutions with our elected officials, in order to foster a collaboration and communication for the benefit of public education.
Contact information for our elected officials can be found below:
In ongoing efforts to minimize car-rider traffic buildup, Venus ISD is planning to expand the drop-off time and stagger the campus release times.
Beginning Monday, 9/24:
Thank you for your patience and continued support as we work to streamline processes while our community and school district grows. Please feel free to call if there are any questions: 972.366.3448
Superintendent, Venus ISD
If you have been impacted by the water outage in the greater Venus community, you are invited to use the Venus Middle School competition gym (aka the new gym) restroom and shower facilities tonight from 6-8 PM. There are separate female and male facilities. Please park in the new parking lot on the North side of the building, and enter through the gym entrance. The VMS front office entrance will be closed. If you have questions, please contact the Venus Middle School front office at 972-977-3358 before the office closes at 4 PM.
Venus ISD is in need of tutors for our AVID program (Advancement Via Individual Determination). AVID is a college readiness class that guides students with determination to achieve at higher levels. Students apply critical thinking skills and learn how to ask probing questions to get help from peers and college-aged tutors.
No experience necessary!
$8.50 per Hour!
Tutors will be trained using AVID Strategies to facilitate collaborative learning groups for middle and high school students.
For additional information regarding AVID Tutoring please contact Mary Muro at email@example.com or 682-597-6498.
Venus ISD is in need of volunteers to serve on the District Improvement Committee or on one of our Campus Improvement Committees. The primary role of these committees is to advise the superintendent, principals, and staff in the planning, operating, supervising, and evaluating of the District’s educational program. Parents and community members serve an important role on the committees, and provide unique and valuable perspectives that enable the district to thrive. If you are interested in serving on the District Improvement Committee or on one of the Campus Improvement Committees, please email VISD Assistant Superintendent, Mr. Hollis Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org.
9th grade chromebooks will be available for pickup on Monday, August 13 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the VHS cafeteria. 9th grade students AND parents must view the online digital citizenship video prior to picking up your chromebook. The video is posted on the Venus ISD website at the following link: http://www.venusisd.net/technology.html This video can be found on the Venus ISD technology page. The fee for the chromebook will be 15 dollars. Please bring cash or check.
6th grade orientation will be held on Thursday August 9th from 5:30-6:30 PM, and 7th/8th grade orientation will be from 6:00-7:00 PM. VMS Orientation will be held in the NEW Venus Middle School Gymnasium. All incoming VMS students and their families are welcome to attend and receive pertinent information, to include schedules, for the 18-19 school year.
The 10th Through 12th Grade Orientation will be held in the Venus High School Cafeteria from 6-7PM on Thursday, August 2, 2018. Students and their families are welcome to come learn about campus procedures and changes for the upcoming school year.
Families of Venus Primary School and Venus Elementary School students are invited to tour the campus and meet your child's teacher for the 2018-2019 school year the evening of August 10, 2018. VPS Meet the Teacher will go from 5:30-6:30 PM, and VES will be from 6-7 PM. We hope to see you there!
2018 9th Grade Orientation will be held in the Venus High School Cafeteria at 6 PM on Tuesday, July 31, 2018. All incoming 9th graders and their families are welcome to come learn about all the great things that go on at VHS, and receive pertinent information for the 2018-19 school year.
Join Venus ISD for our GRAND OPENING and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of the Venus Middle School
Saturday, August 4, 2018, 10:00am, 1 Bulldog Drive Venus, TX 76084
Ribbon cutting ceremony at 10am followed by refreshments and a tour of The Venus Middle School, Elementary, Primary and High School where the City of Venus Mayor’s 2nd Annual Back to School Fair is being held
RSVP 972-366-3448 Or email: email@example.com
Texas Education Agency has created a student portal with student state assessment information. The 2018 scores will be posted here when they are available. Instructions to log in are as follows:
1. Go to www.texasassessment.com
2. You will see a purple box on the right side of the page which says Log in to the secure student portal...The unique student access code can be found on the bottom of any previous STAAR report. If you do not have a copy of a previous STAAR report, click the Find My Unique Student Access Code link.
3. You will enter the student’s first name, social security number, and date of birth (Month/Day/Year) and hit Go.
4. Your screen should now have the access code and date of birth entered. Hit Go.
If you have any questions, please call you campus front office.
If you weren't able to watch graduation live, you can view it via the link below. Congratulations to the class of 2018, we are proud of you, and wish you the best on your future endeavors.
The annual mayor's back to school fair will be held on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at the Venus High School gymnasium. This is a community sponsored event that provides school supplies, immunizations, health screenings, and much more for Venus students. See the flyer below for more information.