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October 21st Podcast

In this episode, Dr. Kosek has a special guest visit Glen Meadow, Darryl ‘DMC’ McDaniels, who shares the message that respect and kindness can help everyone achieve success! Also in this episode a highlight about soccer, the upcoming VTHS open house, the SEPAG Anxiety presentation…and stay tuned for the post-credits where Dr. Kosek challenges DMC to an epic rap battle!

VTHS Presents You Have To Serve Somebody

Please click the following link to purchase tickets to VTHS’s production of  “You Have To Serve Somebody”

Ticket Purchase

VTHS Open House

The Vernon Township Board of Education Community Relations Committee will be hosting our first public open house Sunday October 27th 1-4pm at Vernon Township High School. This open house program will have guided tours to showcase all the wonderful programs and facilities the high school has to offer. We look forward to seeing you then!

VTHS Fall Play

Get tickets now to VTHS’s Fall production of: You Have To Server Somebody

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October 11th Podcast

In this week’s episode, Ms. D’Avino spends time with our Athletic Director, Bill Foley, to hear all the great news about our Fall athletics programs! Also in this episode, Mrs. McAloney’s drama club meets skypes with a playwright, the Soccer team celebrates a Youth Night, and the Vernon Coalition shares a great video from our VTHS students. (https://youtu.be/2s1lIJfdo_g)

Parent/Teacher Conference Scheduling

The CONFERENCE tab in the Genesis Parent Portal is now open for WR, RH, LH, and GM parents. The tab should look like this:


Parent Teacher conferences will be held the week of 10/22-10/25. Vernon Township Schools will operate on an early dismissal schedule on those days.

October 4th Podcast

In this episode, Dr. McKay interviews senior Brandon Lee along with the founders of Patchwork Pastures who held a logo contest with local schools in the area (patchworkpastures.org). Also in this episode, Superintendent Ms. D’Avino shares some upcoming early dismissal dates and info about parent-teacher conferences.


Schoology Parent Portal

 We are proud to open the Schoology Parent Portal at this time! 

You may be wondering, “what is the difference between the Genesis Parent Portal and the Schoology Parent Portal?” Genesis is still the main portal for schedules, grading, demographics, and attendance. Schoology is where the homework is!

Here is a helpful video sharing more about Vernon’s Schoology Parent Portal. For more parent resources concerning technology, go to: www.vtsd.com/tech


1) Follow this link

2) enter your email address to receive a password reset email

3) choose a password and then log in at app.schoology.com (this link now available from our vtsd.com Parent page as well)

September 18th Podcast: Music in the Mountains

In this week’s episode, Superintendent Karen D’Avino and Dr. Chuck McKay interview students from our band and band front. Don’t forget to support the band this weekend and come to Saturday Night’s Music in the Mountains starting at 7pm at VTHS! Students interviewed include Brandon Lee, Emma Blaine, Breanne Kastner, Michelle Brown, Freya Drew, Hannah Van Blarcom, Jake Lombardo, Timothy Nuzzetti, and Cole Kenkendorf.


Genesis Parent Portal


Today at 3pm we will be opening the Genesis Portal for parents and students. The portal will include student information like homeroom teachers, schedules, bus stops, lunch balances, and more.


Please be aware we have our back-to-school forms that must be completed by a parent/guardian before the portal information is viewable. Please be sure to update your contact information on the Contact tab as well. 

An outstanding fee or fine must be paid before the information is viewable. A negative lunch balance should be paid at our Board of Education office at Walnut Ridge. Any other fees/fines can be paid at your child’s school (missing textbooks, library books, chromebook repairs, etc).


For parents that are new to the district, the primary guardian should receive a Welcome Email with a link to login to your account. If you have an existing account but do not remember your password, you can try the password reset on the Genesis Parent Portal page. If you still have issues logging in or need help changing your email address, please contact your school’s main office during open office hours 8am to 3pm.

For a helpful Parent Portal training video, click the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uongQA0SRI4&t=4s

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