Van-Far Elementary Students Return To In-Seat Learning Tuesday, Sept. 1

Van-Far School District is announcing the return of elementary students to in-seat learning tomorrow (Tuesday). In a Facebook post from the district, they say that elementary students will return tomorrow (Tuesday) and will need their iPad and charger as they will be Zooming live with their teachers throughout the day. The building opens at 7:30 […]

Van-Far Schools Closing In Person Learning Until September Tenth After High School Student Tests Positive For COVID-19

The Van-Far Schools are announcing today (Thursday) they are canceling in-person learning and extracurricular activities due to a positive COVID-19 test by a high school student. Virtual learning will start tomorrow, (Friday) August 28th, and in person classes are scheduled to resume on September 10th. Van-Far Superintendent John Fortney said the decision was a preventative […]

Person Who Tested Positive For COVID-19 At Van-Far Elementary Open House

An open letter sent out yesterday (Tuesday) from the Van-Far R-1 Schools Superintendent is warning about a possible COVID-19 exposure. John Fortney said that a person who attended the Van-Far Elementary open house on August 21st, from 6pm-7pm, has tested positive for COVID-19. Anyone who was in attendance is asked to monitor for symptoms. This […]

The Van-Far Speech Team On KXEO Morning Show

The Van-Far Speech Team is performing at a very high level garnering several awards and placing with top finishes at competitions over the past several years. This morning Coach Tyler Oesch, along with members of the speech team junior Trevor Winders, sophomore Kiera Hayden and junior Harley Young joined AM 1340 KXEO and the Am […]

List of Cancellations For 2/5/20

Impending inclement winter weather is causing a host of cancellations today. Mexico Public Schools, St. Brendan in Mexico, Williams Center in Mexico, Callaway Head Start, Centralia R-6 and Centralia Head Start. The Callaway Senior Center in Fulton. The Audrain County Historical Society is closed today. The CMCA- Family Resource Center in Callaway County, Columbia College, […]

Ninth Annual Gary Filbert Classic Ends With Overtime Thriller

The 9th annual Gary Filbert Classic is complete. The Paris girls defeated North Callaway 55 to 33. North Callaway boys took out Paris 43-31. Community R-6 girls over Harrisburg 51-14. Harrisburg boys winning 61-23 over Community R-6. The Mexico girls defeated Van-Far 62-31. The night cap was an overtime thriller with Van-Far boys outlasting the […]

School Closings And Cancellations For 12/17/19

Many organizations and schools are closed for a second consecutive day due to winter weather today. Here are a list of the closings starting off with Mexico Public Schools,St. Brendan Mexico Callaway Head Start, Centralia Head Start, Centralia R-6,Community R-6, Fulton Public Schools. Hallsville R-4, Kingdom Christian Academy,North Callaway R-1, Sturgeon R-5, Van-Far R-1, and […]