Be Active and Healthy at Van Hise with the Walk ‘n Roll Program!

Van Hise Elementary encourages every student to walk, bike, and scoot to and from school with the new Walk ‘n Roll Program. Leave the cars behind, get to school on your feet, and earn fun rewards while doing it! How can your family be part of it? Choose one (or more!) of the 4 options that will be offered this coming year:


A walking school bus is a group of children walking to school with one or more adults (the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend one adult for every six elementary school-age children). It’s like a carpool, but without a car, and with lots of added benefits! Here are some of them:

  • kids get fresh air in the morning and arrive at school alert and ready to learn
  • kids get good exercise before and... Read more

Grants (typically $200/year for full-time teachers) are awarded annually. Unique grant requests from teachers are also accepted.

Teachers are treated to a wonderful potluck meal provided by VHE families and fabulous door prizes, as well as many other special activities throughout the week.

Watch the school newsletter and backpack mail for information about how you and your student can get involved and show our teachers how much we appreciate them!

If you'd like to help with organizing this year's Teacher Appreciation Week, contact Emily. 

Memories like this come once in a lifetime!

Remember all your friends, favorite teachers, classes, games, fun, music, art, events, fashion, field trips and everything in between with your very own VHE Yearbook.

Order your VHE Yearbook now to reserve your copy.

The price of the book in full color is $10.

To place your order, complete this order form and return it to your child’s teacher with your payment in an envelope marked “Yearbook,” by Friday, April 7, 2017.... Read more

PTO Newsletter: PTO, school, and District news.

Yearbook: The year in review.

Student Directory: The VHE phone book.

This year marks the 4th annual Backyard Bites Program at Van Hise Elementary School. Modeled on Farm to School and Homegrown Snack Programs around the country and region, our goal is to provide a healthy snack, created from locally grown and produced fruits, vegetables, dairy products and grains to all 400 plus students once each month. In addition to raising awareness of what foods are grown in Wisconsin, we also hope to introduce students to foods they may not have tried before.

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