The Vermillion Public Schools Foundation was founded in 2006 by citizens wishing to support the public education system in Vermillion, SD.  It is our belief that good public schools are the result of many people; teachers, administrators, parents and the general citizenry, all of whom understand that in today’s world, we can achieve more when working together in a public-private partnership. The motto of the VPSF is “To support opportunities for life-long learners in a diverse world.” That can best be accomplished together.

The VPSF allows citizens a tax-deductible means to directly support educational opportunities for Vermillion schoolchildren that cannot be funded by local, state, or federal dollars. The VPSF also works to enrich existing curricular, co-curricular and extra co-curricular programs with supplemental funding to create a learning environment that ensures our students are avid readers, logical thinkers, and creative writers. 

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The VPS Foundation is a network for Vermillion High School alumni to connect with their alma mater. The Foundation is working to update its email records in order to better serve our alumni. If you are the contact for your class (i.e., plan reunions, keep track of classmates), we request that you contact us! Alums, please contact us!

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Recent Updates

Vermillion Middle School staff and students made a $1,001 donation to the Special Olympics of South Dakota for the upcoming Polar Plunge next Saturday (Feb. 24) at the Old Lumber Company (OLC) at 2 p.m. This donation was raised through a “penny war,” a 3-week competition among the three grade levels. Each grade placed coins in their own bucket for positive points, and put bills in their competitor’s buckets for negative points. The 7th grade won, with the 6th grade coming in close behind. Congratulations to all on a great achievement! ... See MoreSee Less

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Kim Johnson, principal of Austin School in Vermillion, was recognized in the Legislature this week, for her being named this year’s Outstanding Elementary Principal by the School Administrators of South Dakota. Congratulations, Mrs. Johnson! ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations to the VHS Wrestling Team! As reported in the Plain Talk: “The Vermillion High School wrestling team had four wrestlers reach the 100-career win mark and one reach 200 wins. The three seniors, junior and sophomore all earned the milestone win during the 2017-18 season. The 100-win mark was reached by junior Ryne Whisler, far left, at 132, senior Brett Culver, middle left, at 182, senior Brody Surrell, middle, at 220, and sophomore Lucas Anglin, far right, at 126. Senior Trey Hage, middle right, has now won more than 200 matches and this season wrestles at 145.” ... See MoreSee Less

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