Upcoming Events

    Hour of Code December 8th!
    On Friday, December 8th, Dr. Matt Patitz, a Computer Science professor at the UofA, will be joining our 2nd, 3rd, and 4th classrooms for an Hour of Code!...
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    Vandergriff's Spirit Night Thu, December 7, 10am – 6pm
    Kindness and Joy Toys on Fayetteville Square Thu, December 7, 10am – 6pm ...
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    MAP TESTING Nov 29th - Dec 8th!
    MAP Growth is a computer adaptive test created by NWEA that FPS students in grades K-8 will take three times per school year. The results provide teacher...
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News & Highlights

Kindergartners check out library books4th graders sing at Naturals gameMr. Mirus throws the first pitch at Naturals gameArtwork for stage

4th graders sing at Naturals game

Mr. Mirus throws the first pitch at Naturals game

Designed by Julie Efurd, mother of Aspen and Jackson. Painted and created by wonderful Kindergarten moms and dads.

National Blue Ribbon School

 Vandergriff Elementary School is one of the 335 schools in the nation to be honored. Only four Arkansas schools were named Blue Ribbon Schools for 2015.

This is the second Blue Ribbon Award for Vandergriff. The school was also recognized as a Blue Ribbon School in 2009.

Vandergriff Elementary was also ranked the #2 elementary school in Arkansas! Vandergriff was also ranked #3 among Arkansas elementary schools in math and #3 in literacy.

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Ms. Tate's December Research 
Question of the Month

 The United States has many cities with unusual names.  One such city is called North Pole.  That is the real name of the city!

In what state would you find this city?