Online registration for the 2018-19 school year is NOW OPEN! Get a jump on things and complete the first part of registration early to make Registration and Meet & Greet day on August 1 quick and easy! Simply click on My Accounts and Online Forms under the "My Accounts" tab to join and/or update your family information, pay for your child's classroom dues and other fees, and donate to the Annual Fund!
*Please note that July 13 is the deadline to order Spirit Wear that will be available for pickup on August 1. Get your sizes and preferences now! A limited number of items will be for sale that day.
Mrs. Crenshaw is Region 1 Principal of the Year!
Together with the administration and staff of Vanderlyn Elementary School, the PTO is proud to announce that our principal, Mrs. Tracey Crenshaw, has been named Region 1 Principal of the Year by the DeKalb County School District. Region 1 consists of twenty-three high schools, middle schools, and elementary schools in the district.
For the past ten years, the Vanderlyn community has continually thrived under the leadership of Mrs. Crenshaw during her tenure as assistant principal and principal. Congratulations to Mrs. Crenshaw for this well-deserved honor!
ACYA Youth Football and Cheer
Tackle football, flag football, and cheer start at Murphey Candler Park at the end of July! All coaches are USA Football certified; SAFETY is our number one priority! Helmets and Shoulder Pads are included in registration fee for Tackle. Teams are competitively balanced, and every kid is guaranteed to play entire game at a starting position. Kids and Families come first! Come Run with the Colts and have so much fun!
ACYA (Atlanta Colts Youth Association) has a long and proud football heritage. Our youth have been playing football and cheering for 50+ years at our local park, and this is a program that serves and gives back to OUR COMMUNITY! For every Vanderlyn student that signs up, $10 will be donated back to Vanderlyn.
It's not too late to sign up, more information available at www.atlantacolts.com!
Fall 2018 Principal Advisory Council Elections
The candidate declaration window for 2018-2019 Principal Advisory Council (formerly School Council) elections will be open through August 31.
Complete the candidate declaration form on the site below to run for a position on Vanderlyn's Council.
Principal Advisory Councils bring parents, school employees, students and community members together to create a better understanding of and mutual respect for each other's perspectives and share ideas for increasing student achievement and performance.
What is the role of the Principal Advisory Council?
* Act as a link between the school and the community
* Encourage the engagement of parents and other stakeholders within the school community
* Work to increase student achievement through transparent operations and shared best practices
* Review the Continuous School Improvement Plan and monitor progress toward goals
* Participate in the selection of the school principal