Due to Governor Reynold's proclamation yesterday, we will only be allowing two spectators per student-athlete/participant for all winter extra and co-curricular events beginning immediately until further notice. This includes all junior high and high school events. Each student-athlete/participant in grades 7-12 will be given two COVID passes for admission to the event. Only those with COVID passes will be granted entry. Masks will be required for all events. More information on the guidelines is posted in the document below.

Congratulations to Bridget and Maris Cameron!

Congratulations to Bridget and Maris Cameron!!! They were selected for All-State Orchestra and All-State Band, respectively. Although they will not...
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Congratulations to Bridget and Maris Cameron!

AWV COVID Information

Click this link to be directed to our Google Site with AWV COVID information.  --> https://sites.google.com/view/awv-20-21-info/home
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AWV COVID Information

Food Service Program

Ar-We-Va students have the opportunity to have one free breakfast and one free lunch each day school is scheduled beginning September 14, 2020,...
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Food Service Program

From the Nurse’s Desk : When to Stay Home

From the nurse's desk Hello parents and students! As we get started into the new school year, I know there...
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From the Nurse’s Desk : When to Stay Home

(Final) Return to Learn Plan

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(Final) Return to Learn Plan

Situated in an agricultural area in western Iowa, Ar-We-Va Community Schools serves the three rural towns of Arcadia, Westside, and Vail. Together these three towns have a combined population of 1200 people. The school is a great source of pride to many generations in the community; therefore, the staff and the three communities remain committed to exemplifying our mission statement and placing a strong emphasis on creating meaningful learning opportunities for students academically, socially, emotionally, and physically.

2016 Blue Ribbon School Image

Rural schools in Iowa face challenges in providing students with an excellent education because of declining enrollment and limited funding. Ar-We-Va proactively searches for solutions to give students a variety of opportunities despite these challenges. Recently, Ar-We-Va entered into a partial day sharing agreement with a neighboring school district. This agreement allows Ar-We-Va to keep its small school feels while giving students more academic options. Our district also utilizes two local community colleges to provide our students with a jump-start on their post-secondary plans. Our students continually chose to pursue secondary educational opportunities, leading them to become responsible citizens of the 21st century.

A key to success is the true commitment among all stakeholders to hold every individual and every student to high expectations. As a result of this commitment, our students are well prepared to become productive, responsible citizens in a world that requires competent, goal-oriented individuals. We are Ar-We-Va proud!