Bridget & Maris Cameron attend All-State Festival

Maris Cameron and Bridget Cameron participated in the 73rd Annual All-State Festival held in Ames on Saturday, November 23.  Maris...
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Bridget & Maris Cameron attend All-State Festival

Veteran’s Day

The Ar-We-Va Community School District hosted a Veteran’s Day Program on Monday, November 11, to honor area veterans for their...
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Veteran’s Day

Northwest Iowa Choral Directors Association Middle School Honor Choir Festival

The 7th and 8th-grade middle school choir students had the opportunity to participate in the Northwest Iowa Choral Directors Association...
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Northwest Iowa Choral Directors Association Middle School Honor Choir Festival

HS Honor Choir Performs

The HS Choir participated in the Rolling Valley Conference Honor Choir Festival yesterday in Coon Rapids.  They spent the day...
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HS Honor Choir Performs

State Solo Dance

These two talented ladies performed Saturday at State Dance Solo in Newton.  Elizabeth Brunner and Bridget Cameron both received a...
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State Solo Dance

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!