Vicksburg Community Schools

Board of Education

Meeting Agendas & Minutes

Policies & Guidelines

Public Notices

The Board of Education, which consists of seven members, is the elected policy-making body for the Vicksburg Community Schools District. Their primary responsibility, among others, is to provide the Vicksburg Community with a system of free, public education for students in grades K-12.

Operating under the the authority of Michigan Law the Board is responsible for:

Through its role of long-range policy development and other critical functions, the Board not only provides for the basic education of students in a safe environment, they work with administration and staff to offer the most effective education programs and district support services to achieve excellence in education. This provides an opportunity to develop each student's potential, to develop the unique capabilities of all students, and to instill knowledge and skills necessary for each student to be productive and adaptive in our changing world.

Board Meetings

Board Meetings

The Board of Education holds regular meetings 12 times each year, generally on the second Monday of the month (April meeting, 3rd Monday). Unless otherwise noted, all meetings begin at 7 p.m. and are normally held in the Board Room of the Administration Building.

Upon request to the Superintendent, the District shall make reasonable accommodations for a disabled person to be able to participate in meetings scheduled to be held at the Vicksburg Administration Building.

Meeting agendas and minutes are posted online at BoardBook.org click here for direct access.

The schedule is as follows:

  • September 8:Administration Building
  • October 13:Sunset Lake
  • November 10: Tobey
  • December 8: Administration Building
  • January 12: High School - PAC
  • February 2: Administration Building - 6:00 p.m.
  • February 9: Middle School - Library
  • March 9: Indian Lake - Library
  • April 20: High School - PAC
  • May 11: Administration Building - PAC
  • June 8: Middle School - Library
  • June 30: Administration Building - Special Meeting 6:00 p.m.

Meet the Board

Meet the Board

Vicksburg Board of Education: Christina (Tina) Forsyth,Wil Emmert, Dr. Dave Schriemer, Rudy Callen, Dr. Carol Lohman, Virgil (Skip) Knowles, and Tom Danielson.

Leadership, service and education

The Board of Education is an advocate for all students, parents and educators within the Vicksburg Community Schools system. The Board is committed to creating policies and finding the tools and resources to improve student achievement and ensure that all students receive a high quality education that prepares them for the demands of the workplace, post secondary education and citizenship.

(To view a board member's biography, click their name)

Virgil (Skip) Knowles
President | Term expires: 2018
5985 East W Ave. - Vicksburg, MI 49097 - (269) 649-1312


Carol Lohman
Vice-President | Term expires: 2018
13624 South 32nd St. - Vicksburg, MI 49097 - (269) 649-2041

Tom Danielson
Term expires: 2014
6225 East TU Ave. - Vicksburg, MI 49097 - (269) 649-1373

Rudy Callen
Term expires: 2016
1963 East Y Avenue - Vicksburg, MI 49097 - (269) 649-2360

Wilber Emmert
Term expires: 2014
15317 Portage Rd. - Vicksburg, MI 49097 - (269) 649-3852

Christina Forsyth
Term expires: 2016
11937 South 26th St. - Vicksburg, MI 49097 - (269) 649-2437

David Schriemer
Term expires: 2016
14105 Waterview - Vicksburg, MI 49097 - (269) 649-4836


Policies & Guidelines

Policies & Guidelines

The Board uses a specialized service designed to provide school districts with a central repository for Policies and Administrative Guidelines. The information, stored in electronic format, can be easily downloaded or printed from any computer. To Access Board Policies & Guidelines, CLICK HERE.

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Public Notices

Public Notices

State and Federal Laws require school districts publish some form of public notice on certain matters. We have combined all required notices into a single document. To download/print these Public Notices, CLICK HERE.