"Participation in Vinton-Shellsburg extra-curricular athletics and activities provides individuals the opportunity to become good citizens by displaying sportsmanship, dedication, effort, responsibility and the desire to be successful. In return, it offers equitable opportunities, positive recognition and learning experiences to students while maximizing the achievement of educational goals.   

Extra-curricular athletics and activities here at Vinton-Shellsburg, instill a sense of pride in community, teach life-long lessons of teamwork and self-discipline and facilitate the physical and emotional development of our students."