A silver color metal and enameled device 1 1/4 inches (3.18 cm) in width overall consisting of a green vertical diamond shape, bearing a silver vertical diamond shape, displaying a gray pointer, between four white stars at each vertex. Above the diamond, two pointers proper running upwards towards a silver star at center top vertices. Attached to the base a white scroll inscribed “VAN BUREN HIGH SCHOOL” in silver letters.
The Green diamond shape represents the Arkansas Ozark Mountains. The diamond charged with four white stars signify: (1) the Van Buren community established in 1818, (2) the early settlers to this area, (3) Thomas Philips who purchased the land rights and (4) the school district founded in 1927. The pointer bird dog is the school’s mascot, which was used in hunting game to sustain life in the early pioneer days. The star at the top represents the early pioneer spirit.
The shoulder loop insignia was authorized 20 June 2014.