State laws, district policies will continue to protect transgender students

A statement from the state superintendent assures that Washington schools will treat transgender students "consistent with the student's gender identity." Washington state law continues to protect transgender students from discrimination in school, in spite of a recent change in federal guidance on the matter. Read the full press release from the Office of Superintendent of [...]

Counselor’s corner: Learning style strategies and tips

The term “learning styles” helps us understand that every person has different ways of learning material. A person’s learning style refers to the way in which the person interacts, processes, understands, and remembers information. It is important for educators, families, and students to understand the differences in learning styles so that they can practice strategies [...]

2017-03-14T15:42:46+00:00 March 10th, 2017|counselors|

Student drop off and pick up

Just a reminder that parents that drop off and pick up their students must do that from the NORTH parking lot. When you leave the parking lot all cars MUST TURN RIGHT to avoid congestion. We will have signs up and our crossing guards will be out to help direct traffic. Drive safely so that [...]

2017-03-09T16:25:25+00:00 March 9th, 2017|School news|

Principal update: March 2017

Dear Families, Last week we had a family engagement night involving our One School, One Book project. The night was a culmination of a month’s worth of activities that centered on Wonder by RJ Palacio. Our stu-dents, teachers and community had engaged in lessons, making book marks, self portraits, rock paint-ing, writing, reading and discussing. [...]

2017-03-09T16:19:24+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Principal update|

Safe schools are a VPS commitment

Dear students, families and guardians, At Vancouver Public Schools, we work hard everyday to ensure that our schools are inviting, respectful and safe learning environments for each student. We want all children and their families to know they are valued members of our culturally rich and diverse learning community. To follow up previous communication [...]