by Traci Chun | Teacher Librarian | Skyview High School You may have heard the term “Future Ready” or thought about what schools are doing to help support students for future careers and industries. Future Ready Schools is a national effort to provide students with digital learning opportunities and help move school districts toward preparing [...]
by Traci Chun | Teacher Librarian | Skyview High School Shh! Shh! Shh! Gone are the days of the library being a silent space filled with books and a shushing librarian. Today’s libraries are filled with technology, innovation, learning, and yes, books. As information is shared globally with only a few keystrokes, the need [...]
by Eric Bindewald | Teacher Librarian | Sacajawea Elementary School Marshall accidentally “buzzed in” due to the adrenaline rush that took control of his pointer finger. Teammates turned to Marshall with bated breath while he stared at the emcee as though he was just caught peeing in the library. The five seconds of silence seemed [...]
All third- through eighth-grade VPS students are invited to participate in this fun, free program. Find out how to enroll.
Opportunities include camps, free meals, school-readiness events and more!
This summer, artists may participate in a variety of activities, including dance, acting, music and the visual arts. All opportunities are taught by certified teachers and are offered free to students currently enrolled in Vancouver Public Schools.
The Young Filmmakers Project is the district's showcase for student films and video productions. Jason Lee students, who are learning how to communicate with video, made commercials which are featured in this episode.
It’s that time of year again to dust off your running shoes and get ready for the 2017 track season set to begin on April 10th. Track is open to all students grades six through eight. Students can participate in a wide range of events from running in the 1600, 800, 400, 200, 100, relays [...]
The Bowling Season has come to an end this year. The team showed tremendous growth over the season. They increased their overall score almost every single meet with the highest overall cumulative score being 1327. The top ten bowlers competed at the district tournament last week and Tiffany Tran came away with a 5th place [...]
Every family has positive characteristics and every family has times of struggle. When life becomes chaotic or unexpected stressors occur, it is important to lean on supports and resources. Protective factors are the strengths and resources that families use when life struggles come. Research shows that using these strengths can help families stay strong and [...]