Mar 2019

Radon testing March 11-March 15 | Español | Русский | Chuukese

2019-03-06T12:34:12-07:00March 7th, 2019|School news|

During the week of March 11-March 15, 2019, Vancouver Public Schools’ facility support crews will begin routine testing for radon. The testing will monitor radon levels in frequently occupied rooms including classrooms and offices that are in contact with the ground or are directly above unoccupied areas of a basement. Upon receipt of results, [...]

Mar 2019

Curt’s message for the Month – February 2019

2019-03-07T14:59:20-07:00March 7th, 2019|School news|

Families, On February 4, 2018 we will kick off our third installment of our One Book, One School initiative. This year we will be reading Slacker, a tale of a middle school boy whose ultimate life goal is to win a video game contest called Rule the World. Cameron Boxer spends every moment he is [...]

Mar 2019

Curt’s Message of the Month – March

2019-03-07T14:56:40-07:00March 7th, 2019|School news|

Families, Last month I filled you in on our One Book, One School efforts for this year. Slacker seems to be a big hit. Since our kickoff in early February, students and staff have been engaging with the text and enjoying a variety of activities. They have been reading aloud, reading independently, engaging in Monday [...]

Feb 2019

A message from the superintendent

2019-02-27T11:45:57-07:00February 27th, 2019|School news|

Dear VPS community, If the legislature doesn't act on a comprehensive set of solutions to provide full funding for basic education, vital programs and services that serve students will be at-risk throughout the state. Today, the Seattle Times reports that 253 of the 295 Washington districts expect to face a budget shortfall next school year. [...]

Feb 2019

One Book, One School

2019-02-17T18:17:50-07:00February 17th, 2019|JL librarian blog, School news|

Our third annual One Book, One School experience is underway.  Everyone in the Jason Lee community, including students, teachers, paraeducators. clerks, counselors, administrators, secretaries, custodians, and all support staff, have received a copy of the book Slacker by Gordon Korman.  Over the course of five weeks, we will read the book together and engage in discussions and activities [...]

Feb 2019

Deadline to turn in school levy election ballots is Feb. 12

2019-02-08T09:40:55-07:00February 8th, 2019|School news|

Ballots are due on Tuesday for Vancouver Public Schools’ levy election. Two levies—an  education and operations levy and a technology levy are on the ballot. These levies are not new taxes. They will replace the levies expiring this year. Voters should vote both sides of the ballot. Ballots can be dropped in the mail (no [...]