Curt’s Message of the Month – March

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 [...]

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

A message from the superintendent

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. [...]

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

One Book, One School

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 [...]

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

Important update about Friday evening and weekend activities

All Friday, Feb. 8, after-school and evening activities will be held as scheduled. The Friday night (2/8/19) basketball game at Columbia River High School vs. WF West has been canceled.  All weekend activities, athletic events and community use of schools are canceled for Saturday, Feb. 9, and Sunday, Feb. 10. All district buildings, including Propstra [...]

2019-02-08T14:13:26-07:00February 8th, 2019|Breaking news, Weather updates|