After-school and evening activities are canceled today, Feb. 20, for VPS elementary, middle and high schools. Exceptions are optional practices until 4 p.m. for Skyview basketball, Columbia River basketball and Skyview Stormbots. Schools that typically end later in the day—Vancouver Flex Academy, Lieser Campus, Vancouver iTech Preparatory and Vancouver School of Arts and Academics—are closing [...]
What does a school counselor do? The answer may surprise you.
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.
We have good news! Vancouver Public Schools is launching a new electronic flyer distribution tool called Peachjar. To view school-approved digital flyers, simply click the “Extra” button on your school’s website. You’ll find it located under your school activities tab. This system will save our schools tons of paper and reduce copy costs by thousands [...]
The proposed new standards improve coherence, alignment and readability.
VPS students can participate in magnet programs and programs of choice that allow them to pursue their unique interests. From the arts and STEM to welding, medicine, cooking and blended learning, there's something for everyone. Find out how to apply for the 2017-18 school year.
Learning something new, seeing friends and teachers, lunch time or recess... the reasons why you come to school are endless! Tell us why attendance matters to you and you could win prize!
Three teachers, a registrar and an associate principal are this month's winners.
Bond-funded upgrades and design work for several replacement schools and the new Vancouver iTech Preparatory building are making daily progress throughout the district. An update on the projects was presented to the board of directors at the Nov. 14 school board work session. Core planning teams from McLoughlin Middle School and Marshall and Ogden [...]
Class-size reductions, playground improvements and turf field installations are among the upcoming projects.