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Winter Sports starting soon!

WINTER SPORTS . . . Early winter – Wrestling and Girls’ Basketball, practice starts 10/24/17 Wrestling is open to all 6th, 7th, and 8th graders (boys and girls). No experience necessary. Come out and challenge yourself. Our season will focus on developing the fundamentals of wrestling, as well as develop athletic skills that are common [...]

2017-10-09T14:15:19+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Athletic news|

Principal update: October 2017

Dear TJMS Parents/Guardians: It has been a busy, but very good beginning to the new school year. I want to thank everyone for attending Curriculum Night on September 19th. As we begin the year and start to settle in, we have implemented WIN-WIN (What I Need, When It’s Needed). This program is designed to provide [...]

2017-10-09T14:09:27+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Principal update|

Principal update: September 2017

Dear TJMS Parents/Guardians: I want to thank all who attended our “Back School” activities on August 29th. It was a great turn out and our first step in partnering together to make the 2016-2017 school year a success. Welcome back and it’s been a great start to the new school year. The start of a [...]

2017-10-09T14:02:35+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Principal update|

A message from the superintendent

Dear families, guardians and students: 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. In light of recent action [...]

2017-09-11T09:26:30+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Safe and supportive, Supt news|

Update: Sept. 7 outdoor activities

Outdoor activities are approved for Thursday, Sept. 7, except for students with asthma, respiratory infections, heart and lung disease and diabetes. These students are to remain indoors unless they have written permission from their parents to participate in outdoor activities and athletics.  

2017-09-07T08:34:31+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Breaking news, Weather updates|

Update for Wednesday, Sept. 6

This update posted Sept. 6 at 11:33 a.m. The Vancouver area remains under an unhealthy air warning Wednesday. Students will remain indoors for recess and physical education until further notice. After-school activities and practices will be moved indoors or canceled. Outdoor athletic games scheduled for Wednesday will be postponed. District administrators will continue to monitor [...]

2017-09-06T12:12:18+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Breaking news, Weather updates|

Air quality update

Due to poor air quality from regional forest fires, all schools are holding recess and physical education classes indoors today, Tuesday, Sept. 5. Currently, the National Weather Service is reporting an air quality warning in effect until 10 p.m. tonight. After-school athletic practices will take place indoors or be canceled. Tonight’s Columbia River and [...]

2017-09-05T17:19:10+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Breaking news, Weather updates|

Heat advisory for Tuesday, Sept. 5

Posted Sunday, Sept. 3 A heat advisory issued by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is expected to continue through Tuesday evening, Sept. 5. Administrators at Vancouver Public Schools are monitoring the situation, which is currently classified as a “red flag warning” due to hot temperatures and dry conditions. Smoke from regional forest fires [...]

2017-09-05T12:30:20+00:00 September 3rd, 2017|Breaking news, Weather updates|

Makerspace is fun at TJMS

Makerspace encourages students to tinker, play, investigate, problem solve and explore. This is a space in the library that is available to students before school, after school and during lunch. Thank you to all who have brought in donations for this great program! We are still in need or more! Please drop off any donations [...]

2017-08-30T16:23:20+00:00 August 30th, 2017|School news|
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