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Jan 2020

Weather alert: 2-hour late start for Fri., Jan. 17

2020-01-17T15:40:32-08:00January 17th, 2020|Homepage lead story|

All VPS schools are on a two-hour late start on Friday, Jan. 17. Buses are on regular routes but will arrive two hours later than usual. No morning preschool or other morning activities. Español Debido a las inclemencias del tiempo, todas las escuelas de “VPS” comenzarán 2 más tarde. Русский В связи с неблагоприятными погодными условиями, занятия во всех школах начнутся на 2 часа позже.

Apr 2019

Tell us about your school!

2019-04-11T13:18:43-07:00April 15th, 2019|Elementary schools, Secondary schools (6-12)|

Is your child excited to go to school? Do you feel welcome at your child's school? Does the school keep you well-informed about school activities? We're asking for your feedback about your child's school and want to hear your thoughts about important school characteristics including academic preparation, student support, family engagement, safety and accessibility of school leaders. Take the survey now! Things to know [...]

Feb 2018

Weather update: Feb. 20

2018-02-20T10:52:30-08:00February 20th, 2018|Breaking news, Weather updates|

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 at 2:05 p.m. Students will be bused to their home [...]

Jan 2017

Weekend weather alert: schools closed, activities canceled

2017-01-13T12:21:50-08:00January 13th, 2017|School news|

All Vancouver Public Schools are closed and activities are canceled for the weekend, January 14 through 16. This includes VPS activities associated with the Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday. The Jim Parsley Community Center and Propstra Aquatic Center will be closed all weekend as well. updated: 1/13/17

Jan 2017

WEATHER ALERT for Thurs, Jan. 12: ALL SCHOOLS CLOSED; DISTRICT OFFICES CLOSED TO PUBLIC

2017-01-12T08:36:13-08:00January 11th, 2017|School news|

All schools will be closed on Thursday, Jan. 12, due to weather. All activities, sports, performing arts, and building rental activities are canceled. Find more weather-related information. All district offices, the Jim Parsley Community Center and Propstra Aquatic Center will be closed to the public as well. Last updated: Thursday, January 12, 2017 Updated: Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 3:34 p.m.

Jan 2017

WEATHER ALERT for Wednesday, Jan. 11: ALL SCHOOLS CLOSED; DISTRICT OFFICES CLOSED TO PUBLIC

2017-01-11T07:46:29-08:00January 10th, 2017|School news|

All schools will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 11, due to weather. All district offices, the Jim Parsley Community Center and Propstra Aquatic Center will be closed to the public as well. All activities, sports, performing arts, and building rental activities are canceled. Find more weather-related information. Last updated: Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Dec 2016

Weather alert for Friday, Dec. 16: ALL SCHOOLS CLOSED

2017-01-03T15:05:28-08:00December 15th, 2016|School news|

All schools will be closed on Friday, Dec. 16, 2016, due to weather. All activities, sports, performing arts, and building rental activities are canceled. Find more weather-related information or see which days will be used as snow makeup days. Last updated: Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017