School news

Dec 2018

Vancouver voters to consider two replacement levies | Español | Русский | Chuukese

2018-12-10T10:36:34+00:00December 10th, 2018|School news|

These levies are not new taxes. If approved, they would replace existing levies that expire at the end of 2019.

Dec 2018

Working to help all VPS students be “Future Ready” one library at a time!

2018-12-10T09:39:28+00:00December 10th, 2018|Librarian blog, School news|

by Traci Chun | Teacher Librarian | Skyview High School You may have heard the term “Future Ready” or thought about what schools are doing to help support students for future careers and industries. Future Ready Schools is a national effort to provide students with digital learning opportunities and help move school districts toward preparing [...]

Dec 2018

Blended learning: Student tested, teacher approved

2018-12-10T11:29:39+00:00December 10th, 2018|School news|

  Since its introduction nearly seven years ago, Vancouver Public Schools’ one-to-one technology program has expanded to provide digital tools to all students in grades three through 12. Training and professional development for teachers and administrators are major components of VPS’ successful one-to-one technology program. Instructional technology facilitators—teachers on special assignment—lead the work to ensure [...]

Dec 2018

Prepare now for possible winter weather school closures

2018-12-05T14:56:15+00:00December 5th, 2018|School news|

Be ready Winter weather conditions can be difficult to predict, but there are a few steps you can take to prepare for possible school closures or delays. Make sure your contact information is up to date so the school staff can reach you if necessary. Know how to receive school closure information and where to [...]

Oct 2018

Summer and fall 2018 construction and upgrades

2018-10-17T12:01:22+00:00October 17th, 2018|School news|

Groundbreakings kick off construction Over the past four months, groundbreaking ceremonies for Marshall and Ogden elementaries, McLoughlin Middle School and Vancouver iTech Preparatory kicked off construction work to rebuild those schools from the ground up. Pending unforeseen delays, Marshall and Ogden are projected to open in fall 2019, with iTech following in [...]

Sep 2018

Pop-up food pantries scheduled Sept. 4-7 for VPS students and families | Español | Русский

2018-09-04T16:08:00+00:00September 4th, 2018|School news|

Available food items will include snacks, breakfast items, bread and bagels, lunch items, fresh produce and more.

Aug 2018

Washington State 2018 Healthy Youth Survey

2018-08-31T13:07:29+00:00August 31st, 2018|School news|

Our district is participating in the Washington State 2018 Healthy Youth Survey during fall 2018. The Healthy Youth survey includes questions related to physical activity and diet, unintentional and intentional injury, substance use, risk and protective factors, access to school-based services, and sexual behaviors, abuse and orientation. Survey results are used by schools, communities and [...]

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