Parents and guardians, Two full months under our belt and significant student learning is starting to happen. Our hope is that your child comes home every day having spent a great amount of time reading, writing, thinking and discussing various topics in all their classes. Creating life-long learners is no easy task but we’re fortunate for the opportunity to guide your children for 180 days [...]
VPS is taking steps to examine and refine its disciplinary policies and practices after a 2018-19 investigation by the Washington state attorney general’s office identified disproportionate outcomes.
Construction and upgrades are in progress at 28 district schools. Here's a rundown of the projects. Remodel and expansion projects Columbia River High School: Final design phase of remodel and expansion; construction scheduled to begin winter 2020 Early Childhood Special Education assessment center: Will move to remodeled McLoughlin classroom pod; remodel scheduled to begin spring 2020 Eisenhower Elementary School: Construction of two new K-3 classroom [...]
As of July 28, 2019, Washington state law removed the personal and philosophical exemption to the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine.
Positions originally identified as possible budget cuts preserved; associate principal moves Thanks to the availability of $6.5 million in one-time state levy equalization assistance and the use of $3.81 million in one-time money from district reserves, Vancouver Public Schools will preserve many of the positions originally identified as possible cuts in the 2019-20 school year. Among the positions restored are: 21 teachers 11.8 FTE counselors [...]
Students will get out of school at the standard time on June 3, 10 and 17.
EFFECTIVE JUNE 1ST, 2019, CHECKS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AS PAYMENT AT Jefferson. WE WILL ACCEPT CASH AND CREDIT/DEBIT CARDS. CHECKS WILL ONCE AGAIN BE ACCEPTED AT THE START OF THE NEXT SCHOOL YEAR.
Students will have a second opportunity to apply for the International Baccalaureate; Medical Arts; and Science, Math and Technology programs, as well as for Vancouver iTech Preparatory.
A district advisory group is concerned, however, that the use of one-time money from the state and the district’s financial reserve will result in another large shortfall for 2020-21.
Students who will be in sixth through eighth grades next school year should apply by June 14 for this summer camp.