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.
School is a place to learn to read and also to read to learn. Students begin learning letters and sounds and by the time they are through the primary grades they are reading longer passages and beginning to understand that reading is a skill they will need in all subject areas. Sometimes students begin to feel frustrated when they can’t keep up or the content [...]
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.
Opportunities include camps, free meals, school-readiness events and more!
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.