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Important update about Friday evening and weekend activities

All Friday, Feb. 8, after-school and evening activities will be held as scheduled. The Friday night (2/8/19) basketball game at Columbia River High School vs. WF West has been canceled.  All weekend activities, athletic events and community use of schools are canceled for Saturday, Feb. 9, and Sunday, Feb. 10. All district buildings, including Propstra Aquatic Center and the Jim Parsley Community Center and pool, [...]

2019-02-08T14:13:26-07:00February 8th, 2019|Breaking news, Weather updates|

Deadline to turn in school levy election ballots is Feb. 12

Ballots are due on Tuesday for Vancouver Public Schools’ levy election. Two levies—an  education and operations levy and a technology levy are on the ballot. These levies are not new taxes. They will replace the levies expiring this year. Voters should vote both sides of the ballot. Ballots can be dropped in the mail (no postage necessary) and must be postmarked by Feb. 12. Ballots [...]

2019-02-08T09:40:55-07:00February 8th, 2019|School news|

Weather alert update: CLOSED on Tues., Feb. 5, 2019

All schools will be closed Tuesday, Feb. 5, due to icy conditions. All after-school and evening activities are canceled. Debido a las inclemencias del tiempo, todas las escuelas de “VPS” estarán cerradas 5/February/2019. Todas las escuelas de” VPS” estarán cerradas. Прослушайте важное сообщение из Ванкуверского школьного района. В связи с неблагоприятными погодными условиями, во вторник, 5 февраля все школы будут закрыты. Все занятия после школы [...]

2019-02-05T07:50:08-07:00February 5th, 2019|Breaking news, Weather updates|

Weather alert: 2-hour late start on Tues., Feb. 5, 2019 | Español | Русский | Chuukese

All VPS schools are on a two-hour late start on Tuesday, Feb. 5. No morning preschool or other morning activities. UPDATE: Buses are on snow routes this morning. Find more weather-related information. Español 5 Febrero Debido a las inclemencias del tiempo, todas las escuelas de “VPS” comenzarán 2 más tarde. Los autobuses funcionarán en las rutas establecidas para días nevados. Русский 5 февраля Прослушайте важное [...]

2019-02-05T07:38:31-07:00February 4th, 2019|Breaking news, Weather updates|

Principal’s corner: January 2019

Welcome back and happy new year! We anticipate an action packed year with great things happening every day at Thomas Jefferson. There are currently 865 students enrolled in our school which allows for countless opportunities for meaningful learning experiences on a daily basis. Our two focus elements are creating an intentional climate and culture and providing high quality instruction in every class. Student [...]

2019-01-28T12:17:50-07:00January 28th, 2019|Principal update, School news|

Time to apply for specialized programs and schools

VPS students can participate in magnet programs and programs of choice that allow them to pursue their unique interests. From the arts and STEM to welding, medicine, cooking and blended learning, there's something for everyone. Find out how to apply.

2019-01-16T09:24:50-07:00January 8th, 2019|School news|

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

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

2018-12-17T08:49:07-07:00December 10th, 2018|School news|
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