The assignment was just one project students have explored in their school’s makerspace.
The new Truman Elementary School won’t open until fall 2020, but the public is invited to a preview of the future school. Preliminary architectural designs will be unveiled at an open house on Tuesday, March [...]
The public is invited to see the final design of Ogden Elementary School at an open house on Thursday, March 8, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. A virtual tour of the new school will simulate [...]
We have good news! Vancouver Public Schools is launching a new electronic flyer distribution tool called Peachjar. To view school-approved digital flyers, simply click the “Extra” button on your school’s website. You’ll find it located [...]
The public is invited to preview the preliminary architectural designs of Marshall Elementary, McLoughlin Middle School and Lieser Campus at an open house on Wednesday, Jan. 24, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Attendees will be [...]
Vancouver Public Schools announced today that Dr. Michael Stromme, the superintendent of Washougal School District since July 2015, plans to rejoin the VPS executive team as associate superintendent for administrative services. The job change is [...]
Bond-funded upgrades and design work for several replacement schools and the new Vancouver iTech Preparatory building are making daily progress throughout the district. An update on the projects was presented to the board of [...]
Columbia River’s Sophie Landers not just another brick in the wall Published by Clark County Talk, Nov. 16, 2017 Sophie Landers doesn’t seem like the type to get all nostalgic and weepy. But the Columbia [...]
A partnership with Fort Vancouver Regional Library District will provide digital access to eBooks and resources for students in Vancouver Public Schools for reading and research. Connect FVRL will launch Oct. 30 as a [...]
Preliminary designs of the new school incorporate community and child-friendly spaces.
PTA and community partners make new Salmon Creek Elementary path a dream come true.
The new Peter S. Ogden Elementary won't open until fall 2019, but the public is invited to a preview of the future school. Preliminary architectural designs will be unveiled at an open house on Thursday, [...]
New homework guidelines for Vancouver Public Schools will allow more time for younger students to enjoy family learning activities after the school day is over.
Photo source: The Columbian Three teams from Fort Vancouver High School Center for International Studies took part in the Southwest Washington MESA Day competition at Washington State University Vancouver on April 15. [...]
Pictured: front, Rebecca Batman; center, Karinna Aguas; back, Sharon Njoroge At 6:30 a.m., one hour before the school day would officially start, a small group of students gathered at Fort [...]
A statement from the state superintendent assures that Washington schools will treat transgender students "consistent with the student's gender identity." Washington state law continues to protect transgender students from discrimination in school, in spite of [...]
This Wednesday, March 1, high school juniors throughout the district have the opportunity to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test during the school day. SAT School Day is offered to make the three-and-a-half-hour exam available to [...]
Vancouver Public Schools was noted in a White House briefing for its work to significantly reduce district assessments. The Dec. 7 release covered work-to-date about President Obama’s Testing Action Plan, which “asked the U.S. Department [...]
Vancouver Public Schools has been named a Top Digital District for 2016 by the Learning Counsel, a research institute that provides information, training and support for schools on digital content and instruction. The honor recognizes [...]
Fourth-grade teacher Bernardo Rodriguez didn't mind getting a little wet at the Harney Elementary School carnival. He willingly sat under a dangling water balloon while students lined up for a chance to hit a [...]
Superintendent Steven Webb speaks with AASA Executive Director Dan Domenech about removing barriers to student success. Webb explains how educators in Vancouver Public Schools are changing the future for their students through hope, opportunity and agency. Listen to [...]
Update, Sept. 2, 2016: Additional testing over summer 2016 found one water source of concern. Read the full update. Results of district water testing for lead found the water to be safe in all schools. [...]
Vancouver Public Schools Superintendent Steven Webb was a guest of President Barack Obama on Tuesday, May 3. Webb was invited to the White House Great Educators Event to honor the 2016 National Teacher of the Year, [...]
Superintendent Steve Webb prefaced preliminary budget recommendations with the following statement to the Board of Directors. “This afternoon, we are presenting a set of preliminary 2016-17 budget recommendations. As we’ve briefed you previously, there is [...]
Educators and volunteers are being recognized from throughout the county by the local non-profit group Identity Clark County (ICC). The Real Heroes program honors exemplary educators as part of its Land Here, Live Here, Learn Here [...]
Vancouver, Wash. — Vancouver Public Schools is one of 25 school districts in the nation commended by the White House for its commitment in support of President Barack Obama’s initiative to expand computer science curricula [...]
Webb one of four finalists for American Association of School Administrators’ award OLYMPIA — The American Association of School Administrators (AASA), the nation’s top professional association for school system leaders, has named Dr. Steven Webb, [...]