“The first thing I do is check in with the parent to address their basic needs,” said Nicole Loran-Graham, coordinator of the mobile FCRC. “‘How are you doing? Have you eaten? How are you staying warm? Have you slept?’"
Attention all current 4th-grade students! Sign up now to participate in the VPS 2017-18 instrumental program. We are excited to announce a new instrumental program for next year's 5th-grade students! All currently enrolled 4th-grade students [...]
Due to weather-related school closures in December 2016, the following designated snow-replacement days have been added to the school calendar: Monday, June 19, 2017 (full day) Tuesday, June 20, 2017 (two-hour early release) Wednesday, [...]
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 [...]
Dear students, families and guardians, At Vancouver Public Schools, we work hard everyday to ensure that our schools are inviting, respectful and safe learning environments for each student. We want all children and their [...]
All children have a right to a free public education, regardless of their actual or perceived immigration or citizenship status or that of their parents. Education leaders, teachers, students, and families, have asked questions [...]
Obtenga más información sobre la iniciativa electoral de emisión de bonos que mejoría todas las escuelas del distrito. La fecha límite para enviar las boletas de voto es el martes, 14 de febrero. [...]
Vancouver Public Schools Superintendent Steve Webb will request an emergency instructional-day waiver, subject to school board approval on Feb. 14, from the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Did you know that research shows just two missed days of school every month, even in kindergarten, can cause a child to suffer academically and decrease the chances that he or she will graduate? While some absences are unavoidable, they quickly add up.
Washington State University Vancouver student Adriana Benitez stood in front of teacher Katherine Howard’s fifth-grade class at King Elementary. “How many of you are excited to go to college?” she asked.
Every time he pulls up to a school, bus driver John Ringold says the same thing to his young passengers: “I’m proud of you and I care about you. Please be safe, respectful, responsible and cooperative. Thank you and have a wonderful day. You’re awesome.”