A student-created PSA finds beauty in the unique.
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 [...]
Sasha Thomas, a senior at Vancouver iTech Preparatory, and Carson Mowrer, a senior at Skyview High School, want to bring the pastime to people with visual impairments.
In the five-and-a-half months since local voters approved the bond measure to rebuild or upgrade every single school in the district, VPS has been hard at work fulfilling its promise to taxpayers.
How does hate manifest and spread? What are the implications of vitriol? In answering these questions, students work toward becoming leaders in a more compassionate future.
The honorees were selected based on their performance and promise in the fields of science, math and technology.
The new school building will be located on approximately 5 acres of leased land northeast of the main WSU Vancouver campus.
Planning is underway for the first phase of several construction projects. Find out the timeline for construction.
The contest honors local educators making an impact on students, families and colleagues.
Two teachers, two clerks, a secretary and a music specialist all received the final Excellence Award of the 2016-17 school year.
Vancouver Public Schools partners with WSU Vancouver and Clark College to provide a science, technology, engineering and math pathway from K-12 to higher education.
Atomic Raven Force bested 50 competitors and took home the Excellence Award.
Nine of the 22 Clark County high school seniors who are nominated for the 2017 General George C. Marshall Youth Leadership Award are from Vancouver schools.
The construction schedule prioritizes eligibility for state assistance funding and completing projects on time and within budget.
Ballots were mailed to voters who live within the district's boundaries on Friday, Jan. 27. The election is Tuesday, Feb. 14.
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. [...]
Get the inside story on the district's upcoming bond request.
Learners of all ages are invited to attend Vancouver iTech Preparatory’s upcoming Maker Fair!
Learn about the bond measure that will appear on the Feb. 14, 2017, special election ballot.
On Tuesday, Nov. 8, Vancouver Public Schools' board of directors approved a resolution to put a capital facilities bond measure on the ballot in the Feb. 14, 2017, special election.
The district is developing plans to improve every school, contingent on approval of a bond measure.
Vancouver iTech Preparatory junior Rachel Friesen dedicated a portion of her summer to studying at the Advanced Space Academy at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, in Alabama.
Teams from Skyview High School and Vancouver iTech Preparatory received a slew of awards at the 2016 Imagine Tomorrow competition.
Students from Gaiser Middle School and Vancouver iTech Preparatory collected several awards at the Middle School Media Festival.
Vancouver Public Schools was selected to receive a $43 million grant from the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction. The grant will be used to build and expand classrooms to make kindergarten through third-grade class sizes smaller.
Vancouver iTech Preparatory senior Astrid DuBois was one of two honorees by the YWCA Clark County for efforts to stamp out racism.
Listen to students at iTech Prep and teacher John Zingale describe the virtual reality tour they created for the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site.
Vancouver iTech Preparatory is one of seven schools to receive the state’s Innovative Schools designation for 2016.
The iTech Prep chapter of the Washington Technology Student Association, or WTSA, received the White Chapter Affiliation Program Award for its recruitment efforts. With 33 members at the middle-school level, iTech Prep's chapter enrollment surpassed that of other [...]
Livia Anderson, a student at Columbia River High School, and Sydney Fox-Middleton, a student at Vancouver iTech Preparatory, have been selected for the first phase of the 10th Washington Aerospace Scholars program at the Museum of Flight.
Nearly 40 high school seniors have been nominated for the Marshall Youth Leadership Award, given by the Fort Vancouver National Trust. The award honors Clark County's high school seniors who exemplify the leadership of the award's namesake, General George C. Marshall.
What do robots, Thanksgiving, bottle rockets and philosophy have in common? They’re all subjects that Vancouver iTech Preparatory students showcased at their Demonstration of Learning on Jan. 21.
Annika Hamilton, a student at Vancouver iTech Preparatory, recently served as a page in the Washington state House of Representatives.
Get the facts about Vancouver Public Schools' replacement educational maintenance and operations levy.
Students from iTech Prep adopted the Marshall Elementary School Family-Community Resource Center over the holidays. They collected food, shoes, clothing and hygiene items worth a total of $500 for Marshall students and families!
Vancouver Public Schools is one of eight Future Ready districts featured in a set of professional learning resources recently released by the U.S. Department of Education.
Vancouver Public Schools is one of 30 districts nationwide and one of just three Washington districts to receive District Administration magazine’s District of Distinction award.
Stories of an unusual bookstore and a teen at the brink of a life-changing moment earned honors for two VPS middle schoolers.
This year, VPS students in sixth through 12th grades are using iPads or laptops, thanks to a 2013 community-approved technology levy.
Vancouver iTech Preparatory math teacher Years with VPS: 8 Most memorable career experience: Starting out in Vancouver at then–Lewis and Clark [High School]. First time with alternative education and the realities that some of our students had to bear was an eyeopener.(Editor’s note: Lewis and [...]
Captain Ahab had the Pequod. Santiago had his skiff. The Goonies had the Inferno. A group of 16 students from Vancouver Flex Academy and iTech Preparatory had their wooden drift boat.
Planning teams of staff members and architects translated key themes from a symposium into architectural concepts and designs. The following month, they unveiled three concepts for a new, consolidated school.
Vancouver iTech Preparatory is flourishing, but its facilities present challenges to the school's operations and growth.
Original source: eSchool News, September 2015 Vancouver iTech Preparatory was mentioned in this article examining forward-thinking practices by the Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools' member districts, which include VPS. Read the full story in eSchool News.
Vancouver iTech Preparatory has received the Washington State Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development's Student Engagement Award for 2015.
In April, 150 education leaders from across the nation converged in Vancouver to learn about the district’s weLearn 1:1 technology initiative. The conference, hosted by the nonprofit Digital Promise’s elite League of Innovative Schools, featured [...]
In March, the district conducted an informal online survey about district facilities needs. More than 1,500 respondents—parents, students, staff members and the community—told VPS how its buildings could be improved. King Elementary School, built [...]
Science, technology, engineering and math are prominent at Vancouver iTech Preparatory, but the students there also have opportunities to pursue non-STEM interests. This Thursday, their work in the arts will be on display in a [...]
It doesn’t exist, at least not yet, but it reads like the dream rental listing for anyone seeking affordable housing.