Stories about middle and high schools (6-12 grades) in Vancouver Public Schools.
Three VPS students earned recognition in the 2017 Washington state Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.
The show "13 Reasons Why" has started many conversations about suicide and mental health. Find resources for responding to children and teens on this topic.
Christine Choi's work, “Unity,” will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.
This year's Pacific Northwest regional screening of the International Youth Silent Film Festival will include the work of some of VPS' video production students.
In July, Meredith Wales and 24 other teachers from across the U.S. will travel to the University of Texas at El Paso to participate in a two-week program.
Traci Chun was chosen from among several candidates for clearly demonstrating outstanding contributions to school libraries.
This accomplished young violinist already has built an impressive resume of awards and high-profile performances.
Construction and repair projects for summer 2017 have been scheduled, with funding provided by the bond measure that local voters approved in February 2017.
Hudson’s Bay, Fort Vancouver, Columbia River and Skyview high schools and Vancouver School of Arts and Academics all won at least one gold medal.
How can students who currently live outside of Vancouver Public Schools' boundaries attend a VPS school next year? Learn the steps to request a transfer.
Three paraeducators and one teacher were selected to receive Employee Excellence Awards for the month of April 2017.
Seventeen elementary and middle school students from Vancouver Public Schools competed in the regional History Bee held at Columbia River High School.
Under Steve Horton's leadership, the school’s Environmental Club has directed a drastic reduction in waste over the past 12 years.
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, [...]
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This summer, budding artists may participate in a variety of activities, including dance, acting, music and the visual arts.
Plan to do the plant sale circuit and check out all of the district's CTE programs and their unique offerings.
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 [...]
Two teachers, a literacy facilitator and a registrar are among the latest employees to earn the district's award for outstanding staff members.
Programs that highlight fruits and vegetables are evolving the way that school lunches look, smell and taste.
Hudson's Bay, Columbia River and Skyview high schools earn top spots in the regional and state Knowledge Bowl competitions.
Students from Vancouver Public Schools were awarded first place in three of the four overall categories.
Atomic Raven Force bested 50 competitors and took home the Excellence Award.
Columbia River High School's Symphony Koss is one of 19 students who spent a week as pages during the current legislative session.
The new mural at Hudson's Bay High School is a picture of diversity.
Musicians from around the district recently were honored for their talents.
Bullying or any form of harassment in Vancouver Public Schools is not acceptable and will not be tolerated.
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 [...]
See who placed in the top 10 at state in swimming, gymnastics, bowling and wrestling!
Representatives from Vancouver Public Schools recently were invited to the 2017 AASA National Conference on Education to share best practices with other educators
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.
Four VPS students were among the award winners at the 2017 Southwest Washington Regional High School Art Show.
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 [...]
The top three competitors will advance to the state competition in Yakima, Washington, in March 2017.
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 [...]
Watch Fort Vancouver High School seniors Maria Hernandez and Luna Garcia testify in support of an expansion of eligibility for the College Bound scholarship.
With a little teamwork, Skyview set a national high school record in funds raised by bell ringing for the Salvation Army during the 2016 holiday season.
When a Hudson's Bay High School student's heart stopped during wrestling practice, the staff sprang into action.
Taking outreach services on the road has earned Vancouver Public Schools a Magna Awards 2017 Grand Prize, given by the National School Boards Association.
The funds will support students' learning and the overall school culture in a variety of ways.
Isabella Daltoso of Vancouver School of Arts and Academics is one of two top finishers in the Southwest Washington Regional Poetry Out Loud contest. Fort Vancouver High School senior Sullivan Gui also competed.
Just one week remains to vote on Vancouver Public Schools’ bond measure, Proposition 2.
AP exams are free for all VPS students; however, families who qualify for AP exam fee waivers can save the district money that is used to supplement the expansion of the AP program.
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. [...]
Students and staff should report to schools on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, on a regular schedule.
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.