This year was full of wonder, respect and gratitude.
School and district communicators received six Publications and Electronic Media Awards and a Golden Achievement Award from the National School Public Relations Association.
Jeremiah Vasquez takes the stage at Skyview High School and begins a story. He asks the audience to imagine a boy living in poverty and constantly moving from place to place.
Congratulations to Walnut Grove, Felida and Truman elementary schools!
“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?’"
Dinah Nguyen, a fourth-grade teacher at Fruit Valley Community Learning Center, is a top-notch educator and coach.
Three individual titles and one team championship were among the highlights of VPS' student-athletes' success at spring state tournaments.
Gaiser represented seven out of the 11 films selected for the middle school category of the festival, and two student films won awards.
They come from 47 different countries and speak 25 different languages, but they all have one thing in common—friendship.
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.
Fort Vancouver High School alum Katie Brown, the 2014 Washington Teacher of the Year, took time to answer a few questions about her path to working in education. Plus, learn about Julie Pagel, the Fort teacher who inspired Brown.
Find out where kids can get free meals this summer!
No need to tell these kids about history. They're experts in it—and they've got the accolades to prove it!
Opportunities include camps, free meals, school-readiness events and more!
The honorees were selected based on their performance and promise in the fields of science, math and technology.
These motivated students are using their summer vacation to learn new skills, gain work experience and prepare for college and beyond.
The club helped create Cannabis Conversations: Friend2Friend, drawing on research that demonstrates the power of peer-to-peer connection to prevent drug use.
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.
Three VPS students earned recognition in the 2017 Washington state Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.
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.
Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary School is one of 280 schools statewide and one of 11 schools in the Educational Service District 112 region to receive a 2016 Washington Achievement Award.
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.
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.
Three paraeducators and one teacher were selected to receive Employee Excellence Awards for the month of April 2017.
Data Strategist Paul Stern has been named president-elect of the Washington Educational Research Association.
Seventeen elementary and middle school students from Vancouver Public Schools competed in the regional History Bee held at Columbia River High School.
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. [...]
Zach Desjarlais is the only honoree from Washington state or the West Coast.
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, [...]
It's time to sign up for kindergarten for the 2017-18 school year!
Tell us how well our schools are meeting the needs of students.
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.