This year's group of National Board-certified teachers is the district's largest.
Two Skyview students earned top awards in the Miss Clark County Outstanding Teen Pageant.
What does a school counselor do? The answer may surprise you.
The SAT will be offered during the school day on Wednesday, March 7, 2018.
You are invited to visit Felida Elementary and Thomas Jefferson Middle School!
Improvements to the school's grounds led to statewide recognition.
Fruit Valley Community Learning Center, Washington Elementary, McLoughlin and Discovery middle schools and Vancouver iTech Preparatory will pilot new software.
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 [...]
An award-winning, student-created mobile app is designed to aid efforts to prepare for disasters and crises.
A paraeducator, student success coordinator and four teachers are this month's winners.
The proposed new standards improve coherence, alignment and readability.
The new elementary school will serve students in kindergarten through fifth grade and will have an arts and innovation focus.
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 [...]
At 17, Rachel Friesen has soared to a major accomplishment.
Current fifth-graders can apply to attend an arts school or a school focused on science, technology, engineering and math. Enrollment begins with the 2018-19 school year. Find out how to apply!
VPS students can participate in magnet programs and programs of choice that allow them to pursue their unique interests. From the arts and STEM to welding, medicine, cooking and blended learning, there's something for everyone. Find out how to apply for the 2017-18 school year.
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 [...]
High school senior and Careers in Education student Scully Falcon-Rosas, center, reads to students in Carol Patrick's class at Ogden Elementary. “She’s really nice and she knows how to work with kids," said [...]
Their writing appraises not only what their topics mean through the lens of identity, but also the social ramifications of their themes.
Every week, Aaron Mabey lends his time and talents to Martha's Pantry.
Vancouver Public Schools received the Schools of TechXcellence designation in December 2017.
Students were selected from McLoughlin and Thomas Jefferson middle schools; Columbia River, Fort Vancouver, Hudson's Bay and Skyview high schools; and Vancouver School of Arts and Academics.
Horticulture students at the Center for International Studies and teacher Toree Hiebert are working to create a garden that will reflect the student body's many cultures.
They plan to construct a full-scale prototype from a lightweight perlite-concrete material and recycled plastic bottles.
Find out why Franklin won the honor for the second consecutive year.
This month's winners include a principal, paraeducator, two teachers and two interpreters.
A student-created PSA finds beauty in the unique.
Real-world experiences extend learning beyond the classroom.
Learning something new, seeing friends and teachers, lunch time or recess... the reasons why you come to school are endless! Tell us why attendance matters to you and you could win prize!
Three teachers, a registrar and an associate principal are this month's winners.
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 [...]
Student-athletes received top honors in cross-country, swimming and diving and soccer.
They’ve never met in person, but Emilio Alcantar and Gavin Kilcullen have a lot in common. Loving families. Video games. Sports. Especially sports.
Smith, who was elected in the Nov. 7 general election, will be formerly sworn in at the Dec. 12 school board meeting.
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 [...]
Class-size reductions, playground improvements and turf field installations are among the upcoming projects.
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.
Please take a few minutes to answer a short four-question survey about the one-to-one program, which provides students in third through 12th grades with an iPad or laptop computer.
Inspired by Leonardo da Vinci’s "Codex on the Flight of Birds," the multidisciplinary production includes live music, dance, theatre and visual art.
One of the newest staff members at Hough Elementary is teaching kids how to be kind, develop empathy and show compassion.
Find out when and where commencements will take place.
The Youth Opportunity Pass isn’t meant to replace the school district’s buses, but rather expands transportation options for families.
Learn how to find out about weather-related schedule changes, snow routes and more!
A pilot program will provide tech opportunities for approximately 60 students in self-contained special education classrooms.
VPS' efforts to support students were lauded in a study by the Washington, D.C.-based Economic Policy Institute.
After eight years, Kathy Gillespie is retiring from Vancouver Public Schools’ board of directors.
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 [...]
This month's winners include a teacher, counselor, custodian, clerk, human resource specialist and budget analyst.