Superintendent Chris Reykdal signed new K-12 learning standards that launch Washington classrooms into the digital age. OLYMPIA—May 18, 2018—Today’s students are “digital natives,” and need to be prepared to thrive in the ever-growing technology-powered world. [...]
Two teachers, a paraeducator, a teacher mentor and a mental health specialist are this month's winners.
A Skyview alum overcomes her past through optimism and compassion. Plus, learn about Positive Alternative to School Suspension Coordinator Eric Silvey.
Meet William Clark, a young leader from Discovery Middle School. Plus, learn about Carrie Newton, one of his favorite teachers.
Work is expected to be completed at all high school fields by fall 2018.
Take a virtual tour of the new schools!
The magnet school is one of the 20 best high schools in the state of Washington.
Approximately 60 elementary and middle school students from Vancouver Public Schools made the cut for the National History Bee.
Freshman Andrew Douglas was selected to participate in the U.S. Department of State’s National Security Language Initiative for Youth.
The school's nursery landscape team won the state Future Farmers of America Career Development Event in March.
Orpheus, a live event featuring honest, compelling, original stories, returns for the fifth year.
Do you have a kiddo about to start kindergarten next school year? Sign them up NOW for Jump Start, which takes place a few weeks this summer before school begins!
Congratulations to Fort Vancouver, Columbia River, Hudson's Bay and Skyview high schools and Vancouver School of Arts and Academics!
"The variety of dancers and styles of dance that we get to see in the festival is really special,” said teacher Sheyla Mattos.
All proceeds support FFA and programs that teach kids job skills.
Some of the district's top middle school musicians will be joined onstage by fifth-graders who participate in a before-school music program.
This month's winners include two teachers, two district resource officers and a specialist in the human resources department.
It started out as a persuasive writing assignment in Arantxa Kovis’ fifth-grade class last November. The prompt: What would make Washington Elementary School better?
A single facility on the Washington State University Vancouver campus will serve sixth through 12th grades.
This summer, artists may participate in a variety of activities, including dance, acting, music and the visual arts. All opportunities are taught by certified teachers and are offered free to students currently enrolled in Vancouver Public Schools.
The assignment was just one project students have explored in their school’s makerspace.
Congratulations to Annika Epperly and Ojasvi Kamboj for earning regional recognition from the National Center for Women and Information Technology!
Learn about the district's three language programs. Applications are now being accepted for incoming kindergartners.
Any child who will be 5 years old on or before Aug. 31, 2018, is eligible to enter kindergarten this fall. Plus, learn about the language program options available for incoming kindergartners.
Vancouver School of Arts and Academics' top orchestra and performing groups earned more awards than any other school at an orchestra festival on March 17.
Eddie Sawyer is one of just five K-12 educational technology professionals from around the nation to earn this honor.
The new Building Trades program at Hudson's Bay High School gives kids a hands-on opportunity to learn about careers in construction and related fields. Participants can work toward eligibility for apprenticeships by [...]
Two teachers, a certified occupational therapy assistant, a paraeducator and clerk are this month's winners.
Didn’t get a chance to apply for a magnet program or program of choice? You’ll have a second chance to submit an application beginning Friday, March 30, 2018. Applications will be accepted for the [...]
The 27th Annual Paddy Hough Parade rolled down Main Street Vancouver. See what makes this event a beloved community tradition! Reporter: Bailley Simms
For the third year in a row, Skyview High School students set an "incredi-bell" national record for fundraising for the Salvation Army.
Congratulations to these student-athletes and their coaches!
The new Truman Elementary School won’t open until fall 2020, but the public is invited to a preview of the future school. Preliminary architectural designs will be unveiled at an open house on Tuesday, March [...]
See how the themes of community, collaboration and sustainability are displayed in the plans.
Find out what changes are in effect for the end of the 2017-18 school year.
Griffith teaches third grade at Anderson Elementary.
"There’s no role preschool teacher Kendra Yamamoto won’t tackle if it means children get the best start they can before entering kindergarten."
All registrations close Friday, March 9.
The public is invited to see the final design of Ogden Elementary School at an open house on Thursday, March 8, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. A virtual tour of the new school will simulate [...]
“We’re like a family,” said senior Carmen Chacon of her peers in the Culinary Arts program.
A visual art specialist, custodian, teacher, clerk and teacher librarian are this month's winners.
We are vigilant and proactive when it comes to our children's safety and have clear plans and procedures to deal with threats and other emergency situations.
Lake Shore Elementary set what it thought was a modest goal: Raise $750 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
All VPS schools are on a two-hour late start.
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.