The first day of school was a special occasion for the VPS staff, as well as for students and families. See our staff members' first-day photos here!
Three individual titles and one team championship were among the highlights of VPS' student-athletes' success at spring state tournaments.
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.
The honorees were selected based on their performance and promise in the fields of science, math and technology.
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.
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. [...]
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 [...]
Musicians from around the district recently were honored for their talents.
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
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.
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.
Vancouver School District’s magnet programs tempt middle, high school students with specialized studies, hands-on training
The Welding/Fabrication Technology program at Fort Vancouver High School is one of the options that students have to learn through doing and explore their unique interests.
Fort Vancouver High School seniors Luna Garcia and Maria Hernandez were selected to represent the Pacific Northwest at the Washington Youth Leadership Seminar.
Because local voters approved a bond measure in February, Fort Vancouver High School will receive a secure entrance, Family-Community Resource Center, new roof and many other upgrades.
Four employees were selected for the October 2016 Excellence Award recognition. They were honored at the Oct. 25 school board meeting.
Vancouver-area 7-Eleven franchisees recently contributed a total of $2,322 to the GEAR UP program at Fort Vancouver High School.
Seven alums of Vancouver and Fort Vancouver high schools were inducted into the school’s inaugural class of Distinguished Alumni.
The cheering was thunderous as seniors from Columbia River High School paraded down the halls of Eisenhower.
Students from all over Vancouver Public Schools represented the district and their individual schools at the 2016 spring state championships. Congratulations to all the participants!
She’s a champion for all students, a proponent of critical thinking and a fierce advocate for diversity. Bethany Rivard, the 2016 Teacher of the Year for the Educational Service District 112 region, has been a beloved educator at Fort Vancouver High School for nearly a decade.
The King Cubs college-prep soccer club, coached by Eddie Esparza, is learning important lessons about soccer and life.
By collecting thousands of pounds of plastic film wrap, Vancouver schools learned about recycling in Clark County's 2016 Trex Plastic Wrap Collection Challenge.
Three Vancouver Public Schools marching bands earned top honors for their performances at the Loyalty Days Parade in Long Beach, Washington, on May 1.
Fort Vancouver High School's head volleyball coach, Dennis Carline, is a Comcast SportsNet All-Star Coach!
It’s time for Vancouver high schools' annual plant sales. Proceeds support VPS students, programs and clubs.
Fort Vancouver High School senior Makena Kerr was one of three high school students nominated for Washington State University Vancouver's 2016 Women of Distinction awards.
Educational Service District 112 recently announced in a press release that artwork by students from throughout the six-county region will be recognized at the 2016 Southwest Washington Regional High School Art Show.
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.
Art meets craft in a poem written by a freshman at Fort Vancouver High School and first-year welding student.
A Broader, Bolder Approach to Education today released a case study about Vancouver Public Schools. Developed over the past year, the case study highlights the district's Family-Community Resource Centers, known as FCRCs, and work with local partners to remove poverty-created barriers to learning among more than half of VPS' 23,500 students.
To encourage and support a college-going culture, Vancouver Public Schools will offer students the opportunity to take the SAT exam free of charge as part of SAT School Day.
Need a reason to enroll in Fort Vancouver High School's half-day Welding/Fabrication Technology program? Here are 10 of them.
Escarlet Pelayo grew up speaking Spanish. In elementary school, she began to learn English. “I got it quick,” she says. Soon she was deciphering English for her parents.
Meet Nurse Valerie Hunt.
The second-grader, covering one eye, rattled off a series of letters. School Nurse Germaine Robinett gestured at a row halfway down an eye chart. “Can you see these?” she asked. “Or are they getting too [...]
Meet Family-Community Engagement Coordinator Diana Avalos-Leos.
In our schools, it’s not unusual to hear Spanish or one of the 75 other languages spoken by our students.
Four employees were selected for the December 2015 recognition.
Four employees were selected for the October 2015 recognition. They were honored at the October 27 school board meeting.