They’ve never met in person, but Emilio Alcantar and Gavin Kilcullen have a lot in common. Loving families. Video games. Sports. Especially sports.
Class-size reductions, playground improvements and turf field installations are among the upcoming projects.
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.
The tour will provide an in-depth look at Hudson’s Bay High School and Harney Elementary School.
Positive relationships bolster students when their focus is lagging, or life intervenes in challenging ways, and let them know that we want every one of them to be successful.
The honorees were selected based on their performance and promise in the fields of science, math and technology.
The club helped create Cannabis Conversations: Friend2Friend, drawing on research that demonstrates the power of peer-to-peer connection to prevent drug use.
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.
Plan to do the plant sale circuit and check out all of the district's CTE programs and their unique offerings.
Two teachers, a literacy facilitator and a registrar are among the latest employees to earn the district's award for outstanding staff members.
Hudson's Bay, Columbia River and Skyview high schools earn top spots in the regional and state Knowledge Bowl competitions.
The new mural at Hudson's Bay High School is a picture of diversity.
See who placed in the top 10 at state in swimming, gymnastics, bowling and wrestling!
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.
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 [...]
When a Hudson's Bay High School student's heart stopped during wrestling practice, the staff sprang into action.
Students from Hudson's Bay High School recently completed a pilot program that positions them as leaders in the cycling community.
With funding from a bond measure, Hudson's Bay High School will receive upgrades including a new Family-Community Resource Center, air conditioning, new gymnasium bleachers and more!
The state of Washington Department of Commerce awarded a $500,000 Homeless Student Stability Program grant to three Clark County school districts and Council for the Homeless.
The school-based enterprise at Hudson’s Bay High School is one of 316 SBEs in the nation to achieve gold-level certification this year from DECA Inc.
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!
Meet Hudson’s Bay High School Associate Principal/Athletic Director Andy Meyer.
At the Northwest Association for Blind Athletes, impairment is not synonymous with impediment. Take NWABA’s founder and executive director, Billy Henry.
Students at Hudson’s Bay High School are learning to resist the lure of cigarettes, alcohol, drugs and an equally dangerous behavior—distracted driving.
Ten finalists, including three VPS students, recently auditioned and were selected to perform in the Fort Vancouver National Trust's Sing Fourth teen vocal competition.
Incoming Hudson’s Bay High School freshmen and their parents are invited to attend the school's welcome night on Tuesday, May 24.
Three Vancouver Public Schools marching bands earned top honors for their performances at the Loyalty Days Parade in Long Beach, Washington, on May 1.
It’s time for Vancouver high schools' annual plant sales. Proceeds support VPS students, programs and clubs.
Hudson's Bay and Skyview high schools' Knowledge Bowl teams placed in the top eight for their divisions at the 2016 state tournament.
Four employees were selected for the March 2016 recognition. They were honored at the March 22 school board meeting.
Student-athletes from across Vancouver Public Schools competed in the winter 2016 state championships.
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.
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.
Five Vancouver Public Schools teachers earned National Board Certification in 2015, demonstrating the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare students for 21st-century careers.
Vancouver Public Schools' teen parent program, Graduation Reality And Dual-role Skills, recently was the subject of a blog post.
Students from all over the district have earned spots in the Washington Music Educators Association’s annually appointed Junior All-State and All-State groups and the American Choral Directors' Association's All-NW Men's Honor Choir.
I want to introduce you to a young man named Heartstone, a student at Hudson’s Bay High School.
Nearly 1,750 kids and adults attended the second annual Go Ready, a free festival designed to help VPS families with their back-to-school needs so that all students are prepared to begin learning on the first day of school.
This year, VPS students in sixth through 12th grades are using iPads or laptops, thanks to a 2013 community-approved technology levy.
First photo above, from left: Brittney Hauff, Cedric Hitzeman and Kasandra Wielenbeck show their mushrooms. Second photo: Wielenbeck, Hitzeman, Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, teacher Steve Lorenz and Hauff receive their award in Washington, D.C. Photo courtesy [...]