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!
This year was full of wonder, respect and gratitude.
Congratulations to the winners of the November 2016 Employee Excellence Awards!
Students from Hudson's Bay High School recently completed a pilot program that positions them as leaders in the cycling community.
Two McLoughlin Middle School seventh-graders nabbed the silver medal in the BitOlympics, an international electronic building block competition.
Let’s go back to the year 1956. Eisenhower was in the White House. “Heartbreak Hotel” topped the charts. America’s Oldest Teenager Dick Clark picked up a gig hosting “American Bandstand.” A loaf of bread cost about 18 cents.
Following an April 13 symposium to gather ideas for a new McLoughlin Middle School that would help the school overcome its facility-related challenges, planning teams of staff members and architects translated the key themes into architectural concepts and designs.
Today, McLoughlin Middle School is a diverse, vibrant school. But the school faces significant challenges in its facility.
They came, they saw, they conquered history and geography—the History Bee and U.S. Geography Olympiad, that is.
With a flick of a scarf and a do-si-do, hundreds of elementary and middle school students took the stage on Feb. 16 for Vancouver Public Schools' 19th annual Dance Festival.
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.
Five Vancouver Public Schools teachers earned National Board Certification in 2015, demonstrating the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare students for 21st-century careers.
Meet McLoughlin Middle School District Resource Officer Jonathan Lawrence.
Vancouver Public Schools is one of eight Future Ready districts featured in a set of professional learning resources recently released by the U.S. Department of Education.
This year, VPS students in sixth through 12th grades are using iPads or laptops, thanks to a 2013 community-approved technology levy.
In April, 150 education leaders from across the nation converged in Vancouver to learn about the district’s weLearn 1:1 technology initiative. The conference, hosted by the nonprofit Digital Promise’s elite League of Innovative Schools, featured [...]
Wen-Shun Chen’s Franklin Elementary classroom looks like many other elementary classrooms in Vancouver Public Schools.
Discovery Middle School teacher Patrick Mahaney is interviewed for the U.S. Department of Education video project. "I am writing to inform you that the U.S. Department of Education selected your district to [...]