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.
With the sound of pins falling, it’s time for the Skyview High School bowling team to begin another tournament. As the team prepares for its last match before districts, there’s one thing these student-athletes can strike from their to-do lists: schoolwork.
For many Vancouver Public Schools students who ride the bus, “homework” might be more aptly called “bus-work.”
An international friendship flourishes at Skyview High School.
Students and staff members donated record amounts to the Foundation for Vancouver Public Schools in the nonprofit’s annual campaign.
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.
This year, VPS students in sixth through 12th grades are using iPads or laptops, thanks to a 2013 community-approved technology levy.
Three Vancouver Public Schools students have been named 2016 National Merit Semifinalists.
Western Washington University honored its outstanding graduates for the 2014-15 academic year at its spring commencement. Among the honorees was Hannah Ricker, who graduated from Skyview High School in 2011. Ricker is the outstanding graduate [...]
Ten Clark County high school vocalists competed on Independence Day in the Sing Fourth competition at the Fort Vancouver National Site. Hannah Wilson, a student at Skyview High School, placed second.
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 [...]
Students from all over Vancouver Public Schools competed in spring sports state championships in May. Congratulations to the following top 10 placers and winners! Tennis Class 4A girls Sammi Hampton (pictured above in back row, [...]
They’re not necessarily the most popular kids, or the most athletic or the highest achievers. But they’re uniquely qualified to represent Vancouver Public Schools’ largest high school, where the motto is that “Skyview stands [...]
The world’s largest participatory art project, Inside Out, has hit Vancouver. Skyview High School, to be exact. Skyview seniors Marta Alcazar, Rubyna Ali and Shelby Sherman, working with teacher Jenna Biggs, spent months taking pictures [...]
From left: Rebecca Steele, Bryce Hackett, Jessica Ekeya, Ruby Davis, Jason Anderson, Saul Paez Martinez, Newalla Comstock, Hunter Simpson, Katherine Cooke, Nathan Wreggit, Rowyn Lea, Alexander Sheppert and Samir Sen. Not pictured: Wendy Hsei, [...]
Vancouver Public Schools has announced several administrative changes for the 2015-16 school year. Personnel assignments are subject to final approval by the school board. At the district administrative office, Travis Campbell has been hired as [...]
Three students from Vancouver Public Schools have received top honors from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Jason Anderson, Columbia River High School, and Samir Sen, Skyview High School, were named 2015 National Merit Scholars. Jessica [...]
A current of excitement hummed in the Skyview High School biology lab on April 16. Visitors from NW Noggin unloaded real sheep’s brains, about the size of an apple and the color of clay, into [...]
(Pictured above, from left: Executive Director of Operations and Athletics Mick Hoffman, Lauren Croft, Chase Dodge, Dallon Zinszer, Benjamin Ritter, Brennan Young and Melissa Trammell) In its inaugural season, Skyview High School’s Project Unify Team [...]
Pictured above, from left: Columbia River High School bowling coach Dana Blair; Fort Vancouver High School bowler Lauryn Heying; Hudson's Bay High School bowler Reagan Lorey; and Columbia River bowlers Shantel Black, Anali Gomez, Celine Bennett, [...]
Several VPS students earned medals at the recent state Jobs for Washington's Graduates competition. Congratulations to the following: Columbia River High School Spencer Gehner Gold medal, Public Speaking Nalon Sombounvong Silver medal, Portfolio Yadira Velador [...]
Skyview High School will host eight student ambassadors from five African countries on Wednesday, March 25. The visit, coordinated by the World Affairs Council of Oregon, is part of the U.S. State Department’s Youth Ambassadors [...]
Noah Narayan’s goal for the basketball game was simple. “I’m just trying to get the ball into the hoop,” he said with a smile before he took the court. A freshman at Skyview High School, [...]
Erdman, a cross-country and track coach since 1994, was named the top 4A boys’ cross-country coach for 2014 by the Washington State Cross-Country Coaches Association. Last fall, the team finished fourth in the state competition. [...]
Six employees were selected for the January 2015 recognition. They were honored at the Jan. 27 school board meeting. Pictured from left to right are: Stephanie Kennedy, teacher, Minnehaha and Lake Shore elementary schools Stephanie Jakubek, counselor, Skyview [...]
Pictured above, from left: Kimberly Claassen, Emily Liu, Donald William Higgins, Eva Stoumbos, Lauren Clark, Brent Hall, Jason Anderson, Dave Chartrey, Spencer Reid-Rice, Mason McCloud, Philip Denton, David Conditt and James O'Banion. Not pictured: Halie [...]
Earlier this month, fall state championships began around the state. Vancouver Public Schools athletes represented their schools in the following sports: 3A cross-country The state meet was held Nov. 8, 2014, at Sun Willows Golf [...]
Seniors named semiﬁnalists, commended students in 2015 National Merit and National Achievement scholarship programs
Seniors from around the district recently were recognized as part of the two prestigious scholarship programs. National Merit semifinalists included Jason Anderson (pictured above on right), Columbia River High School, and Samir Sen, Skyview High [...]
How do you measure success? Co-teachers Zach Tautfest and Emily Corak combine their teaching talents for geometry (Zach) and English Language Learners (Emily). This is the first year of the successful program that solves vocabulary [...]
Columbia River, Fort Vancouver, Hudson’s Bay and Skyview high schools, in addition to Vancouver iTech Preparatory, each received a $7,000 donation from the truck manufacturer to further science, technology, engineering and math education and career [...]