Inspired by Leonardo da Vinci’s "Codex on the Flight of Birds," the multidisciplinary production includes live music, dance, theatre and visual art.
Find out when and where commencements will take place.
After eight years, Kathy Gillespie is retiring from Vancouver Public Schools’ board of directors.
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!
The honor is given to Arts Schools Network members that meet the principles of exemplary practice.
Vancouver School of Arts and Academics’ Margaret Green is one of only five recipients and the only winner from Washington state or the West Coast.
Three individual titles and one team championship were among the highlights of VPS' student-athletes' success at spring state tournaments.
The honorees were selected based on their performance and promise in the fields of science, math and technology.
Three VPS students earned recognition in the 2017 Washington state Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.
This year's Pacific Northwest regional screening of the International Youth Silent Film Festival will include the work of some of VPS' video production students.
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.
Musicians from around the district recently were honored for their talents.
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 [...]
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.
Meet the four staff members who were selected by a committee of their peers to receive Employee Excellence Awards in January 2017.
Vancouver Public Schools was represented well in the fall 2016 state tournaments.
See the three concepts that planning teams of staff members and architects developed for VSAA's proposed expansion!
VSAA's students and staff excel, thanks to a strong school culture and parental support. However, the building that houses the school prevents it from fully meeting local demand for artistic opportunities.
The cheering was thunderous as seniors from Columbia River High School paraded down the halls of Eisenhower.
Congratulations to Courtney Stump, Columbia River High School, and Gabriel Epstein, Vancouver School of Arts and Academics. Both are recipients of National Merit Awards.
Students from Vancouver Public Schools joined some of Washington's finest high school musicians at the State Solo and Ensemble Contest.
After receiving regional awards this spring, two students from Vancouver School of Arts and Academics were selected for honorable mentions in the statewide 43rd annual Superintendent's High School Art Show.
Art is not a thing; it’s a way. That’s what writer Elbert Hubbard believed, and the same could be send of an arts education: It’s a way of learning—a lesson in how to look at and think critically about the world. The arts are vital to educating the whole child.
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.
Congratulations to Ann Medellin, who recently was named the 2016 Outstanding Music Educator by the Washington state chapter of the American String Teachers Association!
Two current VPS students and one VPS alum were honored by the Miss Clark County Scholarship Organization.
With a little help from their friends—and the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus—students at Vancouver School of Arts and Academics recently came together to record and film an original song and music video, all in one day.
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.
Vancouver School of Arts and Academics senior Gabriel Epstein was selected as a candidate for the United States Presidential Scholars Program.
For the second consecutive year, Vancouver School of Arts and Academics student Sameayah Pehlke has been crowned one of two winners of the regional Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest, hosted by ESD 112.
Four employees were selected for the January 2016 recognition: Debi Carsten, Lucy Estrada-Guzman, Jim O’Banion and Tavia Quaid.
Meet Instructional Technology Facilitator and former classroom teacher Jim Jeffers.
At 6 feet 4 inches, Steven Goforth is hard to miss in a crowd. Or on a stage.
On Friday, Jan. 22, Vancouver Public Schools Superintendent Steve Webb will host his second patron tour of the 2015–2016 school year. The tour will provide an in-depth look at the dynamic learning opportunities at Vancouver [...]
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.
“The Inevitable Consequence of Gravity, or There Once Was a Fish” is a devised physical theater comedy created by students from Vancouver School of Arts and Academics under the artistic direction of guest artist Arturo [...]
Stories of an unusual bookstore and a teen at the brink of a life-changing moment earned honors for two VPS middle schoolers.
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.
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 [...]
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, [...]