Jose Rangel—Joe as he’s known at school—loves working in the welding shop.
I’m reminded that this district is blessed to educate so many young people, with thousands of stories of resilience, achievement, perseverance, hopes and dreams.
Noah Beltran, a recent graduate of Fort Vancouver High School Center for International Studies and former Clark College Running Start student, is one of only two Washington state students selected.
See the state champs from around the district!
Columbia River High School teacher librarian Shana Ferguson was awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching grant.
Fruit Valley used 6,000 fewer gallons of water in February 2018 when compared to February 2017.
Both schools will be completely rebuilt in the next few years.
To reduce class sizes in kindergarten through third grades, the district will construct new classrooms at five schools beginning in fall 2018.
The money from an anonymous donor will benefit early learning programs.
Wearing backpacks and safety glasses, 25 young people intently observed trade professionals demonstrate carpentry, plumbing and electrical wiring.
Skyview earned the 4A State Academic Achievement Award for their collective 3.71 GPA.
The nearly $150,000 award will enable the district and community partners to plan ways to provide extra support to families.
At Marshall Elementary, preschoolers learn shapes, letters and numbers. They sing the “Hello Song” and practice coloring.
View floor plans, exterior elevation designs and site plans.
Leadership, the students say, starts small.
Tariq is like most students, but in one way he is different.
“We’re a caring school. We work toward getting that bond,” said senior Dean Imel.
The class is a pre-AP Spanish seminar taught entirely in Spanish, a language these students have been studying for years.
Two teachers, a paraeducator, a teacher mentor and a mental health specialist are this month's winners.
A Skyview alum overcomes her past through optimism and compassion. Plus, learn about Positive Alternative to School Suspension Coordinator Eric Silvey.
Meet William Clark, a young leader from Discovery Middle School. Plus, learn about Carrie Newton, one of his favorite teachers.
Vancouver Public Schools expects to see a short-term increase in funding from the state of Washington for the 2018–19 school year.
Work is expected to be completed at all high school fields by fall 2018.
Take a virtual tour of the new schools!
The magnet school is one of the 20 best high schools in the state of Washington.
Approximately 60 elementary and middle school students from Vancouver Public Schools made the cut for the National History Bee.
Freshman Andrew Douglas was selected to participate in the U.S. Department of State’s National Security Language Initiative for Youth.
The school's nursery landscape team won the state Future Farmers of America Career Development Event in March.
Orpheus, a live event featuring honest, compelling, original stories, returns for the fifth year.
Congratulations to Fort Vancouver, Columbia River, Hudson's Bay and Skyview high schools and Vancouver School of Arts and Academics!
"The variety of dancers and styles of dance that we get to see in the festival is really special,” said teacher Sheyla Mattos.
All proceeds support FFA and programs that teach kids job skills.
Some of the district's top middle school musicians will be joined onstage by fifth-graders who participate in a before-school music program.
This month's winners include two teachers, two district resource officers and a specialist in the human resources department.
It started out as a persuasive writing assignment in Arantxa Kovis’ fifth-grade class last November. The prompt: What would make Washington Elementary School better?
A single facility on the Washington State University Vancouver campus will serve sixth through 12th grades.
Congratulations to Annika Epperly and Ojasvi Kamboj for earning regional recognition from the National Center for Women and Information Technology!
Learn about the district's three language programs. Applications are now being accepted for incoming kindergartners.
Any child who will be 5 years old on or before Aug. 31, 2018, is eligible to enter kindergarten this fall. Plus, learn about the language program options available for incoming kindergartners.
Vancouver School of Arts and Academics' top orchestra and performing groups earned more awards than any other school at an orchestra festival on March 17.
Eddie Sawyer is one of just five K-12 educational technology professionals from around the nation to earn this honor.
Two teachers, a certified occupational therapy assistant, a paraeducator and clerk are this month's winners.
Careers in Education in an incubator for future educators.
For the third year in a row, Skyview High School students set an "incredi-bell" national record for fundraising for the Salvation Army.
Congratulations to these student-athletes and their coaches!
See how the themes of community, collaboration and sustainability are displayed in the plans.
Find out what changes are in effect for the end of the 2017-18 school year.
Griffith teaches third grade at Anderson Elementary.
"There’s no role preschool teacher Kendra Yamamoto won’t tackle if it means children get the best start they can before entering kindergarten."
All registrations close Friday, March 9.