Radon testing results, Future Ready Parent Workshop materials, new last day of school year is June 16 and more!
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News to know: New last day of school year is June 16; safety procedures, including lockdowns and evacuations, and the role of district resource officers; Future Ready Parent Workshop; learning lab will introduce students to project-based learning; and more!
Due to the weather-related closure on April 11, the following schedule will be in effect for the last week of the 2021-2022 school year.
Please share your thoughts about what makes school special for your child!
News to know: Updated COVID guidance in effect, Spanish/English dual language program now accepting applications, 2022-23 school year calendar, immunization requirements for next school year and more.
Masks and face coverings will be optional in school buildings and on buses.
News to know: Mask requirements changing, new opportunities for students to access advanced courses and programs, Spanish/English dual language program now accepting applications and more.
Until March 12, masks will continue to be required in VPS buildings and on VPS buses.
In this issue read about the indoor mask mandate ending on March 21, lead levels in school water and the approved 2022-23 district calendar.
Update: Masks and face coverings will become optional in VPS schools and buildings and on VPS buses starting Saturday, March 12.
News to know: Possible changes to mask rules coming soon, school board approves equity policy, new program may eliminate student quarantine timeframe--and more!
The program may eliminate an at-home quarantine for students who are not fully vaccinated and who are close contacts of someone who tests positive for COVID-19.
Until state leaders change the rules, we must continue wearing face coverings indoors.
News to know: Surge of COVID-19 cases creates backlog of notifications, environmental monitoring in 2021-22 school year, possible changes in bus routes and more.
School and district staff must thoroughly investigate each case, determine close contacts and follow through on all the details.
News to know: In-person learning to continue, possible changes in bus routes, survey seeks student feedback about pandemic, update on athletic testing--and more!
At this time, no upcoming remote learning dates are expected in VPS. All schools plan to provide in-person learning.
One of the contingency plans for transportation could involve changing or modifying routes on days when we do not have enough drivers.
Effective immediately, students who participate in wrestling, basketball and indoor cheer will be tested for COVID-19 on the day of a competition only.
Students in grades six through 12 will have the option to participate in a survey given by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction.
If your family is at risk of eviction or needs help paying rent (including back rent), you may be eligible for government funds.
News to know: temporary remote learning continues for some schools, revised equity policy reflects feedback from community, school menu has a new look and mobile app, free optional COVID-19 testing, apply now for specialty programs, rental assistance and more!
Learn about continuing temporary remote learning and what’s next.
Find out what will be served at your child’s school using our new online menu.
News to know: Free optional COVID-19 testing resumes, middle and high schools temporarily moving to remote learning days, apply now for specialty programs, rental assistance, in-district boundary exceptions for 2022-23, refer a highly capable student for services, kindergarten registration and more!
Middle and high schools temporarily moving to remote learning days | Español | Русский | Fóósun Chuuk
It is necessary to implement a temporary schedule in which some of our schools will switch to four days of remote learning over the next three weeks.
The move to remote learning applies only to preschool classes at Marshall, Truman, King and Ogden elementary schools.
Important information about weather-related school closures and delays | Español | Русский | Fóósun Chuuk
In the event of a weather delay or closure, it will be shared numerous ways.
With the new year comes new challenges as the result of the highly transmissible omicron variant of COVID-19.
Washington state Department of Health announced changes to COVID-19 testing for all high-contact indoor school sports.
Effective immediately, VPS will pause all wrestling activities, including practices, travel and competition.
We are aware of rumors spreading on TikTok.
News to know: Rental assistance, equity policy headed for school board vote, students to receive Lenovo laptops, Xello Family and more.
Please help keep school sports open and safe for everyone by following the state masking rules.
No start date has been set for testing at VPS schools. Before any optional testing will be offered at school sites, the district will have a plan in place that addresses logistics and safety, and will communicate information to staff members and families.
News to know: COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11 approved by FDA, VPS will conduct study of its school calendar, Transitional Kindergarten at Ogden Elementary, free food pantries--and more!
Interested parents should contact their healthcare provider or local pharmacies about availability and scheduling. VPS is not offering vaccinations at district schools. The COVID-19 vaccine is not currently required for student enrollment.
Testing will be provided on a drop-in basis Monday through Friday when school is in session.
Families can find free food at several locations.