Both teams won their respective district championships before advancing to state.
See the state champs from around the district!
Skyview earned the 4A State Academic Achievement Award for their collective 3.71 GPA.
Congratulations to these student-athletes and their coaches!
Student-athletes received top honors in cross-country, swimming and diving and soccer.
All riders from Columbia River and Skyview high schools' teams qualified for the state competition. Riders also qualified for the multi-state regional competition.
This year was full of wonder, respect and gratitude.
Dinah Nguyen, a fourth-grade teacher at Fruit Valley Community Learning Center, is a top-notch educator and coach.
Three individual titles and one team championship were among the highlights of VPS' student-athletes' success at spring state tournaments.
Fifteen Alki students from the leadership class and structured communication program worked through a series of warm-ups and stretches. Then they moved onto skills: those that can be used in soccer, like passing, as well as social skills that can be used off the pitch.
See who placed in the top 10 at state in swimming, gymnastics, bowling and wrestling!
When a Hudson's Bay High School student's heart stopped during wrestling practice, the staff sprang into action.
Vancouver Public Schools was represented well in the fall 2016 state tournaments.
Three-time Olympian Kara Winger (formerly Patterson) has spent half of her lifetime throwing the javelin, from her days at Skyview High School to her recent Olympic showing in Rio de Janeiro, where she narrowly missed qualifying for the final round.
Students from all over Vancouver Public Schools represented the district and their individual schools at the 2016 spring state championships. Congratulations to all the participants!
Meet Hudson’s Bay High School Associate Principal/Athletic Director Andy Meyer.
The King Cubs college-prep soccer club, coached by Eddie Esparza, is learning important lessons about soccer and life.
Three Vancouver Public Schools marching bands earned top honors for their performances at the Loyalty Days Parade in Long Beach, Washington, on May 1.
Fort Vancouver High School's head volleyball coach, Dennis Carline, is a Comcast SportsNet All-Star Coach!
Student-athletes from across Vancouver Public Schools competed in the winter 2016 state championships.
For many Vancouver Public Schools students who ride the bus, “homework” might be more aptly called “bus-work.”
Katarina “Kat” Tarr’s love of coaching is simple: “I feel best when I’m here; I feel best when I’m giving back to the players,” she says.
Skyview High School Senior Sammi Hampton became just the second player in state history to win four state tennis championships. Hampton won by default in the state championship, after her scheduled opponent in the final [...]
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, [...]
Sixth-grader Andrew Douglas (pictured on left) used his considerable knowledge of history to secure two top-five finishes at the National History Bee Championships in Louisville, Kentucky, in late May. After correctly responding to the question "What illness contracted [...]
(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, [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
September/October 2014 Several runners for Thomas Jefferson made big improvements over the course of the season (from "back of the pack" at the start of the season to "front of the pack" by the district meet). The [...]
September/October 2014 The Eagles won the 2A league title this year—a feat that hasn't been accomplished since 2003. In addition the team also received a WIAA Interscholastic Distinguished Team award with an overall GPA of [...]