Seneca Christie noted that the acronym, VITA, is the Latin word for “life.”
It’s official: Vancouver Innovation, Technology and Arts Elementary School was selected from more than 800 suggestions.
The project-based learning school for approximately 500 students will focus on arts and innovation.
Watch cross-laminated timber being installed at the new school, scheduled to open in winter 2019.
Photo: Concept design of the new K-5 elementary school (back right), which will be built adjacent to the Fort Vancouver Regional Library Operations Center at Mill Plain Blvd. and Fort Vancouver Way. Update [...]
Thank you, voters | ¡Gracias, votantes! | Спасибо, избиратели! | Ach kapasen kinisou ngeni meinisin ekkewe aramas re úttút!
The education and operations levy passed with 64.49 percent support and the technology levy passed with 62.65 percent support.
Voters approved levies for technology and education/operations, according to early election results.
The two-story L-shaped building is projected to open in fall 2020.
These levies are not new taxes. If approved, they would replace existing levies that expire at the end of 2019.
See the latest progress on the new building on the Washington State University Vancouver campus.
Find out how changes at the state level will affect local amounts.
After almost 50 years as an open concept school, Truman Elementary is about to embark on its next chapter: a brand-new building.
Hope to see you there!
Because local voters approved a bond measure in 2017, Columbia River High School will receive facility improvements.
The project would change the previously planned location for a new downtown elementary school.
A large crowd turned out to celebrate Ogden's next step!
Find out what the staff and students had to say about the future of their schools!
Ogden Elementary School will be completely rebuilt thanks to a bond measure that voters approved in 2017.
Playgrounds at 13 elementary schools are getting new rubberized surfaces and fields at four high schools are under construction this summer.
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.
View floor plans, exterior elevation designs and site plans.
Work is expected to be completed at all high school fields by fall 2018.
Take a virtual tour of the new schools!
A single facility on the Washington State University Vancouver campus will serve sixth through 12th grades.
See how the themes of community, collaboration and sustainability are displayed in the plans.
The public is invited to see the final design of Ogden Elementary School at an open house on Thursday, March 8, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. A virtual tour of the new school will simulate [...]
Learn how local school levies and bonds, as well as tax changes at the state level, impact your tax bill.
Bond-funded upgrades and design work for several replacement schools and the new Vancouver iTech Preparatory building are making daily progress throughout the district. An update on the projects was presented to the board of [...]
Class-size reductions, playground improvements and turf field installations are among the upcoming projects.
Preliminary designs of the new school incorporate community and child-friendly spaces.
In the five-and-a-half months since local voters approved the bond measure to rebuild or upgrade every single school in the district, VPS has been hard at work fulfilling its promise to taxpayers.
The new school building will be located on approximately 5 acres of leased land northeast of the main WSU Vancouver campus.
Planning is underway for the first phase of several construction projects. Find out the timeline for construction.
Construction and repair projects for summer 2017 have been scheduled, with funding provided by the bond measure that local voters approved in February 2017.
Vancouver Public Schools partners with WSU Vancouver and Clark College to provide a science, technology, engineering and math pathway from K-12 to higher education.
Thank you, local voters!
The construction schedule prioritizes eligibility for state assistance funding and completing projects on time and within budget.
Ballots were mailed to voters who live within the district's boundaries on Friday, Jan. 27. The election is Tuesday, Feb. 14.
Obtenga más información sobre la iniciativa electoral de emisión de bonos que mejoría todas las escuelas del distrito. La fecha límite para enviar las boletas de voto es el martes, 14 de febrero. [...]
The 60-year-old Fir Grove/Vista building does not meet the needs of the school's staff, students and families and has many facility-related challenges.
Review the two design concepts developed for Fir Grove/Vista after a symposium that asked staff members to reimagine the school's future.
Get the inside story on the district's upcoming bond request.
Vancouver Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Steve Webb sits down with Jason Lee Middle School teacher Carl Click to lay out the facts for the bond measure the school district is asking voters to approve in February 2017.
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.
Learn about the bond measure that will appear on the Feb. 14, 2017, special election ballot.
Learn about the two new schools that are coming to the district, thanks to voter approval of a bond measure in February 2017.