Two new elementary schools originally were identified as construction projects to be funded through the 2017 bond measure. One was designated for NE 25th Avenue south of NE 88th Street to serve the surrounding [...]
Public meetings are scheduled at several district elementary schools to give the community an opportunity to provide input on the construction of two new elementary schools. One was originally planned to be built at [...]
Learn about the supplemental levy measure on the Feb. 11 ballot.
The district intends to hold community forums at Anderson, Hazel Dell, Minnehaha, Eisenhower and Walnut Grove elementary schools.
The supplemental levy for education and operations would benefit all schools in the district.
The new school’s two-story design, developed with input from staff members, will be located on the same site, but slightly to the east of the current structure.
Among the biggest changes is a new location.
Pending any unforeseen delays, construction is expected to be finished by fall 2020.
Several improvements will be made to the school beginning in late 2019 or early 2020.
Construction and upgrades are in progress at 28 district schools. Here's a rundown of the projects. Remodel and expansion projects Columbia River High School: Final design phase of remodel and expansion; construction scheduled to begin [...]
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.
A district advisory group is concerned, however, that the use of one-time money from the state and the district’s financial reserve will result in another large shortfall for 2020-21.
The official audit released by the Washington State Auditor’s Office evaluates the integrity of district financial statements, internal controls and compliance with state and federal laws and grant funding requirements.
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 [...]
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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.