Jun 2020

Students, families to receive additional community services

June 18th, 2020|Categories: Family-Community Resource Center, Partnerships, VPS achievements|Tags: , , , , , , , |

An agreement among Vancouver Public Schools and 13 local organizations to establish full-service community schools recently received a boost.

Jan 2020

January 2020 Employee Excellence Awards

January 15th, 2020|Categories: Elementary schools, Employee Excellence Awards, Family-Community Resource Center, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , , , |

A nurse, teacher, family-community resource coordinator, theater manager and principal are this month's Excellence Awardees.

Aug 2019

Updated immunization information

August 9th, 2019|Categories: Elementary schools, Family-Community Resource Center, Get ready for school, Health, Secondary schools (6-12), Uncategorized|Tags: |

Important immunization update: A new state law revises immunization requirements for measles, mumps and rubella. As of July 2019, a new law removes the personal and philosophical option to exempt children from the MMR [...]

Aug 2017

Free event supports families, prepares students to go back to school

August 14th, 2017|Categories: Elementary schools, Family-Community Resource Center, Secondary schools (6-12), VPS press releases|Tags: |

The festival will feature food; entertainment; family-friendly activities; and information about early learning, employment, counseling, health care, housing and other resources.

Jun 2017

Goodbye, 2016-17: The school year that was #VPSAmazing

June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Athletics and activities, Design II strategic plan, Elementary schools, Facility support, Family-Community Resource Center, Partnerships, Safe and supportive, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff, Videos, VPSamazing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This year was full of wonder, respect and gratitude.

Jun 2017

Delivering hope

June 15th, 2017|Categories: Design II strategic plan, Elementary schools, Family-Community Resource Center, Partnerships, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , |

“The first thing I do is check in with the parent to address their basic needs,” said Nicole Loran-Graham, coordinator of the mobile FCRC. “‘How are you doing? Have you eaten? How are you staying warm? Have you slept?’"

Feb 2017

Vancouver’s mobilization of resources earns national award

February 13th, 2017|Categories: Design II strategic plan, Design II timeline, Elementary schools, Family-Community Resource Center, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff, VPS achievements, VPS press releases|Tags: |

Taking outreach services on the road has earned Vancouver Public Schools a Magna Awards 2017 Grand Prize, given by the National School Boards Association.

Aug 2016

Free festival to help students get ready for first day of school

August 11th, 2016|Categories: Elementary schools, Family-Community Resource Center, Secondary schools (6-12), VPS press releases|Tags: |

It’s time to get ready to go back to school! To help students and families prepare, Vancouver Public Schools is hosting its third annual back-to-school event.

Aug 2016

Grant will provide support for homeless students in three county school districts

August 10th, 2016|Categories: Elementary schools, Family-Community Resource Center, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff, VPS achievements, VPS press releases|Tags: , , , |

The state of Washington Department of Commerce awarded a $500,000 Homeless Student Stability Program grant to three Clark County school districts and Council for the Homeless.

Mar 2016

March 2016 Employee Excellence Awards

March 23rd, 2016|Categories: Design II strategic plan, Elementary schools, Employee Excellence Awards, Family-Community Resource Center, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff, weLearn1:1|Tags: , , , |

Four employees were selected for the March 2016 recognition. They were honored at the March 22 school board meeting.

Mar 2016

Patron tour to feature Columbia River High School, Discovery Middle School

March 7th, 2016|Categories: Design II strategic plan, Family-Community Resource Center, Programs of Choice, Project: Columbia River, Secondary schools (6-12), VPS press releases|Tags: , |

On Friday, March 25, Vancouver Public Schools Superintendent Steve Webb will host his last patron tour of the 2015–2016 school year. The tour will provide an in-depth look at the dynamic learning opportunities at Columbia River High School and Discovery Middle School.

Feb 2016

Webb, Hagley named by Education Week as Leaders to Learn From 2016

February 24th, 2016|Categories: Design II strategic plan, Design II timeline, Family-Community Resource Center, Staff, Supt news, VPS achievements, VPS in the news, VPS press releases|Tags: |

America's newspaper and website of record for K-12 schools selected Vancouver, Wash., educators as two of 13 in the U.S. to recognize for leadership and innovation.

Feb 2016

National case study features school district’s resource centers

February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Design II strategic plan, Design II timeline, Elementary schools, Family-Community Resource Center, Partnerships, Project: King, Project: Marshall, Project: McLoughlin, Project: Peter S. Ogden, Project: Walnut Grove, Secondary schools (6-12), Supt news, VPS achievements, VPS press releases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A Broader, Bolder Approach to Education today released a case study about Vancouver Public Schools. Developed over the past year, the case study highlights the district's Family-Community Resource Centers, known as FCRCs, and work with local partners to remove poverty-created barriers to learning among more than half of VPS' 23,500 students.

Dec 2015

Vancouver iTech Preparatory students support Marshall Elementary

December 16th, 2015|Categories: Design II strategic plan, Elementary schools, Family-Community Resource Center, Project: iTech, Project: Marshall, Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , |

Students from iTech Prep adopted the Marshall Elementary School Family-Community Resource Center over the holidays. They collected food, shoes, clothing and hygiene items worth a total of $500 for Marshall students and families!

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