The money from an anonymous donor will benefit early learning programs.
The nearly $150,000 award will enable the district and community partners to plan ways to provide extra support to families.
Real-world experiences extend learning beyond the classroom.
The Youth Opportunity Pass isn’t meant to replace the school district’s buses, but rather expands transportation options for families.
PTA and community partners make new Salmon Creek Elementary path a dream come true.
The organizations have collaborated to offer after-school soccer and basketball programs in both school districts.
For many students' families, new school supplies are difficult or impossible to afford.
This year was full of wonder, respect and gratitude.
“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?’"
Find out where kids can get free meals this summer!
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.
Washington State University Vancouver student Adriana Benitez stood in front of teacher Katherine Howard’s fifth-grade class at King Elementary. “How many of you are excited to go to college?” she asked.
Fourth-grade teacher Bernardo Rodriguez didn't mind getting a little wet at the Harney Elementary School carnival. He willingly sat under a dangling water balloon while students lined up for a chance to hit a [...]
Get ready to observe, wonder and learn with your child! You are your child’s first and most important teacher.
Educators and volunteers are being recognized from throughout the county by the local non-profit group Identity Clark County (ICC). The Real Heroes program honors exemplary educators as part of its Land Here, Live Here, Learn Here [...]
First-graders from all over Clark County and their parents and guardians will be dining on green eggs and ham at school this week.
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.
More than 170 students, siblings and parents attended a math night at Washington Elementary School on Jan. 20.
Students and staff members donated record amounts to the Foundation for Vancouver Public Schools in the nonprofit’s annual campaign.
Three community organizations joined Gaiser Middle School, Peter S. Ogden Elementary School and the VPS mobile FCRC to feed hungry families on Dec. 11.
Original source: The Columbian, October 2015 We believe all students deserve the opportunity to be successful. As Superintendent Steve Webb writes in this op-ed, our supportive community is critical in helping with this work. As a result, [...]
Nearly 1,750 kids and adults attended the second annual Go Ready, a free festival designed to help VPS families with their back-to-school needs so that all students are prepared to begin learning on the first day of school.
When Roosevelt Elementary School Principal Karrie Yank received a call from Dick Hannah Subaru in late September, she was both surprised and curious. The representative told her that Roosevelt would be the recipient of the [...]
The Fort Vancouver High School Center for International Studies has a strong base of supporters in a group that knows the school well: its alumni.
For the first time, the foundations for the Vancouver and Evergreen school districts paired up to collect supplies for students who can't afford to purchase their own.
More than 1,700 students and families attended our second annual Go Ready! Back-to-School-Readiness Festival.
Vancouver iTech Preparatory has received the Washington State Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development's Student Engagement Award for 2015.
Some things change. Isaiah Ephraim, Nathan Harris and Seth Hunt are no longer the third-graders that found in businessman Steve Runyan a friend, mentor and weekly lunch buddy for three years.
Columbia River, Fort Vancouver, Hudson’s Bay and Skyview high schools, in addition to Vancouver iTech Preparatory, each received a $7,000 donation from the truck manufacturer to further science, technology, engineering and math education and career [...]