By imagining ways to transition to alternative energy sources tomorrow, students from three VPS schools have won prizes today. Teams from Vancouver iTech Preparatory, Hudson’s Bay High School and Skyview High School went head to [...]
Science, technology, engineering and math are prominent at Vancouver iTech Preparatory, but the students there also have opportunities to pursue non-STEM interests. This Thursday, their work in the arts will be on display in a [...]
It doesn’t exist, at least not yet, but it reads like the dream rental listing for anyone seeking affordable housing.
Pictured above, from left: Gabrielle Karber, Sophia Zabell, Zamantha Guevara and Ricardo Acevedo-Alonso If Zamantha Guevara, Ricardo Acevedo-Alonso, Gabrielle Karber and Sophia Zabell had it their way, Vancouver iTech Preparatory would have a two-level, octogonal [...]
Hudson's Bay High School and two of its teachers recently received awards from District 8 of the Washington Association of Agricultural Educators. Hudson's Bay horticulture teacher Steve Lorenz Outstanding Teacher: Steve Lorenz Outstanding [...]
Pictured above, from left: Kassie Wielenback, Cedric Hitzeman, Brittney Hauff and teacher Steve Lorenz. After rising above their Washington state competitors and 14 other schools from across the country, Hudson’s Bay High School recently clinched one [...]
A unique solution to the problem of cardboard waste has catapulted Hudson's Bay High School first to the Washington state award and now into the national phase of the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest. Hudson's [...]
The science, technology, engineering and math—or STEM—school is one of six statewide designated as STEM Lighthouse Schools by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction. Along with the honor, each school also receives a [...]
Emily Dickinson called it “the thing with feathers.” Shakespeare said it was the only medicine for the miserable. It came to symbolize President Obama’s 2008 campaign. And now hope figures prominently in works created by [...]
Despite being born two decades after the 1980 Mount St. Helens eruption, Vancouver iTech Preparatory freshmen are at the forefront of researching the blast that ripped across 230 square miles of forest and claimed 57 [...]
After becoming one of five state finalists in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest, Hudson’s Bay High School horticulture teacher Steve Lorenz recently was named the Washington state winner. The 30-year teaching veteran receives a technology package [...]
Jon Lauderbaugh is the AVID teacher at Vancouver Flex Academy. Jon's creativity and passion for teaching inspires students to realize their full potential. Through AVID, Jon strives to help his students develop the critical thinking [...]
Seniors named semiﬁnalists, commended students in 2015 National Merit and National Achievement scholarship programs
Seniors from around the district recently were recognized as part of the two prestigious scholarship programs. National Merit semifinalists included Jason Anderson (pictured above on right), Columbia River High School, and Samir Sen, Skyview High [...]
Congratulations to Steve Lorenz and Hudson’s Bay High School! The horticulture teacher from the school’s Architecture, Construction and Environmental Sciences program is one of five finalists selected from among 3,100 applicants to represent the state [...]
Cyndy Hagin is an outstanding teacher with 19 years of experience. She is iTech Preparatory's Robotics teacher and challenges our middle and high school students to use their math and physics to learn about robots [...]
Congratulations to Columbia River High School biology teacher Kelly Cameron, pictured above on left, who recently was honored by Stanford University as part of its Teacher Tribute Initiative. Isabelle Crary, pictured above on right, nominated [...]
Inside Hudson’s Bay High School’s mycology lab, students in the Architecture, Construction and Environmental Services magnet program are experimenting with different mushroom species to explore possibilities in the fields of alternative energy and sustainability. Under [...]
Design II Showcase Goal Area: Programs of Choice Vancouver Flex Academy at Lewis and Clark High School is Vancouver Public Schools' newest program of choice. Recently, Principal Rob Duncan and teacher Katie Cunningham shared what’s [...]
In the spirit of the school’s namesakes, students at Lewis and Clark High School (now Vancouver Flex Academy at Lewis and Clark High School) are charting their own paths to success. Last fall, the school [...]
Original source: District Administration, Jan. 20, 2014 Blended learning? Flex learning? Virtual learning? What's the difference? District Administration tackled these questions and highlighted Vancouver Flex Academy at Lewis and Clark High School as a real-life example [...]
Students have the opportunity to achieve true bilingualism and biliteracy in Mandarin and English.
Advancement Via Individual Determination, an elective class that offers rigorous curriculum to promote student achievement, debuts in five schools.
The Spanish Immersion Program is an academically challenging and enriching program for developing linguistic proficiency in Spanish and English. Entry into the program starts at kindergarten. At the kindergarten and first-grade levels, the majority of [...]