Jan 2021

What’s new in construction around the district

January 21st, 2021|Categories: Bond and levy updates, More projects, Project: Columbia River, Project: Fir Grove, Project: iTech, Project: King, Project: Lieser, Project: Marshall, Project: McLoughlin, Project: Peter S. Ogden, Project: Truman, Project: VSAA, Project: Walnut Grove|

Now four-and-a-half years into the active design and construction work, the bond program is more than halfway through.

Sep 2019

In the construction zone: 28 schools on track for bond work

September 17th, 2019|Categories: Bond and levy updates, Project: Columbia River, Project: Fir Grove, Project: iTech, Project: King, Project: Lieser, Project: Marshall, Project: McLoughlin, Project: Peter S. Ogden, Project: Truman, Project: VSAA, Project: Walnut Grove|

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 [...]

Mar 2019

Construction update: downtown elementary, Columbia River High School and more

March 7th, 2019|Categories: Bond and levy updates, Project: Columbia River, Project: Downtown elementary, Project: Fir Grove, Project: Walnut Grove|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

May 2018

New turf fields coming to Columbia River, Fort Vancouver, Hudson’s Bay and Skyview high schools

May 17th, 2018|Categories: Bond and levy updates, More projects, Project: Columbia River, Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , , , , |

Work is expected to be completed at all high school fields by fall 2018.

Nov 2017

What’s next in bond projects

November 14th, 2017|Categories: Bond and levy updates, Elementary schools, More projects, Project: Columbia River, Project: King, Project: Marshall, Project: Peter S. Ogden, Project: Truman, Project: Walnut Grove, Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Class-size reductions, playground improvements and turf field installations are among the upcoming projects.

Jun 2017

Students earn top-10 honors at state tournaments

June 14th, 2017|Categories: Athletics and activities, Project: Columbia River, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , |

Three individual titles and one team championship were among the highlights of VPS' student-athletes' success at spring state tournaments.

Jun 2017

Young women honored for excellence in science, math and tech

June 5th, 2017|Categories: Project: Columbia River, Project: iTech, Project: VSAA, Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The honorees were selected based on their performance and promise in the fields of science, math and technology.

Mar 2017

March 2017 Employee Excellence Awards

March 29th, 2017|Categories: Elementary schools, Employee Excellence Awards, Project: Columbia River, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , |

Two teachers, a literacy facilitator and a registrar are among the latest employees to earn the district's award for outstanding staff members.

Mar 2017

Displays of knowledge bring honors at regional, state competitions

March 28th, 2017|Categories: Project: Columbia River, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , |

Hudson's Bay, Columbia River and Skyview high schools earn top spots in the regional and state Knowledge Bowl competitions.

Feb 2017

VPS juniors will take the SAT free of charge March 1

February 27th, 2017|Categories: Project: Columbia River, Project: VSAA, Secondary schools (6-12), VPS press releases|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

This Wednesday, March 1, high school juniors throughout the district have the opportunity to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test during the school day. SAT School Day is offered to make the three-and-a-half-hour exam available to [...]

Feb 2017

Bond construction projects scheduled for six-year timeline

February 1st, 2017|Categories: Bond and levy updates, Elementary schools, More projects, Project: Columbia River, Project: Fir Grove, Project: iTech, Project: King, Project: Lieser, Project: Marshall, Project: McLoughlin, Project: Peter S. Ogden, Project: Truman, Project: VSAA, Project: Walnut Grove, Secondary schools (6-12)|

The construction schedule prioritizes eligibility for state assistance funding and completing projects on time and within budget.

Jan 2017

School election is Tuesday, February 14

January 31st, 2017|Categories: Bond and levy updates, Elementary schools, More projects, Project: Columbia River, Project: Fir Grove, Project: iTech, Project: King, Project: Lieser, Project: Marshall, Project: McLoughlin, Project: Peter S. Ogden, Project: Truman, Project: VSAA, Project: Walnut Grove, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff, VPS press releases|

Ballots were mailed to voters who live within the district's boundaries on Friday, Jan. 27. The election is Tuesday, Feb. 14.

Jan 2017

Obtenga más información sobre la iniciativa electoral

January 30th, 2017|Categories: Bond and levy updates, Elementary schools, Project: Columbia River, Project: Fir Grove, Project: iTech, Project: King, Project: Lieser, Project: Marshall, Project: McLoughlin, Project: Peter S. Ogden, Project: Truman, Project: VSAA, Project: Walnut Grove, Secondary schools (6-12), Videos|

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.   [...]

Nov 2016

Bond measure to appear on Feb. 14 special election ballot

November 9th, 2016|Categories: Bond and levy updates, Project: Columbia River, Project: Fir Grove, Project: iTech, Project: King, Project: Lieser, Project: Marshall, Project: McLoughlin, Project: Peter S. Ogden, Project: Truman, Project: VSAA, Project: Walnut Grove|

On Tuesday, Nov. 8, Vancouver Public Schools' board of directors approved a resolution to put a capital facilities bond measure on the ballot in the Feb. 14, 2017, special election.

Oct 2016

October 2016 Employee Excellence Awards

October 26th, 2016|Categories: Employee Excellence Awards, Project: Columbia River, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , |

Four employees were selected for the October 2016 Excellence Award recognition. They were honored at the Oct. 25 school board meeting.

Oct 2016

Reimagining Columbia River High School

October 13th, 2016|Categories: Bond and levy updates, Project: Columbia River, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: |

With input from students, staff, parents and the community, staff members and architects worked together to develop three architectural concepts that would help Columbia River High School overcome its facility-related challenges.

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