Students from all over Vancouver Public Schools represented the district and their individual schools at the 2016 spring state championships. Congratulations to all the participants!
Vancouver Public Schools was selected to receive a $43 million grant from the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction. The grant will be used to build and expand classrooms to make kindergarten through third-grade class sizes smaller.
Name and avocation converge for Symphony Koss. The accomplished violinist and pianist has received several awards and accolades over the past year.
By collecting thousands of pounds of plastic film wrap, Vancouver schools learned about recycling in Clark County's 2016 Trex Plastic Wrap Collection Challenge.
Congratulations to Courtney Stump, Columbia River High School, and Gabriel Epstein, Vancouver School of Arts and Academics. Both are recipients of National Merit Awards.
Students from Vancouver Public Schools joined some of Washington's finest high school musicians at the State Solo and Ensemble Contest.
Four employees were selected for the April 2016 recognition. They were honored at the April 26 school board meeting.
Livia Anderson, a student at Columbia River High School, and Sydney Fox-Middleton, a student at Vancouver iTech Preparatory, have been selected for the first phase of the 10th Washington Aerospace Scholars program at the Museum of Flight.
Nearly 40 high school seniors have been nominated for the Marshall Youth Leadership Award, given by the Fort Vancouver National Trust. The award honors Clark County's high school seniors who exemplify the leadership of the award's namesake, General George C. Marshall.
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.
Four employees were selected for the February 2016 recognition. They were honored at the Feb. 23 school board meeting.
To encourage and support a college-going culture, Vancouver Public Schools will offer students the opportunity to take the SAT exam free of charge as part of SAT School Day.
Four employees were selected for the January 2016 recognition: Debi Carsten, Lucy Estrada-Guzman, Jim O’Banion and Tavia Quaid.
Current and former students share their reasons for enrolling in Columbia River High School's International Baccalaureate program.
Four employees were selected for the November 2015 recognition.
Students from all over the district have earned spots in the Washington Music Educators Association’s annually appointed Junior All-State and All-State groups and the American Choral Directors' Association's All-NW Men's Honor Choir.
Four employees were selected for the October 2015 recognition. They were honored at the October 27 school board meeting.
This year, VPS students in sixth through 12th grades are using iPads or laptops, thanks to a 2013 community-approved technology levy.
Katarina “Kat” Tarr’s love of coaching is simple: “I feel best when I’m here; I feel best when I’m giving back to the players,” she says.
Columbia River High School English and AVID teacher Years with VPS: 28.5 Most memorable career experiences: Seeing my 21 Advancement Via Individual Determination students graduate in June 2015. They were the first AVID class at River. I started with them as freshmen. By [...]
Three Vancouver Public Schools students have been named 2016 National Merit Semifinalists.
A plan to enhance Columbia River High School’s courtyards recently received a $2,000 boost from the National FFA.
Vancouver Public Schools students excelled at the recent SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Kentucky.
When Dan Larson was a student at Hudson’s Bay High School, he had little formalized guidance through the labyrinth of applying to colleges, securing financial aid and getting set up for freshman year.
Students from all over Vancouver Public Schools competed in spring sports state championships in May. Congratulations to the following top 10 placers and winners! Tennis Class 4A girls Sammi Hampton (pictured above in back row, [...]
From left: Rebecca Steele, Bryce Hackett, Jessica Ekeya, Ruby Davis, Jason Anderson, Saul Paez Martinez, Newalla Comstock, Hunter Simpson, Katherine Cooke, Nathan Wreggit, Rowyn Lea, Alexander Sheppert and Samir Sen. Not pictured: Wendy Hsei, [...]
Three students from Vancouver Public Schools have received top honors from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Jason Anderson, Columbia River High School, and Samir Sen, Skyview High School, were named 2015 National Merit Scholars. Jessica [...]
Bryce Hackett has been honored with a Public Health Champion award by the Washington State Public Health Association. The association recognized seven individuals, coalitions and businesses, including Hackett, that are working to improve public health. [...]
Pictured above, from left: Columbia River High School bowling coach Dana Blair; Fort Vancouver High School bowler Lauryn Heying; Hudson's Bay High School bowler Reagan Lorey; and Columbia River bowlers Shantel Black, Anali Gomez, Celine Bennett, [...]
Several VPS students earned medals at the recent state Jobs for Washington's Graduates competition. Congratulations to the following: Columbia River High School Spencer Gehner Gold medal, Public Speaking Nalon Sombounvong Silver medal, Portfolio Yadira Velador [...]
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 [...]
For 24 years District Resource Officer Joe Reed has roamed the grounds of Columbia River High School. He can’t go far without pausing to shake a hand; catch up and check in; or remind the [...]
Seven seniors from Columbia River High School recently achieved commendations from the prestigious National Merit scholarship program. Pictured above, from left, are Rebecca Bernheimer, Max Albrechtson, Rebecca Duncan, Daniel Nehnevaj, Ruby Davis, Nikita Kakorin and Cailin Dahlin. [...]
Pictured above, from left: Kimberly Claassen, Emily Liu, Donald William Higgins, Eva Stoumbos, Lauren Clark, Brent Hall, Jason Anderson, Dave Chartrey, Spencer Reid-Rice, Mason McCloud, Philip Denton, David Conditt and James O'Banion. Not pictured: Halie [...]
Earlier this month, fall state championships began around the state. Vancouver Public Schools athletes represented their schools in the following sports: 3A cross-country The state meet was held Nov. 8, 2014, at Sun Willows Golf [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]