Jan 2016

Facts about the replacement educational maintenance and operations levy

January 12th, 2016|Categories: Bond and levy updates, Design II strategic plan, 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, Safe and supportive, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: |

Get the facts about Vancouver Public Schools' replacement educational maintenance and operations levy.

Jan 2016

Patron tour to feature Vancouver School of Arts and Academics

January 3rd, 2016|Categories: Design II strategic plan, Project: VSAA, Secondary schools (6-12), VPS press releases|Tags: , |

On Friday, Jan. 22, Vancouver Public Schools Superintendent Steve Webb will host his second patron tour of the 2015–2016 school year. The tour will provide an in-depth look at the dynamic learning opportunities at Vancouver [...]

Dec 2015

Cultivating creative schools

December 2nd, 2015|Categories: Design II strategic plan, Programs of Choice, Project: VSAA, Secondary schools (6-12), Supt news, VPS in the news|Tags: , , , , , , |

Original source: School Administrator, December 2015 Arts are integral to our curriculum, which is why we engage students in arts-centric learning experiences and give them opportunities to select options that meet their needs and interests. Learn [...]

Nov 2015

Musical talent crescendos as students join renowned groups

November 19th, 2015|Categories: Project: Columbia River, Project: VSAA, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , , , |

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.

Nov 2015

Donation will provide new theatre seating at VSAA

November 17th, 2015|Categories: Partnerships, Project: VSAA|Tags: , , , |

Community patron Leslie Durst was honored at the Nov. 10 school board meeting for her generous donation to purchase new seating for the Royal Durst Theatre at Vancouver School of Arts and Academics. Durst is a [...]

Nov 2015

Students create, perform original physical theater work

November 4th, 2015|Categories: Project: VSAA, Secondary schools (6-12), VPS press releases|Tags: |

“The Inevitable Consequence of Gravity, or There Once Was a Fish” is a devised physical theater comedy created by students from Vancouver School of Arts and Academics under the artistic direction of guest artist Arturo [...]

Oct 2015

Learning in a digital world

October 22nd, 2015|Categories: Design II strategic plan, Project: Columbia River, Project: iTech, Project: McLoughlin, Project: VSAA, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff, weLearn1:1|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This year, VPS students in sixth through 12th grades are using iPads or laptops, thanks to a 2013 community-approved technology levy.

Jun 2015

National educational spotlight shines on Vancouver Public Schools

June 18th, 2015|Categories: Design II strategic plan, Design II timeline, Elementary schools, Project: iTech, Project: McLoughlin, Project: VSAA, Secondary schools (6-12), Supt news, VPS achievements, weLearn1:1|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In April, 150 education leaders from across the nation converged in Vancouver to learn about the district’s weLearn 1:1 technology initiative. The conference, hosted by the nonprofit Digital Promise’s elite League of Innovative Schools, featured [...]

May 2015

Two VPS high schools ranked among best in nation

May 18th, 2015|Categories: Project: VSAA, Secondary schools (6-12), VPS achievements, VPS in the news, VPS press releases|Tags: , |

U.S. News & World Report recently placed Vancouver School of Arts and Academics and Skyview High School among the best public high schools in the nation as part of its annual ranking. VSAA was named [...]

May 2015

Students from five VPS high schools named Washington Scholars

May 14th, 2015|Categories: Project: Columbia River, Project: VSAA, Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , , , , |

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, [...]

Mar 2015

Student artwork celebrated in regional show

March 18th, 2015|Categories: Project: VSAA, Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , , , , |

Southwest Washington student artists, including several from VPS schools, were recognized for their outstanding artwork at the 2015 Southwest Washington Regional High School Art Show, sponsored and hosted by Educational Service District 112. Now it [...]

Mar 2015

Pehlke represents Clark County in statewide Poetry Out Loud competition

March 13th, 2015|Categories: Project: VSAA, Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , , |

Congratulations to Vancouver School of Arts and Academics’ Sameayah Pehlke! In February, Pehlke, pictured above on left, nabbed one of two top places in the regional Poetry Out Loud competition. On March 7, she again [...]

Feb 2015

Sameayah Pehlke rises to top of Poetry Out Loud competition

February 6th, 2015|Categories: Project: VSAA, Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , , |

Sameayah Pehlke (pictured above on left), a student at Vancouver School of Arts and Academics, and Emelie Pennington-Davis of Trout Lake School, Trout Lake School District, claimed the top two regional spots in the Feb. 3 Poetry Out [...]

Jan 2015

Then and now: Planning for the future

January 9th, 2015|Categories: Design II strategic plan, 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)|Tags: , |

No matter where you live, work or play in Vancouver, it is likely that you drive by a school at some point during your travels. Vancouver Public Schools has 37 schools and programs located within [...]

Nov 2014

Young musicians invited to join All-State, All-Northwest honor groups

November 25th, 2014|Categories: Project: Columbia River, Project: VSAA, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Oct 2014

Athletic Team of the Month: Thomas Jefferson girls’ cross-country

October 30th, 2014|Categories: Athletics and activities, Project: VSAA, Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , |

September/October 2014 Several runners for Thomas Jefferson made big improvements over the course of the season (from "back of the pack" at the start of the season to "front of the pack" by the district meet). The [...]

Mar 2014

March 2014 Employee Excellence Awards

March 25th, 2014|Categories: Elementary schools, Employee Excellence Awards, Project: VSAA, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , |

Four employees were selected for the March 2014 recognition. They were honored at the March 25 school board meeting. Pictured left to right are: • Cindy Dosier, learning support teacher, Franklin Elementary School • Steffanie [...]

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