The new school’s two-story design, developed with input from staff members, will be located on the same site, but slightly to the east of the current structure.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Class-size reductions, playground improvements and turf field installations are among the upcoming projects.
Congratulations to Walnut Grove, Felida and Truman elementary schools!
Planning is underway for the first phase of several construction projects. Find out the timeline for construction.
Two teachers, two clerks, a secretary and a music specialist all received the final Excellence Award of the 2016-17 school year.
Seventeen elementary and middle school students from Vancouver Public Schools competed in the regional History Bee held at Columbia River High School.
The construction schedule prioritizes eligibility for state assistance funding and completing projects on time and within budget.
Ballots were mailed to voters who live within the district's boundaries on Friday, Jan. 27. The election is Tuesday, Feb. 14.
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. [...]
Get the inside story on the district's upcoming bond request.
Learn about the bond measure that will appear on the Feb. 14, 2017, special election ballot.
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.
The district is developing plans to improve every school, contingent on approval of a bond measure.
To help Walnut Grove Elementary overcome its facility-related challenges, planning teams of staff members and architects have developed three architectural concepts and designs.
Things have changed a lot over the last 109 years. From a one-room schoolhouse, Walnut Grove has grown into a modern elementary school serving 770 students and 80 staff members.
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.
By collecting thousands of pounds of plastic film wrap, Vancouver schools learned about recycling in Clark County's 2016 Trex Plastic Wrap Collection Challenge.
With a flick of a scarf and a do-si-do, hundreds of elementary and middle school students took the stage on Feb. 16 for Vancouver Public Schools' 19th annual Dance Festival.
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.
Get the facts about Vancouver Public Schools' replacement educational maintenance and operations levy.
VPS’ elementary schools have partnered with the district’s communications office to embark on a redesign of all elementary school websites.
If you want to know what an elementary school should look and feel like, ask a fifth-grader. An elementary school should “feel like you’re at home and be comfortable. Because if you’re comfortable, you’re comfortable [...]
Walnut Grove Elementary teamed up with Clark County Public Health and the city of Vancouver to encourage kids to ride their bikes to school and arrive safely.
Walnut Grove Elementary teachers Wende Cayton and Kim Stringfellow are two very collaborative teachers. These team teachers use technology to support learning across both classrooms. Wende and Kim also collaborate with their fellow second-grade teachers [...]