While science is her discipline, she is like every great storyteller unbound by the constraints of a single genre.
An agreement among Vancouver Public Schools and 13 local organizations to establish full-service community schools recently received a boost.
Tim Heichelheim has earned legacy candidate status.
In just five years, Ogden Elementary Secretary Traicy Brent has quickly distinguished herself as a talented professional.
A counselor at Discovery Middle School for more than a decade, Megan Bledsoe uses data to monitor student progress and determine where additional support might be needed.
All four schools have appeared on the list in previous years.
History teacher John Zingale brings the past to life for his middle school students at Vancouver iTech Preparatory. His hands-on teaching style recently earned Zingale the distinction of top middle school history teacher in the country, an award given by the Sons of the American Revolution.
VPS is one of 623 districts across the nation and one of just five in Washington state to be recognized.
The district will be recognized for providing academic and non-academic support to all students, improving graduation rates and closing opportunity gaps.
Bridgette is one of just five winners from across the nation whose video game concepts Google Play selected for development and production.
John Zingale’s passion for history/social studies, technology and project-based learning have enabled students to experience hands-on, individualized, project-based history.
U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 study of the best high schools.
Three Vancouver School of Arts and Academics students are finalists in the Washington State Parent Teacher Association’s Reflections arts competition.
VPS is the third recipient of the award, and the first recipient from Washington state.
The award recognizes sustained improvement in English language arts, math and graduation rates.
On stage and in the community, Symphony Koss excels.
At the time of the partial announcement, VPS and iTech were the only district and school on the West Coast featured in the resulting series of case studies.
Hudson's Bay High School competed against 41 other state champion programs in the National FFA Nursery/Landscape Career Development Event.
Annika Epperly and Ojasvi Kamboj were named the winners of the 2018 Congressional App Challenge for the 3rd Congressional District in November.
The Columbia River High School student is the grand prize winner of Google Play's Change the Game Design Challenge.
The grant will fund a Vancouver program that brings coding and robotics opportunities to students in special education.
Columbia River High School teacher librarian Shana Ferguson was awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching grant.
The nearly $150,000 award will enable the district and community partners to plan ways to provide extra support to families.
Eddie Sawyer is one of just five K-12 educational technology professionals from around the nation to earn this honor.
For the third year in a row, Skyview High School students set an "incredi-bell" national record for fundraising for the Salvation Army.
"There’s no role preschool teacher Kendra Yamamoto won’t tackle if it means children get the best start they can before entering kindergarten."
Improvements to the school's grounds led to statewide recognition.
Every week, Aaron Mabey lends his time and talents to Martha's Pantry.
Vancouver Public Schools received the Schools of TechXcellence designation in December 2017.
They plan to construct a full-scale prototype from a lightweight perlite-concrete material and recycled plastic bottles.
Find out why Franklin won the honor for the second consecutive year.
A pilot program will provide tech opportunities for approximately 60 students in self-contained special education classrooms.
Since 1996, Sheyla Mattos has translated her vast experience performing all over the world into powerful instruction for her VPS students.
American School Board Journal visited six districts across the country, including Vancouver, to see how public schools and districts "break down the barriers to achievement for their students."
John Zingale has taught at iTech Prep since 2013.
Vancouver Public Schools has been recognized as a national District of Distinction for its efforts to empower school-level leaders
The honor is given to Arts Schools Network members that meet the principles of exemplary practice.
Vancouver School of Arts and Academics’ Margaret Green is one of only five recipients and the only winner from Washington state or the West Coast.
School and district communicators received six Publications and Electronic Media Awards and a Golden Achievement Award from the National School Public Relations Association.
In July, Meredith Wales and 24 other teachers from across the U.S. will travel to the University of Texas at El Paso to participate in a two-week program.
Traci Chun was chosen from among several candidates for clearly demonstrating outstanding contributions to school libraries.
Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary School is one of 280 schools statewide and one of 11 schools in the Educational Service District 112 region to receive a 2016 Washington Achievement Award.
Superintendent Steve Webb and Chief of Staff Tom Hagley will present two EdTalk sessions on the district’s community schools focus and work to support families and remove barriers to learning.
Taking outreach services on the road has earned Vancouver Public Schools a Magna Awards 2017 Grand Prize, given by the National School Boards Association.
Franklin Elementary is one of six schools in the Educational Service District 112 region and among 94 schools in the state that recently were named Schools of Distinction.
Just in time for ConnectED Day comes a blog post by Superintendent Steve Webb that delves into Future Ready leadership and how it enables access, leadership and innovation in a school district.
"Districts across the country are finding ways to turn after-school programs—once little more than glorified babysitting—into learning experiences that motivate students and close equity gaps," writes Deborah Yaffe.
VPS teacher Kendra Yamamoto is the Regional Teacher of the Year!
The state of Washington Department of Commerce awarded a $500,000 Homeless Student Stability Program grant to three Clark County school districts and Council for the Homeless.
Gaiser Middle School was one of 47 schools and 15 districts honored by the U.S. Department of Education at a ceremony on July 20.