Vancouver Public Schools’ ongoing commitment to music education earned the district its third consecutive award as one of the Best Communities for Music Education. The honor, given by the nonprofit National Association of Music Merchants [...]
Meet Counselor Lisa DiMurro-Johnson, who helps students manage their feelings, develop a growth mindset and be kind to one another.
The district’s graduation rates have demonstrated an upward trend in recent years.
Recently Megan Bledsoe shared her thoughts on working at Discovery Middle School, her role, student social-emotional health and a little bit about herself.
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