Two resolutions were approved on Sept. 8 authorizing temporary layoffs/furloughs or a partial reduction of work hours.
Vancouver Public Schools and the Vancouver Education Association have agreed to a memorandum of understanding that addresses the terms of employment and delivery of educational services.
The superintendent will have served in his current role for 14 years.
The application period is Aug. 6 through 14.
New board member will be sworn in at the July 14 board meeting.
The board of directors will interview candidates on June 29 and 30. The public is invited to watch via Zoom.
Learn more about an equity initiative launch for the 2020-21 school year.
The Vancouver Public Schools Board of Directors seeking interested applicants to fill director position.
This is the second year of recognition for music education.
Seven Vancouver schools are among 24 honored schools from Southwest Washington and 391 statewide.
The following changes in administration will take place in August for the 2020-21 school year. All personnel assignments are subject to final approval by the school board. Darci Fronk, principal at Alki Middle School, will [...]
District employees are working directly with Clark County Public Health and the Washington State Department of Health to monitor the evolving situation.
The district will be recognized for providing academic and non-academic support to all students, improving graduation rates and closing opportunity gaps.
Vancouver Public Schools is reaching out to staff and community members for input and guidance as part of its response to the Washington State Attorney General’s Office investigation of disproportionate discipline for special education, African [...]
VPS is taking steps to examine and refine its disciplinary policies and practices after a 2018-19 investigation by the Washington state attorney general’s office identified disproportionate outcomes.
Vancouver schools provide better educational opportunities, faster growth in learning.
The board of directors voted unanimously.
The application period has ended.
The district is asking for input from district families, staff and community members.
The following changes in administration will take place in August for the 2019-20 school year. These changes do not increase costs in the district’s administrative budget. Five central office administrative positions have been eliminated as [...]
Over the past few months, Vancouver Public Schools has projected a budget shortfall of approximately $14.3 million in its 2019-20 budget. The latest preliminary recommendations add another $2.5 million in cuts that may be necessary [...]
VPS is the third recipient of the award, and the first recipient from Washington state.
On March 15, a confrontation between three students at a Vancouver Public Schools middle school basketball tournament escalated into a disturbance that involved approximately 50 students, leading to the response of more than 30 [...]
Vancouver Public Schools is preparing for a 2019-20 budget shortfall of approximately $14.3 million. The projected shortfall is primarily due to major changes in the state’s funding system for K-12 schools, including the capped local [...]
Due to a weather-related closure on Feb. 5, the following schedule will be in effect for the last week of the 2018-19 school year.
Vancouver Public Schools is anticipating a decline in student enrollment for the 2019-20 school year that will further compound a projected budget shortfall. The district’s enrollment analysis is consistent with projections independently gathered periodically by [...]
Ballots are due on Tuesday for Vancouver Public Schools’ levy election. Two levies—an education and operations levy and a technology levy are on the ballot. These levies are not new taxes. They will replace the [...]
Vancouver Public Schools forecasts a budget shortfall for 2019-20 of at least $11.44 million. The shortfall is due to the state-legislated cap on local education and operation levies (ESSSB 6362) as well as a recent [...]
The project would change the previously planned location for a new downtown elementary school.
Dr. Steve Webb, superintendent of Vancouver Public Schools, received the 2018 Bob Grossman Leadership in School Communications Award. The award, given by the National School Public Relations Association, was presented July 17 at the annual [...]
The money from an anonymous donor will benefit early learning programs.
The new Truman Elementary School won’t open until fall 2020, but the public is invited to a preview of the future school. Preliminary architectural designs will be unveiled at an open house on Tuesday, March [...]
The public is invited to see the final design of Ogden Elementary School at an open house on Thursday, March 8, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. A virtual tour of the new school will simulate [...]
You are invited to visit Felida Elementary and Thomas Jefferson Middle School!
We have good news! Vancouver Public Schools is launching a new electronic flyer distribution tool called Peachjar. To view school-approved digital flyers, simply click the “Extra” button on your school’s website. You’ll find it located [...]
The public is invited to preview the preliminary architectural designs of Marshall Elementary, McLoughlin Middle School and Lieser Campus at an open house on Wednesday, Jan. 24, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Attendees will be [...]
Vancouver Public Schools announced today that Dr. Michael Stromme, the superintendent of Washougal School District since July 2015, plans to rejoin the VPS executive team as associate superintendent for administrative services. The job change is [...]
Smith, who was elected in the Nov. 7 general election, will be formerly sworn in at the Dec. 12 school board meeting.
A pilot program will provide tech opportunities for approximately 60 students in self-contained special education classrooms.
The festival will feature food; entertainment; family-friendly activities; and information about early learning, employment, counseling, health care, housing and other resources.
Vancouver Public Schools has been recognized as a national District of Distinction for its efforts to empower school-level leaders
New homework guidelines for Vancouver Public Schools will allow more time for younger students to enjoy family learning activities after the school day is over.
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.
Barring additional weather-related closures, the last day of school for students will be Wednesday, June 21.
This Wednesday, March 1, high school juniors throughout the district have the opportunity to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test during the school day. SAT School Day is offered to make the three-and-a-half-hour exam available to [...]
Taking outreach services on the road has earned Vancouver Public Schools a Magna Awards 2017 Grand Prize, given by the National School Boards Association.