Nov 2022

Qualifying VPS students guaranteed admission to five state colleges | Español | Русский

November 3rd, 2022|Categories: Español, VPS press releases, Русский|Tags: , , , , , |

College admissions staff will reach out to qualifying students by email beginning in December.

Aug 2022

Replacement education and operations levy planned for February 2023 ballot | Español | Русский | Fóósun Chuuk

August 23rd, 2022|Categories: Bond and levy updates, Budget news, Español, VPS press releases, Русский|

The current education and operations levy, passed by voters in 2019, will expire at the end of 2023.

May 2022

Family survey coming May 16 | Español | Русский | Fóósun Chuuk

May 9th, 2022|Categories: Español, VPS press releases, Русский|

Lea este mensaje en Español. Прочитать данное сообщение по-русски. Ánea nón fósun Chuuk. Vancouver Public Schools values your feedback! This May, we will be asking you to take a brief survey [...]

Oct 2021

Review process begins for the VPS Highly Capable program | Español | Русский | Fóósun Chuuk

October 14th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized, VPS press releases|

Teachers and administrators will begin identifying second through ninth grade students who may be eligible to participate in the program in the 2021-22 school year.

Sep 2021

VPS will hold public dedication ceremonies for replacement schools

September 30th, 2021|Categories: Bond and levy updates, Elementary schools, Project: Fir Grove, Project: King, Project: Marshall, Project: McLoughlin, Project: Truman, Project: Walnut Grove, VPS press releases|Tags: , , , , , |

Please join us as we celebrate our newest schools!

Apr 2021

Administrative changes announced for the 2021-22 school year

April 19th, 2021|Categories: Elementary schools, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff, VPS press releases|

The following changes in administration will take place in July for the 2021-22 school year. All personnel assignments are subject to final approval by the school board.  Vancouver Public Schools will open two new elementary [...]

Jan 2021

Superintendent argues for higher prioritization of vaccinations for educators | Español | Русский

January 11th, 2021|Categories: VPS press releases|

Superintendents Mike Merlino, Evergreen, and Steve Webb, Vancouver, are urging health officials and Gov. Jay Inslee to re-prioritize vaccinations for educators.

Apr 2020

Seven Vancouver schools earn awards from the State Board of Education

April 22nd, 2020|Categories: VPS press releases|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Seven Vancouver schools are among 24 honored schools from Southwest Washington and 391 statewide.

Nov 2019

VPS collaborates with community partners on discipline

November 14th, 2019|Categories: Discipline Equity Steering Committee news, VPS press releases|

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 [...]

Oct 2019

Vancouver Public Schools is committed to improving student disciplinary practices

October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Discipline Equity Steering Committee news, Elementary schools, Secondary schools (6-12), VPS press releases|

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.

Apr 2019

Administrative changes announced for the 2019-20 school year

April 12th, 2019|Categories: Staff, VPS press releases|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

Mar 2019

Disciplinary measures focus on re-engagement; safe and supportive environments

March 27th, 2019|Categories: VPS press releases|

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 [...]

Feb 2019

A message from the superintendent

February 27th, 2019|Categories: VPS press releases|

Dear VPS community, If the legislature doesn't act on a comprehensive set of solutions to provide full funding for basic education, vital programs and services that serve students will be at-risk throughout the state. Today, [...]

Feb 2019

Open letter to the Legislature

February 15th, 2019|Categories: VPS press releases|

Dear Legislators: In talking with colleagues and school board members across the state, I hear growing concern about the need for a strong commitment from elected officials to enact McCleary fixes that provide predictable and [...]

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