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: Monday, June 17—schools will be in session and will release at [...]
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 [...]
Voters approved levies for technology and education/operations, according to early election results.
All Friday, Feb. 8, after-school and evening activities will be held as scheduled. The Friday night (2/8/19) basketball game at Columbia River High School vs. WF West has been canceled. All weekend activities, athletic events [...]
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 [...]
It’s a new way of asking students to flex their social and soft skills as they do independent and collaborative work.
All schools will be closed Tuesday, Feb. 5, due to icy conditions. All after-school and evening activities are canceled. Debido a las inclemencias del tiempo, todas las escuelas de “VPS” estarán cerradas 5/February/2019. Todas las [...]
All VPS schools are on a two-hour late start on Tuesday, Feb. 5. No morning preschool or other morning activities. UPDATE: Buses are on snow routes this morning. Find more weather-related information. Español 5 Febrero [...]
Anya Pavlovic Kain stayed busy with International Baccalaureate and Running Start classes and was president of Natural Helpers and a member of the Clark County Youth Commission.
In Vancouver Public Schools, three schools were exposure sites.
The two-story L-shaped building is projected to open in fall 2020.
Learn how VPS is working to keep students safe in their use of technology.
This month's winners include two teachers, a school psychologist, FCRC coordinator and secretary.
The award recognizes sustained improvement in English language arts, math and graduation rates.
After members of Vancouver Association of Educational Support Professionals voted this evening to ratify a new, three-year contract with Vancouver Public Schools, the district released the basic terms of the agreement. On average, VAESP members [...]
The entire Felida Elementary student body and staff recently worked to polish a skill that, like playing the piano or cooking the perfect pizza, requires practice.
We have reached a tentative agreement with the support staff union.
Families should be prepared for the possibility of a closure and have a backup plan.
Negotiations update for Vancouver Public Schools and Vancouver Association of Educational Support Professionals
Bargaining teams for Vancouver Public Schools and Vancouver Association of Educational Support Professionals are continuing state mediation this afternoon. They are scheduled to negotiate all day tomorrow and will work into the evening if necessary to [...]
Vancouver Public Schools will need to address an $11.44 million budget shortfall forecast for the 2019-20 school year.
The state mediator confirmed again today, however, that the tentative agreement signed by both parties included the state COLA as part of total salary improvements.
Vancouver Public Schools is preparing to file an unfair labor practice claim with the Public Employment Relations Commission against the Vancouver Association of Educational Support Professionals pending the outcome of Jan. 22 mediation. VPS and [...]
Eligible students must sign up in middle school, by the end of their eighth grade year.
Vancouver Public Schools learned last night from a media inquiry that Vancouver Association of Educational Support Professionals’ leadership reported to its members that the district withdrew from the tentative agreement reached through mediation on Dec. [...]
With this certification, these educators have demonstrated that they have reached the highest levels of the profession.
The projected budget deficit for next school year is neither unexpected nor unique to Vancouver Public Schools.
This is where PE gets high tech.
Fourteen student-musicians were selected for the Washington Music Educators Association's bands, choirs and orchestras.
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 [...]
Current fifth-graders can apply to attend an arts school or a school focused on science, technology, engineering and math. Find out how!
VPS students can participate in magnet programs and programs of choice that allow them to pursue their unique interests. From the arts and STEM to welding, medicine, cooking and blended learning, there's something for everyone. Find out how to apply.
Today after a full day of state-supported mediation, Vancouver Public Schools and Vancouver Association of Educational Support Professionals reached a tentative agreement on a new contract for secretaries, clerks and paraprofessionals. Details of the settlement [...]
VAESP leaders walk out of state-mediated bargaining after VPS proposes a total base salary increase of 15.5 percent over four years
Over four years, VAESP members would receive a total base salary increase of 15.5 percent.
These levies are not new taxes. If approved, they would replace existing levies that expire at the end of 2019.
Since its introduction nearly seven years ago, Vancouver Public Schools’ one-to-one technology program has expanded to provide digital tools to all students in grades three through 12. Training and professional development for teachers and [...]
Said her nominator, "She creates projects and activities that make learning exciting and engaging for her students."
On stage and in the community, Symphony Koss excels.
Be ready Winter weather conditions can be difficult to predict, but there are a few steps you can take to prepare for possible school closures or delays. Make sure your contact information is up to [...]
Recognizing that school principals are not digital natives like their young students, Vancouver Public Schools' team of instructional technology facilitators developed a program to train school administrators as edtech leaders in their schools. The program, [...]
See the latest progress on the new building on the Washington State University Vancouver campus.
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.
Superintendent Webb visits Hough Elementary in downtown Vancouver to speak with a few of the folks in the school’s Green Team and Garden Club.
This month's winners include two teachers, two custodians and an associate principal.
Skyview High School's annual SMT (Science, Math, and Technology) Tech Day challenge took students to the Dark Ages, and sent them off to Thanksgiving break on a high note. In the annual event, students [...]
Both teams won their respective district championships before advancing to state.
After just one month, VPS seniors completed applications for federal financial aid at a rate that is 10 percent above the rate of all seniors in Washington state.