On Friday, Jan. 22, Vancouver Public Schools Superintendent Steve Webb will host his second patron tour of the 2015–2016 school year. The tour will provide an in-depth look at the dynamic learning opportunities at Vancouver School of Arts and Academics.

The tour will showcase applications of the district’s strategic plan, Design II, and commitment to preparing students for college, careers and life.

At VSAA, visitors will visit art, music and dance classrooms showcasing the integration of arts and academics in a focused learning community. Visitors also will learn how students are challenged to think critically, creatively and artistically through collaboration and inquiry.

The free tour will begin and end at the Bates Center for Educational Leadership, 2921 Falk Rd. The tour starts at 8:30 a.m. and concludes at 1 p.m. After visiting VSAA, guests have the option of enjoying a student musical performance and a delicious lunch prepared by culinary arts students. Lunch is available for $4 per person.

Get more information on the tour.

Everyone is welcome, but space is limited. To sign up, call Sue Knable at 360-313-4720 or email susan.knable@vansd.org.