Bargaining teams for the district and VEA met on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Both teams presented new salary proposals. The negotiations website has been updated to reflect these new proposals. Bargaining teams are scheduled to [...]
The general membership of Vancouver Education Association released a ballot to its members yesterday that considers the possibility of an illegal strike, or work stoppage.
Vancouver Public Schools does many things to protect the many people within our buildings. Secure entrances, safety officers, mental health support and positive behavior training are just a few of the many ways that [...]
Because local voters approved a bond measure in 2017, Columbia River High School will receive facility improvements.
The project would change the previously planned location for a new downtown elementary school.
Fourteen members of Vancouver Public Schools' facility support services department, which maintains school buildings and grounds, were honored at the department's annual seminar on June 29.
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 [...]
Communicators from around the district earned Publications and Digital Media Awards in six categories.
VPS' network of Family-Community Resource Centers is a promising approach to boosting family engagement and addressing poverty's effects on learning.
A large crowd turned out to celebrate Ogden's next step!
Find out what the staff and students had to say about the future of their schools!
The Columbia River High School student is the grand prize winner of Google Play's Change the Game Design Challenge.
Ogden Elementary School will be completely rebuilt thanks to a bond measure that voters approved in 2017.
Playgrounds at 13 elementary schools are getting new rubberized surfaces and fields at four high schools are under construction this summer.
The grant will fund a Vancouver program that brings coding and robotics opportunities to students in special education.
Most schools attempt one or two Washington Green Schools certifications per year. Marshall Elementary achieved all six of them.
Jose Rangel—Joe as he’s known at school—loves working in the welding shop.
Amy Carpenter was awarded $12,000 to advance agriculture science education.
Opportunities include camps, free meals, school-readiness events and more!
Noah Beltran, a recent graduate of Fort Vancouver High School Center for International Studies and former Clark College Running Start student, is one of only two Washington state students selected.
See the state champs from around the district!
Columbia River High School teacher librarian Shana Ferguson was awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching grant.
Fruit Valley used 6,000 fewer gallons of water in February 2018 when compared to February 2017.
Both schools will be completely rebuilt in the next few years.
To reduce class sizes in kindergarten through third grades, the district will construct new classrooms at five schools beginning in fall 2018.
The money from an anonymous donor will benefit early learning programs.
Wearing backpacks and safety glasses, 25 young people intently observed trade professionals demonstrate carpentry, plumbing and electrical wiring.
Skyview earned the 4A State Academic Achievement Award for their collective 3.71 GPA.
The nearly $150,000 award will enable the district and community partners to plan ways to provide extra support to families.
View floor plans, exterior elevation designs and site plans.
Leadership, the students say, starts small.
Tariq is like most students, but in one way he is different.
“We’re a caring school. We work toward getting that bond,” said senior Dean Imel.
The class is a pre-AP Spanish seminar taught entirely in Spanish, a language these students have been studying for years.
Superintendent Chris Reykdal signed new K-12 learning standards that launch Washington classrooms into the digital age. OLYMPIA—May 18, 2018—Today’s students are “digital natives,” and need to be prepared to thrive in the ever-growing technology-powered world. [...]
Two teachers, a paraeducator, a teacher mentor and a mental health specialist are this month's winners.
A Skyview alum overcomes her past through optimism and compassion. Plus, learn about Positive Alternative to School Suspension Coordinator Eric Silvey.
Meet William Clark, a young leader from Discovery Middle School. Plus, learn about Carrie Newton, one of his favorite teachers.
Work is expected to be completed at all high school fields by fall 2018.
Take a virtual tour of the new schools!
The magnet school is one of the 20 best high schools in the state of Washington.
Approximately 60 elementary and middle school students from Vancouver Public Schools made the cut for the National History Bee.
Freshman Andrew Douglas was selected to participate in the U.S. Department of State’s National Security Language Initiative for Youth.
The school's nursery landscape team won the state Future Farmers of America Career Development Event in March.
Orpheus, a live event featuring honest, compelling, original stories, returns for the fifth year.
Do you have a kiddo about to start kindergarten next school year? Sign them up NOW for Jump Start, which takes place a few weeks this summer before school begins!
Congratulations to Fort Vancouver, Columbia River, Hudson's Bay and Skyview high schools and Vancouver School of Arts and Academics!
"The variety of dancers and styles of dance that we get to see in the festival is really special,” said teacher Sheyla Mattos.
All proceeds support FFA and programs that teach kids job skills.