Vancouver Public Schools’ ongoing commitment to music education earned the district its third consecutive award as one of the Best Communities for Music Education. The honor, given by the nonprofit National Association of Music Merchants [...]
Lily Engblom-Stryker, a student at Vancouver School of Arts and Academics, was one of eight pieces selected to receive ESD 112 Awards.
We are excited to invite all fifth-grade students to participate in the 2020-2021 Instrumental Program.
VPS administrator selected to national music education association.
The show featured visual art and dance by Vancouver students.
Tim Heichelheim has earned legacy candidate status.
Five Vancouver Public Schools students earned honors in the Educational Service District 112 Regional High School Art Show.
This is the second year of recognition for music education.
VPS is one of 623 districts across the nation and one of just five in Washington state to be recognized.
Regional co-champion Yeshi Berry performed "How to Triumph Like a Girl" by Ada Limón and "American Smooth" by Rita Dove.
Vancouver School of Arts and Academics students took third place in the 48-hour category of the 2019 National Film Festival for Talented Youth.
Vancouver students recently earned spots among some of the state's most talented youth musicians.
High school senior Christian Ramirez received an honorable mention in the jazz/double bass category.
Christian Ramirez, a double bass player from Vancouver School of Arts and Academics, earned his second consecutive recognition.
Three Vancouver School of Arts and Academics students are finalists in the Washington State Parent Teacher Association’s Reflections arts competition.
The show features award-winning artwork by students from Hudson's Bay High School, Vancouver School of Arts and Academics and Fort Vancouver High School Center for International Studies.
Fourteen student-musicians were selected for the Washington Music Educators Association's bands, choirs and orchestras.
On stage and in the community, Symphony Koss excels.
“We’re a caring school. We work toward getting that bond,” said senior Dean Imel.
Orpheus, a live event featuring honest, compelling, original stories, returns for the fifth year.
"The variety of dancers and styles of dance that we get to see in the festival is really special,” said teacher Sheyla Mattos.
Some of the district's top middle school musicians will be joined onstage by fifth-graders who participate in a before-school music program.
This summer, artists may participate in a variety of activities, including dance, acting, music and the visual arts. All opportunities are taught by certified teachers and are offered free to students currently enrolled in Vancouver Public Schools.
Students were selected from McLoughlin and Thomas Jefferson middle schools; Columbia River, Fort Vancouver, Hudson's Bay and Skyview high schools; and Vancouver School of Arts and Academics.
Inspired by Leonardo da Vinci’s "Codex on the Flight of Birds," the multidisciplinary production includes live music, dance, theatre and visual art.
The honor is given to Arts Schools Network members that meet the principles of exemplary practice.
Vancouver School of Arts and Academics’ Margaret Green is one of only five recipients and the only winner from Washington state or the West Coast.
Three VPS students earned recognition in the 2017 Washington state Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.
Christine Choi's work, “Unity,” will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.
This summer, budding artists may participate in a variety of activities, including dance, acting, music and the visual arts.
The new mural at Hudson's Bay High School is a picture of diversity.
Four VPS students were among the award winners at the 2017 Southwest Washington Regional High School Art Show.
Isabella Daltoso of Vancouver School of Arts and Academics is one of two top finishers in the Southwest Washington Regional Poetry Out Loud contest. Fort Vancouver High School senior Sullivan Gui also competed.
VSAA's students and staff excel, thanks to a strong school culture and parental support. However, the building that houses the school prevents it from fully meeting local demand for artistic opportunities.
Name and avocation converge for Symphony Koss. The accomplished violinist and pianist has received several awards and accolades over the past year.
Congratulations to Courtney Stump, Columbia River High School, and Gabriel Epstein, Vancouver School of Arts and Academics. Both are recipients of National Merit Awards.
Students from Vancouver Public Schools joined some of Washington's finest high school musicians at the State Solo and Ensemble Contest.
After receiving regional awards this spring, two students from Vancouver School of Arts and Academics were selected for honorable mentions in the statewide 43rd annual Superintendent's High School Art Show.
Congratulations to Jennifer Chun! The Alki Middle School student is one of three finalists in the Washington State Panda Foundation's logo contest.
Art is not a thing; it’s a way. That’s what writer Elbert Hubbard believed, and the same could be send of an arts education: It’s a way of learning—a lesson in how to look at and think critically about the world. The arts are vital to educating the whole child.