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, [...]
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 [...]
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.
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.
School and district communicators received six Publications and Electronic Media Awards and a Golden Achievement Award from the National School Public Relations Association.
Congratulations to Walnut Grove, Felida and Truman elementary schools!
Dinah Nguyen, a fourth-grade teacher at Fruit Valley Community Learning Center, is a top-notch educator and coach.
Gaiser represented seven out of the 11 films selected for the middle school category of the festival, and two student films won awards.
No need to tell these kids about history. They're experts in it—and they've got the accolades to prove it!
The honorees were selected based on their performance and promise in the fields of science, math and technology.
The contest honors local educators making an impact on students, families and colleagues.
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 year's Pacific Northwest regional screening of the International Youth Silent Film Festival will include the work of some of VPS' video production students.
Traci Chun was chosen from among several candidates for clearly demonstrating outstanding contributions to school libraries.
Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary School is one of 280 schools statewide and one of 11 schools in the Educational Service District 112 region to receive a 2016 Washington Achievement Award.
This accomplished young violinist already has built an impressive resume of awards and high-profile performances.
Hudson’s Bay, Fort Vancouver, Columbia River and Skyview high schools and Vancouver School of Arts and Academics all won at least one gold medal.
Seventeen elementary and middle school students from Vancouver Public Schools competed in the regional History Bee held at Columbia River High School.
Under Steve Horton's leadership, the school’s Environmental Club has directed a drastic reduction in waste over the past 12 years.
Hudson's Bay, Columbia River and Skyview high schools earn top spots in the regional and state Knowledge Bowl competitions.
Students from Vancouver Public Schools were awarded first place in three of the four overall categories.
Atomic Raven Force bested 50 competitors and took home the Excellence Award.
Musicians from around the district recently were honored for their talents.
Nine of the 22 Clark County high school seniors who are nominated for the 2017 General George C. Marshall Youth Leadership Award are from Vancouver schools.
Four VPS students were among the award winners at the 2017 Southwest Washington Regional High School Art Show.
The top three competitors will advance to the state competition in Yakima, Washington, in March 2017.
With a little teamwork, Skyview set a national high school record in funds raised by bell ringing for the Salvation Army during the 2016 holiday season.
The funds will support students' learning and the overall school culture in a variety of ways.
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.
Fort Vancouver High School seniors Luna Garcia and Maria Hernandez were selected to represent the Pacific Northwest at the Washington Youth Leadership Seminar.
Vancouver Public Schools has been named a Top Digital District for 2016 by the Learning Counsel, a research institute that provides information, training and support for schools on digital content and instruction. The honor recognizes [...]
Dick Hannah Subaru representatives recently presented Truman Elementary School with a $8,400 check.
Two McLoughlin Middle School seventh-graders nabbed the silver medal in the BitOlympics, an international electronic building block competition.
Franklin Elementary is one of six schools in the Educational Service District 112 region and among 94 schools in the state that recently were named Schools of Distinction.
Connor Rasmussen, Skyview High School, and Nicholas Neathamer, Columbia River High School, were named Semifinalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Kendra Yamamoto, the 2017 Regional Teacher of the Year, discusses teaching, early learning and mentoring new educators.
VPS teacher Kendra Yamamoto is the Regional Teacher of the Year!
Gaiser Middle School was one of 47 schools and 15 districts honored by the U.S. Department of Education at a ceremony on July 20.
Alicia Cooper, a 2012 graduate of Skyview High School, has become the fourth Clark County resident in 67 years to win the title of Miss Washington.
The Washington Association of School Administrators today presented the 2016 Robert J. Handy Most Effective Administrator Award to Thomas R. Hagley, Jr., chief of staff.
Vancouver Public Schools received nine awards from the National School Public Relations Association.
Teams from Skyview High School and Vancouver iTech Preparatory received a slew of awards at the 2016 Imagine Tomorrow competition.
The school-based enterprise at Hudson’s Bay High School is one of 316 SBEs in the nation to achieve gold-level certification this year from DECA Inc.
Marshall and Washington elementary schools placed second and third, respectively, in the Southwest Washington Fire Up Your Feet spring 2016 challenge!
"Clean schools are green schools, and green schools rock!" That's the message in Gaiser Middle School's third-place video in Washington Green Schools' annual contest.
Elementary and middle school students from Vancouver recently competed in the National History Bee and Citizenship Bee in Chicago, Illinois.
Students from Gaiser Middle School and Vancouver iTech Preparatory collected several awards at the Middle School Media Festival.
She’s a champion for all students, a proponent of critical thinking and a fierce advocate for diversity. Bethany Rivard, the 2016 Teacher of the Year for the Educational Service District 112 region, has been a beloved educator at Fort Vancouver High School for nearly a decade.