Jun 2016

Q&A with the Regional Teacher of the Year

June 7th, 2016|Categories: Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , |

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.

May 2016

Community Leadership Award for Hough’s Jane Tesner Kleiner

May 23rd, 2016|Categories: Elementary schools|Tags: , |

Jane Tesner Kleiner, a landscape architect, parent of a Hough student and founder of the school’s Green Team, received the 2016 Washington Association of School Administrators' Community Leadership Award for the Columbia River region.

May 2016

Schools wrap up collection challenge

May 16th, 2016|Categories: Elementary schools, Project: Columbia River, Project: Peter S. Ogden, Project: Walnut Grove, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By collecting thousands of pounds of plastic film wrap, Vancouver schools learned about recycling in Clark County's 2016 Trex Plastic Wrap Collection Challenge.

May 2016

Displays of skill bring awards

May 11th, 2016|Categories: Project: Columbia River, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , , , , |

Students from across the district displayed their knowledge and abilities at the 2016 state SkillsUSA competition, March 31 to April 2 in Tacoma, Washington. They earned a total of 25 medals. In addition, four VPS [...]

Apr 2016

Students qualify for national history, geography competitions

April 12th, 2016|Categories: Elementary schools, Project: McLoughlin, Staff|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

They came, they saw, they conquered history and geography—the History Bee and U.S. Geography Olympiad, that is.

Mar 2016

Student artwork celebrated in ESD 112 show

March 15th, 2016|Categories: Project: VSAA, Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , , , |

Educational Service District 112 recently announced in a press release that artwork by students from throughout the six-county region will be recognized at the 2016 Southwest Washington Regional High School Art Show.

Mar 2016

Nominees, finalists announced for 2016 Marshall Youth Leadership Award

March 7th, 2016|Categories: Project: Columbia River, Project: iTech, Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , , , , |

Nearly 40 high school seniors have been nominated for the Marshall Youth Leadership Award, given by the Fort Vancouver National Trust. The award honors Clark County's high school seniors who exemplify the leadership of the award's namesake, General George C. Marshall.

Feb 2016

Education employees and volunteers are recognized as real heroes

February 29th, 2016|Categories: Elementary schools, Partnerships, Project: Fir Grove, VPSsuccess|Tags: , , |

Educators and volunteers are being recognized from throughout the county by the local non-profit group Identity Clark County (ICC). The Real Heroes program honors exemplary educators as part of its Land Here, Live Here, Learn Here [...]

Feb 2016

Webb, Hagley named by Education Week as Leaders to Learn From 2016

February 24th, 2016|Categories: Design II strategic plan, Design II timeline, Family-Community Resource Center, Staff, Supt news, VPS achievements, VPS in the news, VPS press releases|Tags: |

America's newspaper and website of record for K-12 schools selected Vancouver, Wash., educators as two of 13 in the U.S. to recognize for leadership and innovation.

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