Vancouver School of Arts and Academics senior Gabriel Epstein was selected as a candidate for the United States Presidential Scholars Program.
For the second consecutive year, Vancouver School of Arts and Academics student Sameayah Pehlke has been crowned one of two winners of the regional Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest, hosted by ESD 112.
Hear from the four inspiring national finalists (including our own Dr. Steve Webb!) for 2016 Superintendent of the Year.
Webb one of four finalists for American Association of School Administrators’ award OLYMPIA — The American Association of School Administrators (AASA), the nation’s top professional association for school system leaders, has named Dr. Steven Webb, [...]
Vancouver Public Schools is one of 30 districts nationwide and one of just three Washington districts to receive District Administration magazine’s District of Distinction award.
Stories of an unusual bookstore and a teen at the brink of a life-changing moment earned honors for two VPS middle schoolers.
A plan to enhance Columbia River High School’s courtyards recently received a $2,000 boost from the National FFA.
Vancouver Public Schools students excelled at the recent SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Kentucky.
In their third year of dominating the competition at local and state Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement events, the MESA team from Jason Lee Middle School ended another successful season with a win at the national competition in Ogden, [...]
Western Washington University honored its outstanding graduates for the 2014-15 academic year at its spring commencement. Among the honorees was Hannah Ricker, who graduated from Skyview High School in 2011. Ricker is the outstanding graduate [...]
Ten Clark County high school vocalists competed on Independence Day in the Sing Fourth competition at the Fort Vancouver National Site. Hannah Wilson, a student at Skyview High School, placed second.
After picking up awards from the Washington School Public Relations Association this spring, the Vancouver Public Schools communications team in June collected nine Publications and Electronic Media Awards from the National School Public Relations Association. [...]
First photo above, from left: Brittney Hauff, Cedric Hitzeman and Kasandra Wielenbeck show their mushrooms. Second photo: Wielenbeck, Hitzeman, Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, teacher Steve Lorenz and Hauff receive their award in Washington, D.C. Photo courtesy [...]
With apologies to Kermit the Frog: It’s not easy being green.
Even if he’d stayed in Seattle, cooking at up-and-coming restaurants, Skylar Stover would have been notable among graduates of Fort Vancouver High School’s Culinary Arts program of choice.
In April, the VPS communications office and other staff members collected several awards from the Washington School Public Relations Association. The association received 270 entries in 13 categories. Forty awards received Awards of Excellence; 105 entries received Awards [...]
Three students from Vancouver Public Schools have received top honors from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Jason Anderson, Columbia River High School, and Samir Sen, Skyview High School, were named 2015 National Merit Scholars. Jessica [...]
Pictured above, from left: Kassie Wielenback, Cedric Hitzeman, Brittney Hauff and teacher Steve Lorenz. After rising above their Washington state competitors and 14 other schools from across the country, Hudson’s Bay High School recently clinched one [...]
Several VPS students earned medals at the recent state Jobs for Washington's Graduates competition. Congratulations to the following: Columbia River High School Spencer Gehner Gold medal, Public Speaking Nalon Sombounvong Silver medal, Portfolio Yadira Velador [...]
In an impressive showing for Fort Vancouver High School’s Future Famers of America team, six Trapper FFA members swept the practicum section of the recent regional competition at Sedro-Woolley High School. Congratulations to (pictured from left) Yafet Ghebretensae, [...]
Congratulations to Vancouver School of Arts and Academics’ Sameayah Pehlke! In February, Pehlke, pictured above on left, nabbed one of two top places in the regional Poetry Out Loud competition. On March 7, she again [...]
Sameayah Pehlke (pictured above on left), a student at Vancouver School of Arts and Academics, and Emelie Pennington-Davis of Trout Lake School, Trout Lake School District, claimed the top two regional spots in the Feb. 3 Poetry Out [...]
The science, technology, engineering and math—or STEM—school is one of six statewide designated as STEM Lighthouse Schools by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction. Along with the honor, each school also receives a [...]
Seven seniors from Columbia River High School recently achieved commendations from the prestigious National Merit scholarship program. Pictured above, from left, are Rebecca Bernheimer, Max Albrechtson, Rebecca Duncan, Daniel Nehnevaj, Ruby Davis, Nikita Kakorin and Cailin Dahlin. [...]
Pictured above, from left: Kimberly Claassen, Emily Liu, Donald William Higgins, Eva Stoumbos, Lauren Clark, Brent Hall, Jason Anderson, Dave Chartrey, Spencer Reid-Rice, Mason McCloud, Philip Denton, David Conditt and James O'Banion. Not pictured: Halie [...]
Seniors named semiﬁnalists, commended students in 2015 National Merit and National Achievement scholarship programs
Seniors from around the district recently were recognized as part of the two prestigious scholarship programs. National Merit semifinalists included Jason Anderson (pictured above on right), Columbia River High School, and Samir Sen, Skyview High [...]
Congratulations to Steve Lorenz and Hudson’s Bay High School! The horticulture teacher from the school’s Architecture, Construction and Environmental Sciences program is one of five finalists selected from among 3,100 applicants to represent the state [...]
Columbia River, Fort Vancouver, Hudson’s Bay and Skyview high schools, in addition to Vancouver iTech Preparatory, each received a $7,000 donation from the truck manufacturer to further science, technology, engineering and math education and career [...]
Congratulations to Columbia River High School biology teacher Kelly Cameron, pictured above on left, who recently was honored by Stanford University as part of its Teacher Tribute Initiative. Isabelle Crary, pictured above on right, nominated [...]
Photo courtesy of Aevum Images— Vancouver Public Schools’ Chief of Staff Tom Hagley Jr. was recognized Sept. 9 with the 2014 Community Champion award for his leadership of the district’s Family-Community Resource Centers. The award, [...]
Original source: The Oregonian, October 2011 Skyview High School teacher librarian Mark Ray was named Washington's 2012 Teacher of the Year. Read the full story in The Oregonian.
Superintendent Steve Webb and Chief of Staff Thomas R. Hagley, Jr., then the executive director of community and government relations, were honored by the National School Public Relations Association for demonstrating exemplary leadership in the [...]