Musicians from around the district recently were honored for their talents.
See who placed in the top 10 at state in swimming, gymnastics, bowling and wrestling!
The top three competitors will advance to the state competition in Yakima, Washington, in March 2017.
This Wednesday, March 1, high school juniors throughout the district have the opportunity to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test during the school day. SAT School Day is offered to make the three-and-a-half-hour exam available to [...]
Congratulations to Columbia River High School's Symphony Koss! The talented sophomore recently was named a gold medalist in the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra's Young Artists competition.
Vancouver Public Schools was represented well in the fall 2016 state tournaments.
Congratulations to the winners of the November 2016 Employee Excellence Awards!
Four employees were selected for the October 2016 Excellence Award recognition. They were honored at the Oct. 25 school board meeting.
With input from students, staff, parents and the community, staff members and architects worked together to develop three architectural concepts that would help Columbia River High School overcome its facility-related challenges.
Connor Rasmussen, Skyview High School, and Nicholas Neathamer, Columbia River High School, were named Semifinalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.
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.
The cheering was thunderous as seniors from Columbia River High School paraded down the halls of Eisenhower.
Students from all over Vancouver Public Schools represented the district and their individual schools at the 2016 spring state championships. Congratulations to all the participants!
Name and avocation converge for Symphony Koss. The accomplished violinist and pianist has received several awards and accolades over the past year.
By collecting thousands of pounds of plastic film wrap, Vancouver schools learned about recycling in Clark County's 2016 Trex Plastic Wrap Collection Challenge.
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.
Four employees were selected for the April 2016 recognition. They were honored at the April 26 school board meeting.
They came, they saw, they conquered history and geography—the History Bee and U.S. Geography Olympiad, that is.
Student-athletes from across Vancouver Public Schools competed in the winter 2016 state championships.
Livia Anderson, a student at Columbia River High School, and Sydney Fox-Middleton, a student at Vancouver iTech Preparatory, have been selected for the first phase of the 10th Washington Aerospace Scholars program at the Museum of Flight.
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.
On Friday, March 25, Vancouver Public Schools Superintendent Steve Webb will host his last patron tour of the 2015–2016 school year. The tour will provide an in-depth look at the dynamic learning opportunities at Columbia River High School and Discovery Middle School.
Four employees were selected for the February 2016 recognition. They were honored at the Feb. 23 school board meeting.
To encourage and support a college-going culture, Vancouver Public Schools will offer students the opportunity to take the SAT exam free of charge as part of SAT School Day.
Four employees were selected for the January 2016 recognition: Debi Carsten, Lucy Estrada-Guzman, Jim O’Banion and Tavia Quaid.
Current and former students share their reasons for enrolling in Columbia River High School's International Baccalaureate program.
Four employees were selected for the November 2015 recognition.
Students from all over the district have earned spots in the Washington Music Educators Association’s annually appointed Junior All-State and All-State groups and the American Choral Directors' Association's All-NW Men's Honor Choir.
Four employees were selected for the October 2015 recognition. They were honored at the October 27 school board meeting.
This year, VPS students in sixth through 12th grades are using iPads or laptops, thanks to a 2013 community-approved technology levy.
Katarina “Kat” Tarr’s love of coaching is simple: “I feel best when I’m here; I feel best when I’m giving back to the players,” she says.
Columbia River High School English and AVID teacher Years with VPS: 28.5 Most memorable career experiences: Seeing my 21 Advancement Via Individual Determination students graduate in June 2015. They were the first AVID class at River. I started with them as freshmen. By [...]
Three Vancouver Public Schools students have been named 2016 National Merit Semifinalists.
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.
When Dan Larson was a student at Hudson’s Bay High School, he had little formalized guidance through the labyrinth of applying to colleges, securing financial aid and getting set up for freshman year.
Students from all over Vancouver Public Schools competed in spring sports state championships in May. Congratulations to the following top 10 placers and winners! Tennis Class 4A girls Sammi Hampton (pictured above in back row, [...]
From left: Rebecca Steele, Bryce Hackett, Jessica Ekeya, Ruby Davis, Jason Anderson, Saul Paez Martinez, Newalla Comstock, Hunter Simpson, Katherine Cooke, Nathan Wreggit, Rowyn Lea, Alexander Sheppert and Samir Sen. Not pictured: Wendy Hsei, [...]
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 [...]
Bryce Hackett has been honored with a Public Health Champion award by the Washington State Public Health Association. The association recognized seven individuals, coalitions and businesses, including Hackett, that are working to improve public health. [...]
Pictured above, from left: Columbia River High School bowling coach Dana Blair; Fort Vancouver High School bowler Lauryn Heying; Hudson's Bay High School bowler Reagan Lorey; and Columbia River bowlers Shantel Black, Anali Gomez, Celine Bennett, [...]
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 [...]
Emily Dickinson called it “the thing with feathers.” Shakespeare said it was the only medicine for the miserable. It came to symbolize President Obama’s 2008 campaign. And now hope figures prominently in works created by [...]
For 24 years District Resource Officer Joe Reed has roamed the grounds of Columbia River High School. He can’t go far without pausing to shake a hand; catch up and check in; or remind the [...]