Recently Megan Bledsoe shared her thoughts on working at Discovery Middle School, her role, student social-emotional health and a little bit about herself.
A counselor at Discovery Middle School for more than a decade, Megan Bledsoe uses data to monitor student progress and determine where additional support might be needed.
This month's recipients include a secretary, teacher, assistant superintendent, paraeducator and associate principal.
Eighth-grader William Clark served as a page in the Washington state House of Representatives.
The number of National Board–certified educators in VPS is now 148.
Vancouver students recently earned spots among some of the state's most talented youth musicians.
Two paraeducators and three teachers are this month's recipients.
“Our 2018 extended grad rate is forecast to hit 89 percent,” said Superintendent Steve Webb, who noted that the 2018 graduation rates for almost all student groups are comparable to or exceed equivalent state graduation rates.
Two teachers, a building operator, a secretary and a paraeducator are this month's winners.
Meet William Clark, a young leader from Discovery Middle School. Plus, learn about Carrie Newton, one of his favorite teachers.
Approximately 60 elementary and middle school students from Vancouver Public Schools made the cut for the National History Bee.
This month's winners include two teachers, two district resource officers and a specialist in the human resources department.
Fruit Valley Community Learning Center, Washington Elementary, McLoughlin and Discovery middle schools and Vancouver iTech Preparatory will pilot new software.
School's in for summer.
Construction and repair projects for summer 2017 have been scheduled, with funding provided by the bond measure that local voters approved in February 2017.
Programs that highlight fruits and vegetables are evolving the way that school lunches look, smell and taste.
How will Discovery Middle School benefit from the 2017 bond measure? Find out here!
The state of Washington Department of Commerce awarded a $500,000 Homeless Student Stability Program grant to three Clark County school districts and Council for the Homeless.
Attention, parents of fifth-graders who will attend Discovery Middle School next year! Discovery's fifth-grade parent night is Thursday, June 2, at 6 p.m.
Three Vancouver Public Schools marching bands earned top honors for their performances at the Loyalty Days Parade in Long Beach, Washington, on May 1.
They came, they saw, they conquered history and geography—the History Bee and U.S. Geography Olympiad, that is.
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.
A Broader, Bolder Approach to Education today released a case study about Vancouver Public Schools. Developed over the past year, the case study highlights the district's Family-Community Resource Centers, known as FCRCs, and work with local partners to remove poverty-created barriers to learning among more than half of VPS' 23,500 students.
Five Vancouver Public Schools teachers earned National Board Certification in 2015, demonstrating the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare students for 21st-century careers.
We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But at Fruit Valley Community Learning Center, the meal’s importance extends beyond nutrition.
Vancouver Public Schools is one of eight Future Ready districts featured in a set of professional learning resources recently released by the U.S. Department of Education.
Four employees were selected for the November 2015 recognition.
This year, VPS students in sixth through 12th grades are using iPads or laptops, thanks to a 2013 community-approved technology levy.
In April, 150 education leaders from across the nation converged in Vancouver to learn about the district’s weLearn 1:1 technology initiative. The conference, hosted by the nonprofit Digital Promise’s elite League of Innovative Schools, featured [...]
Discovery Middle School teacher Patrick Mahaney is interviewed for the U.S. Department of Education video project. "I am writing to inform you that the U.S. Department of Education selected your district to [...]
Vancouver Public Schools has announced several administrative changes for the 2015-16 school year. Personnel assignments are subject to final approval by the school board. At the district administrative office, Travis Campbell has been hired as [...]
Four Vancouver Public Schools teachers earned National Board Certification in 2014, demonstrating the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare students for 21st-century careers. This year’s class includes (pictured above from left) Katie Nedved, Vancouver Flex Academy and Vancouver iTech Preparatory, [...]
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 [...]