May 2020

Construction update: Spring 2020

May 21st, 2020|Categories: Bond and levy updates, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Work continues on school bond projects. Here's the latest on all of the projects to date.

Apr 2019

Young historians advance to national contest

April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Elementary schools, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Fifteen Vancouver students qualified for the National History Bee. Seven also qualified for the U.S. Geography Olympiad.

May 2018

Students display historical knowledge

May 9th, 2018|Categories: Elementary schools, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Approximately 60 elementary and middle school students from Vancouver Public Schools made the cut for the National History Bee.

Jan 2018

Technology, coding, math and family resources on display at tour of public schools

January 31st, 2018|Categories: Elementary schools, Secondary schools (6-12), Supt news, VPS press releases|Tags: , |

You are invited to visit Felida Elementary and Thomas Jefferson Middle School!

Nov 2017

What’s next in bond projects

November 14th, 2017|Categories: Bond and levy updates, Elementary schools, More projects, Project: Columbia River, Project: King, Project: Marshall, Project: Peter S. Ogden, Project: Truman, Project: Walnut Grove, Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Class-size reductions, playground improvements and turf field installations are among the upcoming projects.

Jun 2017

The future of history: Students demonstrate knowledge in national competition

June 7th, 2017|Categories: Elementary schools, Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , , , , , , |

No need to tell these kids about history. They're experts in it—and they've got the accolades to prove it!

May 2017

Summer 2017 bond projects

May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Bond and levy updates, Elementary schools, Facility support, Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Construction and repair projects for summer 2017 have been scheduled, with funding provided by the bond measure that local voters approved in February 2017.

Apr 2017

Young historians put their knowledge of the past to the test

April 24th, 2017|Categories: Elementary schools, Project: Marshall, Project: Walnut Grove, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Seventeen elementary and middle school students from Vancouver Public Schools competed in the regional History Bee held at Columbia River High School.

Mar 2017

March 2017 Employee Excellence Awards

March 29th, 2017|Categories: Elementary schools, Employee Excellence Awards, Project: Columbia River, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , |

Two teachers, a literacy facilitator and a registrar are among the latest employees to earn the district's award for outstanding staff members.

Jun 2016

Students match literary wits in Battle of the Books

June 6th, 2016|Categories: Elementary schools, Project: Marshall, Project: Peter S. Ogden, Staff|Tags: , , , , , |

Eleven teams representing Eisenhower, Felida, Hazel Dell, Marshall, Ogden and Salmon Creek elementary schools matched literary wits in the fourth annual VPS Battle of the Books.

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.

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

Young dancers leap into 19th annual Dance Festival

March 1st, 2016|Categories: Elementary schools, Project: King, Project: Marshall, Project: McLoughlin, Project: Peter S. Ogden, Project: Truman, Project: Walnut Grove, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

With a flick of a scarf and a do-si-do, hundreds of elementary and middle school students took the stage on Feb. 16 for Vancouver Public Schools' 19th annual Dance Festival.

Jan 2016

New elementary school websites

January 12th, 2016|Categories: Elementary schools, Project: King, Project: Marshall, Project: Peter S. Ogden, Project: Truman, Project: Walnut Grove|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

VPS’ elementary schools have partnered with the district’s communications office to embark on a redesign of all elementary school websites.

Jan 2016

Snow makeup day is June 16

January 7th, 2016|Categories: Breaking news, Elementary schools, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As a result of Vancouver Public Schools’ weather-related closure on Jan. 4, the following changes are in effect for the current school year: June 16 has been designated as a makeup day and now is [...]

Nov 2015

In poster contest, students illustrate enthusiasm for fire prevention

November 5th, 2015|Categories: Elementary schools|Tags: , , , , , , |

Anderson, Chinook, Felida, Hazel Dell, Lake Shore, Sacajawea and Salmon Creek elementary students recently participated in the annual Fire Safety Poster Contest.

Jun 2015

Teacher librarian to participate in national program

June 29th, 2015|Categories: Elementary schools, Staff|Tags: , |

Ron Wagner, a teacher librarian at Felida Elementary School, has been selected from a pool of more than 300 applicants to participate in the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Summer Teacher Institute in July. Each year, [...]

Jun 2015

Battle of the Books is a contest of literary prowess

June 10th, 2015|Categories: Elementary schools, Project: Marshall, Project: Peter S. Ogden|Tags: , , , , , |

With a team name that is probably deserving to be a title of its own a popular fictional book, a group of Felida Elementary students won the city-wide Battle of the Books May 30 at [...]

May 2015

Vancouver Public Schools announces administrative changes for 2015-16

May 12th, 2015|Categories: Elementary schools, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff, VPS press releases, weLearn1:1|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Sep 2014

#VPSsuccess: Alison Tangvald, first-grade teacher, Felida Elementary School

September 10th, 2014|Categories: Elementary schools, VPSsuccess|Tags: |

Alison Tangvald is new to Felida Elementary School this year. Her experience as an elementary teacher in another district has made her a perfect fit for teaching first grade at Felida. She maintains a nurturing [...]

Dec 2013

December 2013 Employee Excellence Awards

December 11th, 2013|Categories: Elementary schools, Employee Excellence Awards, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , |

Four employees were selected for the December 2013 recognition. They were honored at the Dec. 10 school board meeting. Pictured left to right are: • Jeff McCoy, custodian, Felida Elementary School • Erica Nicewonger, teacher, [...]

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