Feb 2016

Five teachers attain board certification

February 10th, 2016|Categories: Project: McLoughlin, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , , |

Five Vancouver Public Schools teachers earned National Board Certification in 2015, demonstrating the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare students for 21st-century careers.

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 [...]

Dec 2015

Working together to feed hungry families

December 15th, 2015|Categories: Design II strategic plan, Elementary schools, Family-Community Resource Center, Partnerships, Project: Peter S. Ogden, Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , |

Three community organizations joined Gaiser Middle School, Peter S. Ogden Elementary School and the VPS mobile FCRC to feed hungry families on Dec. 11.

Oct 2015

Learning in a digital world

October 22nd, 2015|Categories: Design II strategic plan, Project: Columbia River, Project: iTech, Project: McLoughlin, Project: VSAA, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff, weLearn1:1|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This year, VPS students in sixth through 12th grades are using iPads or laptops, thanks to a 2013 community-approved technology levy.

Jun 2015

#TeamVPS: Charlene Shea

June 16th, 2015|Categories: #TeamVPS|Tags: |

Gaiser Middle School seventh-grade life science and math teacher. Years with VPS: 13. Most memorable career experiences: Turning a bioswale and blackberry patch into Gaiser Pond, our living lab.

Jun 2015

From baby steps to big strides: Language programs are off and running

June 11th, 2015|Categories: Design II strategic plan, Elementary schools, Project: McLoughlin, Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , , , , , , |

Wen-Shun Chen’s Franklin Elementary classroom looks like many other elementary classrooms in Vancouver Public Schools.

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 [...]

Apr 2015

Gaiser Middle School named Washington State Green School Leader

April 15th, 2015|Categories: Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: |

(Pictured above: Teacher Charlene Shea, Associate Principal Sheri Backous, Principal Mike Lane and Facility Support Services Planner Jennifer Halleck with Gaiser Middle School students) Congratulations to Gaiser Middle School! The Office of the Superintendent of Public [...]

Mar 2015

March 2015 Employee Excellence Awards

March 25th, 2015|Categories: Athletics and activities, Elementary schools, Employee Excellence Awards, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , , |

Four employees were selected for the March 2015 recognition. They were honored at the March 24 school board meeting. Pictured from left to right are: Mick Hoffman, executive director of operations, safety and security, athletics and activities and [...]

Mar 2014

March 2014 Employee Excellence Awards

March 25th, 2014|Categories: Elementary schools, Employee Excellence Awards, Project: VSAA, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , |

Four employees were selected for the March 2014 recognition. They were honored at the March 25 school board meeting. Pictured left to right are: • Cindy Dosier, learning support teacher, Franklin Elementary School • Steffanie [...]

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