Jun 2020

Inclusion Preschool for 3- and 4-year-olds | Español | Русский

June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Elementary schools|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Beginning in fall 2020, this new preschool at Ogden Elementary will serve students of all abilities. Apply by July 10!

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 2020

Seven Vancouver schools earn awards from the State Board of Education

April 22nd, 2020|Categories: VPS press releases|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Seven Vancouver schools are among 24 honored schools from Southwest Washington and 391 statewide.

Jan 2020

January 2020 Employee Excellence Awards

January 15th, 2020|Categories: Elementary schools, Employee Excellence Awards, Family-Community Resource Center, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , , , |

A nurse, teacher, family-community resource coordinator, theater manager and principal are this month's Excellence Awardees.

May 2019

May 20 elementary track meet rescheduled again

May 21st, 2019|Categories: Athletics and activities, Elementary schools|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Based on feedback, the meet will be moved to Tuesday, May 28. This date applies only to the eight schools affected by the postponed May 20 meet.

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.

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.

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.

Feb 2016

National case study features school district’s resource centers

February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Design II strategic plan, Design II timeline, Elementary schools, Family-Community Resource Center, Partnerships, Project: King, Project: Marshall, Project: McLoughlin, Project: Peter S. Ogden, Project: Walnut Grove, Secondary schools (6-12), Supt news, VPS achievements, VPS press releases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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.

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

District’s “old school” schools need 21st-century updates

June 11th, 2015|Categories: Bond and levy updates, Design II strategic plan, Project: iTech, Project: Peter S. Ogden|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In March, the district conducted an informal online survey about district facilities needs. More than 1,500 respondents—parents, students, staff members and the community—told VPS how its buildings could be improved. King Elementary School, built [...]

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 [...]

Feb 2015

Teachers earn national certification

February 13th, 2015|Categories: Elementary schools, Project: iTech, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , , |

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, [...]

May 2014

May 2014 Employee Excellence Awards

May 27th, 2014|Categories: Elementary schools, Employee Excellence Awards, Project: Peter S. Ogden, Staff|Tags: , , , , , |

Four employees were selected for the May 2014 recognition. They were honored at the May 27 school board meeting. Pictured left to right are: RoseMary Marek, literacy specialist, Hazel Dell Elementary School Bekah Raymond, teacher, [...]

Apr 2014

April 2014 Employee Excellence Awards

April 22nd, 2014|Categories: Elementary schools, Employee Excellence Awards, Staff|Tags: , , |

Four employees were selected for the April 2014 recognition. They were honored at the April 22 school board meeting. Pictured left to right are: • Cynthia Geddes, teacher, Hazel Dell Elementary School • Kati Armstrong, [...]

Feb 2013

February 2013 Employee Excellence Awards

February 27th, 2013|Categories: Elementary schools, Employee Excellence Awards, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , , , |

This month's recipients represent Fruit Valley, Lake Shore, Sacajawea and Hazel Dell elementary schools; McLoughlin Middle School; and Fort Vancouver High School.

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