VPS welcomed 17 new educators to the district this month.
Welcome to some of the newest members of #TeamVPS!
The event challenges participants to demonstrate their knowledge of nursery and landscape development and practices.
This episode is about finding a path forward when the landscape has changed dramatically.
One by one the high schoolers pair up with second graders and find a spot at one of the long tables.
Jump Quest is based on parkour, and Christopher Gilbert turned to his fellow students for beta testing.
The number of National Board–certified educators in VPS is now 148.
A nurse, teacher, family-community resource coordinator, theater manager and principal are this month's Excellence Awardees.
“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.
Congratulations to the student-athletes and their coaches!
A public art installation created by and featuring photos of students from Skyview and Hudson’s Bay high schools and Vancouver School of Arts and Academics is on display at the Vancouver Community Library.
U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 study of the best high schools.
Almost 60 students from Vancouver Public Schools medaled in the state competition.
All proceeds support FFA and programs that teach kids job skills.
Allison Blaine of Hudson’s Bay High School secured her second state championship in wrestling and Grace Gordon of Columbia River High School achieved a gold medal in gymnastics.
The show features award-winning artwork by students from Hudson's Bay High School, Vancouver School of Arts and Academics and Fort Vancouver High School Center for International Studies.
By the time she was in eighth grade, Kara Hecker had identified her dream job: school counseling.
In Vancouver Public Schools, we believe that emotional intelligence is something to be cultivated and embraced.
With this certification, these educators have demonstrated that they have reached the highest levels of the profession.
Hudson's Bay High School competed against 41 other state champion programs in the National FFA Nursery/Landscape Career Development Event.
Fast forward to 2018, and Hudson's Bay High School alum Dr. Ann Kao is flourishing in the medical field.
Three VPS students traveled in September to Washington, D.C., for leadership activities.
Amy Carpenter was awarded $12,000 to advance agriculture science education.
See the state champs from around the district!
Wearing backpacks and safety glasses, 25 young people intently observed trade professionals demonstrate carpentry, plumbing and electrical wiring.
Work is expected to be completed at all high school fields by fall 2018.
The school's nursery landscape team won the state Future Farmers of America Career Development Event in March.
Congratulations to Fort Vancouver, Columbia River, Hudson's Bay and Skyview high schools and Vancouver School of Arts and Academics!
The new Building Trades program at Hudson's Bay High School gives kids a hands-on opportunity to learn about careers in construction and related fields. Participants can work toward eligibility for apprenticeships by [...]
Congratulations to these student-athletes and their coaches!
This year's group of National Board-certified teachers is the district's largest.
High school senior and Careers in Education student Scully Falcon-Rosas, center, reads to students in Carol Patrick's class at Ogden Elementary. “She’s really nice and she knows how to work with kids," said [...]
Students were selected from McLoughlin and Thomas Jefferson middle schools; Columbia River, Fort Vancouver, Hudson's Bay and Skyview high schools; and Vancouver School of Arts and Academics.
They plan to construct a full-scale prototype from a lightweight perlite-concrete material and recycled plastic bottles.
They’ve never met in person, but Emilio Alcantar and Gavin Kilcullen have a lot in common. Loving families. Video games. Sports. Especially sports.
Class-size reductions, playground improvements and turf field installations are among the upcoming projects.
Find out when and where commencements will take place.
The Youth Opportunity Pass isn’t meant to replace the school district’s buses, but rather expands transportation options for families.
The tour will provide an in-depth look at Hudson’s Bay High School and Harney Elementary School.
Positive relationships bolster students when their focus is lagging, or life intervenes in challenging ways, and let them know that we want every one of them to be successful.