Aug 2021

New educators join team VPS

August 16th, 2021|Categories: Elementary schools, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

VPS welcomed 17 new educators to the district this month.

Jul 2021

Welcome, new hires

July 21st, 2021|Categories: Elementary schools, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Welcome to some of the newest members of #TeamVPS!

Jan 2020

Eighteen educators achieve prestigious certification

January 15th, 2020|Categories: Elementary schools, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The number of National Board–certified educators in VPS is now 148.

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.

Sep 2019

Three schools share improvement efforts, outcomes

September 30th, 2019|Categories: Elementary schools, Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , , |

“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.

May 2019

Global art project celebrates the everyday heroes of Vancouver high schools

May 28th, 2019|Categories: Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , , |

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.

Mar 2019

Vancouver students win state championships

March 13th, 2019|Categories: Athletics and activities, Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , , , |

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.

Mar 2019

Five Vancouver student artists win awards in regional high school show

March 13th, 2019|Categories: Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , , , |

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.

Jan 2019

Fifteen VPS teachers earn National Board certification in 2018

January 11th, 2019|Categories: Elementary schools, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

With this certification, these educators have demonstrated that they have reached the highest levels of the profession.

May 2018

New turf fields coming to Columbia River, Fort Vancouver, Hudson’s Bay and Skyview high schools

May 17th, 2018|Categories: Bond and levy updates, More projects, Project: Columbia River, Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , , , , |

Work is expected to be completed at all high school fields by fall 2018.

Mar 2018

Building Trades class gives students a glimpse at future careers

March 28th, 2018|Categories: Programs of Choice|Tags: |

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 [...]

Feb 2018

Twenty-seven teachers receive leading certification

February 16th, 2018|Categories: Elementary schools, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This year's group of National Board-certified teachers is the district's largest.

Jan 2018

From student to teacher: Training the next generation

January 9th, 2018|Categories: Design II strategic plan, Elementary schools, Programs of Choice, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

Dec 2017

Student musicians named to top performance groups

December 21st, 2017|Categories: Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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.

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.

Oct 2017

Technology, language program and building construction class on display at tour of public schools

October 4th, 2017|Categories: Elementary schools, Secondary schools (6-12), Supt news|Tags: , |

The tour will provide an in-depth look at Hudson’s Bay High School and Harney Elementary School.

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