Sep 2022

First day of school photos 2022

September 2nd, 2022|Categories: 2022-23 school year, Elementary schools, Homepage lead story, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

See first day of school pictures from around the district!

Jun 2022

Sharing gratitude as we end the 2021-22 school year | Español | Русский | Fóósun Chuuk

June 13th, 2022|Categories: 2021-22 school year, Elementary schools, Español, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff, Русский|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Thank you to our students, families and staff for your collaboration and contributions to a successful school year!

May 2022

Radon testing results | Español | Русский | Fósun Chuuk

May 3rd, 2022|Categories: Environmental monitoring|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Results showed that radon levels are below the Environmental Protection Agency’s limit.

Mar 2022

Apply now for Spanish/English dual language program | Español | Русский

March 22nd, 2022|Categories: Elementary schools, Español, Русский|Tags: , , , , , , |

Do you want your child to learn to speak and read in Spanish and English? If your child will be in kindergarten in the 2022-23 school year, enroll them in the Spanish/English dual language program.

Jan 2022

VPS en Español – Episodio 6

January 28th, 2022|Categories: VPS en Español|Tags: , , |

En este episodio usted sabrá a donde puede encontrar información actualizada sobre el COVID. Además, conocerá sobre el Programa Dual en nuestro distrito con el maestro Mario Barba. Y sabrá como los estudiantes de la Primaria King celebraron el legado del Doctor Martin Luther King Jr. Así como también, conocerá a Marisol Garcia, Coordinadora de Recursos para la Family y la Comunidad en la escuela secundaria McLoughlin.

Jan 2022

Middle and high schools temporarily moving to remote learning days | Español | Русский | Fóósun Chuuk

January 10th, 2022|Categories: 2021-22 school year, Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It is necessary to implement a temporary schedule in which some of our schools will switch to four days of remote learning over the next three weeks.

Sep 2021

VPS will hold public dedication ceremonies for replacement schools

September 30th, 2021|Categories: Bond and levy updates, Elementary schools, Project: Fir Grove, Project: King, Project: Marshall, Project: McLoughlin, Project: Truman, Project: Walnut Grove, VPS press releases|Tags: , , , , , |

Please join us as we celebrate our newest schools!

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

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.

Apr 2019

Families invited to participate in travel survey | Encuesta de Viajes Estudiantiles

April 8th, 2019|Categories: Elementary schools, Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Families of students from 11 schools may be contacted.

Jan 2019

Musicians named to prestigious performing groups

January 9th, 2019|Categories: Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Fourteen student-musicians were selected for the Washington Music Educators Association's bands, choirs and orchestras.

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.

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.

Feb 2018

School designs support learning communities

February 6th, 2018|Categories: Bond and levy updates, Project: Marshall, Project: McLoughlin, Safe and supportive|Tags: , |

First photo: Preliminary rendering of McLoughlin Middle School Second photo: Preliminary rendering of Marshall Elementary School School designs support culturally relevant and engaging learning experiences Final designs are now in sight for [...]

Jan 2018

Preview plans for new Marshall Elementary, McLoughlin Middle School and Lieser Campus

January 11th, 2018|Categories: Project: Lieser, Project: Marshall, Project: McLoughlin, VPS press releases|Tags: , , , |

The public is invited to preview the preliminary architectural designs of Marshall Elementary, McLoughlin Middle School and Lieser Campus at an open house on Wednesday, Jan. 24, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Attendees will be [...]

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.

Jun 2017

Goodbye, 2016-17: The school year that was #VPSAmazing

June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Athletics and activities, Design II strategic plan, Elementary schools, Facility support, Family-Community Resource Center, Partnerships, Safe and supportive, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff, Videos, VPSamazing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This year was full of wonder, respect and gratitude.

Oct 2016

With a little bit of luck and a lot of hard work, Mac students claim silver medal

October 26th, 2016|Categories: Project: McLoughlin, Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , , |

Two McLoughlin Middle School seventh-graders nabbed the silver medal in the BitOlympics, an international electronic building block competition.

Apr 2016

Reimagining McLoughlin Middle School

April 21st, 2016|Categories: Bond and levy updates, Project: McLoughlin, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: |

Following an April 13 symposium to gather ideas for a new McLoughlin Middle School that would help the school overcome its facility-related challenges, planning teams of staff members and architects translated the key themes into architectural concepts and designs.

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.

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