Aug 2016

Fresh fruit and vegetable program returns to five VPS schools

August 12th, 2016|Categories: Nutrition Services|Tags: , , , , |

Mangos, blackberries, rainbow carrots, mini sweet peppers and star fruit are a sampling of the fresh fruits and vegetables students will be snacking on at five elementary schools in Vancouver Public Schools. VPS was awarded [...]

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.

May 2016

Schools wrap up collection challenge

May 16th, 2016|Categories: Elementary schools, Project: Columbia River, Project: Peter S. Ogden, Project: Walnut Grove, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By collecting thousands of pounds of plastic film wrap, Vancouver schools learned about recycling in Clark County's 2016 Trex Plastic Wrap Collection Challenge.

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

New elementary school websites

January 12th, 2016|Categories: Elementary schools, Project: King, Project: Marshall, Project: Peter S. Ogden, Project: Truman, Project: Walnut Grove|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

VPS’ elementary schools have partnered with the district’s communications office to embark on a redesign of all elementary school websites.

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

Building hope: Symposium participants envision new elementary schools

October 22nd, 2015|Categories: Bond and levy updates, Elementary schools, Project: King, Project: Marshall, Project: Peter S. Ogden, Project: Truman, Project: Walnut Grove, Supt news|Tags: , , , |

If you want to know what an elementary school should look and feel like, ask a fifth-grader. An elementary school should “feel like you’re at home and be comfortable. Because if you’re comfortable, you’re comfortable [...]

Sep 2015

Fresh fruit and vegetable program returns to five VPS schools

September 4th, 2015|Categories: Nutrition Services, Project: Peter S. Ogden, VPS press releases|Tags: , , , , , |

Mangos, blackberries, rainbow carrots, mini sweet peppers and star fruit are a sampling of the fresh fruits and vegetables students will be snacking on at five elementary schools in Vancouver Public Schools. VPS was awarded [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

Jan 2014

Creating safe and supportive learning environments

January 15th, 2014|Categories: Design II showcase, Design II strategic plan, Project: Peter S. Ogden, Safe and supportive|Tags: |

Design II Showcase Goal Area: Safe and Supportive Schools Formal measures to make all schools safe and supportive learning environments—a Design II strategic priority—began five years ago at six pilot schools. Peter S. Ogden Elementary School [...]

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