Sep 2022

VITA Learning Lab introduces students to project-based learning | Español | Русский | Fóósun Chuuk

September 22nd, 2022|Categories: 2022-23 school year, Elementary schools, Español, Homepage lead story, Uncategorized, Русский|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This year, all second through fifth grade students will have an opportunity to visit this new school and learn more about the community they live in.

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

VPS en Español – Episodio 8

March 31st, 2022|Categories: VPS en Español|Tags: , , |

En este episodio, hablaremos sobre los cambios e información actualizada sobre el COVID, conocerá a Denisse Barba subdirectora de la escuela primaria Anderson, quien nos habló sobre el mes de la mujer. También verá como los estudiantes de las escuelas Sarah J Anderson y Jaason Lee aprender sobre las discapacidades. Y Conocerá a Amalia Franco, Coordinadora de Recursos para la familia y la comunidad en la escuela secundaria Discovery.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

Oct 2017

Partnership with Police Activities League earns Excellence Award

October 5th, 2017|Categories: Elementary schools, Partnerships, Staff|Tags: , , , , , |

The organizations have collaborated to offer after-school soccer and basketball programs in both school districts.

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.

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.

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

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 [...]

Nov 2015

Meeting the emergent needs of our school community

November 9th, 2015|Categories: Design II showcase, Design II strategic plan, Family-Community Resource Center|Tags: |

The growing needs of families directly affects our students. The role of Family-Community Resource Centers, now at 16 district schools, has always been to remove barriers to learning so all students can be successful. But [...]

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.

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