Mar 2015

Hudson’s Bay High School is Samsung Solve for Tomorrow national finalist

March 3rd, 2015|Categories: Programs of Choice, Secondary schools (6-12), VPS press releases|Tags: , |

A unique solution to the problem of cardboard waste has catapulted Hudson's Bay High School first to the Washington state award and now into the national phase of the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest. Hudson's [...]

Jan 2015

Vancouver iTech Preparatory becomes first VPS STEM Lighthouse School

January 30th, 2015|Categories: Programs of Choice, Project: iTech, Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , , |

The science, technology, engineering and math—or STEM—school is one of six statewide designated as STEM Lighthouse Schools by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction. Along with the honor, each school also receives a [...]

Jan 2015

Welcome to Mount St. Helens. Class is now in session.

January 9th, 2015|Categories: Programs of Choice, Project: iTech, Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , |

Despite being born two decades after the 1980 Mount St. Helens eruption, Vancouver iTech Preparatory freshmen are at the forefront of researching the blast that ripped across 230 square miles of forest and claimed 57 [...]

Nov 2014

Hudson’s Bay teacher Steve Lorenz named Samsung Solve for Tomorrow state finalist

November 14th, 2014|Categories: Programs of Choice, Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , , , |

Congratulations to Steve Lorenz and Hudson’s Bay High School! The horticulture teacher from the school’s Architecture, Construction and Environmental Sciences program is one of five finalists selected from among 3,100 applicants to represent the state [...]

Nov 2014

Schools get STEM boost from Daimler Trucks North America

November 5th, 2014|Categories: Partnerships, Project: Columbia River, Project: iTech, Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Columbia River, Fort Vancouver, Hudson’s Bay and Skyview high schools, in addition to Vancouver iTech Preparatory, each received a $7,000 donation from the truck manufacturer to further science, technology, engineering and math education and career [...]

May 2014

Energy and sustainability solutions mushroom at Hudson’s Bay

May 27th, 2014|Categories: Programs of Choice, Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , , , |

Inside Hudson’s Bay High School’s mycology lab, students in the Architecture, Construction and Environmental Services magnet program are experimenting with different mushroom species to explore possibilities in the fields of alternative energy and sustainability. Under [...]

Feb 2014

Salmon Creek Huskybots battle nature’s fury in robotics showdown

February 20th, 2014|Categories: Elementary schools|Tags: , |

The uptick in natural disasters over the last 30 years has challenged future scientists and engineers to develop ways to prepare for and manage the fallout from future incidents. But first they have to master [...]

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