Jun 2022

Congratulations, graduates! | Español | Русский | Fóósun Chuuk

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

Leading up to graduation, we interviewed hundreds of seniors. We asked them about what worked for them and what we could improve to make school the best place it can be.

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, Homepage lead story, 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

June 2022 Employee Excellence Awards

May 26th, 2022|Categories: Elementary schools, Employee Excellence Awards, Family-Community Resource Center, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

This month's recipients include two teachers, a custodian, paraeducator and Family-Community Resource Center coordinator

May 2022

Vancouver schools recognized among top in Washington state and nation

May 4th, 2022|Categories: Secondary schools (6-12), VPS achievements|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Several VPS schools were featured on U.S. News and World Report's 2022 list.

Mar 2022

Still time to apply for specialty programs | Español | Русский | Fósun Chuuk

March 23rd, 2022|Categories: Español, Programs of Choice, Русский|Tags: , , , , |

Several VPS programs are again accepting applications for the 2022-23 school year. Deadlines vary, so apply now!

Jan 2022

Temporary remote learning continues for some schools | Español | Русский | Fóósun Chuuk

January 20th, 2022|Categories: 2021-22 school year, Elementary schools, Español, Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Learn about continuing temporary remote learning and what’s next.

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.

Dec 2021

Vancouver high schools among top in state, country

December 6th, 2021|Categories: Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , , , , , , |

Several VPS schools appear on U.S. News and World Report's 2021 list of leading high schools.

Oct 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month 2021 | Mes de Celebración de la Herencia Hispana 2021

October 15th, 2021|Categories: Elementary schools, Secondary schools (6-12)|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

See how VPS schools celebrated National Hispanic Heritage Month!

Apr 2020

Seven Vancouver schools earn awards from the State Board of Education

April 22nd, 2020|Categories: VPS press releases|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Seven Vancouver schools are among 24 honored schools from Southwest Washington and 391 statewide.

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.

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.

Feb 2017

VPS juniors will take the SAT free of charge March 1

February 27th, 2017|Categories: Project: Columbia River, Project: VSAA, Secondary schools (6-12), VPS press releases|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

This Wednesday, March 1, high school juniors throughout the district have the opportunity to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test during the school day. SAT School Day is offered to make the three-and-a-half-hour exam available to [...]

Jun 2016

Episode 52: Seniors walk the walk

June 16th, 2016|Categories: Inside VPS podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The cheering was thunderous as seniors from Columbia River High School paraded down the halls of Eisenhower.

Feb 2016

SAT School Day brings free testing

February 22nd, 2016|Categories: Project: Columbia River, Project: VSAA, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff, VPS press releases|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

To encourage and support a college-going culture, Vancouver Public Schools will offer students the opportunity to take the SAT exam free of charge as part of SAT School Day.

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 [...]

Oct 2015

Learning in a digital world

October 22nd, 2015|Categories: Design II strategic plan, Project: Columbia River, Project: iTech, Project: McLoughlin, Project: VSAA, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff, weLearn1:1|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This year, VPS students in sixth through 12th grades are using iPads or laptops, thanks to a 2013 community-approved technology levy.

Jun 2015

National educational spotlight shines on Vancouver Public Schools

June 18th, 2015|Categories: Design II strategic plan, Design II timeline, Elementary schools, Project: iTech, Project: McLoughlin, Project: VSAA, Secondary schools (6-12), Supt news, VPS achievements, weLearn1:1|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In April, 150 education leaders from across the nation converged in Vancouver to learn about the district’s weLearn 1:1 technology initiative. The conference, hosted by the nonprofit Digital Promise’s elite League of Innovative Schools, featured [...]

Feb 2015

Teachers earn national certification

February 13th, 2015|Categories: Elementary schools, Project: iTech, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff|Tags: , , , , |

Four Vancouver Public Schools teachers earned National Board Certification in 2014, demonstrating the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare students for 21st-century careers. This year’s class includes (pictured above from left) Katie Nedved, Vancouver Flex Academy and Vancouver iTech Preparatory, [...]

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 [...]

Oct 2014

October 2014 Employee Excellence Awards

October 29th, 2014|Categories: Elementary schools, Employee Excellence Awards, Secondary schools (6-12), Staff, weLearn1:1|Tags: , , |

Four employees were selected for the October 2014 recognition. They were honored at the Oct. 28 school board meeting. Pictured from left to right are: Eddie Sawyer, instructional technology facilitator, information and technology services Anne Kizerian, teacher, [...]

Feb 2014

Vancouver Flex Academy at Lewis and Clark High School

February 15th, 2014|Categories: Design II showcase, Design II strategic plan, Programs of Choice, weLearn1:1|Tags: |

Design II Showcase Goal Area: Programs of Choice Vancouver Flex Academy at Lewis and Clark High School is Vancouver Public Schools' newest program of choice. Recently, Principal Rob Duncan and teacher Katie Cunningham shared what’s [...]

Feb 2014

At Lewis and Clark High School, students chart their own paths

February 13th, 2014|Categories: Programs of Choice, Secondary schools (6-12), weLearn1:1|Tags: |

In the spirit of the school’s namesakes, students at Lewis and Clark High School (now Vancouver Flex Academy at Lewis and Clark High School) are charting their own paths to success. Last fall, the school [...]

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