VSAA's students and staff excel, thanks to a strong school culture and parental support. However, the building that houses the school prevents it from fully meeting local demand for artistic opportunities.
The cheering was thunderous as seniors from Columbia River High School paraded down the halls of Eisenhower.
Congratulations to Courtney Stump, Columbia River High School, and Gabriel Epstein, Vancouver School of Arts and Academics. Both are recipients of National Merit Awards.
Students from Vancouver Public Schools joined some of Washington's finest high school musicians at the State Solo and Ensemble Contest.
After receiving regional awards this spring, two students from Vancouver School of Arts and Academics were selected for honorable mentions in the statewide 43rd annual Superintendent's High School Art Show.
Art is not a thing; it’s a way. That’s what writer Elbert Hubbard believed, and the same could be send of an arts education: It’s a way of learning—a lesson in how to look at and think critically about the world. The arts are vital to educating the whole child.
Educational Service District 112 recently announced in a press release that artwork by students from throughout the six-county region will be recognized at the 2016 Southwest Washington Regional High School Art Show.
Congratulations to Ann Medellin, who recently was named the 2016 Outstanding Music Educator by the Washington state chapter of the American String Teachers Association!
Two current VPS students and one VPS alum were honored by the Miss Clark County Scholarship Organization.
With a little help from their friends—and the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus—students at Vancouver School of Arts and Academics recently came together to record and film an original song and music video, all in one day.
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.
Vancouver School of Arts and Academics senior Gabriel Epstein was selected as a candidate for the United States Presidential Scholars Program.
For the second consecutive year, Vancouver School of Arts and Academics student Sameayah Pehlke has been crowned one of two winners of the regional Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest, hosted by ESD 112.
Four employees were selected for the January 2016 recognition: Debi Carsten, Lucy Estrada-Guzman, Jim O’Banion and Tavia Quaid.
Meet Instructional Technology Facilitator and former classroom teacher Jim Jeffers.
At 6 feet 4 inches, Steven Goforth is hard to miss in a crowd. Or on a stage.
On Friday, Jan. 22, Vancouver Public Schools Superintendent Steve Webb will host his second patron tour of the 2015–2016 school year. The tour will provide an in-depth look at the dynamic learning opportunities at Vancouver [...]
Students from all over the district have earned spots in the Washington Music Educators Association’s annually appointed Junior All-State and All-State groups and the American Choral Directors' Association's All-NW Men's Honor Choir.
“The Inevitable Consequence of Gravity, or There Once Was a Fish” is a devised physical theater comedy created by students from Vancouver School of Arts and Academics under the artistic direction of guest artist Arturo [...]
Stories of an unusual bookstore and a teen at the brink of a life-changing moment earned honors for two VPS middle schoolers.
This year, VPS students in sixth through 12th grades are using iPads or laptops, thanks to a 2013 community-approved technology levy.
Three Vancouver Public Schools students have been named 2016 National Merit Semifinalists.
Ten Clark County high school vocalists competed on Independence Day in the Sing Fourth competition at the Fort Vancouver National Site. Hannah Wilson, a student at Skyview High School, placed second.
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 [...]
From left: Rebecca Steele, Bryce Hackett, Jessica Ekeya, Ruby Davis, Jason Anderson, Saul Paez Martinez, Newalla Comstock, Hunter Simpson, Katherine Cooke, Nathan Wreggit, Rowyn Lea, Alexander Sheppert and Samir Sen. Not pictured: Wendy Hsei, [...]
Eisenhower, Harney and Hough elementary schools, as well as Vancouver School of Arts and Academics, were among the more than 400 schools statewide that earned Washington Achievement Awards for 2014. The recipients are among the [...]
Congratulations to Vancouver School of Arts and Academics’ Sameayah Pehlke! In February, Pehlke, pictured above on left, nabbed one of two top places in the regional Poetry Out Loud competition. On March 7, she again [...]
Sameayah Pehlke (pictured above on left), a student at Vancouver School of Arts and Academics, and Emelie Pennington-Davis of Trout Lake School, Trout Lake School District, claimed the top two regional spots in the Feb. 3 Poetry Out [...]
Pictured above, from left: Kimberly Claassen, Emily Liu, Donald William Higgins, Eva Stoumbos, Lauren Clark, Brent Hall, Jason Anderson, Dave Chartrey, Spencer Reid-Rice, Mason McCloud, Philip Denton, David Conditt and James O'Banion. Not pictured: Halie [...]
September/October 2014 Several runners for Thomas Jefferson made big improvements over the course of the season (from "back of the pack" at the start of the season to "front of the pack" by the district meet). The [...]
John Lennon’s spirit was at Vancouver School of Arts and Academics Aug. 24.