Bullying or any form of harassment in Vancouver Public Schools is not acceptable and will not be tolerated.
A statement from the state superintendent assures that Washington schools will treat transgender students "consistent with the student's gender identity." Washington state law continues to protect transgender students from discrimination in school, in spite of a recent change in federal guidance on the matter. Read the full press release from the Office of Superintendent of [...]
All children have a right to a free public education, regardless of their actual or perceived immigration or citizenship status or that of their parents. Education leaders, teachers, students, and families, have asked questions about guidance that was released by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that limits immigration enforcement actions from occurring [...]
Students who wish to enroll in a magnet program or program of choice will have another opportunity
Dear students, families and guardians, At Vancouver Public Schools, we work hard everyday to ensure that our schools are inviting, respectful and safe learning environments for each student. We want all children and their families to know they are valued members of our culturally rich and diverse learning community. To follow up previous communication [...]
Barring additional weather-related closures, the last day of school for students will be Wednesday, June 21.
PARKING LOT SAFETY- Parent Drop off and Pick-up Dear Alki Families: In order to minimize hazards to students we are asking drivers to follow these procedures to ensure a safe pick up and drop off in the Alki parking lot: Pick up time in the afternoon is 3:30-3:40 Please only travel east to west in [...]
Dear Alki Families: We are looking at Winter iReady Diagnostic scores in Reading and Math as we focus on Principle #5 of our School Improvement Plan. Our plan is based on the following seven Turnaround Principles: 1. Strong Leadership 2. Staff evaluation and professional development 3. Expanded time for student learning and teacher collaboration 4. [...]
Thank you, local voters!
Taking outreach services on the road has earned Vancouver Public Schools a Magna Awards 2017 Grand Prize, given by the National School Boards Association.