News

Designing new schools and upgrading others: It’s all in a day’s work

Bond-funded upgrades and design work for several replacement schools and the new Vancouver iTech Preparatory building are making daily progress throughout the district. An update on the projects was presented to the board of directors at the Nov. 14 school board work session. Core planning teams from McLoughlin Middle School and Marshall and Ogden [...]

Principal’s Corner – November 2017

Dear Alki Families: As we move into the holiday season, I want to take this opportunity to convey my thanks to all members of our Alki community for the “simple gifts” of commitment, support and partner-ship. Thank you parents, for the gift of grace. For recognizing that in all life’s jobs, the “human factor” exists. [...]

2017-11-02T13:26:08+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Principal update|

A message from the superintendent

Dear families, guardians and students: 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. In light of recent action [...]

2017-09-11T09:26:30+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Safe and supportive, Supt news|

Update: Sept. 7 outdoor activities

Outdoor activities are approved for Thursday, Sept. 7, except for students with asthma, respiratory infections, heart and lung disease and diabetes. These students are to remain indoors unless they have written permission from their parents to participate in outdoor activities and athletics.  

2017-09-07T08:34:31+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Breaking news, Weather updates|

Update for Wednesday, Sept. 6

This update posted Sept. 6 at 11:33 a.m. The Vancouver area remains under an unhealthy air warning Wednesday. Students will remain indoors for recess and physical education until further notice. After-school activities and practices will be moved indoors or canceled. Outdoor athletic games scheduled for Wednesday will be postponed. District administrators will continue to monitor [...]

2017-09-06T12:12:18+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Breaking news, Weather updates|

Air quality update

Due to poor air quality from regional forest fires, all schools are holding recess and physical education classes indoors today, Tuesday, Sept. 5. Currently, the National Weather Service is reporting an air quality warning in effect until 10 p.m. tonight. After-school athletic practices will take place indoors or be canceled. Tonight’s Columbia River and [...]

2017-09-05T14:21:04+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Breaking news, Weather updates|