News

Principal’s Corner – October 2017

Dear Families: Alki’s focus on learning pays off… Next week we will be sending home a copy of your student’s SBA results in English and Math, as well as 8th grade MSP Science results. As always, we take great pride in the partnership we build while preparing our students for the academic rigor they will [...]

2017-09-29T12:52:13+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|

Heat advisory for Tuesday, Sept. 5

Posted Sunday, Sept. 3 A heat advisory issued by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is expected to continue through Tuesday evening, Sept. 5. Administrators at Vancouver Public Schools are monitoring the situation, which is currently classified as a “red flag warning” due to hot temperatures and dry conditions. Smoke from regional forest fires [...]

2017-09-05T12:30:20+00:00 September 3rd, 2017|Breaking news, Weather updates|

Download free signs for the first day of school

Create the perfect first-day photo op with one of our signs! These signs can be downloaded, printed at home and customized with a student's name, grade and other information.