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Jun 2020

Vancouver Public Schools launches equity initiative | Русский | Español | Fóósun Chuuk

2020-06-16T16:16:48-07:00June 11th, 2020|Breaking news, Homepage lead story, VPS press releases|

Learn more about an equity initiative launch for the 2020-21 school year.

Mar 2020

Coronavirus update: All VPS schools to close | Español | Русский | Chuukese

2020-04-03T12:58:31-07:00March 13th, 2020|Breaking news, Coronavirus, Emergency updates, Homepage lead story|

All VPS schools to close March 16 through April 24.

Mar 2020

Latest cancellations, postponed events

2020-03-13T10:42:54-07:00March 12th, 2020|Breaking news, Coronavirus, Homepage lead story|

Last updated 3/13/20 at 10:42 a.m. Please check back frequently as we are updating this document as we learn of more cancellations or events that will be postponed. Other event cancellations 3/14 SAT testing @ Fort Vancouver HS 3/19 Foundation for Vancouver Public Schools Luncheon 3/26- 31, Heritage Festival in Anaheim, California (SHS Choir, Orchestra) [...]

Feb 2019

Important update about Friday evening and weekend activities

2019-02-08T14:13:26-08:00February 8th, 2019|Breaking news, Weather updates|

All Friday, Feb. 8, after-school and evening activities will be held as scheduled. The Friday night (2/8/19) basketball game at Columbia River High School vs. WF West has been canceled.  All weekend activities, athletic events and community use of schools are canceled for Saturday, Feb. 9, and Sunday, Feb. 10. All district buildings, including Propstra [...]

Feb 2018

Weather update: Feb. 20

2018-02-20T10:52:30-08:00February 20th, 2018|Breaking news, Weather updates|

After-school and evening activities are canceled today, Feb. 20, for VPS elementary, middle and high schools. Exceptions are optional practices until 4 p.m. for Skyview basketball, Columbia River basketball and Skyview Stormbots. Schools that typically end later in the day—Vancouver Flex Academy, Lieser Campus, Vancouver iTech Preparatory and Vancouver School of Arts and Academics—are closing [...]

Sep 2017

Update: Sept. 7 outdoor activities

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

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.  

Sep 2017

Update for Wednesday, Sept. 6

2017-09-06T12:12:18-07:00September 5th, 2017|Breaking news, Weather updates|

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 [...]

Sep 2017

Air quality update

2017-09-05T14:21:04-07:00September 5th, 2017|Breaking news, Weather updates|

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 [...]

Sep 2017

Heat advisory for Tuesday, Sept. 5

2017-09-05T12:30:20-07:00September 3rd, 2017|Breaking news, Weather updates|

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 [...]