School news

Feb 2019

Deadline to turn in school levy election ballots is Feb. 12

2019-02-08T09:40:55+00:00February 8th, 2019|School news|

Ballots are due on Tuesday for Vancouver Public Schools’ levy election. Two levies—an  education and operations levy and a technology levy are on the ballot. These levies are not new taxes. They will replace the levies expiring this year. Voters should vote both sides of the ballot. Ballots can be dropped in the mail (no [...]

Jan 2019

VPS schools open Friday, Jan. 25 | Español | Русский | Chuukese

2019-01-25T09:32:35+00:00January 25th, 2019|Breaking news, Contract negotiations VAESP, School news|

We have reached a tentative agreement with the support staff union.

Jan 2019

Time to apply for specialized programs and schools

2019-01-16T09:23:54+00:00January 8th, 2019|School news|

VPS students can participate in magnet programs and programs of choice that allow them to pursue their unique interests. From the arts and STEM to welding, medicine, cooking and blended learning, there's something for everyone. Find out how to apply.

Dec 2018

8th grade parent night information

2018-12-19T12:18:43+00:00December 19th, 2018|Counselors, School news|

Hello 8th grade parents, The annual 8th grade parent night, co-hosted by Alki and Thomas Jefferson, will be held on January 15th from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. where you can hear presentations from Skyview and Columbia River counselors as well as district career specialists. Please take a look at our fliers for more detailed [...]

Dec 2018

Vancouver voters to consider two replacement levies | Español | Русский | Chuukese

2018-12-17T08:49:07+00:00December 10th, 2018|School news|

These levies are not new taxes. If approved, they would replace existing levies that expire at the end of 2019.

Dec 2018

Blended learning: Student tested, teacher approved

2018-12-10T11:26:19+00:00December 10th, 2018|School news|

  Since its introduction nearly seven years ago, Vancouver Public Schools’ one-to-one technology program has expanded to provide digital tools to all students in grades three through 12. Training and professional development for teachers and administrators are major components of VPS’ successful one-to-one technology program. Instructional technology facilitators—teachers on special assignment—lead the work to ensure [...]

Dec 2018

Prepare now for possible winter weather school closures

2018-12-05T09:15:56+00:00December 5th, 2018|School news|

Be ready Winter weather conditions can be difficult to predict, but there are a few steps you can take to prepare for possible school closures or delays. Make sure your contact information is up to date so the school staff can reach you if necessary. Know how to receive school closure information and where to [...]