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Vancouver Public Schools is committed to improving student disciplinary practices

VPS is taking steps to examine and refine its disciplinary policies and practices after a 2018-19 investigation by the Washington state attorney general’s office identified disproportionate outcomes.

2019-10-23T15:14:05-07:00October 23rd, 2019|School news|

Water testing results at Chinook and Alki | Español | Русский

Water testing for lead was recently completed at Chinook Elementary School and Alki Middle School. Results showed no elevated lead levels in the water sources we tested. If you have any questions, please call facility support services at 360-313-4777. Español Estimadas Familias de Chinook y Alki Recientemente se realizó una prueba para medir niveles de [...]

2019-09-20T11:22:56-07:00September 20th, 2019|School news|

Reading for fun is important!

School is a place to learn to read and also to read to learn. Students begin learning letters and sounds and by the time they are through the primary grades they are reading longer passages and beginning to understand that reading is a skill they will need in all subject areas. Sometimes students begin to [...]

2019-10-31T11:09:12-07:00August 15th, 2019|Librarian blog|

Personnel changes announced for 2019-20

Positions originally identified as possible budget cuts preserved; associate principal moves Thanks to the availability of $6.5 million in one-time state levy equalization assistance and the use of $3.81 million in one-time money from district reserves, Vancouver Public Schools will preserve many of the positions originally identified as possible cuts in the 2019-20 school year. [...]

2019-06-03T08:59:21-07:00June 3rd, 2019|School news|