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CLOSED: Weather announcement for Wed. Feb. 21

All schools will be closed on Wednesday, Feb. 21, due to weather. All after-school and evening activities, sports, performing arts and building rental activities are also canceled. Find more weather-related information. The Jim Parsley Community Center is closed to the public. Propstra Pool also is closed. Last updated: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 11 a.m.

2018-02-21T11:03:40+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Breaking news, Weather updates|

Weather update: Feb. 20

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 [...]

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

New electronic flyer distribution system coming soon

We have good news! Vancouver Public Schools is launching a new electronic flyer distribution tool called Peachjar. To view school-approved digital flyers, simply click the “Extra” button on your school’s website. You’ll find it located under your school activities tab. This system will save our schools tons of paper and reduce copy costs by thousands [...]

2018-01-29T10:23:21+00:00 January 26th, 2018|VPS press releases|

Act now to enroll in specialized program

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 for the 2017-18 school year.

2018-01-08T15:09:24+00:00 January 10th, 2018|School news|

December 2017 Employee Excellence Awards

This month's winners include a principal, paraeducator, two teachers and two interpreters.

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 [...]