Fourteen student-musicians were selected for the Washington Music Educators Association's bands, choirs and orchestras.
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.
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 [...]
These levies are not new taxes. If approved, they would replace existing levies that expire at the end of 2019.
by Traci Chun | Teacher Librarian | Skyview High School You may have heard the term “Future Ready” or thought about what schools are doing to help support students for future careers and industries. Future Ready Schools is a national effort to provide students with digital learning opportunities and help move school districts toward preparing [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Visitors to every Vancouver Public School are now using the Raptor system, an online check-in program that not only tracks who is the building, but also does rapid background checks to ensure student safety.
What is a Middle School Social? The Alki fall social is an all school event that includes; dancing, video games, open gym and snacks available for purchase. What does it Cost? The social is free to attend, but snacks are available for purchase from the PTSA. When is the Next Social? This year’s fall social [...]
by Traci Chun | Teacher Librarian | Skyview High School Shh! Shh! Shh! Gone are the days of the library being a silent space filled with books and a shushing librarian. Today’s libraries are filled with technology, innovation, learning, and yes, books. As information is shared globally with only a few keystrokes, the need [...]