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.
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 [...]
Meet the certificated staff members who recently joined the district.
As of July 28, 2019, Washington state law removed the personal and philosophical exemption to the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine.
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 [...]
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. [...]
Students will get out of school at the standard time on June 3, 10 and 17.
Opportunities include camps, free meals, school-readiness events and more!
Students will have a second opportunity to apply for the International Baccalaureate; Medical Arts; and Science, Math and Technology programs, as well as for Vancouver iTech Preparatory.
A district advisory group is concerned, however, that the use of one-time money from the state and the district’s financial reserve will result in another large shortfall for 2020-21.