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Time to apply for specialized programs and schools

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.

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

8th grade parent night information

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 [...]

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

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

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

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

Working to help all VPS students be “Future Ready” one library at a time!

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 [...]

2019-01-16T09:45:17+00:00December 10th, 2018|Librarian blog|

Blended learning: Student tested, teacher approved

  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 [...]

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

Prepare now for possible winter weather school closures

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 [...]

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

ALKI Fall Social Information for Students and Parents

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 [...]

2018-10-04T11:49:01+00:00October 4th, 2018|School news|

Find innovation in your library

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 [...]

2019-01-16T09:50:40+00:00September 27th, 2018|Librarian blog|