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Dec 2018

Blended learning: Student tested, teacher approved

2018-12-10T11:30:08+00:00December 10th, 2018|School news|

  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 [...]

Dec 2018

Prepare now for possible winter weather school closures

2018-12-05T14:56:15+00:00December 5th, 2018|School news|

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 [...]

Sep 2018

Program provides students online access to Fort Vancouver Regional Library District

2018-10-25T09:31:47+00:00September 10th, 2018|Parent hub, weLearn1:1|

Connect FVRL, a partnership with Fort Vancouver Regional Library District, provides digital access to eBooks and resources for students in Vancouver Public Schools for reading and research.  Students in grades nine through 12 at all VPS high schools and students in grades six through 12 at Vancouver School of Arts and Academics, Vancouver iTech [...]

Jan 2018

New electronic flyer distribution system coming soon

2018-02-12T09:55:53+00:00January 26th, 2018|VPS press releases|

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 [...]

Sep 2017

A message from the superintendent

2017-09-11T09:26:30+00:00September 7th, 2017|Safe and supportive, Supt news|

Dear families, guardians and students: At Vancouver Public Schools, we work hard everyday to ensure that our schools are inviting, respectful and safe learning environments for each student. We want all children and their families to know they are valued members of our culturally rich and diverse learning community. In light of recent action [...]

Sep 2017

Air quality update

2017-09-07T10:38:55+00:00September 5th, 2017|Breaking news, Weather updates|

Due to poor air quality from regional forest fires, all schools are holding recess and physical education classes indoors today, Tuesday, Sept. 5. Currently, the National Weather Service is reporting an air quality warning in effect until 10 p.m. tonight. After-school athletic practices will take place indoors or be canceled. Tonight’s Columbia River and [...]

Mar 2017

State laws, district policies will continue to protect transgender students

2017-04-14T12:35:40+00:00March 16th, 2017|School news|

A statement from the state superintendent assures that Washington schools will treat transgender students "consistent with the student's gender identity." Washington state law continues to protect transgender students from discrimination in school, in spite of a recent change in federal guidance on the matter. Read the full press release from the Office of Superintendent of [...]

Mar 2017

Safe schools are a VPS commitment

2017-03-17T09:43:59+00:00March 8th, 2017|School news|

Dear students, families and guardians, At Vancouver Public Schools, we work hard everyday to ensure that our schools are inviting, respectful and safe learning environments for each student. We want all children and their families to know they are valued members of our culturally rich and diverse learning community. To follow up previous communication [...]

Nov 2016

An important message from the superintendent

2016-11-30T11:38:21+00:00November 17th, 2016|School news|

November 17, 2016 Dear Families, Recently, Skyview High School was tagged overnight with "hate graffiti" displayed on two exterior walls of the school campus. I want to reassure our families that the role of the school district and its employees is to provide a safe and respectful learning environment. Our responsibility is to lead and [...]

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