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Sep 2017

A message from the superintendent

2017-09-11T09:26:30-07:00September 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

2017-09-07T10:38:55-07:00September 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

2017-04-14T12:35:40-07:00March 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

2017-03-17T09:43:59-07:00March 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

2016-11-30T11:38:21-07:00November 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 [...]

Nov 2015

Donation will provide new theatre seating at VSAA

2016-10-27T16:05:30-07:00November 17th, 2015|School news|

Community patron Leslie Durst was honored at the Nov. 10 school board meeting for her generous donation to purchase new seating for the Royal Durst Theatre at Vancouver School of Arts and Academics. Durst is a longtime supporter and benefactor of VPS students and programs and, in particular, the arts. The theatre is named in honor [...]

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