Librarian blog

Sep 2020

Visit the Past to Understand the Present

2020-10-02T10:49:09-07:00September 29th, 2020|Librarian blog, Not on feed|

In Austin Kleon’s book Keep Going, he advises readers to “read old books…almost every problem you have has probably been written about by some other human living hundreds if not thousands of years before you.” If you’re feeling alone or blue about current affairs, getting to know an author from long ago can help you [...]

Mar 2020

Former VSAA teacher featured in NY Times

2020-03-19T11:23:19-07:00March 19th, 2020|Librarian blog, Parent hub, School news, Student hub|

Former VSAA teacher Angela Haseltine Pozzi founded a nonprofit association called Washed Ashore that collects garbage washed up on the Oregon coast and turns it into art. The nonprofit has so much demand for their work--art, cleanup, and curriculum--that they can't keep up. Find out more

Oct 2019

Listen to audio books on your Chromebook

2020-08-19T19:41:04-07:00October 29th, 2019|Librarian blog, Not on feed, Student hub|

Do you like audio books? If you have a library card with Fort Vancouver Regional Library, you can check out audio books for free and listen to them at home on your Chromebook. Visit libbyapp.com and have your library card number ready. You can link the app with your card and even place audio books [...]

Aug 2019

Reading for fun is important!

2020-08-19T19:41:14-07:00August 15th, 2019|Librarian blog, Not on feed|

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 [...]

Dec 2018

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

2019-03-08T09:27:41-08:00December 10th, 2018|Librarian blog|

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 [...]

Sep 2018

Program provides students online access to Fort Vancouver Regional Library District

2019-10-29T11:00:19-07:00September 10th, 2018|Librarian blog, 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 [...]

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