School news

Sep 2019

VSAA Chromebook Letter to Parents

2019-09-17T18:25:58-07:00September 17th, 2019|Parent hub, School news|

At the beginning of the school year all VSAA students received a Chromebook for educational use at school and at home. Vancouver Public Schools is committed to preparing students for success in school and beyond for college, career and life. Thanks to community support, we are pleased to be able to offer our students computing [...]

Sep 2019

In the construction zone: 28 schools on track for bond work

2019-09-17T15:29:14-07:00September 17th, 2019|School news|

Construction and upgrades are in progress at 28 district schools.  Here's a rundown of the projects. Remodel and expansion projects Columbia River High School: Final design phase of remodel and expansion; construction scheduled to begin winter 2020 Early Childhood Special Education assessment center: Will move to remodeled McLoughlin classroom pod; remodel scheduled to begin spring [...]

Aug 2019

Reading for fun is important!

2019-08-15T16:19:32-07:00August 15th, 2019|Librarian blog, School news|

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 [...]

Aug 2019

Free after-school dance program | Sesiones gratuitas de baile después de clases | Бесплатные уроки танцев после уроков

2019-08-09T14:58:26-07:00August 6th, 2019|Parent hub, School news, Student hub|

Open to students in grades 3-8. Apply by Friday, Sept. 20, to participate.

Jun 2019

Charles Dickens coming to VSAA

2019-06-10T09:19:15-07:00June 22nd, 2019|Parent hub, School news, Student hub|

Based upon Charles Dickens's novel Oliver Twist, Oliver! is a lively musical following a young orphan on a search for family, friendship and love. Vancouver School of Arts and Academics is excited to offer evening performances and a school performance during the week for teachers and students. We hope you will join us this fall [...]

Jun 2019

Personnel changes announced for 2019-20

2019-06-03T08:59:21-07:00June 3rd, 2019|School news|

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. [...]

May 2019

Global art project celebrates the everyday heroes of Vancouver high schools

2019-05-31T09:35:12-07:00May 28th, 2019|Parent hub, School news, Student hub|

A public art installation created by and featuring photos of students from Skyview and Hudson’s Bay high schools and Vancouver School of Arts and Academics is on display at the Vancouver Community Library.

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