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Jan 2019

VSAA applications now open!

2019-01-11T09:09:42+00:00January 8th, 2019|Parent hub, School news|

Applications for VSAA are now open! Find out more about applying to VSAA, or take a look through some information about VSAA. VSAA offers an interdisciplinary curriculum focused on the arts—visual arts, dance, literary arts, moving image arts, music and theatre—and rigorous academics. Application deadline: Monday, Jan. 28, at 4 p.m. Admission is based on qualifications, [...]

Jan 2019

Time to apply for specialized programs and schools

2019-01-16T09:25:03+00:00January 8th, 2019|Parent hub, School news|

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.

Dec 2018

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

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

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

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 [...]

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