History

Nov 2017

Exemplary School

2019-08-21T09:19:43-07:00November 29th, 2017|

Vancouver School of Arts and Academics was named a 2017-22 Exemplary School by the Arts Schools Network. The honor was given to Arts Schools Network members that met the principles of exemplary practice in strategically evaluating their purpose, operations and educational programs.

Nov 2017

Vocal music director honored

2019-08-21T09:09:38-07:00November 29th, 2017|

For her innovative, multidisciplinary approach to vocal education, Margaret Green (pictured on right with VSAA Principal Lori Rotherham) was honored with a DeLucia Award. She was one of only five recipients in 2017 and the only winner from Washington state or the West Coast.

Nov 2017

Voters approved bond measure

2019-08-21T09:11:00-07:00November 28th, 2017|

The bond measure will pay to rebuild or upgrade every single school in the district. VSAA is slated to be expanded to accommodate more students.

Nov 2017

Gold Medal

2019-08-21T09:12:07-07:00November 28th, 2017|

U.S. News & World Report again placed VSAA among the best public high schools in the nation as part of its annual ranking. VSAA was declared 10th in the state and 357th in the nation and received a gold medal.

Nov 2017

Silver Award

2019-08-21T09:12:45-07:00November 28th, 2017|

Vancouver School of Arts and Academics received the Silver Award in U.S. News and World Report’s listing of Best High Schools for 2009.

Nov 2017

Sustainable Schools Grant

2019-08-21T09:13:50-07:00November 28th, 2017|

Vancouver School of Arts and Academics was selected to receive a $376,000 Washington Sustainable Schools Grant to make its building environmentally friendly. Work began in summer 2007 and continued during the 2007-08 school year. To minimize disruption to learning, two doublewide portable units were used as temporary classroom spaces.

Nov 2017

Blue Ribbon School

2019-08-21T09:14:19-07:00November 28th, 2017|

Vancouver School of Arts and Academics was recognized as a No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon School for 2005 by the U.S. Department of Education. Then-Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings presented the award at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.

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