Nov 2017

Grant to create artwork

2019-08-21T09:14:56-07:00November 28th, 2017|

VSAA, Fort Vancouver High School and Thomas Jefferson Middle School were chosen to receive $5,000 grants to create artwork for the bicentennial of Lewis and Clark's expedition. Part of the Confluence Project, the student artwork complements seven works of art by Maya Lin.

Nov 2017

New and Emerging School Award

2019-08-21T09:15:46-07:00November 28th, 2017|

The International Network of Performing and Visual Arts Schools presented Vancouver School of Arts and Academics with a New and Emerging School Award.

Nov 2017

Senior class added

2019-08-21T09:16:16-07:00November 28th, 2017|

The school expanded to include its first senior class.

Nov 2017

VSAA opened

2019-08-21T09:16:45-07:00November 28th, 2017|

Vancouver School of Arts and Academics opened in fall 1996 for students in sixth through 11th grades. The school was one of five selected nationwide to receive a $250,000 research grant from the College Board and the Getty Center for Education in the Arts.

Nov 2017

Remodeling

2019-08-21T09:17:29-07:00November 28th, 2017|

Remodeling began on the former Shumway building.

Nov 2017

Shumway closed

2019-08-21T09:18:03-07:00November 28th, 2017|

A ceremony honored Shumway as it ended 66 years as a junior high school. It was remodeled before reopening in fall 1996 as a magnet school for the arts. Vancouver Public Schools was awarded a $750,000 Building for the Arts grant to help renovate the Shumway building.

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