Magnet Program Open House Events

For students interested in developing skills along a specific track, magnet schools can provide an education targeted towards areas of unique talents. Vancouver School District features a broad array of magnet programs including culinary arts, welding, STEM, construction, and more. Take a look at the available VSD magnet programs, find out more about each program, and view open house dates: 2020 Secondary Magnet/Programs of Choice Open House Dates Fechas en 2020 para Sesiones Informativas y Visita Pública de Programas Especialización “Magnet” de Secundaria y Preparatoria Даты проведения Дней открытых дверей и информационных вечеров, посвящённых «магнитным» программам в средних и [...]

Parent Resources

Don't miss this handy list of parenting resources. It includes information on classes ranging from how to help children with special needs, helping children make good choices, coping with substance abuse or domestic violence, infant CPR, and strategies for dealing with adolescent issues. There are also listings for free legal advice, educational resources for infants/toddlers, maternity support, walk-in adolescent healthcare, and a wide range of support groups. Many of the resources are free.

Holiday Support 2019

Here is a list of available resources for the upcoming holiday season. These programs fill quickly, so please note the specific dates and deadlines for each resource. Contact your child's school counselor for those programs which require a referral from the school.

VSAA Chromebook Letter to Parents

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 devices and digital resources to support their learning. Read on for more information about the Chromebook rollout and what to expect. 

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

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 2020 Eisenhower Elementary School: Construction of two new K-3 classroom additions underway Felida Elementary School: Construction of five new K-3 classroom additions and remodeled restrooms underway Franklin Elementary School: Going to bid for expansion of parking lot, classroom additions and elimination of portables; construction [...]