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Nov 2017

Designing new schools and upgrading others: It’s all in a day’s work

2017-11-21T15:37:53+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Bond and levy updates, Project: iTech, Project: Lieser, Project: Marshall, Project: McLoughlin, Project: Peter S. Ogden|

Bond-funded upgrades and design work for several replacement schools and the new Vancouver iTech Preparatory building are making daily progress throughout the district. An update on the projects was presented to the board of directors at the Nov. 14 school board work session. Core planning teams from McLoughlin Middle School and Marshall and Ogden [...]

Oct 2017

New program provides students online access to Fort Vancouver Regional Library District

2017-10-30T16:23:35+00:00 October 30th, 2017|weLearn1:1|

A partnership with Fort Vancouver Regional Library District will provide digital access to eBooks and resources for students in Vancouver Public Schools for reading and research. Connect FVRL will launch Oct. 30 as a pilot program for the 2017-18 school year. Students in grades nine through 12 at all VPS high schools and students [...]

Sep 2017

A message from the superintendent

2017-09-11T09:26:30+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Safe and supportive, Supt news|

Dear families, guardians and students: At Vancouver Public Schools, we work hard everyday to ensure that our schools are inviting, respectful and safe learning environments for each student. We want all children and their families to know they are valued members of our culturally rich and diverse learning community. In light of recent action [...]

Sep 2017

Update for Wednesday, Sept. 6

2017-09-06T12:12:18+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Breaking news, Weather updates|

This update posted Sept. 6 at 11:33 a.m. The Vancouver area remains under an unhealthy air warning Wednesday. Students will remain indoors for recess and physical education until further notice. After-school activities and practices will be moved indoors or canceled. Outdoor athletic games scheduled for Wednesday will be postponed. District administrators will continue to monitor [...]

Sep 2017

Air quality update

2017-09-05T15:44:28+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Breaking news, Weather updates|

Due to poor air quality from regional forest fires, all schools are holding recess and physical education classes indoors today, Tuesday, Sept. 5. Currently, the National Weather Service is reporting an air quality warning in effect until 10 p.m. tonight. After-school athletic practices will take place indoors or be canceled. Tonight’s Columbia River and [...]

Sep 2017

Heat advisory for Tuesday, Sept. 5

2017-09-05T12:30:20+00:00 September 3rd, 2017|Breaking news, Weather updates|

Posted Sunday, Sept. 3 A heat advisory issued by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is expected to continue through Tuesday evening, Sept. 5. Administrators at Vancouver Public Schools are monitoring the situation, which is currently classified as a “red flag warning” due to hot temperatures and dry conditions. Smoke from regional forest fires [...]

Apr 2017

Student pens winning essay

2017-04-21T15:16:38+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Lieser Campus news|

A visit to Glacier National Park was the inspiration for an award-winning essay by Ryan Welch, an 8th-grader at Vancouver Home Connection. Welch earned first place for 8th-grade at the local, state and Northwest Regional level of the 2017 American History essay contest, sponsored by Daughters of the American Revolution. Welch was recognized with certificates, [...]

Mar 2017

State laws, district policies will continue to protect transgender students

2017-04-14T12:35:40+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Lieser Campus news|

A statement from the state superintendent assures that Washington schools will treat transgender students "consistent with the student's gender identity." Washington state law continues to protect transgender students from discrimination in school, in spite of a recent change in federal guidance on the matter. Read the full press release from the Office of Superintendent of [...]