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Mar 2017

Limitations on DHS immigration enforcement action at sensitive locations

2017-03-03T13:53:55+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Elementary schools, Secondary schools (6-12)|

All children have a right to a free public education, regardless of their actual or perceived immigration or citizenship status or that of their parents. Education leaders, teachers, students, and families, have asked questions about guidance that was released by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that limits immigration enforcement actions from occurring [...]

Nov 2016

Building Readers: December 2016

2016-11-29T16:42:29+00:00 November 29th, 2016|Lieser Campus news|

Building Readers provides the guidance, steps to take, specific direction and concrete recommendations that parents need to help their kids learn to read, and to read more proficiently. In this issue: Six strategies that will help your child read to learn Help your child develop important vocabulary and comprehension skills Get your child ready [...]

Nov 2016

Principal Update, November 2016

2016-11-16T10:52:17+00:00 November 16th, 2016|principal update|

Daydreaming "may just be the hidden wellspring of creative and learning" says Jessica Lehay in the Atlantic Monthly article titled “Teach Kids to Daydream”. In 21st-century society, we enjoy technology and instant access to information from around the world. On the flip side to this access is the constant bombardment on our senses and minds. [...]

Oct 2016

School safety

2016-10-28T14:46:04+00:00 October 13th, 2016|Lieser Campus news|

In Vancouver Public Schools, safety is a top priority. There are a number of changes we will implement with the intent to provide as safe of an environment as we can for your child. Please work with us to ensure that this happens. Please sign in and sign out of Lieser at the front desk Please [...]

Oct 2016

College Goal Washington

2016-10-13T11:54:45+00:00 October 13th, 2016|Lieser counselor corner|

Washington State University Vancouver will hold College Goal Washington on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 1:00pm on the campus at WSUV. At this event you will receive assistance from financial aid professionals to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). You do not need to be attending WSUV to attend the event. If [...]

Oct 2016

FAFSA is open now for seniors to apply for financial aid

2016-10-27T16:05:43+00:00 October 13th, 2016|Lieser counselor corner|

2016-2017 Financial Aid Registration Prospective university/college students and their parents should file the FAFSA during their senior year starting in October. FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. In past years the FAFSA has opened in January, but starting this year the FAFSA is open starting October 1, 2016. It is beneficial to [...]

Oct 2016

Principal Update, October 2016

2016-10-27T16:05:43+00:00 October 12th, 2016|principal update|

Autumn is a season balanced between light and dark and reminds us of the impermanence of things. While change is inevitable, our belief that all students deserve a quality education in a safe environment is steadfast. Our staff believes: Student engagement occurs when students feel valued and empowered. If we show students they are respected, [...]