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 [...]
Day camps around the Greater Portland–Vancouver metro area Day camps offer students a chance to expand their horizons, meet new friends and try fun activities. There are a number of day camp options in the Portland–Vancouver metro area. Register for summer day camps at the Jim Parsley Community Center or learn more [...]
The show "13 Reasons Why" has started many conversations about suicide and mental health. Find resources for responding to children and teens on this topic.
Seniors, it's that time of year, please do the Senior Exit Survey. Home Connection Senior Exit Survey Virtual Learning Academy Senior Exit Survey
Students in sixth through eighth grades next school year will design, build and program robots, as well as work collaboratively to solve technical problems.
How can students who currently live outside of Vancouver Public Schools' boundaries attend a VPS school next year? Learn the steps to request a transfer.
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, [...]
New homework guidelines for Vancouver Public Schools will allow time for younger students to enjoy family learning activities after the school day is over.
Due to weather-related school closures in December 2016, the following designated snow-replacement days have been added to the school calendar: Monday, June 19, 2017 (full day) Tuesday, June 20, 2017 (two-hour early release) Wednesday, June 21, 2017 (two-hour early release and the last day of school, barring additional weather-related closures for the remainder of [...]
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This summer, budding artists may participate in a variety of activities, including dance, acting, music and the visual arts.