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Last day of school year is June 21 | Español | Русский | Chuukese

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 [...]

2017-04-01T16:11:18+00:00 April 11th, 2017|School news|

State laws, district policies will continue to protect transgender students

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 [...]

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

Edible DNA!

  Miss VanDamme's 7th grade Science students construct model DNA strands from marshmallows and licorice. Thymine, Adenine, Guanine, and Cytosine never looked so good.Great job!

2017-03-14T11:51:08+00:00 March 14th, 2017|School news|

Safe schools are a VPS commitment

Dear students, families and guardians, 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. To follow up previous communication [...]

2017-03-17T09:52:43+00:00 March 8th, 2017|School news|