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A message from the superintendent

Dear VPS community, If the legislature doesn't act on a comprehensive set of solutions to provide full funding for basic education, vital programs and services that serve students will be at-risk throughout the state. Today, the Seattle Times reports that 253 of the 295 Washington districts expect to face a budget shortfall next school year. [...]

2019-02-27T11:45:57-07:00February 27th, 2019|School news|

Important update about Friday evening and weekend activities

All Friday, Feb. 8, after-school and evening activities will be held as scheduled. The Friday night (2/8/19) basketball game at Columbia River High School vs. WF West has been canceled.  All weekend activities, athletic events and community use of schools are canceled for Saturday, Feb. 9, and Sunday, Feb. 10. All district buildings, including Propstra [...]

2019-02-08T14:13:26-07:00February 8th, 2019|Breaking news, Weather updates|

Blended learning: Student tested, teacher approved

  Since its introduction nearly seven years ago, Vancouver Public Schools’ one-to-one technology program has expanded to provide digital tools to all students in grades three through 12. Training and professional development for teachers and administrators are major components of VPS’ successful one-to-one technology program. Instructional technology facilitators—teachers on special assignment—lead the work to ensure [...]

2018-12-10T11:28:55-07:00December 10th, 2018|School news|

School designs support learning communities

First photo: Preliminary rendering of McLoughlin Middle School Second photo: Preliminary rendering of Marshall Elementary School School designs support culturally relevant and engaging learning experiences Final designs are now in sight for a new Marshall Elementary and McLoughlin Middle School. A Jan. 24 open house gave staff members, parents and neighbors an [...]

2018-02-07T16:31:24-07:00February 6th, 2018|School news|

New electronic flyer distribution system coming soon

We have good news! Vancouver Public Schools is launching a new electronic flyer distribution tool called Peachjar. To view school-approved digital flyers, simply click the “Extra” button on your school’s website. You’ll find it located under your school activities tab. This system will save our schools tons of paper and reduce copy costs by thousands [...]

2018-01-29T10:25:39-07:00January 26th, 2018|VPS press releases|

Preview plans for new Marshall Elementary, McLoughlin Middle School and Lieser Campus

The public is invited to preview the preliminary architectural designs of Marshall Elementary, McLoughlin Middle School and Lieser Campus at an open house on Wednesday, Jan. 24, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Attendees will be able to meet the planning teams, ask questions and provide feedback. The event will be held in the Marshall Elementary [...]