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.
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.
New homework guidelines for Vancouver Public Schools will allow more 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.
Bullying or any form of harassment in Vancouver Public Schools is not acceptable and will not be tolerated.
Our teachers and staff members are working hard to create a culture that is safe, supportive and respectful for all students. Behavior that infringes on the rights of others will be dealt with swiftly as directed by district policy.
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 [...]
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!