Fall conference sign ups link:
The first meeting of Aviation Explorers will be at the Pearson Field Education Center on Saturday, October 15 from 11 a.m. to noon.
Aviation Explorers is a hands-on program open to young men and women from 14 to 20 years old who have an interest in learning more about careers in aviation. Parents are also invited to attend and learn about the program. Pizza will be provided.
Monthly meetings will incorporate exciting activities and interactions with aviation professionals, exposing youth to potential careers in aviation. Aviation Explorers will experience firsthand what it's like to be a pilot, aircraft mechanic, aerospace engineer, flight attendant or air traffic controller. They will visit airports, observe flight operations, and experience flying. Participants will learn about the educational requirements and receive tangible advice on steps to take now to prepare for a successful career in the field of aviation.
Visit King, Lake Shore Elementary Schools Oct. 28On Friday, Oct. 28, Vancouver Public Schools Superintendent Steve Webb will host the first patron tour of the 2016–2017 school year. The tour will provide an in-depth look at the dynamic teaching and learning opportunities at Martin Luther King Jr. and Lake Shore elementary schools.
Visitors will tour a Family-Community Resource Center, preschool class taught by 2017 Regional Teacher of the Year Kendra Yamamoto, special education classroom and college-readiness and math-intervention programs.
The free tour will begin and end at the Bates Center for Educational Leadership, 2921 Falk Rd. The tour starts at 8:30 a.m. and concludes at 1 p.m. After visiting King and Lake Shore, guests have the option of enjoying a student musical performance and a delicious lunch prepared by culinary arts students. Lunch is available for $4 per person.
Everyone is welcome, but space is limited. To sign up, call Sue Knable at 360-313-4720, email email@example.com or sign up online at http://vansd.org/visit-vps.
Healthy Youth Survey
This year, all 10th and 12th grade students will be participating in the Healthy Youth Survey on October 11th and 12th in their English classes. Information regarding the survey is attached.
Who is my Counselor 16-17 school year:
A-DEJ: George Geranios
DEK-HOV: Kristina Howe
HOW-MIC: Matt Gruhler
MID-SCU: Jay Gowen
SEA-Z: Chrissy Brown
All English Language Learners: Julie Vanover
All students on IEPs and Credit Deficient Seniors: Stephanie Jakubek