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Sep 2017

A message from the superintendent

2017-09-18T16:29:48+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Categories: Safe and supportive, Storm news, Supt news|

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.

Sep 2017

Update: Sept. 7 outdoor activities

2017-09-07T08:34:31+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Categories: Breaking news, Weather updates|

Outdoor activities are approved for Thursday, Sept. 7, except for students with asthma, respiratory infections, heart and lung disease and diabetes. These students are to remain indoors unless they have written permission from their parents to participate in outdoor activities and athletics.  

Sep 2017

Update for Wednesday, Sept. 6

2017-09-06T12:12:18+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Categories: Breaking news, Weather updates|

This update posted Sept. 6 at 11:33 a.m. The Vancouver area remains under an unhealthy air warning Wednesday. Students will remain indoors for recess and physical education until further notice. After-school activities and practices will be moved indoors or canceled. Outdoor athletic games scheduled for Wednesday will be postponed. District administrators will continue to monitor [...]

Sep 2017

Air quality update

2017-09-05T17:19:07+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Categories: Breaking news, Weather updates|

Due to poor air quality from regional forest fires, all schools are holding recess and physical education classes indoors today, Tuesday, Sept. 5. Currently, the National Weather Service is reporting an air quality warning in effect until 10 p.m. tonight. After-school athletic practices will take place indoors or be canceled. Tonight’s Columbia River and [...]

Sep 2017

Heat advisory for Tuesday, Sept. 5

2017-09-05T12:30:20+00:00 September 3rd, 2017|Categories: Breaking news, Weather updates|

Posted Sunday, Sept. 3 A heat advisory issued by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is expected to continue through Tuesday evening, Sept. 5. Administrators at Vancouver Public Schools are monitoring the situation, which is currently classified as a “red flag warning” due to hot temperatures and dry conditions. Smoke from regional forest fires [...]

Mar 2017

State laws, district policies will continue to protect transgender students

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

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 [...]

Mar 2017

Safe schools are a VPS commitment

2017-03-17T09:43:59+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Categories: Storm news|

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 [...]

Nov 2016

An important message from the superintendent

2016-11-30T11:37:49+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Categories: Storm news|

November 17, 2016 Dear Families, Recently, Skyview High School was tagged overnight with "hate graffiti" displayed on two exterior walls of the school campus. I want to reassure our families that the role of the school district and its employees is to provide a safe and respectful learning environment. Our responsibility is to lead and [...]