Storm news

Feb 2019

New last day of school year is June 19

2019-02-21T09:58:47+00:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: Storm news|

Due to a weather-related closure on Feb. 5, the following schedule will be in effect for the last week of the 2018-19 school year: Monday, June 17—schools will be in session and will release at the usual time Tuesday, June 18—schools will be in session but will release students two hours earlier than usual Wednesday, [...]

Feb 2019

Deadline to turn in school levy election ballots is Feb. 12

2019-02-08T09:40:55+00:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: Storm news|

Ballots are due on Tuesday for Vancouver Public Schools’ levy election. Two levies—an  education and operations levy and a technology levy are on the ballot. These levies are not new taxes. They will replace the levies expiring this year. Voters should vote both sides of the ballot. Ballots can be dropped in the mail (no [...]

Jan 2019

Time to apply for specialized programs and schools

2019-01-16T09:24:45+00:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Storm news|

VPS students can participate in magnet programs and programs of choice that allow them to pursue their unique interests. From the arts and STEM to welding, medicine, cooking and blended learning, there's something for everyone. Find out how to apply.

Dec 2018

Vancouver voters to consider two replacement levies | Español | Русский | Chuukese

2018-12-17T08:49:07+00:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: Storm news|

These levies are not new taxes. If approved, they would replace existing levies that expire at the end of 2019.

Dec 2018

Blended learning: Student tested, teacher approved

2018-12-10T11:29:33+00:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: Storm news|

  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 [...]

Dec 2018

Prepare now for possible winter weather school closures

2018-12-05T14:56:15+00:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: Storm news|

Be ready Winter weather conditions can be difficult to predict, but there are a few steps you can take to prepare for possible school closures or delays. Make sure your contact information is up to date so the school staff can reach you if necessary. Know how to receive school closure information and where to [...]