All children have a right to a free public education, regardless of their actual or perceived immigration or citizenship status or that of their parents. Education leaders, teachers, students, and families, have asked questions about guidance that was released by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that limits immigration enforcement actions from occurring [...]
Day camps around the Greater Portland–Vancouver metro area Day camps offer students a chance to expand their horizons, meet new friends and try fun activities. There are a number of day camp options in the Portland–Vancouver metro area. Register for summer day camps at the Jim Parsley Community Center or learn more [...]
Students in sixth through eighth grades next school year will design, build and program robots, as well as work collaboratively to solve technical problems.
Construction and repair projects for summer 2017 have been scheduled, with funding provided by the bond measure that local voters approved in February 2017.
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 time for younger students to enjoy family learning activities after the school day is over.
Attention all current 4th-grade students! Sign up now to participate in the VPS 2017-18 instrumental program. We are excited to announce a new instrumental program for next year's 5th-grade students! All currently enrolled 4th-grade students can apply now to participate in free band or orchestra classes next year. These introductory classes are an expansion of [...]
Building Readers provides the guidance, steps to take, specific direction and concrete recommendations that parents need to help their kids learn to read, and to read more proficiently. In this issue: Improve your child's reading skills by reading aloud Use textbooks to entertain as well as educate Help your child practice for spelling tests This [...]
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 [...]
It's time to sign up for kindergarten for the 2017-18 school year!
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