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Hough principal and Washington volunteers honored

Congratulations to Steve Vance, principal at Hough Elementary School, and Mick and Marlee Hawthorne, volunteers at Washington Elementary, who were honored with Real Heroes awards. The awards, given by the Land Here, Live Here, Learn Here program, celebrate Clark County's vibrant educational system and its positive impact on the greater community. Vance and the Hawthornes are [...]

2017-10-20T11:59:06+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Elementary schools, VPSamazing, VPSsuccess|

Building Readers: October 2017

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: Reading for pleasure can improve your child's language and literacy skills Work with the teacher to set reading goals Ask your child to tell [...]

2017-09-29T09:44:29+00:00 September 29th, 2017|School news|

Thank you Dick Hannah Subaru

Washington Elementary is so thankful to receive this generous donation of nonfiction books from Dick Hannah Subaru.  They were distributed to classrooms and kids and teachers are thrilled to have these quality books to enjoy.  There is also an additional set for the library and were enough extra for our support classes.  Thank you Dick [...]

2017-09-27T08:48:20+00:00 September 27th, 2017|School news|

A message from the superintendent

Dear families, guardians and students: 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. In light of recent action [...]

2017-09-11T09:26:30+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Safe and supportive, Supt news|

Welcome Huskies to the 2017/2018 School Year!!

Dear Parents, First, we would like to welcome all of our new Washington families. Each year our staff and community look forward to welcoming many new faces to our hallways.  This year I am one of those new faces. This is my first year at Washington and I look forward to building a strong and [...]

2017-08-29T12:03:49+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Principal update|

Building Readers: September 2017

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: Search for sight words in magazines Launch a family book club Discuss common elements of word families This monthly newsletter is available in English and [...]

2017-08-23T12:37:16+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|School news|