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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Create the perfect first-day photo op with one of our signs! These signs can be downloaded, printed at home and customized with a student's name, grade and other information.
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 [...]
The festival will feature food; entertainment; family-friendly activities; and information about early learning, employment, counseling, health care, housing and other resources.
All students attending Vancouver Public Schools during the 2017-18 school year must meet current immunization requirements or obtain a legal exemption.
Is your son or daughter going into kindergarten this fall? Help make the transition easier by signing him or her up for Jump Start!