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 [...]
For many students' families, new school supplies are difficult or impossible to afford.
Due to fire risk and the presence of construction material and equipment at some schools, fireworks will not be permitted on Vancouver Public Schools’ grounds and parking lots this summer.
Find out where kids can get free meals this summer!
Opportunities include camps, free meals, school-readiness events and more!
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 more 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 [...]