school news

Mar 2017

Principal’s Corner

March 31st, 2017|Principal's corner, school news|

Hello Discovery Parents and Families, Spring vacation is next week! While I am hopeful we will start to see some sunshine and the trees starting to bloom, it is hard to believe we are already over two-thirds of the way through the school year! Of course, that also means we have a third of the [...]

Mar 2017

State laws, district policies will continue to protect transgender students

March 16th, 2017|school news|

A statement from the state superintendent assures that Washington schools will treat transgender students "consistent with the student's gender identity." Washington state law continues to protect transgender students from discrimination in school, in spite of a recent change in federal guidance on the matter. Read the full press release from the Office of Superintendent of [...]

Mar 2017

Safe schools are a VPS commitment

March 8th, 2017|school news|

Dear students, families and guardians, 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. To follow up previous communication [...]

Mar 2017

Limitations on DHS immigration enforcement action at sensitive locations

March 3rd, 2017|school news|

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 [...]

Mar 2017

Principal’s Corner

March 1st, 2017|Principal's corner, school news|

Hello Discovery Parents and Families, Here it is the end of February and I was driving to school in a bit of snow today. Nothing sticking on the ground, but it was definitely snowing at my house as I left for school. Amazing the weather we have had this winter! Nonetheless, we are getting ready [...]

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