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Feb 2019

Radon testing March 4-March 8 | Español | Русский | Chuukese

February 28th, 2019|school news|

During the week of March 4-March 8, 2019, Vancouver Public Schools’ facility support crews will begin routine testing for radon.The testing will monitor radon levels in frequently occupied rooms including classrooms and offices that are in contact with the ground or are directly above unoccupied areas of a basement. Upon receipt of results, notification will [...]

Feb 2019

A message from the superintendent

February 27th, 2019|school news|

Dear VPS community, If the legislature doesn't act on a comprehensive set of solutions to provide full funding for basic education, vital programs and services that serve students will be at-risk throughout the state. Today, the Seattle Times reports that 253 of the 295 Washington districts expect to face a budget shortfall next school year. [...]

Feb 2019

Deadline to turn in school levy election ballots is Feb. 12

February 8th, 2019|school news|

Ballots are due on Tuesday for Vancouver Public Schools’ levy election. Two levies—an  education and operations levy and a technology levy are on the ballot. These levies are not new taxes. They will replace the levies expiring this year. Voters should vote both sides of the ballot. Ballots can be dropped in the mail (no [...]

Jan 2019

Principal’s Corner

January 1st, 2019|Principal's corner, school news|

Hello Discovery Parents and Families, It is the end of January, and 2nd semester is about to begin. That means we are half way through the year!  Mid-semester means less to us at the middle school since we operate on trimesters, but the concept of renewing our commitment to the work is still relevant. One [...]

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