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Jan 2019

Principal’s Corner

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

Hello Discovery Parents and Families, HAPPY NEW YEAR! There is something very rejuvenating about celebrating the start of a new year. While December is a nice time to reflect, January is when we start to take action on those goals we have set for ourselves in the coming year. I hope you have had some [...]

Dec 2018

Working to help all VPS students be “Future Ready” one library at a time!

December 10th, 2018|librarian blog, school news|

by Traci Chun | Teacher Librarian | Skyview High School You may have heard the term “Future Ready” or thought about what schools are doing to help support students for future careers and industries. Future Ready Schools is a national effort to provide students with digital learning opportunities and help move school districts toward preparing [...]

Dec 2018

Blended learning: Student tested, teacher approved

December 10th, 2018|school news|

  Since its introduction nearly seven years ago, Vancouver Public Schools’ one-to-one technology program has expanded to provide digital tools to all students in grades three through 12. Training and professional development for teachers and administrators are major components of VPS’ successful one-to-one technology program. Instructional technology facilitators—teachers on special assignment—lead the work to ensure [...]

Dec 2018

Prepare now for possible winter weather school closures

December 5th, 2018|school news|

Be ready Winter weather conditions can be difficult to predict, but there are a few steps you can take to prepare for possible school closures or delays. Make sure your contact information is up to date so the school staff can reach you if necessary. Know how to receive school closure information and where to [...]

Oct 2018

2018 Fall Intramural Registration!

October 9th, 2018|school news|

2018 FALL Intramural Session Intramural Sessions offer students a wide variety of free after school educational activities to enrich and enhance their school experience. Dates/Times: NOVEMBER 6th – DECEMBER 8th = EVERY TUESDAY & THURSDAY = 3:30 until 4:10. Buses provided, if a bus regularly transports them.   Fall Intramural Session Offerings:   Cooking Intramural [...]

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