Nov 2017

Warm Hearts Student ASB Necessities Drive

November 30th, 2017|school news|

Discovery Middle School ASB Leadership is collecting donations for a local charity that helps out families and people in need of basic necessities between November 29th and December 15. We appreciate any donations no matter how small. When you don't have much anything can make a difference. Please donate food and clothing to those in [...]

Nov 2017

Designing new schools and upgrading others: It’s all in a day’s work

November 21st, 2017|Bond and levy updates, Project: iTech, Project: Lieser, Project: Marshall, Project: McLoughlin, Project: Peter S. Ogden|

Bond-funded upgrades and design work for several replacement schools and the new Vancouver iTech Preparatory building are making daily progress throughout the district. An update on the projects was presented to the board of directors at the Nov. 14 school board work session. Core planning teams from McLoughlin Middle School and Marshall and Ogden [...]

Oct 2017

Mobile Fresh Food Pantry

October 30th, 2017|Breaking news, Family-Community Resource Center|

Discovery Families! Don't forget, this Wednesday November 1st from 11 AM- 12 PM in the lower parking lot near the gym the Mobile Fresh Food Pantry will be coming to Discovery Middle School. This program is for our families that qualify for free and reduced meals at school. Please bring 3 shopping bags with you. [...]

Sep 2017

A message from the superintendent

September 7th, 2017|Safe and supportive, Supt news|

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 [...]

Sep 2017

Update: Sept. 7 outdoor activities

September 7th, 2017|Breaking news, Weather updates|

Outdoor activities are approved for Thursday, Sept. 7, except for students with asthma, respiratory infections, heart and lung disease and diabetes. These students are to remain indoors unless they have written permission from their parents to participate in outdoor activities and athletics.  

Sep 2017

Update for Wednesday, Sept. 6

September 5th, 2017|Breaking news, Weather updates|

This update posted Sept. 6 at 11:33 a.m. The Vancouver area remains under an unhealthy air warning Wednesday. Students will remain indoors for recess and physical education until further notice. After-school activities and practices will be moved indoors or canceled. Outdoor athletic games scheduled for Wednesday will be postponed. District administrators will continue to monitor [...]

Sep 2017

Air quality update

September 5th, 2017|Breaking news, Weather updates|

Due to poor air quality from regional forest fires, all schools are holding recess and physical education classes indoors today, Tuesday, Sept. 5. Currently, the National Weather Service is reporting an air quality warning in effect until 10 p.m. tonight. After-school athletic practices will take place indoors or be canceled. Tonight’s Columbia River and [...]

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