VPS students can participate in magnet programs and programs of choice that allow them to pursue their unique interests. From the arts and STEM to welding, medicine, cooking and blended learning, there's something for everyone. Find out how to apply.
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 [...]
These levies are not new taxes. If approved, they would replace existing levies that expire at the end of 2019.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Visitors to every Vancouver Public School are now using the Raptor system, an online check-in program that not only tracks who is the building, but also does rapid background checks to ensure student safety.
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 [...]
by Traci Chun | Teacher Librarian | Skyview High School Shh! Shh! Shh! Gone are the days of the library being a silent space filled with books and a shushing librarian. Today’s libraries are filled with technology, innovation, learning, and yes, books. As information is shared globally with only a few keystrokes, the need [...]
Our district is participating in the Washington State Healthy Youth Survey during fall 2018. The Healthy Youth survey includes questions related to physical activity and diet, unintentional and intentional injury, substance use, risk and protective factors, access to shcool-based-services, andsexual behaviors, abuse and orientation. Survey results are used by schools, communities and state agencies to [...]