A message from the superintendent

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 [...]

2017-09-11T09:26:30+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Safe and supportive, Supt news|

Update: Sept. 7 outdoor activities

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.  

2017-09-07T08:34:31+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Breaking news, Weather updates|

Update for Wednesday, Sept. 6

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 [...]

2017-09-06T12:12:18+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Breaking news, Weather updates|

Air quality update

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 [...]

2017-09-05T15:43:39+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Breaking news, Weather updates|

Heat advisory for Tuesday, Sept. 5

Posted Sunday, Sept. 3 A heat advisory issued by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is expected to continue through Tuesday evening, Sept. 5. Administrators at Vancouver Public Schools are monitoring the situation, which is currently classified as a “red flag warning” due to hot temperatures and dry conditions. Smoke from regional forest fires [...]

2017-09-05T12:30:20+00:00 September 3rd, 2017|Breaking news, Weather updates|

Free event supports families, prepares students to go back to school

The festival will feature food; entertainment; family-friendly activities; and information about early learning, employment, counseling, health care, housing and other resources.

2017-06-26T14:54:22+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Trapper news|

Join us for Freshman Orientation!

Join us for Freshman Orientation on Friday, August 18th from 9 a.m. to Noon! Orientation is open to all incoming freshmen and their parents or guardians. The three-hour event will be filled with a variety of activities to help students and families learn about being a part of the community at Fort Vancouver High School [...]

2017-08-08T15:01:45+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Trapper news|

Immunization resources for families

All students attending Vancouver Public Schools 
during the 2017-18 school year must meet current immunization 
requirements or obtain a legal exemption.