CONGRATULATIONS SHARON! Students and a panel of community based judges selected SHARON NJOROGE as our inaugural GLOBAL CITIZEN. She vowed everyone with her community and global contributions, her academic achievements and public speaking skills
On Thursday, April 20th the entire Fort student body participated in the 2017 Global Youth Service Day. The day's activities were designed to provide an opportunity to "take action," one of the pillars of global competence at the heart of on-going work at Fort Vancouver High School Center for International Studies. Global Youth Service Day began [...]
Revisions to Vancouver Public Schools homework policy will help ensure that homework, when assigned, will support teaching and learning goals. The revisions are in response to current research, which shows that homework assignments given to children in primary grades offers few, if any, educational benefits. Specific revisions to Regulation 6133 concerning homework aim to improve [...]
Photo source: The Columbian Three teams from Fort Vancouver High School Center for International Studies took part in the Southwest Washington MESA Day competition at Washington State University Vancouver on April 15. The students were challenged to build a prosthetic arm and program it to pick up and move objects, manipulate nuts [...]
Fort Vancouver High School Center for International Studies will be holding student-led conferences this week. Conferences are scheduled in the Commons from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 20th (Note: Teachers will have a dinner break from 5:30 to 6 p.m.) and from 8 to 11 a.m. on Friday, April 21st. Students and their [...]
Due to weather-related school closures in December 2016, the following designated snow-replacement days have been added to the school calendar: Monday, June 19, 2017 (full day) Tuesday, June 20, 2017 (two-hour early release) Wednesday, June 21, 2017 (two-hour early release and the last day of school, barring additional weather-related closures for the remainder of [...]
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This summer, budding artists may participate in a variety of activities, including dance, acting, music and the visual arts.
Plan to do the plant sale circuit and check out all of the district's CTE programs and their unique offerings.
Pictured: front, Rebecca Batman; center, Karinna Aguas; back, Sharon Njoroge At 6:30 a.m., one hour before the school day would officially start, a small group of students gathered at Fort Vancouver High School to discuss how their actions affect others. The context—and the timing—of the discussion was unique. The Fort [...]