Opportunity Center 2017-03-15T13:27:59+00:00

Opportunity Center

Students can explore service and learning opportunities locally, within the U.S. and internationally, broadening their perspectives and enhancing their school experience. Information about group and individual travel is available through the Opportunity Center.

Miss Andrea
Opportunity Coordinator
360-313-4071

andrea.johnson@vansd.org

Tuesday–Thursday 

Next to the business office 

News

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2017 GLOBAL CITIZEN :: Sharon Njoroge

April 26th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

Fort students take action during Global Youth Service Day

April 20th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

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Full scholarships to study abroad for a year in Brazil or India

March 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

The BP Global Citizens of Tomorrow scholarship program provides financially-challenged students the opportunity to study abroad and gain the intercultural skills needed to succeed in a global economy. The goal of the program is to [...]

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Events

Host an exchange student

It changes your life in a very positive way. Not only do you learn about another person’s culture, traditions and values, you also gain an opportunity to look at your own in a new light.

Meet our students

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Pacific Islander Night is tonight.
5:30 pm
Our art students painted this amazing backdrop. It's based on a painting by Paul Gaugin
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FVHS Opportunity Center added 170 new photos to the album: 2017 GYSD Llama Photos — at Fort Vancouver High School Center for International Studies. ... See MoreSee Less

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FVHS Opportunity Center added 4 new photos.

Our Inaugural GLOBAL CITIZEN CONTEST will be held during the assembly on 4/20/17.
Meet our 4 contestants:
Gabriel Root, Freshman
Sharon Njoroge, Sophomore
Billy Khounphachansy, Junior
Mahogany Kilgore, Senior

A panel of community judges...with input from students...will crown our first winner on Thursday.
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Register to Vote

REGISTER TO VOTE:

U.S. Vote Foundation helps U.S. citizens around the world register for this important privilege. You can complete the task online!

You can also register with paper and pen. Washington state voter registration forms are available in multiple languages: Arabic, Burmese, Cambodian, Chinese, English, Korean, Laotian, Russian, Spanish, Somali, Tagalog, Ukrainian and Vietnamese.

Over 18? You must register for selective service.

Register for selective service…it’s the law!

Travel resources

U.S. passport information
Learn about international travel and getting your U.S. passport.

Travel alerts and warnings
Learn about your international destination before you travel.

Vaccines, medicine and advice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has the most up-to-date information about what vaccinations you need to travel in foreign countries.

Transportation Security Administration
TSA has the most current information about travel restrictions. Know before you go.

Travel tools

Currency converter
A quick calculator to figure out what foreign currency is worth in U.S. dollars.

Time zones
Need to know what the time zone change will be? This is particularly important information to know if you’re going to call home.