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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SENIOR PARADE

May 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

     SENIOR PARADE was a SUCCESS! Seniors donned their caps and gowns to get high fives and hugs from former teachers on Monday, June 5th.  Students visited Ogden, Marshall & MAC and Walnut Grove [...]

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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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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.

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Classes start Wednesday, August 30, 2017

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Today is the last fun day in Europe. Miss Andrea flies home on Monday.
She discovered that grocery stores aren't open on Sundays... went to a free car museum in Dusseldorf...and an amazing UNESCO World Heritage site in Essen. The closed coal mine was preserved and recognized for it's design.
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Miss Andrea visited the Dom Cathedral in Cologne, Germany today. The cathedral was beautiful inside, but the exterior is even more impressive. It's the number 1 tourist destination in Germany.

After lunch, she went to a museum dedicated to the Nazi interrogation during WWII. Amazingly enough the building wasn't bombed not were the documents destroyed. Horrific...but she was so glad it was preserved.
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Find a cause that lights you up. Get in touch with a nonprofit that needs you.

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.