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Support for students and families during school closures | Español | Русский | Chuukese

Latest update from VPS includes food availability, medications and personal belongings and learning resources.

Coronavirus update: All VPS schools to close | Español | Русский | Chuukese

All VPS schools to close March 16 through April 24.

Coronavirus update: March 12 | Русский | Chuukese

As of today, Vancouver Public Schools’ students and staff will not travel to athletic competitions and activities being held in Oregon at least until after April 10. This is due to Oregon Gov. Kate Brown’s recent statewide ban on organized events with more than 250 people for four weeks. This announcement was in addition [...]

Latest cancellations, postponed events

Last updated 3/13/20 at 10:42 a.m. Please check back frequently as we are updating this document as we learn of more cancellations or events that will be postponed. Other event cancellations 3/14 SAT testing @ Fort Vancouver HS 3/19 Foundation for Vancouver Public Schools Luncheon 3/26- 31, Heritage Festival in Anaheim, California (SHS Choir, Orchestra) [...]

Weather alert: 2-hour late start for Fri., Jan. 17

All VPS schools are on a two-hour late start on Friday, Jan. 17. Buses are on regular routes but will arrive two hours later than usual. No morning preschool or other morning activities. Español Debido a las inclemencias del tiempo, todas las escuelas de “VPS” comenzarán 2 más tarde. Русский В связи с неблагоприятными погодными [...]

2020-01-17T15:40:32-08:00January 17th, 2020|Homepage lead story|

Tell us about your school!

Is your child excited to go to school? Do you feel welcome at your child's school? Does the school keep you well-informed about school activities? We're asking for your feedback about your child's school and want to hear your thoughts about important school characteristics including academic preparation, student support, family engagement, safety and accessibility of [...]

Weather update: Feb. 20

After-school and evening activities are canceled today, Feb. 20, for VPS elementary, middle and high schools. Exceptions are optional practices until 4 p.m. for Skyview basketball, Columbia River basketball and Skyview Stormbots. Schools that typically end later in the day—Vancouver Flex Academy, Lieser Campus, Vancouver iTech Preparatory and Vancouver School of Arts and Academics—are closing [...]

2018-02-20T10:52:30-08:00February 20th, 2018|Breaking news, Weather updates|