Second application period for magnet programs and programs of choice 2019

Didn’t get a chance to apply for a magnet program or program of choice? You’ll have a second chance to submit an application beginning Monday, March 18, 2019. Applications will be accepted for the following programs: ACES, grades 9-12, application period closes March 29 at 4 p.m. Careers in Education, grades 11-12, application period [...]

Five Vancouver student artists win awards in regional high school show

The show features award-winning artwork by students from Hudson's Bay High School, Vancouver School of Arts and Academics and Fort Vancouver High School Center for International Studies.

2019-03-19T10:13:59-07:00March 13th, 2019|Trapper news|

Thank you, voters | ¡Gracias, votantes! | Спасибо, избиратели! | Ach kapasen kinisou ngeni meinisin ekkewe aramas re úttút!

The education and operations levy passed with 64.49 percent support and the technology levy passed with 62.65 percent support.

2019-03-05T09:39:15-07:00March 5th, 2019|Trapper news|

A message from the superintendent

Dear VPS community, If the legislature doesn't act on a comprehensive set of solutions to provide full funding for basic education, vital programs and services that serve students will be at-risk throughout the state. Today, the Seattle Times reports that 253 of the 295 Washington districts expect to face a budget shortfall next school year. [...]

2019-02-27T11:45:57-07:00February 27th, 2019|Trapper news|

Radon testing Feb. 25-March 1 | Español | Русский | Chuukese

During the week of February 25-March 1, 2019, Vancouver Public Schools’ facility support crews will begin routine testing for radon. The testing will monitor radon levels in frequently occupied rooms including classrooms and offices that are in contact with the ground or are directly above unoccupied areas of a basement. Upon receipt of results, [...]

2019-03-18T14:28:09-07:00February 26th, 2019|Trapper news|

Important update about Friday evening and weekend activities

All Friday, Feb. 8, after-school and evening activities will be held as scheduled. The Friday night (2/8/19) basketball game at Columbia River High School vs. WF West has been canceled.  All weekend activities, athletic events and community use of schools are canceled for Saturday, Feb. 9, and Sunday, Feb. 10. All district buildings, including Propstra [...]

2019-02-08T14:13:26-07:00February 8th, 2019|Breaking news, Weather updates|

Deadline to turn in school levy election ballots is Feb. 12

Ballots are due on Tuesday for Vancouver Public Schools’ levy election. Two levies—an  education and operations levy and a technology levy are on the ballot. These levies are not new taxes. They will replace the levies expiring this year. Voters should vote both sides of the ballot. Ballots can be dropped in the mail (no [...]

2019-02-08T09:40:55-07:00February 8th, 2019|Trapper news|