School news

Feb 2019

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

February 8th, 2019|School news|

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 [...]

Dec 2018

Workbased Learning at iTech

December 18th, 2018|School news|

You'll spot two iTech students throughout this SW WA Stem Network video promoting workbased learning! Below is a list of iTech students who have participated so far this year and the organization they have been working at: Makayla: St. Jude Research Hospital Shelby: Office of Carolyn Long Campaign Yaneri: Free Clinic of Southwest Washington and Legacy [...]

Dec 2018

Blended learning: Student tested, teacher approved

December 10th, 2018|School news|

  Since its introduction nearly seven years ago, Vancouver Public Schools’ one-to-one technology program has expanded to provide digital tools to all students in grades three through 12. Training and professional development for teachers and administrators are major components of VPS’ successful one-to-one technology program. Instructional technology facilitators—teachers on special assignment—lead the work to ensure [...]