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Weather alert update: CLOSED on Tues., Feb. 5, 2019

All schools will be closed Tuesday, Feb. 5, due to icy conditions. All after-school and evening activities are canceled. Debido a las inclemencias del tiempo, todas las escuelas de “VPS” estarán cerradas 5/February/2019. Todas las escuelas de” VPS” estarán cerradas. Прослушайте важное сообщение из Ванкуверского школьного района. В связи с неблагоприятными погодными условиями, во вторник, [...]

Weather alert: 2-hour late start on Tues., Feb. 5, 2019 | Español | Русский | Chuukese

All VPS schools are on a two-hour late start on Tuesday, Feb. 5. No morning preschool or other morning activities. UPDATE: Buses are on snow routes this morning. Find more weather-related information. Español 5 Febrero Debido a las inclemencias del tiempo, todas las escuelas de “VPS” comenzarán 2 más tarde. Los autobuses funcionarán en las [...]

Workbased Learning at iTech

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 [...]

December 18th, 2018|School news|

Working to help all VPS students be “Future Ready” one library at a time!

by Traci Chun | Teacher Librarian | Skyview High School You may have heard the term “Future Ready” or thought about what schools are doing to help support students for future careers and industries. Future Ready Schools is a national effort to provide students with digital learning opportunities and help move school districts toward preparing [...]

December 10th, 2018|Librarian blog|

Blended learning: Student tested, teacher approved

  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 [...]

December 10th, 2018|School news|