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Oct 2016

Population growth, smaller class sizes increase pressure on district

2016-10-27T16:01:39+00:00 October 6th, 2016|

Clark County is growing. Census data indicates that between 2000 and 2015, the county’s population grew more than 30 percent. The influx of new residents has raised the number of students in schools. Vancouver Public Schools’ enrollment has grown more than 7 percent in the last 15 years.

Oct 2016

Rumors of clown threats and sightings

2016-10-27T16:01:39+00:00 October 5th, 2016|

Students in some of our schools are reporting that they have heard rumors about clown threats. Vancouver Public Schools administrators and educators are working with our neighboring school districts and local law enforcement to ensure the safety of our students and staff members.

Sep 2016

Expo will showcase options for students after high school

2016-10-27T16:01:39+00:00 September 28th, 2016|

From college to careers, a variety of post–high school options for students will be on display at Vancouver Public Schools’ inaugural Future U Expo. The expo is designed to help students of all ages and their families make a plan for the future.

Aug 2016

Music, creative movement and visual art opportunities

2016-10-27T16:01:40+00:00 August 24th, 2016|

There are many free opportunities for students in grades 3-5 to immerse themselves in the arts this school year, including music, creative movement and visual art offered during the school day at our elementary schools. After [...]

Aug 2016

Fresh fruit and vegetable program returns to five VPS schools

2017-01-23T12:38:59+00:00 August 12th, 2016|

Mangos, blackberries, rainbow carrots, mini sweet peppers and star fruit are a sampling of the fresh fruits and vegetables students will be snacking on at five elementary schools in Vancouver Public Schools. VPS was awarded [...]