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Parent Climate Survey

Every Spring VPS staff and parents have the opportunity to give the district input on how the year has been going so far. Many of us, myself included, usually pass right over these [...]

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2016 summer arts workshops

This summer, budding artists may participate in a variety of activities, including dance, acting, music and the visual arts.

Kindergarten registration begins April 11

It's time to sign up for kindergarten for the 2016-17 school year!

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Courage along the Cowlitz

How a casual summer afternoon became a day that third-grade teacher Scott Van House and his sister—or the child whose life they saved—would never forget.

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Principal: Troy Winzer

Main: 360-313-2500

Attendance: 360-313-1428

School hours: 9:10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

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All day, every day.

Your child is required to be at school all day, every day.

At Minnehaha, our goal is for students to be here to learn, learn, learn!

Learn more about attendance requirements for your student