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October 13, 2017

Minnehaha parents & families, Next week – Oct 18, 19, 20 – are Parent Teacher Conferences for all Vancouver School District elementary schools.  Wednesday (Oct 18) is a 2-hr early release – many teachers (but [...]

2017-10-12T14:23:22+00:00 October 12th, 2017|

Building Readers: October 2017

Building Readers provides the guidance, steps to take, specific direction and concrete recommendations that parents need to help their kids learn to read, and to read more proficiently. In this issue: Reading for pleasure can [...]

2017-10-04T16:53:58+00:00 September 29th, 2017|

September 15, 2017

Minnehaha Parents & Families,   It’s been a wonderful first few weeks here at Minnehaha as the 2017-18 school year has begun with wonderful energy and excitement – albeit some unusual smokiness & late buses! [...]

2017-09-15T08:35:53+00:00 September 15th, 2017|

A message from the superintendent

Dear families, guardians and students: At Vancouver Public Schools, we work hard everyday to ensure that our schools are inviting, respectful and safe learning environments for each student. We want all children and their [...]

2017-09-11T09:26:30+00:00 September 7th, 2017|

Update: Sept. 7 outdoor activities

Outdoor activities are approved for Thursday, Sept. 7, except for students with asthma, respiratory infections, heart and lung disease and diabetes. These students are to remain indoors unless they have written permission from their parents [...]

2017-09-07T08:34:31+00:00 September 7th, 2017|

Update for Wednesday, Sept. 6

This update posted Sept. 6 at 11:33 a.m. The Vancouver area remains under an unhealthy air warning Wednesday. Students will remain indoors for recess and physical education until further notice. After-school activities and practices will [...]

2017-09-06T12:12:18+00:00 September 5th, 2017|

Air quality update

Due to poor air quality from regional forest fires, all schools are holding recess and physical education classes indoors today, Tuesday, Sept. 5. Currently, the National Weather Service is reporting an air quality warning [...]

2017-09-05T17:18:46+00:00 September 5th, 2017|

Heat advisory for Tuesday, Sept. 5

Posted Sunday, Sept. 3 A heat advisory issued by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is expected to continue through Tuesday evening, Sept. 5. Administrators at Vancouver Public Schools are monitoring the situation, which [...]

2017-09-05T12:30:20+00:00 September 3rd, 2017|

Building Readers: September 2017

Building Readers provides the guidance, steps to take, specific direction and concrete recommendations that parents need to help their kids learn to read, and to read more proficiently. In this issue: Search for sight words [...]

2017-08-23T12:37:16+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|