All children have a right to a free public education, regardless of their actual or perceived immigration or citizenship status or that of their parents. Education leaders, teachers, students, and families, have asked questions [...]
Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 12, at 4 p.m. PST, current fifth-grade students will have the opportunity to apply for entrance to Vancouver School of Arts and Academics and/or Vancouver iTech Preparatory. For admitted students, enrollment will begin [...]
Parents & Families, I cannot believe that we are in our final few days of the 2016-17 school year. It seems like every year we say this, but the year just seemed to have [...]
Find out where kids can get free meals this summer!
Opportunities include camps, free meals, school-readiness events and more!
Join us Thursday, June 8th from 5:30-7pm. Pick up your free book, make a s'mores snack, snap a pic at the photo booth, and then snuggle up with your pillow and blankets to kick off [...]
Want to read some great books and earn some cool prizes? Check out these local summer reading programs. Fort Vancouver Regional Library click here to log your reading minutes online Barnes & Noble click [...]
Did you know your child can access some Smarter Balance Assessment practice tests from home (refer to the instructions below)? Please encourage your child to take the practice tests, so that they can become familiar [...]
Construction and repair projects for summer 2017 have been scheduled, with funding provided by the bond measure that local voters approved in February 2017.
How can students who currently live outside of Vancouver Public Schools' boundaries attend a VPS school next year? Learn the steps to request a transfer.
Hello Minnehaha Families, This past week we celebrated our various staff and employee groups with a weeklong Staff Appreciation Week. Staff members were celebrated throughout the week in various ways – treats, lunches, snacks, [...]
New homework guidelines for Vancouver Public Schools will allow more time for younger students to enjoy family learning activities after the school day is over.