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Limitations on DHS immigration enforcement action at sensitive locations

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 [...]

2017-03-03T13:53:55+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|

Fifth-graders may apply for iTech Prep and/or VSAA beginning Jan. 12

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 [...]

2016-10-27T16:02:16+00:00 January 12th, 2016|

Revised homework policy reflects learning needs of students

Revisions to Vancouver Public Schools homework policy will help ensure that homework, when assigned, will support teaching and learning goals. The revisions are in response to current research, which shows that homework assignments given to [...]

2017-04-20T17:04:18+00:00 April 20th, 2017|

April 14, 2017

Minnehaha Parents & Families, Welcome Spring! I hope you are enjoying the return of longer days, drier (hopefully!) weather, greener grass, and blooming flowers! As we begin this final stretch of the year, I wanted [...]

2017-04-18T13:46:09+00:00 April 18th, 2017|

Last day of school year is June 21 | Español | Русский | Chuukese

Due to weather-related school closures in December 2016, the following designated snow-replacement days have been added to the school calendar: Monday, June 19, 2017 (full day) Tuesday, June 20, 2017 (two-hour early release) Wednesday, [...]

2017-04-01T16:11:18+00:00 April 11th, 2017|

March 24, 2017

  Minnehaha Parents & Families,   Happy Spring!  With the especially-wet weather we’ve been having, please remember to send your child each day prepared for the weather.  Except in extreme situations – including when our [...]

2017-03-23T11:15:59+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|