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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Attention all current 4th-grade students! Sign up now to participate in the VPS 2017-18 instrumental program. We are excited to announce a new instrumental program for next year's 5th-grade students! All currently enrolled 4th-grade students [...]
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: Improve your child's reading [...]
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, [...]
It's time to sign up for kindergarten for the 2017-18 school year!
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This summer, budding artists may participate in a variety of activities, including dance, acting, music and the visual arts.
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 [...]
Bullying or any form of harassment in Vancouver Public Schools is not acceptable and will not be tolerated.