VPS this week: 2/25/21

Issue 25

School board vacancy

Vancouver Public Schools is seeking applicants for the board of directors, position 2. Applications will be available next week. Please visit vansd.org for details starting March 1.


Puesto vacante en la Junta Directiva Escolar

El Distrito Escolar “Vancouver Public Schools” está buscando candidatos para la posición 2 en la Junta Directiva. Las solicitudes estarán disponibles la próxima semana. Por favor visite vansd.org para más información a partir del 1 de marzo.


Вакансия в Совете директоров

Ванкуверский школьный район ищет желающих подать заявление на вакантное место в совете директоров, позиция №2. Заявления можно будет получить на следующей неделе. Пожалуйста, выйдите на vansd.org для получения более подробной информации, начиная с 1 марта.

COVID information

  • Information on COVID-19 cases connected to VPS is available in a data dashboard. Visit the dashboard.
  • School employees are included in Phase IB, Tier 2 and 4 of the state's vaccination schedule. The start date for vaccinating people in Tiers 2 and 4 hasn’t been announced, and it is dependent on vaccine supply. Get more information.


  • Beginning today at 4 p.m., we are accepting applications for fall 2021 enrollment in our language learning programs. Get the details on applying for an incoming kindergartner:
  • Is your child trying to decide on a college? Encourage them to register for BigFuture Days to get help exploring their options.

Read Across America Day

Parents of first graders: In celebration of reading, next week your child will receive a bag with a book, treats, a bookmark and a wristband. These materials are provided courtesy of Beaches Restaurant, Riverview Bank and the Foundation for VPS in lieu of the annual in-person Green Eggs & Ham event.

Students in full remote learning will receive their bags at a packet pickup.

Vancouver Public Schools

We serve 23,500 amazing students and their families in the great community of Vancouver, Washington!

Notice of nondiscrimination

The Vancouver School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, including gender expression or identity, age, families with children, honorably discharged veteran or military status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America, and other designated groups. You may also contact any of the following people by writing to them at Vancouver School District, PO Box 8937, Vancouver, WA 98668-8937, or by calling 360-313-1000: 504 – Steve Vance; Civil Rights and Affirmative Action – Janell Ephraim; ADA and Title IX – Kathy Everidge; Title IX Elementary Schools – Debra Hale; Title IX Secondary Schools – Jim Gray.