VPS now: 4/14/22

Issue 18

School safety webinar

Learn about safety procedures including lockdowns and evacuations, as well as the role of district resource officers.
School Safety Webinar

Apply now for Spanish/English dual language program

Do you want your child to learn to speak and read in Spanish and English? If your child will be in kindergarten in the 2022-23 school year, enroll them in the Spanish/English dual language program. The deadline to submit applications is May 2. Learn more.

Someta una solicitud ahora para el programa de lenguaje dual de español/inglés

¿Desea que su hijo aprenda a hablar y leer en español e inglés? Si su hijo va a entrar al kindergarten en el año escolar 2022-23, inscríbalo en el programa de lenguaje dual de español/inglés. La fecha límite para la entrega de las solicitudes de ingreso es el lunes, 2 de mayo. Más información.

Подавайте заявления на двуязычную испано-английскую программу

Хотите, чтобы Ваш ребёнок научился разговаривать и читать на испанском и английском языках? Если Ваш ребёнок поступает в Киндергартен в 2022—2023 учебном году, запишите его/её на двуязычную испано-английскую программу. Последний срок подачи заявлений 2 мая. Узнайте больше.

What do you appreciate about your child’s school?

As we celebrate spring, let’s also celebrate our schools. Please share your thoughts about what makes school special for your child(ren).

Register for kindergarten now

If you have a child who will be 5 on or before Aug. 31, you can register them online or at your child’s school. Learn more.

¡Ya puede inscribir a su hijo en el Kindergarten!

Si su hijo cumple los 5 años en o antes del 31 de agosto, usted puede inscribirlo en línea o en persona en la escuela de su hijo. Más información.

Запишите ребёнка в киндергартен прямо сейчас
Если Вашему ребёнку исполняется 5 лет на 31 августа, Вы можете зарегистрировать его/её онлайн или в школе Вашего ребёнка. Узнайте больше.

Iei ka tongeni rechisterini noumwa na mwiichen Kinter

Iká noumw na epwe ne 5 ierin nón iká me mwen Akkos 31, en mei tongeni rechisterini wón line iká ren ena sukkun epwe fiti. Ánea nón fósun Chuuk.

Still time to apply for specialty programs

Several VPS programs are again accepting applications for the 2022-23 school year. Learn more.

Todavía hay tiempo para someter una solicitud de ingreso a programas especializados

Varios programas del Distrito Escolar “Vancouver Public Schools” están aceptando solicitudes de nuevo para el año escolar 2022-2023. Más información.

Ещё есть время для подачи заявлений на специализированные программы по выбору

Несколько программ VPS начинают вновь принимать заявления на 2022-23 учебный год. Узнайте больше.

Mei chiwen wor fansoun ómw kopwe amasow ngeni ekkewe prokrám chóón sukkun ir mei tongeni fini ar repwe fiti iká pwe e wenengeni ewe pekin káeó iká angang re mochen sukkunan (specialty programs)

Mei wor fitú ach kewe prokrám nón VPS a suuk ach sipwe amasow ngeni ren en ierin sukkun 2022-23. Ánea nón fósun Chuuk.

Summer arts workshops

This summer, artists may participate in a variety of activities, including dance, acting, music and the visual arts. All opportunities are offered free to students currently enrolled in Vancouver Public Schools. Learn more.

Talleres Artísticos Gratuitos en el Verano

Este verano, los artistas podrán participar en una variedad de actividades, incluyendo danza, actuación, música y artes visuales. Todas las oportunidades se ofrecen gratuitamente a los estudiantes actualmente inscritos en el Distrito Escolar “Vancouver Public Schools.” Más información.

Бесплатные летние занятия по искусству

Этим летом дети, увлекаюющиеся искусством, смогут участвовать в занятиях танцами, театром, музыкой. изобразительным искусством. Все занятия проводятся бесплатно для учеников, в настоящее время записанных в школы Ванкуверского школьного района. Узнайте больше.

Plant sales

Save the date for this year's plant sales! Plant lists and pricing are forthcoming.

The following sales are open to the public. Proceeds support student clubs and classes.

Columbia River High School (800 NW 99th St.)

Saturday, April 30
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Fort Vancouver High School Center for International Studies (5700 E.18th St.)

Wednesday through Friday, April 27, 28 and 29

7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Hudson’s Bay High School (1601 E. McLoughlin Blvd.)

Tuesday through Thursday, April 26, 27 and 28

7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Friday, April 29, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Vancouver Flex Academy (2901 General Anderson Ave.)

Saturday, May 7

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

One book, one school: Reading helps students find their greatness

“We wanted a book that had a message that could help us build the culture of the school,” said Teacher-Librarian Cheryl Miller. Read more.

Join the Vancouver Public Schools team!

Consider the advantages of working for Vancouver Public Schools: Summers off, holiday pay, personal and sick leave, health and retirement benefits (contingent on eligibility).

We are hiring the following positions: Teachers, paraeducators, special education paraeducators, clerical staff, bus drivers, custodians, food services and security staff.

Find job openings.

Vancouver Public Schools

We serve 22,000 amazing students and their families in the great community of Vancouver, Washington!

Notice of nondiscrimination

Vancouver Public Schools is an equal opportunity district in education programs, activities, services, and employment. The 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. The district provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups. The district complies with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Older Worker Protection Act, and all other state, federal, and local equal opportunity laws. You may contact any of the following people at 2901 Falk Rd., Vancouver, WA, 98661, or by writing to them at VPS, PO Box 8937, Vancouver, WA 98668-8937 or by calling 360-313-1000: ADA & Affirmative Action/Title IX Coordinator—kathy.everidge@vansd.org; Civil Rights and Affirmative Action—janell.ephraim@vansd.org, Title VII, 504—steve.vance@vansd.org; IDEA—daniel.bettis@vansd.org; Athletic Equity & Title IX Elementary and Secondary—james.gray@vansd.org, kristie.lindholm@vansd.org and bill.oman@vansd.org. This notification can be provided in the appropriate language for communities of national origin and minority persons with limited English language skills by contacting 360-313-1250.