VPS now: 9/23/22

2022-23 school year: Issue 4

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month | Mes de Celebración de la Herencia Hispana

VITA Learning Lab introduces students to project-based learning

Every second through fifth grader in Vancouver Public Schools will take an extended multi-day field trip to the VITA Learning Lab this year. Also known as Vancouver Innovation, Technology and Arts Elementary School, the VITA Learning Lab opened this fall. It is a unique destination for students to participate in hands-on learning while exploring the past, present and future of the local area.


El Laboratorio de Aprendizaje de la Escuela VITA introduce a los estudiantes al aprendizaje basado en proyectos

Cada estudiante del segundo a quinto grado del Distrito Escolar “Vancouver Public Schools” visitará el Laboratorio de Aprendizaje de la Escuela “VITA”, a lo largo de una excursión de varios días este año escolar, información en este enlace: VITA Learning Lab. Más información.


Учебная лаборатория в школе VITA знакомит учеников с моделью обучения, в основе которого лежит работа над проектами

В этом учебном году каждый ученик со второго по пятый класс в Ванкуверском школьном районе будет ездить в течение нескольких дней на экскурсию в учебную лабораторию в новой школе VITA (VITA Learning Lab). Узнайте больше.


Ew minafén sukkun epwe ánisi an chóón sukkun repwe poputá ne káeó ngeni ar repwe angang wón próchek

Meinisin mwiichen orúwan ngeni enimwuan nón Vancouver Public School repwe sái ngeni ewe VITA Learning Lab nón ei ier. Ei neni pwan itan Vancouver Innovation, Technology and Arts Elementary School, iká ewe VITA Learning Lab a suuk nón ei fall (nefinen Septempér ngeni Nofampér). Ánea nón Fóósun Chuuk.

Students’ artworks honor family, earn national acclaim

Taking artistic risks and drawing inspiration from family led two Vancouver students to create artwork that earned national acclaim. Devon Brown and Amyah Gibson, both seniors at Vancouver School of Arts and Academics, earned medals in the NAACP’s Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics. Read more.

Transitional Kindergarten

Transitional Kindergarten is for kids who will be 5 years old by Aug. 31, 2023, and have not attended preschool; an early transition to school; and an expanded kindergarten experience. Learn more.


Programa de Transición al Kindergarten

Programa de Transición al Kindergarten es para niños que cumplen los 5 años de edad antes del 31 de agosto de 2023 y que no han asistido al preescolar; una transición temprana a la escuela; una experiencia de Kindergarten más amplia. Más información.


Переходный Киндергартен

Переходный Киндергартен Предназначен для детей, которым исполнится 5 лет на 31 августа 2023 года, И которые не посещали детское дошкольное учреждение; Переходная программа подготовки к школе для младших детей; Расширение опыта обучения в Киндергартене. Узнайте больше.


Prokram epwe amwonatái semirit me mwen Mwiichen Kinter

Ngeni ekkewe semirit repwe kerán 5 ierir nón Akkos 31, 2023 me ekkewe rese mwo fiti preschool; ew anen ar repwe poputá ne amwone ngeni ar repwe kerán fiti sukkun; Epwe anapanó fansoun ar repwe sinei nónómwun nón mwiichen Kinter. Ánea nón Fóósun Chuuk.

Fall 2022 Panorama survey

To learn more about student experiences at school, we will be asking for your child’s feedback via an online survey they will be completing at school in grades 3-12. Survey Opt-Out Option: Please contact your school office if you do not want your child to participate in the survey. Get more details.


Carta de Notificación sobre una Encuesta para los Estudiantes

Para aprender más sobre las experiencias de los estudiantes en la escuela, le pediremos a su hijo su opinión por medio de una encuesta en línea que completarán en la escuela los estudiantes en los grados 3° a 12°. Opción de exclusión voluntaria de la encuesta: Por favor contacte a la oficina de su escuela si no desea que su hijo/a participe en la encuesta. Más información.


Уведомление об анкетировании учеников

Для того чтобы больше узнать, с чем сталкиваются ученики в школе, мы попросим Вашего ребёнка высказать своё мнение в анкете онлайн; анкетирование будет проводиться среди учеников 3-12 классов. Отказ от заполнения анкеты: Пожалуйста, обратитесь в офис школы, если Вы не хотите, чтобы Ваш ребёнок заполнял данную анкету. Узнайте больше.


Taropwen Esinesin ren Ekkóch Kapas eis Chóón Sukkun Repwe Pénúweni

Para aprender más sobre las experiencias de los estudiantes en la escuela, le pediremos a su hijo su opinión por medio de una encuesta en línea que completarán en la escuela los estudiantes en los grados 3° a 12°. Anen an emén esapw amasowa ekkei kapas eis: Kose mochen kèkèri an nèùmw we chòòn sukkun we ofes ren an we sukkun ikà kese mochen epwe angei ei survey. Ánea nón Fóósun Chuuk.

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