VPS now: 2/11/22

Issue 13

Possible changes to mask rules coming soon

A change may be coming to guidance for masks to be worn in schools. Next week, Governor Inslee will likely decide when to make masks optional indoors. Until state leaders change the rules, we must continue wearing face coverings indoors. Learn more.


Se anunciarán pronto posibles cambios a las reglas del uso de mascarillas

Es posible que se haga un cambio en la directriz del uso de mascarillas en las escuelas. La próxima semana, el Gobernador Sr. Inslee, posiblemente decidirá cuándo hacer el uso de mascarillas opcional en espacios interiores. Más información.


Вскоре возможно изменение правил о ношении масок

Возможно, произойдёт изменение правил о ношении масок в школах. На следующей неделе Губернатор Inslee, вероятно, примет решение о том, когда сделать ношение масок в помещении необязательным. Узнайте больше.


Ekkis ngeni chék mei tufich an epwe ne wor ekkesiwin ren énnúk ren aian pwénúpwénún aaw me pwét

Ekkis ngeni chék mei tufich an epwe wor ekkesiwin ngeni ekkewe éúréúr ren aian pwénúpwénún aaw me pwét nón sukkun. Nón en wiik sipwe tonong nón, néúch ewe Kepina Inslee éóch ena epwe ne finatá inet sia pwisin tongeni finatá ach sipwe aia ekkewe pwénúpwénún aaw me pwét nón ach kei imw. Ánea nón fósun Chuuk.

Learning about Basquiat and Angelou During Black History Month

At Sarah J. Anderson Elementary, students in Ms. Nelson's 2nd grade class are expressing themselves in the styles of Maya Angelou and Jean-Michel Basquiat in a special poetry and art lesson.
Quick Look - Learning about Basquiat and Angelou During Black History Month

Free optional COVID-19 testing

VPS is offering optional COVID-19 testing to help reduce the spread of the virus and reduce quarantine time frames when possible. Get the details.


Prueba de COVID-19 opcional gratuita

El Distrito Escolar “VPS” ofrecerá próximamente pruebas de COVID-19 opcionales para ayudar a reducir la propagación del virus y reducir los periodos de cuarentena cuando sea posible. Hagan clic en este enlace.


Бесплатное тестирование на COVID-19 по желанию

VPS скоро предоставит возможность по желанию тестировать учеников на COVID-19, чтобы помочь уменьшить распространение вируса и сократить время карантина, когда возможно. Более подробная информация.


Tesin COVID-19 ese kamé me tes ngeni ekkewe chóon sukkun ir mei fiti pekin urumwot

VPS epwe awora anen an emén epwe angei tesin COVID-19 pwe epwe ékkúkkúnatiw fetánin ei ménún semwen me ekkúkkúnanó fansoun an emén nómwónóng nón imw (imwunó seni meinisin). Angei tichikin póróús.

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.


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Vancouver Public Schools

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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.