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Vancouver’s mobilization of resources earns national award

Approximately 50 percent of VPS students live in poverty. Mobility, inadequate medical and dental care, mental health issues, lack of affordable housing, homelessness and unmet basic needs are just some of the barriers to learning that thousands of VPS students face. Students living in poverty often

WASA names 2016 Washington State Superintendent of the Year

Original source: Washington Association of School Administrators (WASA), November 23, 2015 Photo credit: Katharine Kimball Photography Vancouver Public Schools Superintendent Steven Webb receives top honor as Washington State’s Superintendent of the Year OLYMPIA–The Washington Associatio

Blue Valley High receives national library program honor

A heartbeat is the vital center, it synchronizes all other parts. At Blue Valley High, the heartbeat of the school is the library. It is a place where personal and academic growth is the principal focus, where a service-oriented philosophy resides. This collaborative environment prompted the America

Instructional technology facilitator named 2015 ESD 112 Classified Employee

Eddie Sawyer has been selected the 2015 Classified School Employee of the Year for the Educational Service District 112 region. The award is given by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction and recognizes an outstanding classified school employee in each ESD region of the state. Sawye

Four VPS schools win Washington Achievement Awards

Eisenhower, Harney and Hough elementary schools, as well as Vancouver School of Arts and Academics, were among the more than 400 schools statewide that earned Washington Achievement Awards for 2014. The recipients are among the highest performing schools in the state based on three years of academic

Cherry Creek High School student and teacher win national Trig-Star Awards

 Lubin Deng, a senior at Cherry Creek High School, received the 2014 Richard E. Lomax National Trig-Star Award from the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) in July. He credits Cherry Creek High School math teacher and National Trig-Star Teacher of the Year, Dorothy Dady, for his succes