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District provides basic necessities

Just before 8 a.m., the courtyard outside Washington Elementary School is tranquil. On this February morning, the only sound is the soft rain pattering through the pine trees that tower over the school. Voices break through the stillness. Around the courtyard perimeter, groups of children appear. Th

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

VPS named top digital district by Learning Counsel

Vancouver Public Schools has been named a Top Digital District for 2016 by the Learning Counsel, a research institute that provides information, training and support for schools on digital content and instruction. The honor recognizes VPS as a leader in creating a positive transformation to digital

Cherry Creek schools superintendent Harry Bull named Colorado superintendent of the year

Original source: Colorado Association of School Executives (CASE) October 2016 Dr. Harry Bull, superintendent of the Cherry Creek School District, was selected as the Colorado Superintendent of the Year for 2017. The selection was made by a committee of previous award winners and superintendents. Dr

Vancouver educator honored

Vancouver Public Schools’ chief of staff, Tom Hagley Jr., was named state’s most effective administrator The Washington Association of School Administrators today presented the 2016 Robert J. Handy Most Effective Administrator Award to Thomas R. Hagley, Jr., chief of staff of Vancouver Public School

Vancouver’s Steve Webb National Finalist For Superintendent of the Year

Original source: Washington Association of School Administrators Webb one of four finalists for American Association of School Administrators’ award. The American Association of School Administrators (AASA), the nation’s top professional association for school system leaders, has named Dr. Ste