All children have a right to a free public education, regardless of their actual or perceived immigration or citizenship status or that of their parents. Education leaders, teachers, students, and families, have asked questions [...]
Our recent literacy night, Camp Read-a-Lot, was a huge success! Thanks to all who came and all who prepared and presented. Participants played games, ate food, read around the campfire, took a reading pledge and [...]
Second graders were excited by a visit from the police. Officers came by and talked about safety and let kids explore some of their vehicles. Students each received a book after hearing a read aloud. We're thankful [...]
Revisions to Vancouver Public Schools homework policy will help ensure that homework, when assigned, will support teaching and learning goals. The revisions are in response to current research, which shows that homework assignments given to [...]
Attention all current 4th-grade students! Sign up now to participate in the VPS 2017-18 instrumental program. We are excited to announce a new instrumental program for next year's 5th-grade students! All currently enrolled 4th-grade students [...]
Building Readers provides the guidance, steps to take, specific direction and concrete recommendations that parents need to help their kids learn to read, and to read more proficiently. In this issue: Improve your child's reading [...]
Due to weather-related school closures in December 2016, the following designated snow-replacement days have been added to the school calendar: Monday, June 19, 2017 (full day) Tuesday, June 20, 2017 (two-hour early release) Wednesday, [...]
It's time to sign up for kindergarten for the 2017-18 school year!
Tell us how well our schools are meeting the needs of students.
This summer, budding artists may participate in a variety of activities, including dance, acting, music and the visual arts.
Welcome to April, Roosevelt Families! Spring is in the air! What a wonderful and busy time of year. I want to take a moment to update everyone after our recent PTA meeting. Thank you to [...]