This summer, artists may participate in a variety of activities, including dance, acting, music and the visual arts. All opportunities are taught by certified teachers and are offered free to students currently enrolled in Vancouver Public Schools.
Didn’t get a chance to apply for a magnet program or program of choice? You’ll have a second chance to submit an application beginning Friday, March 30, 2018. Applications will be accepted for the following programs: ACES, grades 9-12, application period closes April 21 at 5 p.m. Careers in Education, grades 11-12, application period [...]
Two quotations have swirled around in my mind over the last weeks: “From Parkland, Florida….to Los Angeles, California…. so far in just two months, six communities have been impacted by school shootings with injuries or deaths. Sixty-three casualties, twenty people dead in or at schools —16 students and four adults—just 45 days into 2018….” – #Neveragain statement [...]
Columbia River High School has been Selected to Participate in New Initiative to Bring International Baccalaureate Programmes to More Students Vancouver, WA – January 18,2018 – Columbia River High School has been selected to participate in a new national initiative created to promote the inclusion and success of under-represented students in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma [...]
Columbia River High School’s Magnet Night will be Wednesday, January 17. Our doors will be open at 6 pm. Our intended outcome for the first 30 minutes of the evening is to provide a preview of some of our athletic, activity and club organizations. These programs make us a comprehensive high school and we have [...]
House Bill 2252 is scheduled for public hearing on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 1:30 pm with the House Committee on Higher Education in Olympia, Washington. River students taking International Baccalaureate Exams (and IB students everywhere) who enroll in Washington State higher education programs will gain with this legislation. HB 2252 is sponsored by Dolan, [...]
Ten reasons why the IB Diploma Programme (DP) is ideal preparation for university. It increases academic opportunity – research* shows DP graduates are much more likely to be enrolled at a top higher ed institutions than other entrants holding other qualifications. IB students care about more than just results – through creativity, action, service (CAS) you learn outside the [...]
J- Term. A few years ago, I took a group of AVID Elective students to a nearby university. We toured classrooms of course, but the lessons learned much more sincere and organic when they are unplanned. The take-away is best when we are able to talk a few students and apply (even replicate). Because it [...]
I have a handful of resolutions to start the new year. Among my resolutions, I have decided to dedicate time to improve our outreach and cultivate deeper connections for those in our educational network. This is not just “good for business”, it will be necessary for us to keep you updated as the furious pace [...]
This summer, budding artists may participate in a variety of activities, including dance, acting, music and the visual arts.