Positions originally identified as possible budget cuts preserved; associate principal moves Thanks to the availability of $6.5 million in one-time state levy equalization assistance and the use of $3.81 million in one-time money from district reserves, Vancouver Public Schools will preserve many of the positions originally identified as possible cuts in the 2019-20 school year. [...]
Students will get out of school at the standard time on June 3, 10 and 17.
A public art installation created by and featuring photos of students from Skyview and Hudson’s Bay high schools and Vancouver School of Arts and Academics is on display at the Vancouver Community Library.
Students will have a second opportunity to apply for the International Baccalaureate; Medical Arts; and Science, Math and Technology programs, as well as for Vancouver iTech Preparatory.
A district advisory group is concerned, however, that the use of one-time money from the state and the district’s financial reserve will result in another large shortfall for 2020-21.
From a list of choices, survey respondents overwhelmingly chose four top budget solutions.
The official audit released by the Washington State Auditor’s Office evaluates the integrity of district financial statements, internal controls and compliance with state and federal laws and grant funding requirements.
The district is asking for input from district families, staff and community members.
Almost 60 students from Vancouver Public Schools medaled in the state competition.
The project-based learning school for approximately 500 students will focus on arts and innovation.