May 2022

eSports Championship

2022-05-10T15:14:23-07:00May 3rd, 2022|Career Center News, employ, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience, Scholarships|

WA State Scholastic eSports Championships This gaming event is open to ALL middle and high school students for FREE!  Participants will have the opportunity to earn $15,000 in prizes and scholarships!  What games??? Smash Bros, Rocket League, Cosplay and Valorant, just to name a few.  You don't HAVE to be a state champion to BECOME [...]

Nov 2021

Earn $1,000 – iSports & Data Analytics

2021-12-02T14:25:03-08:00November 19th, 2021|Career Center News, employ, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience|

Learn data analytics and see how it's used in sports!  You don't have to be an athlete to love sports or know anything about data analytics, this is a learning experience that pays!  Virtual classes start in January and will continue into spring.  Then wrap it all up with an in-person sports camp during summer [...]

Nov 2021

Students – Get Paid to Give Your Opinion on I-5 Bridge

2021-11-15T10:38:33-08:00November 10th, 2021|Career Center News, employ, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience|

Have ideas about how to make the commute to Portland on the I-5 bridge better?  The community wants to hear from students and is holding a listening session geared toward students! Virtual - Tuesday, November 23, 2021 from 5:30 - 7:00pm Registration is required.  The registration link is on the flyer or click https://parametrix.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0tdeuqrDgpE9NV9uHDk5e-OJf8jS7MtQh9 In [...]

Nov 2021

Enroll, Enlist & Employ – Tools for Guidance to Make a Plan

2021-11-15T10:05:35-08:00November 3rd, 2021|Career Center News, employ, enlist, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience, Scholarships|

VPS’s vision for Career and College Readiness is that all students are enrolled, enlisted, or employed upon graduation and we have the tools to help your student decide what path to take! Xello is our online platform for college and career readiness that allows students to learn about themselves, explore career and educational options, find [...]

Oct 2021

NAACP’s ACT-SO Youth Program

2021-11-01T12:21:04-07:00October 21st, 2021|Career Center News, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|

Apply here if you're an African American high school student or of African descent and receive a $25 gift card just for applying. What are you applying for? The NAACP's Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) is a year-long achievement program designed to recruit, stimulate, and encourage high academic and cultural achievement among [...]

Oct 2021

College & Career Visits at Local High Schools

2021-10-08T09:56:11-07:00October 6th, 2021|Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage|

Every VPS high school has recruiters from different colleges and careers visiting campuses (live or virtually). Did you know there's a calendar for that?  See your Career Specialist to sign up, request a speaker or get more information. Columbia River - Morgan.Parker@vansd.org Flex Academy - Angela.Fotjik@vansd.org Jim Tangeman Center (formerly Fir Grove) - Becky.Davis@vansd.org Fort [...]

May 2021

Chance to win $50 for 30 Seconds!

2021-06-02T14:24:44-07:00May 25th, 2021|Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|

Win $50 by submitting a 30-second video on how CTE has impacted your academic or personal life! What?!? You don't know what CTE is? It's Career & Technical Education.  WA state students are required to take one credit to graduate from high school (in courses such as Career Choices or Marketing or Welding and so [...]

May 2021

Summer Community Service Opportunities

2021-05-24T13:10:25-07:00May 18th, 2021|Career Center News, Future Me Homepage|

Check out this in-person summer program for high school students (16+ years old) and give back to your community while gaining job readiness and mental health resiliency skills as well as volunteer hours! Partners In Careers (PIC) Summer Program. PIC is a local nonprofit agency that helps prepare people for careers. 6 week program – [...]

Mar 2021

Episode 005: Future Me – Forecasting for Classes

2021-04-13T16:12:05-07:00March 24th, 2021|Career Center News, Future Me Homepage|

Learn what classes you need and how to register for classes in Vancouver Public Schools.  VPS Counselor Brian Mathieson is joined by Jackie Gibbs and Mike Dillman to help walk students through how to select their classes for the upcoming school year.

Mar 2021

Future Ready Parent Workshop on 6-8PM, Monday, April 19 (virtual)

2021-03-23T11:29:32-07:00March 19th, 2021|Career Center News, employ, enlist, enroll, Future Me Homepage|

Learn tips from the experts and build your confidence to support your student with college and career planning! This VIRTUAL Future Ready Workshop is designed just for you as a 6th thru 12th grade parent!  Choose from a variety of informational sessions about college and career planning and get the guidance that you need! Register [...]

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