Work already underway in Vancouver Public Schools to create safe and supportive learning environments in each of its schools got a boost this past week with the announcement of a nearly $3 million grant award over five years from the U.S. Department of Education. VPS will use the School Climate Transformation Grant (SCTG) to accelerate… Continue Reading Vancouver safety effort gets $3 million boost
Students at Kapowsin Elementary love getting their hands dirty in the school’s community garden. The fruits, vegetables and flowers grown on campus are used in many ways, one of which is as donations for the local food bank. Kapowsin Elementary is part of Bethel Public Schools.
Sergeant First Class Dennis Ames recently returned home after spending a year stationed in Korea without his family. After surprising his ninth grade son Austin at Graham-Kapowsin High School, Sgt. 1st Class Ames and his wife, Angela, visited Graham Elementary where he surprised his kindergarten-aged daughter, Lillian, in the hallway. Before this, Sgt. Ames surprised… Continue Reading Returning soldier surprises daughter in the hallway at Graham Elementary
All Bethel Community Day is right around the corner! This year the sixth annual ABC Day will be held at Graham-Kapowsin High School on September 27.
James Ramirez was only a freshman at Cascade High School when he took the exams. Can you do a pivot table in Excel? Can you insert a video clip in a Power Point presentation? Can you sequence all your footnotes in Word report, create a table of contents automatically and add a bibliography? James Ramirez… Continue Reading CHS student earns Microsoft Office Masters certification
The Hathaway Elementary School library shelves are filled with approximately 300 new books thanks to the love of reading of one woman and the generosity of many. Susan Champion, a beloved third grade teacher who taught at Hathaway Elementary for more than 20 years, passed away from cancer on May 9 of this year at… Continue Reading Hathaway Elementary library flourishes thanks to generous donations
Students, staff and their families at Endeavour Elementary School enjoyed a Back to School Ice Cream Social this week with the Endeavour “Grizzly Bench” dedication as a part of the festivities. Fifth grade students Kyle Wilke (l) and Junior Martinez (r) along with Principal Lauren Hopson (l) and Associate Principal Stuart Anderson (r) participated in… Continue Reading “Grizzly Bench” dedication for Endeavour Elementary School
This year Bethel voters approved the district’s first ever technology levy. Since then, there has been a lot of work being done behind the scenes to get the district ready for, what one teacher calls, “A totally new adventure in learning.”