ENGAGING STUDENTS…Mariposa Mural at Lake Shore Elementary

Students and staff of Lake Shore Elementary gathered in their school’s courtyard to celebrate the completion of the Mariposa Mural. All K-5 students worked with local mural artist Christian Barrios to create a legacy art piece for the school that focuses on diversity and belonging. A Foundation for VPS Engagement Grant helped fund the year-long […]

Engagement Grant Inspires Cultural Awareness for VPS Students

Image: Ghanaian drummer, Alex Addy, teaches workshop at Lake Shore Elementary View youTube “Quick Look” video produced by Vancouver Public Schools Deepening cultural awareness and sensitivity among students can improve learning outcomes and foster equity. Hoping to inspire this in her students, Vancouver Public Schools (VPS) Creative Movement teacher Wendy Thompson used a Foundation for VPS […]