An Emphasis on the Arts Boosts Student Engagement

Vancouver School of Arts and Academics, Vancouver, Wash.

Washington State ASCD has selected Vancouver School of Arts and Academics, located in Vancouver, Washington, as a recipient of its Student Engagement Award. The unique nature of the school’s curriculum allows students to supplement their regular coursework with an intensive focus in one or more areas of the arts. Students may also participate in a variety of extracurricular activities, ranging from a costuming club to jazz band. Vancouver School students are able to pursue their interests every day, and as a result students feel a strong bond with the school, their classes, and each other.

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