Soon Vancouver Public Schools’ youngest students will have smaller class sizes, thanks to a nearly $43 million state grant. The district will build 88 additional classrooms in its elementary schools to allow for smaller class sizes in kindergarten through third grade.
I wish I had better news for the holiday weekend, like sunny skies and highs in the 80s. That might be the forecast after the holiday, as forecasts indicate drier conditions and higher temperatures next week. In the next few days, however, expect a couple of weather systems to drop down the coastline that will usher in more marine clouds and scattered showers. The high temperature will struggle to get to 60 degrees, unless we have a few sun breaks.
Vancouver — Eleanor Roosevelt Elementary School students, who hail from 47 countries and speak 25 languages, will celebrate International Friendship Day at an assembly at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the school, 2921 Falk Road.