Eleanor Roosevelt Elementary School will celebrate International Friendship Day in an all-school assembly at 1:30 p.m. June 12 at the school, 2921 Falk Road. The school's students hail from 42 countries and speak 24 languages.
Tomorrow is June 1. Thus begins graduation season. At high schools across Clark County, seniors are preparing to cross the stage to collect their diplomas and commence their next chapter. To mark this journey, The Columbian is profiling six outstanding seniors from the Class of 2015, as recommended by their teachers, counselors and principals.
The students want a taste of real-life work experience at an architectural firm. A 60-year-old downtown Vancouver architecture firm wants to mentor young people, recruit more top-notch employees and put Vancouver on the Northwest's architectural map.
Vancouver Public Schools is undergoing a facilities planning process to address bringing its school facilities up to contemporary standards. At a community design symposium May 27, about 70 people will examine current trends and best practices in elementary school design. The by-invitation-only group includes students, parents, teachers, principals, administrators and community partners.
Vancouver Public Schools has been selected by the U.S. Department of Education as one of nine national finalists to highlight the role district leaders play in using technology to transform schools. The education department considered 400 school districts across the country before narrowing the field to 31 semifinalists. Interviews with superintendents determined the nine finalists.
Families lined the streets of Hazel Dell on Saturday to partake in an annual tradition: the Hazel Dell Parade of Bands. This year’s theme, the Wild, Wild West, was rendered with hay bales, cowboy hats and cowboy boots galore.