Vancouver Heights — An interactive digital story that examines post-eruption Mount St. Helens was recently created by Washington State University Vancouver students using modern technologies, including virtual reality and 3D animation.
Ridgefield — The Ridgefield School District celebrated the completion of its $49 million construction project on Dec. 6 with a ribbon cutting ceremony at Ridgefield High School. In 2012, voters passed a bond so the growing district could upgrade and expand its campuses.
Washington ranks first nationwide for having the largest number of new National Board Certified teachers. A total of 946 Washington teachers achieved the certification this year. That is nearly twice the state's 2013 number.
All K-12 public schools in Clark County release for winter break after classes on Dec. 19. That includes students in the Battle Ground, Camas, Evergreen, Green Mountain, Hockinson, La Center, Ridgefield, Vancouver, Washougal and Woodland school districts.