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Vancouver names new school principals, administrators

May 2, 2016

Vancouver Public Schools has announced several administrative staff changes for the 2016-17 school year. Personnel assignments are subject to approval by the school board.

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Math scores slip, reading flat for nation's 12th-graders

May 2, 2016

WASHINGTON — It's not a promising picture for the nation's high school seniors — they are slipping in math, not making strides in reading and…

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Knights STEM team qualifies for D.C. competition

May 2, 2016

Felida/Salmon Creek -- The Knights STEM Association, a group of youth from four different schools, has qualified to compete for the Team America Rocketry Challenge…

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Warmer future for Northwest forests foreseen in WSUV research 

May 2, 2016, 6:02 AM

Pacific Northwest gardeners might consider planting banana and avocado trees in the not-too-distant future, according to new research coming out of Washington State University Vancouver.

Battle Ground High School senior wins Marshall youth award

May 2, 2016, 6:00 AM

“While you were sleeping, we were drilling.” That quote appears on Aléna Jarvis’ Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps T-shirt, and its sentiment reverberates through every aspect of her life.

WSU aims for more efficiency in farming

May 1, 2016, 6:02 AM

PULLMAN — Washington State University researchers are seeking new ways to increase efficiency of water use in agriculture.

Colleges ramp up to fill IT demand

April 30, 2016, 8:59 PM

SEATTLE (AP) — Four years after graduating from the University of Washington, Audra Linsenmayer began to realize that the job opportunities were few for someone who had majored in English and psychology, as she had.

City owes 2 school districts money after failing to update impact fees

April 29, 2016, 5:30 PM

The city of Vancouver owes the Evergreen and Vancouver school districts nearly $1.6 million after neglecting to update its computer system for almost three months following a school impact fee increase in January. In addition, builders of Evergreen district homes were overcharged.

Captain Strong displays student artwork

April 29, 2016, 6:04 AM

More than 800 pieces of art will be displayed May 3 to 24 at Battle Ground Public Schools' 57th annual district art show at Captain Strong Primary School, 1002 N.W. Sixth Ave., Battle Ground.

Virtual reality tour of fort to be screened

April 29, 2016, 6:02 AM

The public is invited to a screening of a virtual reality tour of the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site created by Vancouver iTech Preparatory middle school students.

Evergreen teachers union calls for walk-in

April 29, 2016, 6:02 AM

The union representing teachers at Evergreen Public Schools announced Thursday that it is organizing local participation in a walk-in event to call attention to the needs of public schools. Community members are invited to participate.

Evergreen district’s Green nabs state honor

April 29, 2016, 6:02 AM

Melanie Green of Evergreen Public Schools was named the 2016 Washington State Classified School Employee of the Year.

Springtime for theater, the season when kids take the stage

April 29, 2016, 6:01 AM

Hey, let's put on a play!

Field trip to Ross Complex powers up learning

April 28, 2016, 8:41 PM

This wasn’t just any field trip. On Thursday, school kids visited the out-of-the-way laboratory in Hazel Dell where lightning lives.

Tech expo allows students to interact with professionals

April 28, 2016, 6:03 PM

Andrew King missed the school bus to Vancouver’s inaugural Digital Technology Expo on Thursday morning because he had to take a test. But the Fort Vancouver High School student was determined to make it to the expo’s education preview so he could meet potential employers and learn what education and skills he’ll need for a future job.

Clark College receives manufacturing grant

April 27, 2016, 6:16 PM

Vancouver — Clark College has received a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to create a new Rural Access Mechatronics Program to help students in remote areas of Clark, Skamania and Klickitat counties to receive advanced-manufacturing technicians training.

Vancouver names new school principals, administrators

April 27, 2016, 12:00 PM

Vancouver Public Schools has announced several administrative staff changes for the 2016-17 school year. Personnel assignments are subject to approval by the school board.

Police: Man makes suicidal threats, causes schools to lockdown

April 27, 2016, 10:53 AM

McLoughlin Middle School was placed on a modified lockdown this morning after a man made suicidal threats to a student on their way to school, Vancouver Police Department Spokeswoman Kim Kapp said.