Volunteers needed for national goalball championship games
You wouldn’t think of a blind person who kicked your butt in sports competition primarily as blind. You’d think of that person as the winner who kicked your butt.
Program has one year left on five-year federal grant
Four years ago, the wetland below Gaiser Middle School was being choked by invasive plants and garbage carried by stormwater runoff.
After the last school bell of the year rang Tuesday at Daybreak Primary School in Battle Ground, doors were flung open and 620 gleeful students erupted, transforming the calm into jubilant chaos.
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Byron Pitts, ABC News anchor and chief national correspondent, cancelled his keynote address at Clark College Commencement. Pitts has been called to an emergency assignment and is unable to attend the Thursday ceremony.
Camas — A team of Union High School students impressed judges in the Imagine Tomorrow problem-solving competition held May 17-19, winning first place for designing a device that can control and track energy use at home. The annual Washington State University competition asks high school students to design technology plans based around renewable energy. The Union High School team, with guidance from adviser Adam Schmierer, won first place in the technology challenge, one of four categories in the competition. Each member won $1,000, while $5,000 was given to their school. Other winning Clark County schools include: Hudson's Bay High School, second place in "Technology"; Camas High School, third place in "Behavior" and fourth place in "Biofuels"; Vancouver iTech Preparatory, "Best Project from a Newly Competing School."
Ridgefield — Ridgefield High School's "Spudder Olympics" on May 31 added some silliness to the standard end-of-the-school-year festivities. The graduating class of 2013 and others celebrated the beginning of summer with wacky events that included Human Bowling and Competitive Food Eating. More than 150 students and a handful of teachers took part in the yearly event, which culminated in a championship tug of war competition. "The leadership class always impresses me with their ability to organize complex events like the Spudder Olympics," said leadership teacher Kim Allais in a press release.
Ken Hill knows how to turn adversity into an opportunity. In the recession-riddled economy, his skill at returning to college to learn new skills has served him well.
PULLMAN — There's a lot of buzz at Washington State University over work to develop the first sperm bank for honeybees.
Many flock to New York City with stars in their eyes. But Mikenzie Ames' dreams of a full-time theatrical career, unlike others who quickly fall out of the rat race, became reality.
U.S. Sen. Patty Murray touted the Ready to Learn Act and the importance of early childhood education Friday during a visit to Vancouver.
Battle Ground High School graduation: A total of 33 out of 812 seniors at Battle Ground High School lacked only a passing grade on one or more state tests needed to graduate this year. The number reported on Page A1 on Friday was incorrect.
If state legislators don't pass an operating budget within the next week, their failure to do so will cost Vancouver Public Schools an estimated $78,000, the equivalent of one full-time teacher, said Steven Webb, the district's superintendent.
Washington State University Vancouver's A-Z of Financial Aid and Scholarships workshop aims to show how to pay for college.
Thirteen days before his graduation from Heritage High School, senior Gabriel Morales, 17, was told he wouldn't be graduating, after all.
Local fifth-graders will have a dual role in Friday's annual Flag Day Ceremony at the Fort Vancouver National Site.