Schools

Local Everest College campus, others sell

4:49 p.m. November 20
Vancouver students will see lower tuition, no interruptions

Students who attend Everest College in Vancouver will notice some welcome changes — including reduced tuition and more help finding a job — when the college is under new ownership and moves from for-profit to nonprofit status in January.

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Skills Center cosmetology program gets a makeover

8:29 p.m. November 19
It now has its own building, with classroom and lab space, and a salon with public hours

Desi Scheu knew the dark hair on the mannequin would react to the bleach she applied to lighten it.

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Washougal schools ask voters for bond measure

9:56 p.m. November 18
$57.7 million would pay for buildings, security

The Washougal School District will send voters a multimillion-dollar bond measure next year, hoping to gain approval to build three new schools and bolster security throughout the district.

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More School News

WSU Vancouver offers preview day Dec. 4

By The Columbian November 22, 2014 6 a.m.

Washington State University Vancouver invites prospective students and their families to a free Preview Day beginning at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 4 in the Dengerink Administration Building, Room 110, 14204 N.E. Salmon Creek Ave. Parking for Preview Day is free in Orange Lot 2.

Clark College in the Gorge sets open house

By Susan Parrish November 22, 2014 6 a.m.

Clark College in the Gorge will host an open house at its new campus to introduce the facility and its winter 2015 class offerings to Columbia River Gorge communities. The open house is from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Monday at Clark College in the Gorge, 310 S. Larch St. in Bingen.

Everett College launches research vessel

By CHRIS WINTERS, The Daily Herald November 21, 2014 1:58 p.m.

EVERETT — Some students at Everett Community College are going to be taking advantage of a new classroom this winter: a 36-foot long work boat custom-built for the school's ORCA program.

Bits 'n' Pieces: Camas High trumpeter makes musical mark

By Ashley Swanson November 21, 2014 6 a.m.

It was Isaac Hodapp's second trip to Nashville, Tenn., as a trumpet player.

Battle Ground schools facilities review team seeks new members

By The Columbian November 21, 2014 6 a.m.

Battle Ground Public Schools is inviting community members to participate on a Facilities Improvement Team to help plan the district's facilities needs for current and new buildings.

Local Everest College campus, others sell

By Susan Parrish November 20, 2014 4:49 p.m.

Students who attend Everest College in Vancouver will notice some welcome changes — including reduced tuition and more help finding a job — when the college is under new ownership and moves from for-profit to nonprofit status in January.

Washington school shooter's texts turned dark

By Associated Press November 20, 2014 11:13 a.m.

MARYSVILLE — A detective investigating the Oct. 24 shooting that claimed the lives of five teens at a Marysville high school says in court papers that the young shooter's texts turned dark during the week before the gunfire, with references to his funeral and the message "Bang bang I'm dead."

Official says FSU gunman was alumnus

By GARY FINEOUT and BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press November 20, 2014 10:40 a.m.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Florida State University alumnus and attorney shot three people at the school's library early Thursday before being killed by police, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press.

Evergreen school board elects new leadership

By The Columbian November 20, 2014 6 a.m.

The Evergreen Public Schools board of directors elected officers for the 2014-15 school year at Tuesday's regular school board meeting. Julie Bocanegra is president; Victoria Bradford is vice president; Todd Yuzuriha is legislative representative.

Skills Center cosmetology program gets a makeover

By Susan Parrish November 19, 2014 8:29 p.m.

Desi Scheu knew the dark hair on the mannequin would react to the bleach she applied to lighten it.

Portland school reacting to student sex videos

By Associated Press November 19, 2014 9:32 a.m.

PORTLAND — Grant High School in Portland is reacting to reports some students have been sharing videos of teens having sex on and off campus.

Vancouver school board, superintendent to attend conference

By The Columbian November 19, 2014 6 a.m.

Members of the Vancouver Public Schools board of directors and Superintendent Steven Webb will attend the annual conference of the Washington State School Directors' Association Nov. 19 through 22 in Spokane.

Deadline nears for Battle Ground schools' Aspire program

By The Columbian November 19, 2014 6 a.m.

The Battle Ground Public Schools' Aspire program provides accelerated learning opportunities. The deadline for parents to nominate their first- through 12th-grade children for the annual Aspire testing is Dec. 5.

Washougal schools ask voters for bond measure

By Justin Runquist November 18, 2014 9:56 p.m.

The Washougal School District will send voters a multimillion-dollar bond measure next year, hoping to gain approval to build three new schools and bolster security throughout the district.

Washougal seeks schools bond

By Justin Runquist November 18, 2014 6 a.m.

The Washougal School District is preparing to ask the community to support a multimillion-dollar bond measure that would fund the construction of three new schools.

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