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‘Cougar Nation’ remembers WSU President Elson Floyd

Aug 29, 2015

PULLMAN -- Everyone in Washington state seemed to be part of the "Cougar Nation" on Wednesday as students, politicians, alumni, faculty and staff gathered at…

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Hough goes from pool to school

Aug 29, 2015

A Tyrannosaurus rex waited patiently with its herd of plastic dinosaur buddies. Crayons stood at attention in plastic cups, waiting for chubby hands to create…

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Students make notes, goodie bags to thank firefighters

Aug 29, 2015

Washougal — The school year hasn't started yet, but Cape Horn-Skye Elementary School teacher Darcy Hickey already has some students working. With fires raging in…

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Teacher contracts still being negotiated across Washington

August 30, 2015, 2:33 PM

SEATTLE -- As parents do their back-to-school shopping, some teachers across the state are still negotiating their contracts.

Washington schools scramble to fill special education slots

August 29, 2015, 3:23 PM

SEATTLE -- Only a few days remain until the school year begins, and many Washington districts still haven't filled special education teaching jobs.

Most students return to school next week

August 28, 2015, 4:31 PM

Common Core: 21 Oregon districts miss mark for test taking

August 27, 2015, 5:00 PM

PORTLAND — Twenty-one Oregon districts ranging from small to the state's largest failed to meet federal testing targets for Smarter Balanced assessments, according to state data.

Fort Vancouver teacher honored by ESD 112

August 27, 2015, 5:00 PM

Bethany Rivard, an English language arts teacher at Fort Vancouver High School, has been named Educational Service District 112 Teacher of the Year.

Vancouver school board sets special meetings

August 26, 2015, 5:00 PM

Members of the board of directors of Vancouver Public Schools have scheduled special board meetings at 9 a.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday at the Bates Center for Educational Leadership, 2921 Falk Road.

‘Cougar Nation’ remembers WSU President Elson Floyd

August 26, 2015, 5:00 PM

PULLMAN -- Everyone in Washington state seemed to be part of the "Cougar Nation" on Wednesday as students, politicians, alumni, faculty and staff gathered at Washington State University to remember university President Elson Floyd, who died in June.

Vancouver school board OKs budget after weeks of contention

August 26, 2015, 5:00 PM

It's unusual for a school board to be greeted by a round of applause for passing a motion, but that's what happened when the Vancouver Public Schools board approved the 2015-2016 budget Thursday morning, paving the way for classes to begin on time Wednesday.

ESD 112 seeks new board candidates

August 26, 2015, 5:00 PM

Educational Service District 112 is seeking board of directors to serve four-year terms from January 2016 through January 2020.

Ridgefield leadership class organizes field day for younger students

August 25, 2015, 5:00 PM

Ridgefield — Ridgefield High School leadership students organized a field day for more than 90 special education and life skills students from Ridgefield School District, Hockinson School District, Woodland Public Schools and Mark Morris High School in Longview. The field day, which dates back to 2012, included indoor bowling, soccer, playing with a large parachute, participating in an obstacle course and egg hunt, playing tag and creating a banner celebrating the day using markers and other art supplies.

Washougal schools website gets an upgrade

August 25, 2015, 5:00 PM

Washougal — The Washougal School District's website went through some changes this summer, as it was given a complete makeover under the supervision of Les Brown, the district's director of technology.

CWU cuts tuition by $1K for students displaced by fires

August 25, 2015, 5:00 PM

This school year, Central Washington University will make tuition more affordable to families whose lives have been altered by the wildfires in the north-central region of the state.

Everett high school bans apparel from non-Seattle teams

August 25, 2015, 5:00 PM

EVERETT — Mariner High School in south Everett is prohibiting students from wearing sports jerseys or apparel from non-Seattle area teams.

Vancouver school board fails again to OK budget

August 25, 2015, 5:00 PM

With only one week until school begins, Vancouver Public Schools still does not have a budget.