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Vancouver names new school principals, administrators

Apr 28, 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

Apr 28, 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

Apr 28, 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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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.

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

April 27, 2016, 9:50 AM

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 only about one-third are prepared for the academic challenges of entry-level college courses.

Wheelock to lead schools nonprofit

April 26, 2016, 8:29 PM

Foundation for Vancouver Public Schools makes pick

Jazz icon pushes to integrate ABCs with ‘1, 2, 1-2-3-4’

April 26, 2016, 8:25 PM

Apps offer teachers ways to add music to math, science

Woodland teacher wins James Madison fellowship

April 25, 2016, 8:16 PM

WOODLAND -- Katie Klaus' junior history class just voted Hitler for U.S. president.

Gaiser named Green Ribbon School

April 22, 2016, 6:50 PM

Vancouver — Vancouver Public Schools' Gaiser Middle School was named a Green Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education on Friday.

Vancouver schools’ email system hacked by student

April 22, 2016, 12:19 PM

A Skyview High School student has been expelled for hacking into the district’s email system and using it to send more than a quarter of a million messages to district addresses.

Battle of the Books real page-turner

April 22, 2016, 6:01 AM

WASHOUGAL -- Claire Zakovics' favorite thing about books is how they can transport the reader.

Evergreen Public Schools posts 2016-17 school calendar

April 22, 2016, 5:55 AM

Evergreen Public Schools' 2016-17 school year will begin Aug. 31 and will end on June 15, 2017, if there are no inclement weather days. The calendar reflects the required 180 days of school as mandated by the state.

Clark College celebrates Sakura Festival

April 21, 2016, 7:59 PM

Under fading pink cherry blossoms and a vivid blue sky, Clark College celebrated its 11th Sakura Festival on Thursday afternoon. Although the cherry blossoms were in full bloom two weeks ago, some stubborn blossoms still clung to the 100 cherry trees despite record-setting warm weather this week.

VSAA students volunteer on Day of Caring

April 20, 2016, 8:46 PM

BRUSH PRAIRIE -- The artistic students of Vancouver School of Arts and Academics have painted masterpieces before, but Wednesday morning they picked up paint brushes and rollers for a different reason: painting two new horse shelters at Silver Buckle Ranch.