Seton Catholic College Preparatory High School plans to break ground on a new school this fall. The new building is scheduled to open fall 2016.
Students at Union High School will be able to daydream by a miniature ocean, thanks to graduating senior April Fisher. For her independent study, she pitched the idea of creating and installing two 180-gallon saltwater aquariums in the school's environmental science and engineering building. One tank features a variety of colorful saltwater fish, and the other features living coral.
At a time when countless college graduates find that they are underemployed and saddled with crushing student debt, it is time for educators and policymakers to re-examine the widely held belief that a college degree represents the only road to success.
By The Columbian June 13, 2015 6 a.m.
CAMAS — The community is invited to see Union High School's new 180-gallon fish tank during an open house from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday. It is in the 200 building at the high school campus, 6201 N.W. Friberg-Strunk St.
By Adam Littman June 12, 2015 6 a.m.
Pleasant Valley Middle School sixth-graders Courtney Beyer and Stephanie Higgins knew of Martin Luther King Jr., but both said they didn't know how his impact on the world is still being felt today until they made a film about him.
By Associated Press June 11, 2015 5:49 p.m.
OLYMPIA — The state House of Representatives on Thursday passed an updated version of a bill that would temporarily eliminate the need to pass a science test for graduation, but as previously, it is likely to stall in the Senate.
By CHRISTIAN HILL, The Register-Guard June 11, 2015 6 a.m.
EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon is participating in a federal study examining whether two vaccines now being administered to thousands of students can reduce the population carrying the contagious bacteria at the center of the campus outbreak of meningococcal disease.
By Nathaniel Taylor, The Independent June 11, 2015 6 a.m.
An ounce of defiance and a play off the old saying "when pigs fly" are among the tools Clark College officials are looking at to deal with a $3.6 million budget shortfall that threatens the existence of some academic programs.
By Susan Parrish June 10, 2015 8:09 p.m.
GREEN MOUNTAIN — Clutching a snake in its talons, a red-tailed hawk rose above the Lewis River. Tall spikes of deep pink foxglove grew along the road, where a four-wheeler and an orange tractor pulling farm equipment were the lone vehicles. Two horses nibbled grass in a field. Farther down the road, another hawk lifted from its hunting perch on an enormous, round bale of hay.
By Marissa Harshman June 10, 2015 7:34 p.m.
Kristie Vinyard is a warrior. The proof plasters the walls of the art teacher's classroom.
By Associated Press, The Columbian June 10, 2015 4:54 p.m.
A WSU Vancouver mathematics instructor was to be taken off life support today, a week after he was struck by a vehicle while jogging.
By Susan Parrish June 10, 2015 10 a.m.
The Vancouver Public Schools board approved a boundary adjustment Tuesday night that effectively will send 37 students from Benjamin Franklin Elementary School to the Fruit Valley Community Learning Center.
June 9, 2015 6 a.m.
The federal government will erase much of the debt of students who attended the now-defunct Corinthian Colleges, officials announced Monday, as part of a new plan that could cost taxpayers as much as $3.6 billion.
By The Columbian June 9, 2015 6 a.m.
The public is invited to attend presentations on Thursday by students in Clark College instructor Bruce Elgort's Computer Technology programming class.
June 9, 2015 6 a.m.
Science, technology, engineering and math are prominent at Vancouver iTech Preparatory, but its students also pursue the arts.
By Associated Press June 8, 2015 9:52 a.m.
SEATTLE — Washington State University President Elson Floyd is one of the highest-paid public-college presidents in the country. Members of the WSU Board of regents say he's worth it.