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Glitch left Evergreen Public Schools $1.2 million short on fees

Dec 11, 2017

A glitch at the city of Vancouver left the Evergreen school district minus about $1.2 million of its expected construction school impact fees, according to…

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Whooping cough strikes at Mountain View High School

Dec 11, 2017

Half a dozen students at Mountain View High School have contracted whooping cough since last month.

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Off Beat: Rising star shines light on science education

Dec 10, 2017

Cody Messick is excited about how the universe works. He wants other people to be excited about it, too — even when they’re 5 and…

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WSUV students design interactive Academy app

October 19, 2017, 7:45 PM

Click by click, Ryan Schafte fine-tunes an animated 3-D model of a bell, glancing back at historical archival photos of Vancouver’s Providence Academy as he shrinks a feature here or adds a detail there.

West Coast teachers in housing crunch

October 18, 2017, 6:04 PM

In cities across the U.S., school districts are looking for creative ways to help teachers afford to live near their schools.

Clark College program: RAMP to success for students

October 18, 2017, 6:00 AM

At the almost-empty Columbia Tech Center on Saturday, four teams of Clark College students huddle over panels of components and tubes, scribbling on worksheets and taking measurements.

Evergreen Public Schools launches bond survey

October 18, 2017, 5:59 AM

Residents within the Evergreen Public Schools boundaries are encouraged to comment on a potential construction bond package.

Campaign trail: Hockinson school board

October 18, 2017, 5:59 AM

Hockinson School District Citizens Advisory Committee will host a Meet the Candidates night where district residents can meet the four candidates for two open spots on the school board.

Four candidates run for two seats on Evergreen School board

October 16, 2017, 6:01 AM

Evergreen Public Schools is in a period of transition, and voters next month will have their say in who helps lead that change.

Anti-abortion group postpones event at Clark College

October 15, 2017, 6:00 AM

The director of a Washington, D.C.-based organization that equates abortion with genocide is supporting the creation of a student club at Clark College. However, the effort hasn’t succeeded so far because no faculty members have agreed to advise the group.

Newcomers run for spot on Vancouver Public Schools board

October 15, 2017, 6:00 AM

The Vancouver school district’s school board will welcome a new face in January, as two candidates who emphasize supporting low-income and homeless students face off to replace a longtime incumbent.

Ridgefield School District seeks help to name new school

October 13, 2017, 5:59 AM

RIDGEFIELD — Ridgefield School District is turning to the public for help naming its new intermediate school, which will be part of the district's new grade 5-8 campus scheduled to open for the start of the 2018-2019 school year.

Newcomers face off in Battle Ground school board race

October 12, 2017, 7:35 PM

As Battle Ground Public Schools is strained by growth, the future of school facilities is high on the priority list for the district’s school board.

WSU aims to determine if nutrition program for families is working

October 12, 2017, 6:01 AM

Washington State University Clark County Extension wants to know if its nutrition curriculum is being put into practice in homes. And WSU is going to pay families who participate in a study to uncover the answer.

Program helps students new to U.S. adjust to English

October 11, 2017, 8:51 PM

In her Fircrest Elementary School classroom, 7-year-old Yana Koroteyev is buried in books.

Vancouver woman’s golden retriever gets to be ‘hero’

October 11, 2017, 6:00 AM

Pink writing on Lily Pad’s collar introduces the 4-year-old golden retriever as “Hero #700.”

STEM program expands to Clark College

October 11, 2017, 5:58 AM

Clark College and other Washington schools will offer a program helping students of color and women transfer to universities for science and technology degrees, the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges announced Tuesday.

Researchers gain grant to study fire aftermath, regrowth

October 9, 2017, 7:43 PM

As wildfires dominate headlines in the Pacific Northwest and the rest of the American West, a Washington State University Vancouver researcher is seeking answers to unknown questions about a fire’s aftermath.