Jacques Von Lunen

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Concussions can be life-altering for student athletes

By Ray Legendre and Jacques Von Lunen September 2, 2012 6 a.m.

The lives of Sarah Parsons and Zach Brady once revolved around rebounds, tackles and college applications … until multiple concussions derailed their athletic dreams and nearly kept them out of college.

Washougal, Woodland OK school budgets

By Jacques Von Lunen September 2, 2012 6 a.m.

Several Clark County school boards approved their districts' annual budgets last week.

New WSUV chancellor gets warm reception

By Jacques Von Lunen August 31, 2012 6 a.m.

The new chancellor of Washington State University Vancouver seemed surprised by the thunderous applause he received Thursday night.

UPDATE: Standardized test scores edge up locally, statewide

By Paris Achen and Jacques Von Lunen August 29, 2012 8:40 p.m.

Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn says test scores have improved.

Bigfoot big draw for small town

By Jacques Von Lunen August 26, 2012 6 a.m.

NORTH BONNEVILLE — Leaving Clark County on Highway 14, a traveler enters a foreboding land.

Former record-setting Vancouver teacher dies

By Jacques Von Lunen August 25, 2012 6 a.m.

Betty Jean Levy, who touched the lives of thousands of Vancouver students, died Wednesday. She had just turned 87.

WSU students still wait for money

By Jacques Von Lunen August 24, 2012 6 a.m.

Thousands of Washington State University students, including many attending the Vancouver campus, still have not received their financial aid disbursements for the current semester because of a computer glitch.

Getting a jump on the school year

By Jacques Von Lunen August 23, 2012 6 a.m.

Most of Roosevelt Elementary School in Vancouver was still this week, as were most Clark County schools two weeks before the start of the new school year. A few teachers sorted through boxes, setting up their classrooms for the coming onslaught of kids.

B.G. school budget to be rolled out Thursday

By Jacques Von Lunen August 23, 2012 6 a.m.

The Battle Ground school district will hold a public hearing on its proposed budget for the coming school year at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the old Lewisville Middle School, in building C.

WSUV welcomes students for fall

By Jacques Von Lunen August 21, 2012 6 a.m.

The Washington State University Vancouver campus was abuzz for the first day of the fall semester Monday.

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