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Susan Parrish

education reporter

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Recent Stories

WSUV enrollment continues growth trend

By Susan Parrish September 17, 2014 10 a.m.

The student body continues to grow at Washington State University Vancouver, where enrollment increased by 5.4 percent over last fall.

'Unauthorized' B.G. school bus: District was training new driver

By Emily Gillespie and Susan Parrish September 16, 2014 3:32 p.m.

The 'unauthorized school bus' reported to be offering rides to Battle Ground students last week was nothing more than a new bus driver and a trainer, according to a statement released by Battle Ground Police Department this afternoon.

Cyclists enjoy sharing stories, s'mores

By Susan Parrish September 14, 2014 6 a.m.

Newlyweds Matthew and Shannon Vilhauer didn't fly to Maui or Mexico for their honeymoon.

Battle Ground woman goes cycling, Italian-style

By Susan Parrish September 14, 2014 6 a.m.

Cindi Rauch, a retired Battle Ground teacher, knows how to pack her summer with fun and adventure.

Canceled class spells chagrin for WSUV

By Susan Parrish September 8, 2014 6:50 p.m.

Oops! Students at Washington State University Vancouver were alerted by this note that their freshman English writing class was off Monday:

Adult volunteers sought as school Lunch Buddy mentors

By Susan Parrish September 6, 2014 8:37 p.m.

Elementary school children in Vancouver Public Schools are waiting for an adult Lunch Buddy mentor to meet them over a school lunch once a week.

Jack Fletcher's fight: A life changes in the blink of an eye

By Susan Parrish September 4, 2014 10:07 p.m.

Jack Fletcher's life changed in an instant on the afternoon of July 30. Just beginning a promising career as a firefighter, the 18-year-old Prairie High School graduate was driving home to Battle Ground to surprise his family for a short visit.

Work starts on Clark College STEM building

By Susan Parrish September 4, 2014 5:24 p.m.

Construction crews from Skanska arrived at Clark College on Wednesday morning with heavy equipment and started preparation for a new science, technology, engineering and mathematics facility on a campus west of Fort Vancouver Way. The site formerly was a parking lot for the Clark College Foundation.

Students across Clark County return to school

By Susan Parrish September 3, 2014 6:44 p.m.

With summer adventures now just a memory, all students across Clark County are back in school.

Washington State University Vancouver set to fete 25th

By Susan Parrish September 1, 2014 8:24 p.m.

Washington State University Vancouver celebrates its 25th anniversary Saturday with tours, music, art and more.

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