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Susan Parrish

education reporter

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Recent Stories

Seton Catholic High seeks permanent home

By Susan Parrish June 30, 2015 6 a.m.

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.

Summer book sale 'like being in a candy store'

By Susan Parrish June 26, 2015 6:16 p.m.

Isaiah Tsikayi, 9, was so excited he wanted to set his alarm for 5:30 a.m. Friday so his family could arrive early.

Summer meal programs feed hungry kids

By Susan Parrish June 25, 2015 6 a.m.

The Kalahan kids sat around a table in the Fruit Valley Elementary School cafeteria eating lunch Wednesday.

Low-cost summer fun for kids

By Susan Parrish June 24, 2015 6 a.m.

Kids have about nine weeks of summer vacation ahead — and keeping them engaged and active can get pricey.

Lunch Buddy trio, mentor break bread once more

By Susan Parrish June 19, 2015 7:56 p.m.

Steve Runyan and three old friends met Friday to talk over lunch at a reunion of sorts.

Long road for single dad to Clark College degree

By Susan Parrish June 18, 2015 10:43 p.m.

RIDGEFIELD — About 740 students crossed the stage to collect their diplomas at the 79th Clark College commencement ceremony Thursday night at the Clark County Events Center at the Fairgrounds.

Bay teacher's death was caused by heart disease

By Susan Parrish June 16, 2015 6:30 p.m.

A Hudson's Bay High School teacher and coach died of coronary artery disease, according to a report released by the Clark County medical examiner Tuesday.

Hudson's Bay teacher, coach dies

By Susan Parrish June 15, 2015 11:28 a.m.

A longtime biology teacher and football coach at Hudson’s Bay High School died over the weekend. Grief counselors will be available at the school Monday and Tuesday. Bill Brown, 52, had taught in Vancouver Public Schools since 1989. He first taught at Shumway Junior High. He began teaching at Hudson’s Bay in 1992.

Curt Warner to address Clark College graduates

By Susan Parrish June 15, 2015 6 a.m.

Former Seattle Seahawks running back and local businessman Curt Warner will share his inspiring message at the 79th Clark College commencement at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds. The free, public event does not require tickets. Parking is free.

Science: The Next Generation

By Susan Parrish June 14, 2015 6 a.m.

BRUSH PRAIRIE — In a century-old forest, teacher Mark Watrin led students along a downhill path and deeper into a thick stand of Douglas fir and Western red cedar.

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