By Susan Parrish December 12, 2013 10:18 p.m.
Forty-one shiny new bikes, from a masculine black and red "Rock It" Huffy to a pink Huffy dotted with pink and purple flowers, lined the hallway at Sarah J. Anderson Elementary Thursday night. A helmet dangled from the handlebars of each bike.
By Susan Parrish December 12, 2013 7:05 p.m.
Jessica Wheeler's parents dropped out of high school in 10th grade. She never considered college until seventh grade, when she was chosen for the district's AVID program that helps students succeed in school and plan for college.
By Susan Parrish December 12, 2013 12:18 p.m.
Between 7 and 7:20 a.m. today, the Columbian’s website incorrectly reported Evergreen Public Schools would start two hours late and that hot lunch would not be served. That information actually was for Green Mountain School District.
By Susan Parrish December 9, 2013 4:27 p.m.
CAM Academy in Battle Ground Public Schools is closed today due to a water pipe break in the sprinkler system and no heat in some of the classrooms.
By Susan Parrish December 9, 2013 10:41 a.m.
Franklin Elementary School is open today, despite a weather-related water leak in the school office. The water leak did not impact classrooms.
By Susan Parrish December 9, 2013 10:09 a.m.
Union High School closed this morning due to the school’s heating system failure to adequately heat all the buildings on the large campus. Students were being sent home at 10 a.m.
By Susan Parrish December 8, 2013 6 a.m.
The demand for highly trained workers in STEM fields — science, technology, engineering and math — has created a need for advanced STEM training in high school classrooms. But finding highly qualified teachers with real-world STEM experience is challenging. One key reason is that STEM salaries are considerably higher than teacher salaries.