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Sarah Hubbard, 16, center, who is studying digital design through Ridgefield High School's Center for Advanced Professional Studies program, demonstrates how to use a drawing tablet for tour visitors Wednesday afternoon. "Students really take ownership of their work here," said Jared Hundley, the CAPS program director. "There's incentive for them.

Ridgefield School District program hands the reins to students

Sarah Hubbard, 16, center, who is studying digital design through Ridgefield High School's Center for Advanced Professional Studies program, demonstrates how to use a drawing tablet for tour visitors Wednesday afternoon. "Students really take ownership of their work here," said Jared Hundley, the CAPS program director. "There's incentive for them.

November 17, 2022, 6:01am Clark County News

In 2020, remote learning led many educators to reimagine what form a classroom might take. Read story

The Evergreen Public Schools Administrative Service (Amanda Cowan/The Columbian)

OSPI probe: Evergreen Public Schools’ special services staff violated restraint protocols

The Evergreen Public Schools Administrative Service (Amanda Cowan/The Columbian)

November 16, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

An investigation led by the state Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction earlier this year found that special services staff in Evergreen Public Schools had violated several state protocols regarding the use and reporting of physical restraints on students at Sunset Elementary School. Read story

WSU Board of Regents to meet Nov. 17-18 at Vancouver campus

November 11, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

The Washington State University Board of Regents is scheduled to hold a series of meetings in the Firstenburg Student Commons at the WSU Vancouver campus Nov. 17-18. The Nov. 17 meeting will begin at 9 a.m., and the Nov. 18 meeting will begin at 8 a.m. Read story

Duana Johnson, who is a 2022-2023 recipient of the Dreamcatcher Scholarship at Clark College, takes a break on campus Thursday morning. The award is given annually since 2015 to a student of indigenous background to help pay for their tuition and books.

Clark College Dreamcatcher Scholarship opens doors for Native student

Duana Johnson, who is a 2022-2023 recipient of the Dreamcatcher Scholarship at Clark College, takes a break on campus Thursday morning. The award is given annually since 2015 to a student of indigenous background to help pay for their tuition and books.

November 4, 2022, 6:08am Clark County News

Barriers to secondary education come in many shapes and sizes, perhaps most notably in the lack of access to scholarships and financial aid. Read story

Prairie High School to host mental health awareness event

November 4, 2022, 5:19am Clark County News

Battle Ground Public Schools is hosting an informational event on teen mental health from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16 at Prairie High School, 11311 N.E. 119th St. Read story

Joy Young, right, highlights a piece of her research on axonopathy to a conference attendee on Oct. 11 at the 2022 Biomedical Engineering Society Conference in San Antonio, Texas.

Camas High senior Joy Young ‘leading the effort’ in STEM fields

Joy Young, right, highlights a piece of her research on axonopathy to a conference attendee on Oct. 11 at the 2022 Biomedical Engineering Society Conference in San Antonio, Texas.

November 3, 2022, 6:01am Clark County News

Senior year in high school is always a balancing act: managing priorities, assessing long-term goals and finding time to have fun here and there. Read story

Evergreen Public Schools to host webinar on suicide prevention

November 2, 2022, 6:04am Clark County Health

Evergreen Public Schools and the University of Washington School of Social Work are holding an informational suicide prevention training event from 6 to 7 p.m. Nov. 17 via Zoom. Read story

James Sharinghousen, a 7 1/2 -foot-tall vampire, menaces shoppers at the Vancouver Mall early Saturday afternoon. Booville, hosted by the Parks Foundation of Clark County and sponsored by iQ Credit Union, brought hundreds of excitedly ghoulish children and their parents to trick-or-treat at the mall.

Frightfully fun: ‘Booville’ brings organizations, costumed children together at Vancouver Mall

James Sharinghousen, a 7 1/2 -foot-tall vampire, menaces shoppers at the Vancouver Mall early Saturday afternoon. Booville, hosted by the Parks Foundation of Clark County and sponsored by iQ Credit Union, brought hundreds of excitedly ghoulish children and their parents to trick-or-treat at the mall.

October 29, 2022, 7:46pm Clark County News

Emerging from a thick October fog, a horde of tiny ghouls and monsters descended on the Vancouver Mall late Saturday morning. Read story

The Evergreen Public Schools Administrative Service Center.

Evergreen Public Schools in Vancouver unveils plan to aid test scores

The Evergreen Public Schools Administrative Service Center.

October 28, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

Earlier this month, Evergreen Public Schools unveiled a multistep plan to address lagging standardized test scores and the achievement gap between white students and students of color — a trend that’s not unique to Evergreen, and has occurred across the country. Read story

WSU Vancouver to host Preview Day Nov. 5

October 28, 2022, 5:45am Clark County News

Prospective college students are invited to Washington State University Vancouver’s Preview Day at 10 a.m. Nov. 5. Guests will learn about WSU Vancouver’s admissions process, what it’s like to be a student and how to access and seek out financial aid opportunities. Read story