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Columbian staff writer

Evergreen schools superintendent John Boyd announced his retirement effective June 30.

Evergreen schools Superintendent John Boyd will retire as of June 30

Evergreen schools superintendent John Boyd announced his retirement effective June 30.

April 17, 2024, 2:46pm Clark County News

Evergreen Public Schools Superintendent John Boyd announced Wednesday he will retire from his position effective June 30. Read story

Woodland High School to host annual FFA Plant Sale on May 3

April 16, 2024, 5:55am Clark County News

Woodland High School will host its 34th annual FFA Plant Sale 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 3 at the school’s greenhouse, 1500 Dike Access Road. Read story

Members of the Skyview StormBots, the high school&rsquo;s robotics team, take part in a robotics competition in Portland in early April. The team is preparing to compete in the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Championship in Houson.

Skyview StormBots taking robot ‘Connie’ to Houston for high school championship

Members of the Skyview StormBots, the high school&rsquo;s robotics team, take part in a robotics competition in Portland in early April. The team is preparing to compete in the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Championship in Houson.

April 15, 2024, 6:05am Clark County News

The days before a world championship are tense. Read story

As parent Megan Davis listens, Alicia Johnson discusses her concerns about the proposal to halt enrollment in Hathaway Elementary School&rsquo;s Spanish dual language program with leaders in the Washougal School District on Tuesday.

Washougal budget cuts threaten dual language program at elementary school

As parent Megan Davis listens, Alicia Johnson discusses her concerns about the proposal to halt enrollment in Hathaway Elementary School&rsquo;s Spanish dual language program with leaders in the Washougal School District on Tuesday.

April 10, 2024, 3:41pm Clark County News

Megan Davis’ daughter hasn’t yet finished first grade, but she’s already learning a second language. Read story

Vancouver Public Schools students protest budget cuts

April 10, 2024, 5:55am Clark County News

Students from five high schools led another walkout Tuesday to protest the $35 million in budget cuts approved last month by Vancouver Public Schools’ board of directors. The protest culminated in a gathering outside the district office. Read story

Shahala Middle School in Vancouver.

Gun found in student’s backpack at Shahala Middle School; no one injured

Shahala Middle School in Vancouver.

April 9, 2024, 4:08pm Clark County News

Staff at Shahala Middle School found a handgun in a student’s backpack Monday, according to a letter sent home to parents from the school’s principal. Read story

Land off Northeast 29th Avenue belongs to the Ridgefield School District, which is running yet another bond attempt during this month&rsquo;s special election. The district has already purchased land for new schools to be built if the bond passes.

Ridgefield bonds redux: District strives again to pass measures to address school overcrowding

Land off Northeast 29th Avenue belongs to the Ridgefield School District, which is running yet another bond attempt during this month&rsquo;s special election. The district has already purchased land for new schools to be built if the bond passes.

April 9, 2024, 6:05am Clark County News

Voters in Ridgefield might be feeling like they’re experiencing déjà vu. Read story

Kim Schneiderman, the executive director of National Alliance on Mental Health Southwest Washington, said Clark County’s youth mental health survey results were encouraging but said further work needs to be done to ensure the positive trend continues. "It does give me hope,” Schneiderman said.

Biennial Healthy Youth Survey: Clark County students are feeling better

Kim Schneiderman, the executive director of National Alliance on Mental Health Southwest Washington, said Clark County’s youth mental health survey results were encouraging but said further work needs to be done to ensure the positive trend continues. "It does give me hope,” Schneiderman said.

April 6, 2024, 6:06am Clark County Health

Clark County teenagers are reporting the lowest rate of feelings of depression and suicidal contemplation in more than a decade, according to new survey data from the Washington State Department of Health. Read story

Clark College&rsquo;s new satellite campus in Ridgefield is centered around the &ldquo;high bay&rdquo; &mdash; a manufacturing floor where students can use and learn machinery like they would in a professional factory setting.

New Clark College campus at Boschma Farms designed for advanced manufacturing, renewable energy programs

Clark College&rsquo;s new satellite campus in Ridgefield is centered around the &ldquo;high bay&rdquo; &mdash; a manufacturing floor where students can use and learn machinery like they would in a professional factory setting.

April 4, 2024, 6:07am Business

Just five months ago, Clark College’s new satellite campus at Boschma Farms in Ridgefield was little more than a skeleton of steel beams. Read story

A pedestrian strolls past trees in bloom as overcast skies blanket Clark College on Wednesday morning.

Clark College, WSU Vancouver and Hockinson schools get $3.3M in grant funds from the Gates Foundation

A pedestrian strolls past trees in bloom as overcast skies blanket Clark College on Wednesday morning.

April 2, 2024, 6:09am Clark County News

Two Clark County colleges and a school district have been awarded a combined $3.3 million in grant funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to promote and improve postsecondary readiness in Washington. Read story