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Union High School freshmen Victor Vitorino, left, and Savannah Lee pack a box full of water bottles and bowls Thursday at Union High School. The pair are two of hundreds of students participating in an after-school STEM Academy that leads simple experiments for young children in Evergreen Public Schools as a way to garner interest in science and math at a young age.

Union High School students create lessons, tutor younger students in science, math

Union High School freshmen Victor Vitorino, left, and Savannah Lee pack a box full of water bottles and bowls Thursday at Union High School. The pair are two of hundreds of students participating in an after-school STEM Academy that leads simple experiments for young children in Evergreen Public Schools as a way to garner interest in science and math at a young age.

April 5, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

Madison Kao adjusted the camera to best fit her soon-to-be homemade lava lamp into frame. She wanted to be sure each step of the assignment was clear enough to be easily replicated later. Read story

COVID-19 cases dip in Clark County schools

April 1, 2022, 6:01am Clark County Health

Clark County school districts are reporting 49 new cases of COVID-19 in the past week, a slight decrease from the 53 cases last week. Weekly virus cases in schools are now experiencing a plateau in recent weeks after a monthslong pattern of steep decline began following the omicron surge in… Read story

Seventh-graders at Wy'east Middle School worked to build the Neptune using a kit of materials provided by Educational Passageways.

Wy’east Middle School students’ small boat Neptune recovered off Hawaii

Seventh-graders at Wy'east Middle School worked to build the Neptune using a kit of materials provided by Educational Passageways.

March 29, 2022, 6:01am Clark County News

In the early morning just a few hours off the coast of Lahaina, a coastal town on the Hawaiian island of Maui, Capt. Kelson Kihea spotted what he thought was a large scrap of metal in the water. Read story

ESD 112 appoints new director for District 7

March 25, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

The Board of Directors for Educational Service District 112 announced Thursday that they have selected Kevin Davis to fill its vacant District 7 seat. Read story

COVID-19 cases hit plateau in Clark County schools

March 24, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Health

Clark County school districts are reporting 53 new cases of COVID-19 in the past week, a slight uptick from 51 cases last week. Weekly virus cases in schools had previously been experiencing a pattern of steep decline since late January. Read story

A lone pedestrian strolls through an empty campus at Washington State University Vancouver in late March.

Advisers at Clark County high schools say students exhausted by remote learning, pandemic disruptions

A lone pedestrian strolls through an empty campus at Washington State University Vancouver in late March.

March 23, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

With just a few months until high school graduation, advisers and career counselors are growing concerned about what lies ahead for the class of 2022. Read story

Clark College will receive $1.5 million in congressionally directed funding, better known as congressional earmarks, to equip the new Advanced Manufacturing Center at its planned campus in Ridgefield.

$1.5 million earmarked for Clark College to boost Ridgefield program

Clark College will receive $1.5 million in congressionally directed funding, better known as congressional earmarks, to equip the new Advanced Manufacturing Center at its planned campus in Ridgefield.

March 22, 2022, 3:18pm Clark County News

Clark College will receive a $1.5 million federal earmark to aid in the development of the school’s Advanced Manufacturing Center in Ridgefield. Read story

Discovery High robotics team awarded $50,000

March 22, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

a robotics team comprised of students from the Camas School District, the Washougal School District and the Hockinson School District — has been named a national finalist in Samsung’s 2022 Solve for Tomorrow Challenge. Read story

Starting in fall 2022, schools in Washington are required by law to provide menstrual hygiene products in all restrooms designated for female students and at least one gender-neutral restroom.

Hockinson High sophomores raise money to stock hygiene products in restrooms

Starting in fall 2022, schools in Washington are required by law to provide menstrual hygiene products in all restrooms designated for female students and at least one gender-neutral restroom.

March 21, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Health

On a cold day in January, Lilly Crabb went to the principal’s office. She wasn’t in trouble; in fact, she had some concerns of her own. Read story

Columbia River English and history teacher Natasha Flak, from left, history teacher Dave Douglas and paraeducator Ewa Teipel talk to world history teacher Tim Smith and his class Wednesday at Columbia River High School. In addition to leading the fundraising effort for refugees in Poland, the group has worked to teach students about fielding breaking news of the conflict and identifying forms of misinformation.

Columbia River High School faculty members create fundraiser to support Ukrainian refugees

Columbia River English and history teacher Natasha Flak, from left, history teacher Dave Douglas and paraeducator Ewa Teipel talk to world history teacher Tim Smith and his class Wednesday at Columbia River High School. In addition to leading the fundraising effort for refugees in Poland, the group has worked to teach students about fielding breaking news of the conflict and identifying forms of misinformation.

March 17, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

As the shocking imagery of Russia’s first steps into Ukraine spread across social media, so did a wave of uncertainty and confusion for those across the world who were detached from the history and context of the conflict. Read story