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COVID-19 cases still declining in Clark County schools

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

Clark County school districts are reporting 51 new cases of COVID-19 in the past week, continuing a pattern of decline since late January. Last week, schools reported 77 new cases of the virus. Read story

Kindergarten sign-ups on at all Clark County school districts

March 17, 2022, 6:03am Clark County News

Clark County school districts are now enrolling kindergarten students for the 2022-23 school year. Educational Service District 112 encourages families with children who will be 5 years old by Aug. 31 to start the enrollment process now. Read story

Fifth-grader D.J. Wilkins, left, and sixth-grader Urijah Fischer, get a chance to experience a toy drone during a presentation from Skanska, an international development and construction company, at the Washington School for the Deaf on Monday morning. The school is beginning the initial stages of its expansion and using it as an opportunity for students to engage with a new form of technology to help in the project.

Students at Washington School for the Deaf get lesson in design, drones

Fifth-grader D.J. Wilkins, left, and sixth-grader Urijah Fischer, get a chance to experience a toy drone during a presentation from Skanska, an international development and construction company, at the Washington School for the Deaf on Monday morning. The school is beginning the initial stages of its expansion and using it as an opportunity for students to engage with a new form of technology to help in the project.

March 16, 2022, 6:03am Clark County News

As a major expansion project is expected to begin soon at the Washington School for the Deaf, design crews have been taking the time to engage with faculty and students on how the construction will go and what will change about their building. Read story

Vancouver School of Arts and Academics students prepare to perform in the school's opening night production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream." (Roberto Rodriguez for The Columbian)

VSAA, Portland Shakespeare Project team up to present ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Vancouver School of Arts and Academics students prepare to perform in the school's opening night production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream." (Roberto Rodriguez for The Columbian)

March 15, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

Though just an hour remained before opening night at the Royal Durst Theatre in Vancouver, the cast of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” rehearsed and prepared themselves without an air of anxiety, but rather one of professionalism. Read story

Leah Mulyar, 5, of Vancouver, left, and her sister, Isabel, 7, wear masks while enjoying a book at Vancouver Community Library on Friday afternoon. Friday was the final day of required indoor masking in Washington.

Clark County turns the page on masks as state mandate ends

Leah Mulyar, 5, of Vancouver, left, and her sister, Isabel, 7, wear masks while enjoying a book at Vancouver Community Library on Friday afternoon. Friday was the final day of required indoor masking in Washington.

March 12, 2022, 6:05am Business

On June 23, 2020, Washington announced a statewide requirement for people to wear masks in public settings to slow the spread of COVID-19. That mandate was lifted in early July 2021 and quickly reinstated during the delta surge. Read story

Jenny Thompson, center, will be the new executive director of the Foundation for Vancouver Public Schools.

Vancouver schools foundation director resigns

Jenny Thompson, center, will be the new executive director of the Foundation for Vancouver Public Schools.

March 11, 2022, 3:26pm Clark County News

Nada Wheelock, the executive director of the Foundation for Vancouver Public Schools, is stepping down in April after leading the nonprofit for seven years. Read story

Vancouver school to collect old electronics

March 11, 2022, 5:56am Clark County News

The Cascadia Technical Academy Information Technology Program in Vancouver is hosting an electronic waste recycling event from 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Mar. 18 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Mar. 19. Read story

COVID-19 cases still declining in Clark County schools

March 10, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Health

Clark County school districts are reporting 77 new cases of COVID-19 in the last week, continuing a pattern of rapid decline since late January. Last week, schools reported 155 new cases. Read story

Sign-up open for Battle Ground Public Schools kindergarten classes

March 9, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

Battle Ground Public Schools has opened online enrollment for rising kindergartners in the 2022-23 school year. Read story

Stephanie Smith holds up her son, Bridger Smith, 2, both of Cashmere, while he places a bow on a Gypsy Drum horse, Jillie, during a presentation by the Gypsy Chyx on Saturday as part of the Washington State Horse Expo at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds.

11th annual Washington State Horse Expo offers sense of community to all

Stephanie Smith holds up her son, Bridger Smith, 2, both of Cashmere, while he places a bow on a Gypsy Drum horse, Jillie, during a presentation by the Gypsy Chyx on Saturday as part of the Washington State Horse Expo at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds.

March 5, 2022, 6:36pm Clark County News

The 11th annual Washington State Horse Expo is back at the Clark County Event Center this weekend with all things equine — a welcoming event for both the experienced rider and the curious newcomer. Read story