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Ridgefield schools officials receive threat

Ridgefield High School.

February 21, 2022, 5:57pm Clark County News

The Ridgefield School District announced on Monday that superintendent Nathan McCann and four other district office staff members received identical emails detailing threats of violence that would be made today. Read story

First-grader Mia Pierce, 6, bundles up in a coat before attending hybrid classes at Crestline Elementary School on Tuesday morning. Evergreen Public Schools, plus other area school districts, welcomed more students into classrooms for hybrid learning -- the first time they've been in a classroom since COVID-19 shut schools down in March. Hockinson and Washougal welcomed first-, second- and third-graders.

Clark County school districts to follow state, county guidance on masks

First-grader Mia Pierce, 6, bundles up in a coat before attending hybrid classes at Crestline Elementary School on Tuesday morning. Evergreen Public Schools, plus other area school districts, welcomed more students into classrooms for hybrid learning -- the first time they've been in a classroom since COVID-19 shut schools down in March. Hockinson and Washougal welcomed first-, second- and third-graders.

February 17, 2022, 7:02pm Clark County News

Clark County school districts will continue to follow county and state health and safety protocols in the coming weeks before the statewide mask mandate ends on March 21, officials say. Read story

John Boyd was appointed interim superintendent of Evergreen Public Schools on Dec. 28, following the firing of Mike Merlino earlier that month.

Interim Evergreen Public Schools chief remains ‘energized’

John Boyd was appointed interim superintendent of Evergreen Public Schools on Dec. 28, following the firing of Mike Merlino earlier that month.

February 17, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

John Boyd has yet to see a dull moment in his first few weeks as the interim superintendent of Evergreen Public Schools. Read story

Students at Marrion Elementary School  in Vancouver practice social distancing after getting off the bus at the beginning of the 2021-22 school year.

COVID-19 cases in Clark County schools keep declining

Students at Marrion Elementary School  in Vancouver practice social distancing after getting off the bus at the beginning of the 2021-22 school year.

February 16, 2022, 5:46pm Clark County Health

Reported COVID-19 case totals in Clark County schools are continuing to steadily decline, as it appears the worst of the omicron wave is now in the rear-view mirror for most districts. Read story

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

Evergreen Public Schools will try again for levy in April

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

February 16, 2022, 9:26am Clark County News

The Evergreen Public Schools Board of Directors approved placing a three-year replacement levy on the April 26 special election ballot. Read story

Ally Orr, 22, has raised over $100,000 for her newly founded "Women in STEM, Medicine and Law Scholarship" at Boise State University. The scholarship was created after a professor at the school made a series of sexist remarks at a national convention, sparking outrage among students on campus.
A small group of protesters gathers outside Ridgefield High School to protest mandatory masks in school Wednesday morning.

Ridgefield Schools District board backs end to mask mandate

A small group of protesters gathers outside Ridgefield High School to protest mandatory masks in school Wednesday morning.

February 11, 2022, 5:15pm Clark County News

In a special meeting on Friday morning, Ridgefield School District directors expressed their support for ending Washington’s statewide mask mandate. Read story

Initial results from special election in Clark County holding

February 10, 2022, 6:07pm Clark County News

Thursday’s third batch of ballots in the Feb. 8 special election didn’t lead to any changes from Tuesday night’s initial results. Read story

Substitute teacher Alison Davies, left, holds the door while leading second-graders back to their classroom at Union Ridge Elementary School on Nov. 17.

COVID-19 cases declining in Clark County school districts

Substitute teacher Alison Davies, left, holds the door while leading second-graders back to their classroom at Union Ridge Elementary School on Nov. 17.

February 9, 2022, 7:28pm Clark County Health

Reported COVID-19 cases in Clark County schools are continuing to decline after weeks of record-setting totals. Read story

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

Evergreen, Ridgefield school measures still failing

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

February 9, 2022, 5:48pm Clark County News

The second batch of ballots in the Feb. 8 special election are showing no change in the outcomes for each of the measures reported Tuesday night. Read story