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Mechanic Jeremy O'Hearn welds a part at Vigor Industrial in Vancouver in 2019. The Vancouver shipyard is partnering with Clark College on a welding program starting the summer term.

Clark College, Vigor partner on welding program

Mechanic Jeremy O'Hearn welds a part at Vigor Industrial in Vancouver in 2019. The Vancouver shipyard is partnering with Clark College on a welding program starting the summer term.

April 11, 2021, 6:03am Business

Behind a partnership with Vigor Industrial’s Vancouver shipyard, Clark College’s welding facility will launch a six-credit marine and pipe welding course starting in the summer 2021 term. Read story

ESD 112's 1-2-3 Grow &; Learn program, a parent-child educational playgroup, has four instructors - two facilitators and two assistants - who have all gotten accustomed to doing virtual daily lessons for kids ages 0-5 since COVID-19 made them adapt lessons.

ESD 112’s 1-2-3 Grow & Learn program for children up to 5 adapts

ESD 112's 1-2-3 Grow &; Learn program, a parent-child educational playgroup, has four instructors - two facilitators and two assistants - who have all gotten accustomed to doing virtual daily lessons for kids ages 0-5 since COVID-19 made them adapt lessons.

April 8, 2021, 8:21pm Clark County News

As a former preschool teacher with a background in human resources, Julie Jacobson doesn’t view herself as an actor. But when the webinar camera is turned on to her audience of young children, it’s showtime. Read story

La Center School District.

State auditor knocks La Center schools over special ed funding

La Center School District.

April 7, 2021, 6:23pm Clark County News

The Washington State Auditor’s Office has issued two findings against the La Center School District over inadequate financial reporting and compliance with federal grant money during the 2019-20 school year. Read story

The Camas School District Zellerbach Administration Center.

Camas taps Doug Hood as interim superintendent

The Camas School District Zellerbach Administration Center.

April 2, 2021, 2:41pm Clark County News

The Camas School Board voted Thursday to appoint Doug Hood, the district’s director of elementary education, as interim superintendent for the 2021-22 school year while it uses next school year to find a permanent replacement for outgoing Superintendent Jeff Snell. Read story

Clark County school districts are having initial discussions on reducing the size capacity in classrooms to allow more students for in-person instruction. Gov. Jay Inslee announced late last week school districts statewide can choose to reduce the distance between K-12 students in classrooms from 6 feet to 3 feet, effective immediately. The choice to do so remains up to individual districts.

Clark County school districts weigh 3-foot guidance

Clark County school districts are having initial discussions on reducing the size capacity in classrooms to allow more students for in-person instruction. Gov. Jay Inslee announced late last week school districts statewide can choose to reduce the distance between K-12 students in classrooms from 6 feet to 3 feet, effective immediately. The choice to do so remains up to individual districts.

March 31, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

In a school year filled with twists and turns, will Clark County school districts adjust to one more? Read story

Matt Johnson, principal of Mountain View High School, was placed on leave two weeks ago.

Mountain View High School principal remains on administrative leave

Matt Johnson, principal of Mountain View High School, was placed on leave two weeks ago.

March 29, 2021, 11:04am Clark County News

Mountain View High School principal Matt Johnson remains on paid administrative leave nearly two weeks after Evergreen Public Schools placed Johnson on leave for undisclosed reasons. Read story

Vancouver Public Schools board appoints new director

March 26, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

The Vancouver Public Schools Board of Directors appointed Sandra Zavala-Ortega to fill a vacant position on the school board. Read story

The Camas School District Zellerbach Administration Center.

Camas School District to seek interim superintendent

The Camas School District Zellerbach Administration Center.

March 25, 2021, 4:52pm Clark County News

The Camas school board said it will use a search firm to find a one-year interim superintendent for 2021-22 and conduct a search next school year for the permanent replacement of the school district’s top administrator. Read story

“It’s not like any other year,” said Matthew Trembley, the editor-in-chief of Heritage High School’s yearbook. Yearbook staffs around Clark County have faced challenges and complications of different models of instruction, canceled events and activities, absent classmates and limited access as they attempt to pull together a publication reflective of a school year unlike any other. Trembley, right, works on a photograph during adviser Troy Wayrynen’s yearbook class last week at Heritage High.

Clark County students look beyond tradition to fill yearbooks

“It’s not like any other year,” said Matthew Trembley, the editor-in-chief of Heritage High School’s yearbook. Yearbook staffs around Clark County have faced challenges and complications of different models of instruction, canceled events and activities, absent classmates and limited access as they attempt to pull together a publication reflective of a school year unlike any other. Trembley, right, works on a photograph during adviser Troy Wayrynen’s yearbook class last week at Heritage High.

March 25, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

Matthew Trembley isn’t camera shy, nor shy about going out of his way to get all-important snapshots of a historic time in the lives of students. Read story

Vancouver Public Schools board OKs Columbia River mascot options list

March 25, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

The Vancouver Public Schools board of directors on Tuesday signed off on the four mascot suggestions up for consideration to be Columbia River High School's new mascot. Read story