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Associate in Arts graduate Alejandro Tapia-Garcia triumphantly holds up his diploma to a crowd watching outside the fence of Kim Christiansen Field on Thursday during the Clark College Commencement ceremony.

Clark College graduates gather after long separation

Associate in Arts graduate Alejandro Tapia-Garcia triumphantly holds up his diploma to a crowd watching outside the fence of Kim Christiansen Field on Thursday during the Clark College Commencement ceremony.

June 18, 2021, 11:48am Clark County News

Clark College’s newest graduates were separated by screens for much of their community college careers, but the Class of 2021 — and even handfuls of 2020 graduates — finally came together Thursday night to graduate and bid farewell. Read story

Three sisters -- from left, Marley Foster, 19; Carrigan Foster, 20; and McKelvey Foster, 21 -- will graduate together today as part of Clark College's Class of 2021.

3 Vancouver sisters to graduate together from Clark College

Three sisters -- from left, Marley Foster, 19; Carrigan Foster, 20; and McKelvey Foster, 21 -- will graduate together today as part of Clark College's Class of 2021.

June 17, 2021, 6:01am Clark County News

No matter the activity, there’s a high probability the Foster sisters of Vancouver are together. Read story

On June 1, Cornerstone Christian Academy purchased the building currently housing Battle Ground Public Schools' CAM Academy for $3.5 million. Now, the Battle Ground district leadership is seeking opinions of families and the community regarding what's next for CAM Academy. CCA plans to lease the building to BGPS in 2021-22 while the district looks for a new location for the alternative school.

Battle Ground Public Schools’ CAM Academy will need new home

On June 1, Cornerstone Christian Academy purchased the building currently housing Battle Ground Public Schools' CAM Academy for $3.5 million. Now, the Battle Ground district leadership is seeking opinions of families and the community regarding what's next for CAM Academy. CCA plans to lease the building to BGPS in 2021-22 while the district looks for a new location for the alternative school.

June 16, 2021, 6:45pm Clark County News

With Cornerstone Christian Academy’s move to a permanent space, Battle Ground Public Schools’ CAM Academy will need to find a new home. Read story

Students including first-grader Trulee Dunn, right, get a warm goodbye from teachers as they prepare to board the bus on the last day of class at Green Mountain School on Tuesday morning. It is tradition for teachers and staff to blow bubbles to bid farewell to the children but this year a bubble machine was used as well.

Green Mountain School chief bids farewell to students at end of a year like no other

Students including first-grader Trulee Dunn, right, get a warm goodbye from teachers as they prepare to board the bus on the last day of class at Green Mountain School on Tuesday morning. It is tradition for teachers and staff to blow bubbles to bid farewell to the children but this year a bubble machine was used as well.

June 16, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

WOODLAND — On his final day with students at Green Mountain School, retiring Superintendent Tyson Vogeler put a historical perspective on a historical school year. Read story

In an effort to tackle unfinished learning, many Clark County school districts are preparing for large summer school offerings in an effort to reconnect with students and make up for lost instructional time during the COVID-19 pandemic. Expanded summer programs are part of several districts' Academic and Student Well-Being Plans meant to address student needs as a result of COVID-19.

Summer school will be hot this year in some Clark County districts

In an effort to tackle unfinished learning, many Clark County school districts are preparing for large summer school offerings in an effort to reconnect with students and make up for lost instructional time during the COVID-19 pandemic. Expanded summer programs are part of several districts' Academic and Student Well-Being Plans meant to address student needs as a result of COVID-19.

June 14, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

After a school year of virtual lessons, hybrid instruction, various pickup and drop-off schedules for her children in Evergreen Public Schools, Justine King is just as ready for summer vacation as her children. Read story

Clark County Class of ’21: 6 feet of separation

June 6, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

The Class of 2021 never had a single day of normalcy this school year. They were masked, socially distanced and steeped in the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet among the challenges, they proved resourceful and resilient, reflecting sacrifice and strength. Read story

From left: Five-year-old Jacob Mosbach, 11-month-old Maeve DeGrandpre, Adam DeGrandpre and Jemima Dockery play with toy cars during Pomeroy Farm's Farm Days on Saturday in Yacolt. The event gives guests a chance to view the historic grounds and visit with farm animals, artisans and vendors. Farm Days runs the first weekend of each month through August.

Pomeroy Farms offers a step back in time during Farm Days

From left: Five-year-old Jacob Mosbach, 11-month-old Maeve DeGrandpre, Adam DeGrandpre and Jemima Dockery play with toy cars during Pomeroy Farm's Farm Days on Saturday in Yacolt. The event gives guests a chance to view the historic grounds and visit with farm animals, artisans and vendors. Farm Days runs the first weekend of each month through August.

June 5, 2021, 7:14pm Clark County News

YACOLT — Cindy Potter hasn’t lived in Clark County since the mid-1990s but still remembers from her younger years everything that is Pomeroy Farm. Read story

Battle Ground Public Schools to see administrative changes

June 5, 2021, 3:46pm Clark County News

Battle Ground Public Schools has announced the following administrative changes for the 2021-22 school year: Read story

Union High School players and fans hoist Izaiah Vongnath after Vongnath cut down the net following Union's 61-60 victory over Skyview in Friday's 4A/3A GSHL district championship in boys basketball.

Clutch FTs in final possession helps Union edge Skyview for 4A/3A district title

Union High School players and fans hoist Izaiah Vongnath after Vongnath cut down the net following Union's 61-60 victory over Skyview in Friday's 4A/3A GSHL district championship in boys basketball.

June 4, 2021, 9:15pm Prep Sports

Bryson Metz’s two free throws with 11.2 seconds to play gave Union the lead for good and its defense held off two Skyview potential game-winning attempts on its final possession for a 61-60 victory at Union High School to close out the COVID-19-condensed season. Read story

Fort Vancouver senior Kristi Khaopraseuth, 18, left, and junior Ryley Nelsen, 17, pause to have their prom picture taken by photo teacher Dean Dickinson before hitting the dance floor May 22 for the school's "Dreaming of a Fairytale" prom. Photos cost $1.

Prom with virus protocols still sweet for Clark County students

Fort Vancouver senior Kristi Khaopraseuth, 18, left, and junior Ryley Nelsen, 17, pause to have their prom picture taken by photo teacher Dean Dickinson before hitting the dance floor May 22 for the school's "Dreaming of a Fairytale" prom. Photos cost $1.

May 28, 2021, 6:01am Clark County News

Jamie Ueda wasn’t about to miss a time-honored high school tradition of prom — even if a mask concealed her carefully applied makeup and no high heels were allowed on Fort Vancouver High School’s gymnasium floor. Read story