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Seventh grader Valyssa Nguyen wears a specialized band mask and a cover on the end of her flute for COVID-19 protections during band class Monday morning at Laurin Middle School.

Classes resume in-person at Battle Ground schools

Seventh grader Valyssa Nguyen wears a specialized band mask and a cover on the end of her flute for COVID-19 protections during band class Monday morning at Laurin Middle School.

April 26, 2021, 3:52pm Clark County News

BRUSH PRAIRIE — Bowen Wolcott’s band room at Laurin Middle School for the final seven weeks of the school year is the school’s cafeteria. Read story

Future Air Force service members - including Georgie Guerrero, third from left - recite the Pledge of Allegiance during the Our Community Salutes ceremony on Saturday at the Fort Vancouver Artillery Barracks. The event honored more than 100 future military service members from throughout the region.

Ceremony at barracks honors 100 high school seniors who plan to join military

Future Air Force service members - including Georgie Guerrero, third from left - recite the Pledge of Allegiance during the Our Community Salutes ceremony on Saturday at the Fort Vancouver Artillery Barracks. The event honored more than 100 future military service members from throughout the region.

April 24, 2021, 5:18pm Clark County News

In a ceremony honoring future military service members, Vancouver teen Georgie Guerrero took away much more than he anticipated. Read story

Kindergarten sign-up open in Clark County districts

April 24, 2021, 5:56am Clark County News

All school districts across Clark County continue to have open registration to enroll kindergartners for the 2021-22 school year. Read story

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

Mountain View principal reinstated then put back on leave hours later

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

April 22, 2021, 1:41pm Clark County News

Hours after Evergreen Public Schools reinstated Mountain View High Principal Matt Johnson following a six-week administrative leave to investigate complaints from school staff, the district placed him back on paid leave Thursday for wording he used in an email to staff a day earlier. Read story

Mill Plain Elementary is slated to be replaced.

Mill Plain school set to be replaced earlier than expected

Mill Plain Elementary is slated to be replaced.

April 22, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

Evergreen Public Schools’ oldest operating school is now on the list to be fully replaced earlier than anticipated. Read story

Skyview High School sophomore Joe Watson, 16, center, joins classmates during English class on Monday. Vancouver Public Schools welcomed high school students across all grades into hybrid learning. It's their first day back in the classroom since schools shut down March 13, 2020.

Clark County districts follow own courses to finish out school year

Skyview High School sophomore Joe Watson, 16, center, joins classmates during English class on Monday. Vancouver Public Schools welcomed high school students across all grades into hybrid learning. It's their first day back in the classroom since schools shut down March 13, 2020.

April 21, 2021, 7:12pm Clark County News

There’s been no one-size-fits-all educational model this school year, and the same goes for expanding in-person instruction for Clark County’s largest school districts. Read story

A sign encourages students and staff to wear their masks in a hallway at Heritage High School on March 4.

Evergreen schools won’t move to 4 days of in-person learning

A sign encourages students and staff to wear their masks in a hallway at Heritage High School on March 4.

April 21, 2021, 9:40am Clark County News

Despite the option to bring in students for more in-class instruction, Clark County’s largest school district has decided to stick with its twice-a-week, hybrid instruction and full remote-learning options for the rest of the 2020-21 school year. Read story

Smith seeks return to Vancouver Public Schools board

April 21, 2021, 6:03am Clark County News

Wendy Smith, the Vancouver school board’s most senior director and a past president, has announced she’ll seek a second term as a board director for Clark County’s second-largest school district. Read story

Signs and stickers encourage students and staff to remain social distanced throughout the building at Skyview High School, Vancouver Public Schools' largest high school.

Vancouver schools plan for new ‘spring hybrid’ plan starting early May

Signs and stickers encourage students and staff to remain social distanced throughout the building at Skyview High School, Vancouver Public Schools' largest high school.

April 20, 2021, 7:27pm Clark County News

Vancouver Public Schools plans to pivot once again with hybrid learning and tentatively plans to start four-day-a-week hybrid schedule for select grade levels beginning in May.  Read story

First-graders Jared Perez Bello, 7, from left, and Amelia Perkins, 6, take part in a lesson as classmates at home join remotely with teacher Tiffany Martinson at Washington Elementary School in Vancouver. When Clark County school districts transitioned to hybrid instruction in January, for many teachers, it included teaching simultaneously to two sets of students: in-person and virtually through Zoom. Now, Clark County districts are making another change after new state guidance allows for more spacing in classrooms between students.

Clark County schools ready for the next hurdle

First-graders Jared Perez Bello, 7, from left, and Amelia Perkins, 6, take part in a lesson as classmates at home join remotely with teacher Tiffany Martinson at Washington Elementary School in Vancouver. When Clark County school districts transitioned to hybrid instruction in January, for many teachers, it included teaching simultaneously to two sets of students: in-person and virtually through Zoom. Now, Clark County districts are making another change after new state guidance allows for more spacing in classrooms between students.

April 18, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

Just prior to spring break in a pandemic school year when nothing in education has been perfect, Tiffany Martinson asked her class of first-graders at Washington Elementary an elementary kind of question to kick off a math lesson on value number charts: “Who can tell Ms. Martinson what number this… Read story