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VPS interim superintendent Kathy Everidge.

Roots run deep for Vancouver Public Schools’ interim chief Everidge

VPS interim superintendent Kathy Everidge.

February 21, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

Kathy Everidge has spent decades in Vancouver Public Schools as a student and educator. Now she is tasked with leading the district through the final months of a most unusual 2020-21 school year as in-person learning and school activities slowly return. Read story

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Former Vancouver Public Schools Superintendent Steve Webb, shown here in 2016, will receive $455,000 as part of a retirement agreement with the district.

Vancouver schools former superintendent getting $455,000 retirement payout

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Former Vancouver Public Schools Superintendent Steve Webb, shown here in 2016, will receive $455,000 as part of a retirement agreement with the district.

February 19, 2021, 5:45pm Clark County News

Vancouver Public Schools agreed to pay former superintendent Steve Webb $455,000 when Webb and the school board agreed to part ways last week. Read story

Ridgefield High School sophomore Tynan Henderson, 16, removes nails from boards while working during wood tech class in February 2020 — not long before students went to remote schooling.

Evergreen, Vancouver, Ridgefield offer plans to return high schoolers to classrooms

Ridgefield High School sophomore Tynan Henderson, 16, removes nails from boards while working during wood tech class in February 2020 — not long before students went to remote schooling.

February 19, 2021, 3:29pm Clark County News

High school students in three Clark County districts will soon be back in their classrooms for the first time in almost one full year. Read story

A nurse takes the pulse of a patient in the influenza ward of the Walter Reed hospital in Washington in November 1918. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of U.S. deaths from the Spanish flu pandemic was estimated to be about 675,000.

HeLa High students compare pandemics past and present

A nurse takes the pulse of a patient in the influenza ward of the Walter Reed hospital in Washington in November 1918. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of U.S. deaths from the Spanish flu pandemic was estimated to be about 675,000.

February 19, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Health

Without hesitation, classroom teachers Susie Ridgway and Randy Conrad say their Henrietta Lacks Health and Bioscience High School students are becoming the unofficial pandemic experts of Clark County. Read story

Woodland Public Schools prepares for full in-person, hybrid learning

February 19, 2021, 6:01am Clark County News

Elementary students in Woodland Public Schools will transition to in-person instruction five days a week starting Feb. 23, and the district plans to have all K-12 students in some form of in-person instruction by March 2. Read story

Vancouver Public Schools Superintendent Steve Webb in 2017 (The Columbian files)

Webb letter hails his time in Vancouver schools, offers no new details on departure

Vancouver Public Schools Superintendent Steve Webb in 2017 (The Columbian files)

February 17, 2021, 1:13pm Clark County News

Former Vancouver Public Schools superintendent Steve Webb called serving as the district’s leader for 13 years “an honor of a lifetime” and said he plans to remain in Vancouver and forever be a champion for Vancouver’s students and its schools in a letter addressed to the community he personally sent… Read story

Vancouver Public Schools superintendent candidates, from left, Dr. Karen Cheser, Dr. Kenneth "Chris" Hurst, Dr. Hector Rico and Dr.

Community meets candidates for new Vancouver schools chief

Vancouver Public Schools superintendent candidates, from left, Dr. Karen Cheser, Dr. Kenneth "Chris" Hurst, Dr. Hector Rico and Dr.

February 17, 2021, 10:43am Clark County News

Educators, students and community members flocked to Zoom virtually Tuesday night to meet and learn more about the four finalists aiming to be Vancouver Public Schools’ next superintendent.  Read story

Vancouver Public Schools, Camas to use snow days; Evergreen goes all remote Tuesday

February 15, 2021, 6:35pm Clark County News

Vancouver Public Schools will have no in-person or remote learning Tuesday because of lingering snow and ice on side streets and in school parking lots. All after-school and evening activities, including sports practices and games, in-person learning support and grab-and-go meals also are canceled. Read story

4 finalists named for VPS superintendent

February 12, 2021, 12:56pm Clark County News

All finalists will be part of a forum-style interview over Zoom at 6 p.m. Tuesday, as part of a webinar for community members to meet and learn more about the candidates. Read story

Vancouver Public Schools Superintendent Steve Webb in 2017 (The Columbian files)

Vancouver Public Schools Superintendent Steve Webb steps down

Vancouver Public Schools Superintendent Steve Webb in 2017 (The Columbian files)

February 11, 2021, 9:05pm Clark County News

The Vancouver School Board voted Thursday to approve an agreement between the district and Superintendent Dr. Steve Webb that he begin his planned retirement from Vancouver Public Schools to begin immediately. Read story