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Let’s review: What’s the first day of school?

August 27, 2016, 12:00pm Clark County News

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Teachers and community members picket Friday at Evergreen High School amid contract negotiations.

Judge prohibits Evergreen strike until at least Wednesday

Teachers and community members picket Friday at Evergreen High School amid contract negotiations.

August 26, 2016, 2:50pm Clark County News

A Clark County Superior Court Judge cleared the way for school to start Wednesday even if Evergreen School District teachers vote to strike. Read story

Cascade Middle School teacher Matt Mandrones, left, and his wife, Shawn Mandrones, a teacher at Hockinson Heights Elementary School, wave to drivers Friday morning, Aug. 19, 2016 in Southeast Vancouver.

Evergreen schools expected to file injunction to prevent strike

Cascade Middle School teacher Matt Mandrones, left, and his wife, Shawn Mandrones, a teacher at Hockinson Heights Elementary School, wave to drivers Friday morning, Aug. 19, 2016 in Southeast Vancouver.

August 25, 2016, 3:45pm Clark County News

Contract negotiations between Evergreen Public Schools and its teachers union intensified Thursday with the district mobilizing to file a request for a court injunction to prevent teachers from striking. Read story

Teacher librarians Kristie Peak of Mill Plain Elementary School, foreground, and Beth Pfenning of Hearthwood Elementary School join picketers Friday morning, Aug. 19, 2016 in Southeast Vancouver.

Teachers, Evergreen agree on only one point

Teacher librarians Kristie Peak of Mill Plain Elementary School, foreground, and Beth Pfenning of Hearthwood Elementary School join picketers Friday morning, Aug. 19, 2016 in Southeast Vancouver.

August 24, 2016, 7:35pm Clark County News

The union representing Evergreen Public Schools teachers turned up the volume with the school district Wednesday, threatening again to strike next week. Read story

Cecilia Magistrale, in gray, joins her mom, Evergreen Public Schools teacher Angela Magistrale, right, and other pickets Aug. 19 in Southeast Vancouver. The teachers union and the school district are in the midst of contentious contract negotiations.

Teachers, Evergreen still short of a deal

Cecilia Magistrale, in gray, joins her mom, Evergreen Public Schools teacher Angela Magistrale, right, and other pickets Aug. 19 in Southeast Vancouver. The teachers union and the school district are in the midst of contentious contract negotiations.

August 23, 2016, 8:57pm Clark County News

Contentious talks continued Tuesday between Evergreen Public Schools and its teachers union. With only a week until school starts, the district and union are locked in mediated contract negotiations, and a strike seems increasingly likely. Read story

Alumnus Max Ault stands atop the Washington State University Vancouver sign, waving a banner to welcome students to the first day of fall classes. Ault said he fondly remembers his time at WSU Vancouver.

Coug solidarity flies its colors at WSU Vancouver

Alumnus Max Ault stands atop the Washington State University Vancouver sign, waving a banner to welcome students to the first day of fall classes. Ault said he fondly remembers his time at WSU Vancouver.

August 22, 2016, 6:35pm Clark County News

Cougars turned out in full force Monday, the first day of the fall semester at Washington State University Vancouver. Read story

Children walk on their way to the first day of classes at Washington Elementary School in 2014 with help from Mick Hawthorn and other walking school bus volunteers.

Pop quiz: What’s the first day of school? Answers below

Children walk on their way to the first day of classes at Washington Elementary School in 2014 with help from Mick Hawthorn and other walking school bus volunteers.

August 22, 2016, 3:19pm Clark County News

While Evergreen Public Schools is mired in a contract dispute, all around Clark County, schools are preparing to open for the 2016-2017 school year. Read story

Lisa Houser, left, owner of Utopia Salon, cuts the hair of Arieanna Howard, 11, at the Go Ready back-to-school event Friday at Hudson's Bay High School. Arieanna will be in 6th grade at Discovery Middle School.

Go Ready Festival: Fresh haircuts signal readiness

Lisa Houser, left, owner of Utopia Salon, cuts the hair of Arieanna Howard, 11, at the Go Ready back-to-school event Friday at Hudson's Bay High School. Arieanna will be in 6th grade at Discovery Middle School.

August 19, 2016, 8:23pm Clark County News

Jose Pulido, 8, sat without fidgeting in the barber’s chair as Brett Allred from Beigeblond Salon cut his hair. Read story

Teacher librarians Kristie Peak of Mill Plain Elementary School, foreground, and Beth Pfenning of Hearthwood Elementary School join picketers Friday morning, Aug. 19, 2016 in Southeast Vancouver.

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Teacher librarians Kristie Peak of Mill Plain Elementary School, foreground, and Beth Pfenning of Hearthwood Elementary School join picketers Friday morning, Aug. 19, 2016 in Southeast Vancouver.

August 19, 2016, 9:49am Clark County News

About 100 Evergreen Public Schools teachers gathered at two busy intersections along Southeast Mill Plain Boulevard on Friday morning, holding picket signs and waving at passing drivers. Several drivers honked in support. Read story

Evergreen district settles harassment suit for more than $800K

August 18, 2016, 12:14pm Clark County News

Evergreen Public Schools has agreed to pay $862,500 to Elizabeth Uelmen, a former associate principal, with an out-of-court settlement. Uelmen filed a lawsuit in early 2014, alleging a hostile work environment, gender discrimination and unlawful retaliation. Read story