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Clark County schools open; some activities postponed for ash, weather

By , Columbian Education Reporter

All Clark County schools are open as normal in light of the Eagle Creek Fire now burning in Skamania County

Some activities, however, have been postponed or adjusted in light of the smoke and ash blowing into the region. Here’s what you need to know:

Evergreen Public Schools: All recesses will be held indoors. Athletic practices will be held indoors. All scheduled outdoor sports will be postponed except for the Union High School girls’ soccer match in Bellevue; and Heritage High School girls’ soccer and Union High School golf matches in Longview.

Vancouver Public Schools: All recesses and outdoor physical education classes will be held indoors. After-school athletic practices will take place indoors or be canceled. The Columbia River and Skyview High School girls’ soccer games are postponed.

Battle Ground Public Schools: All recesses, outdoor physical education classes and athletic practices will be held indoors. Local outdoor sports events will be postponed. The district will make an announcement later regarding the Battle Ground High School girls’ varsity soccer game in Estacada, Ore.

La Center School District: All recesses and athletic practices will be held indoors. All scheduled sports have been postponed except La Center High School Volleyball, which is traveling to Toutle, and varsity golf, which is traveling to Montesano.

Washougal School District: All athletic practices are indoors and will end at 4 p.m. Golf practice has been cancelled. Canyon Creek Middle School’s Back to School Night has been canceled. Washougal High School’s New Student Meeting has been canceled. Columbia River Gorge Elementary School’s Kindergarten Visitation has been canceled. The volleyball jamboree in Stevenson-Carson has been canceled. Students are scheduled to return to school Thursday for the first day.

This story will be updated.

Columbian Education Reporter