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BATTLE GROUND: Prairie High School students David Hatcher and Carson Verity dance during an ensemble production.

Prairie High School Drama Club students perform beyond the end of the year

BATTLE GROUND: Prairie High School students David Hatcher and Carson Verity dance during an ensemble production.

June 26, 2021, 6:03am Community

BATTLE GROUND — Prairie High School Drama Club students gave it their all to put together a play, “Drama’s Rotten Showcase,” in a short amount of time, as students returned for hybrid online and in-person instruction earlier this year. Read story

RIDGEFIELD: Fynn Andre and Easton Roberts watch Daphne Hanes bowl.

Ridgefield students learn about STEM during carnival

RIDGEFIELD: Fynn Andre and Easton Roberts watch Daphne Hanes bowl.

June 26, 2021, 6:01am Community

RIDGEFIELD — South Ridge Elementary School teachers Chelsea Tipton and Jennifer Stinson worked together to host an end-of-year carnival that featured games designed, tested and built by students to promote learning about STEM subjects. Read story

WASHOUGAL: Community member Nicole King and Washougal High School Chef Brenda Hitchins, right, take a seat on some of the school's new raised garden beds.

Students to have access to fresh produce for cooking classes

WASHOUGAL: Community member Nicole King and Washougal High School Chef Brenda Hitchins, right, take a seat on some of the school's new raised garden beds.

June 26, 2021, 6:01am Community

WASHOUGAL — Students in the Introduction to Culinary and Advanced Culinary classes at Washougal High School will have access to locally harvested produce raised on school grounds to use in their cooking classrooms next fall. Read story

WASHOUGAL: Penny Porche and Nancy Boon, Washougal School District family resource coordinators, helped students pick up their new shoes at the Shoe-a-palooza event.

Washougal students get new shoes through Shoe-a-palooza

WASHOUGAL: Penny Porche and Nancy Boon, Washougal School District family resource coordinators, helped students pick up their new shoes at the Shoe-a-palooza event.

June 19, 2021, 5:31am Community

WASHOUGAL — The annual Shoe-a-palooza event held on June 9 at Hathaway Elementary School was a success. One pair of shoes for each student were sourced through Operation Warm and funded by a local nonprofit. The value of 260 pairs of shoes ordered by families was close to $6,000. “I… Read story

Teegan Moore

Ridgefield student selected for national STEM program

Teegan Moore

June 19, 2021, 5:30am Community

RIDGEFIELD — Teegan Moore, a seventh-grader at View Ridge Middle School, was selected to take part in the National Youth Leadership Forum: Explore STEM. The forum is an academic and career-oriented development event in Denver. Moore was nominated by Sheila Davis, his STEM teacher. Outside of school, he’s involved with… Read story

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June 13, 2021, 5:58am Community

CASA, or Court Appointed Special Advocate, seeks volunteers to advocate for the best interest of children who have come into the state’s care as a result of abuse, neglect or abandonment. Read story

RIDGEFIELD: The Police Activities League of Southwest Washington partnered with Waste Connections to give 21 local children a bike and helmet for the start of summer.

Ridgefield students treated to free bikes from Police Activities League

RIDGEFIELD: The Police Activities League of Southwest Washington partnered with Waste Connections to give 21 local children a bike and helmet for the start of summer.

June 13, 2021, 5:54am Community

RIDGEFIELD — The Police Activities League of Southwest Washington partnered with Waste Connections to give 21 local children a bike and helmet for the start of summer at a June 5 event. The league partnered with local schools to identify students who were good leaders, practiced positive citizenship and shared… Read story

RIDGEFIELD: Andrea Reinertson's Marketing II students participate in a conference call with Mike Bomar, director of economic development at the Port of Vancouver.

Ridgefield students learn marketing in partnership with coffee shop

RIDGEFIELD: Andrea Reinertson's Marketing II students participate in a conference call with Mike Bomar, director of economic development at the Port of Vancouver.

June 13, 2021, 5:48am Community

RIDGEFIELD — The students in Andrea Reinertson’s Business Marketing II class at Ridgefield High School worked together with The Birds and the Beans coffee shop to help promote the business while at the same time learning effective marketing techniques. T Read story

VAN MALL: Members from the National Women's Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation counted 8,700 bras for people in need at its first gathering in more than a year at The Heathman Lodge.

Organization counts 10,000 bras for people in need

VAN MALL: Members from the National Women's Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation counted 8,700 bras for people in need at its first gathering in more than a year at The Heathman Lodge.

June 13, 2021, 5:07am Community

VAN MALL — The National Women’s Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation recently held an event at The Heathman Lodge to count bras for its Gift of Lift bra program. It was the first gathering for the organization’s volunteers in more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Twenty board… Read story

WASHOUGAL: Alex Yost and Shannon Brennan chat at a table used to sort recyclables and food waste at Washougal High School.

Washougal High School recognized for sustainability efforts

WASHOUGAL: Alex Yost and Shannon Brennan chat at a table used to sort recyclables and food waste at Washougal High School.

June 12, 2021, 6:05am Community

WASHOUGAL — Washougal High School recently received a Bronze Level certification through the EarthGen program, which provides a framework for schools to become more sustainable. Read story