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Clark County schools’ COVID-19 cases continue to rise

January 26, 2022, 4:56pm Clark County Health

Clark County schools are maintaining the sky-high COVID-19 rates seen in recent weeks, according to new data. Read story

Washington School for Deaf students embrace lessons from the tooth fairy

January 26, 2022, 6:08am Clark County Health

Kids typically get paid a visit from the tooth fairy in the nighttime, right? Read story

La Center schools receive tech donation

January 28, 2022, 5:56am Clark County News

The La Center School District received a $90,000 grant from the Cowlitz Tribal Foundation Clark County fund for technology devices for students and teachers the classroom, the district announced on Wednesday. Read story

Longtime ESD 112 board member steps down

January 28, 2022, 5:56am Clark County News

Former ESD 112 board chair Ann Campbell resigned from her seat as a board member after 27 years of service, the district announced on Thursday. Read story

Benson girls basketball coach Eric Knox, upper right, confronts the Camas student section during a game Dec.

Inappropriate remarks likely made at Camas basketball game, probe finds

Benson girls basketball coach Eric Knox, upper right, confronts the Camas student section during a game Dec.

January 25, 2022, 7:10pm Editor's Choice

An independent investigation into alleged racist remarks made by Camas High School students at a December girls basketball game concluded inappropriate comments likely were used, but the lead investigator said “it is not possible to reach a definitive conclusion.” Read story

Vancouver Public Schools had to close the COVID-19 testing site outside the Jim Parsley Center on Tuesday because of lack of staffing.

Staffing shortages affect Vancouver Public Schools’ COVID-19 test site

Vancouver Public Schools had to close the COVID-19 testing site outside the Jim Parsley Center on Tuesday because of lack of staffing.

January 25, 2022, 4:20pm Clark County Health

Vancouver Public Schools closed its COVID-19 testing center at the Jim Parsley Center Complex in Vancouver at noon Tuesday due to a staffing shortage. Read story

FILE - Red mortarboards fly into the evening sky at Heritage High School's commencement ceremony Friday, July 24, 2020, in Maryville Tenn.  High school graduation rates dipped in at least 20 states after the first full school year disrupted by the pandemic, according to a new analysis by Chalkbeat.

Graduation rates dip across Washington, U.S. as pandemic stalls progress

FILE - Red mortarboards fly into the evening sky at Heritage High School's commencement ceremony Friday, July 24, 2020, in Maryville Tenn.  High school graduation rates dipped in at least 20 states after the first full school year disrupted by the pandemic, according to a new analysis by Chalkbeat.

January 24, 2022, 7:41am Latest News

High school graduation rates dipped in at least 20 states after the first full school year disrupted by the pandemic, suggesting the coronavirus may have ended nearly two decades of nationwide progress toward getting more students diplomas, an analysis shows. Read story

Lillie Shaver, a social-emotional learning center clerk at Chief Umtuch Middle School in Battle Ground, is surrounded by inspirational messages in the school's Wolverine Den on Friday morning. The program is a part of a districtwide effort to provide social-emotional support to students acting out in class in place of punishment or an interruption of learning.

Battle Ground school initiatives keep an eye on student mental health

Lillie Shaver, a social-emotional learning center clerk at Chief Umtuch Middle School in Battle Ground, is surrounded by inspirational messages in the school's Wolverine Den on Friday morning. The program is a part of a districtwide effort to provide social-emotional support to students acting out in class in place of punishment or an interruption of learning.

January 22, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

Colorful sticky notes with messages of encouragement cover a wall in the Wolverine Den, a modified counseling office at Chief Umtuch Middle School in Battle Ground. Read story

COVID-19 cases continue to rise among students and teachers in districts around Clark County.

COVID keeps rising in Clark County schools

COVID-19 cases continue to rise among students and teachers in districts around Clark County.

January 19, 2022, 7:26pm Clark County Health

Reported COVID-19 cases in Clark County schools are continuing to rise dramatically, following last week’s trend. Read story

A Union High School student stores his backpack in his chair while in class Tuesday. The east Vancouver high school is testing alternative types of seating. Students say they’re able to focus more easily with the seats.

In first assessment since pandemic, Washington student test scores drop significantly

A Union High School student stores his backpack in his chair while in class Tuesday. The east Vancouver high school is testing alternative types of seating. Students say they’re able to focus more easily with the seats.

January 18, 2022, 7:36am Latest News

Last fall, hundreds of thousands of Washington state students took their first state exams since the pandemic began. Their scores took a hit. Read story