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Clark College graduates gather after long separation

June 18, 2021, 11:48am Clark County News

Clark College’s newest graduates were separated by screens for much of their community college careers, but the Class of 2021 — and even handfuls of 2020 graduates — finally came… Read story

3 Vancouver sisters to graduate together from Clark College

June 17, 2021, 6:01am Clark County News

No matter the activity, there’s a high probability the Foster sisters of Vancouver are together. Read story

On June 1, Cornerstone Christian Academy purchased the building currently housing Battle Ground Public Schools' CAM Academy for $3.5 million. Now, the Battle Ground district leadership is seeking opinions of families and the community regarding what's next for CAM Academy. CCA plans to lease the building to BGPS in 2021-22 while the district looks for a new location for the alternative school.

Battle Ground Public Schools’ CAM Academy will need new home

On June 1, Cornerstone Christian Academy purchased the building currently housing Battle Ground Public Schools' CAM Academy for $3.5 million. Now, the Battle Ground district leadership is seeking opinions of families and the community regarding what's next for CAM Academy. CCA plans to lease the building to BGPS in 2021-22 while the district looks for a new location for the alternative school.

June 16, 2021, 6:45pm Clark County News

With Cornerstone Christian Academy’s move to a permanent space, Battle Ground Public Schools’ CAM Academy will need to find a new home. Read story

Students including first-grader Trulee Dunn, right, get a warm goodbye from teachers as they prepare to board the bus on the last day of class at Green Mountain School on Tuesday morning. It is tradition for teachers and staff to blow bubbles to bid farewell to the children but this year a bubble machine was used as well.

Green Mountain School chief bids farewell to students at end of a year like no other

Students including first-grader Trulee Dunn, right, get a warm goodbye from teachers as they prepare to board the bus on the last day of class at Green Mountain School on Tuesday morning. It is tradition for teachers and staff to blow bubbles to bid farewell to the children but this year a bubble machine was used as well.

June 16, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

WOODLAND — On his final day with students at Green Mountain School, retiring Superintendent Tyson Vogeler put a historical perspective on a historical school year. Read story

In an effort to tackle unfinished learning, many Clark County school districts are preparing for large summer school offerings in an effort to reconnect with students and make up for lost instructional time during the COVID-19 pandemic. Expanded summer programs are part of several districts' Academic and Student Well-Being Plans meant to address student needs as a result of COVID-19.

Summer school will be hot this year in some Clark County districts

In an effort to tackle unfinished learning, many Clark County school districts are preparing for large summer school offerings in an effort to reconnect with students and make up for lost instructional time during the COVID-19 pandemic. Expanded summer programs are part of several districts' Academic and Student Well-Being Plans meant to address student needs as a result of COVID-19.

June 14, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

After a school year of virtual lessons, hybrid instruction, various pickup and drop-off schedules for her children in Evergreen Public Schools, Justine King is just as ready for summer vacation as her children. Read story

A couple finds some space to themselves while slow dancing during the Fort Vancouver High School prom on May 22. Due to COVID-19, participants had to wear masks and have their temperature checked upon arrival as well as fill out a health screening form.

Masked gala: Pandemic proms mark milestone for Class of ’21

A couple finds some space to themselves while slow dancing during the Fort Vancouver High School prom on May 22. Due to COVID-19, participants had to wear masks and have their temperature checked upon arrival as well as fill out a health screening form.

June 13, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

Prom has been a high school tradition for decades, a rite of passage as seniors prepare to graduate and enter adulthood. Girls purchase fancy dresses and have their hair done. Boys rent tuxedos. Couples try to match dresses to ties. This year, however, some of the couples stayed in sync… Read story

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More high-achieving Clark County students

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June 13, 2021, 5:55am Clark County News

Hockinson High School Read story

Evergreen High School graduates walk along the track during their graduation ceremony Saturday at McKenzie Stadium.

Evergreen High School celebrates graduating seniors

Evergreen High School graduates walk along the track during their graduation ceremony Saturday at McKenzie Stadium.

June 12, 2021, 5:34pm Clark County News

The sounds of cheers from families and friends filled McKenzie Stadium once again as the graduating seniors of Evergreen High School walked across the stage Saturday to claim their diplomas. 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

BATTLE GROUND: Battle Ground High School drama students Avarie Rhyasen and Maria Wetzbarger perform in John R.

Battle Ground High School drama students eagerly return to stage

BATTLE GROUND: Battle Ground High School drama students Avarie Rhyasen and Maria Wetzbarger perform in John R.

June 12, 2021, 6:03am Community

BATTLE GROUND — Battle Ground High School’s Drama Club recently returned to the stage for the first time in more than a year. It performed a sketch written by senior Andrew Ovall and junior Lorelei Hunsaker called “A Radio Play,” a murder mystery. Read story