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8 virus cases linked to Clark County schools

September 15, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

Clark County Public Health confirmed eight cases of the novel coronavirus connected to area schools, but officials say there’s no evidence of transmission within the affected campuses. Read story

Clark County Food Bank, partners plan to help hungry kids

September 13, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

The Clark County Food Bank and its partner agencies are gearing up to support hungry kids during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story

A station is set up to screen visitors to Battle Ground High School for symptoms of COVID-19, as seen on Tuesday morning. Districts like Battle Ground are eligible for coronavirus relief funds to help cover the cost of responding to the pandemic, including the purchase of personal protective equipment and technology.

Battle Ground Public Schools announces furloughs for 152

A station is set up to screen visitors to Battle Ground High School for symptoms of COVID-19, as seen on Tuesday morning. Districts like Battle Ground are eligible for coronavirus relief funds to help cover the cost of responding to the pandemic, including the purchase of personal protective equipment and technology.

September 15, 2020, 3:33pm Clark County News

Battle Ground Public Schools announced furloughs and reductions in hours affecting 152 employees in the district. Read story

The Vancouver Public Schools Administrative Services building.

Vancouver, Evergreen school districts suspend in-person services due to air quality

The Vancouver Public Schools Administrative Services building.

September 13, 2020, 9:50pm Clark County News

Clark County's two largest school districts announced Sunday that most in-person services will be canceled Monday due to poor air quality. Read story

Ridgefield announces Exemplary Service Awards

September 12, 2020, 6:03am Clark County News

RIDGEFIELD — The Ridgefield School District recently announced the recipients of its Exemplary Service Awards. Read story

Volunteers sought for Evergreen Public Schools Equity Advisory Committee

September 12, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Evergreen Public Schools is seeking volunteer applicants for its Equity Advisory Committee. Read story

Hockinson schools cut classified staff jobs

September 10, 2020, 6:04am Clark County News

The Hockinson School District will cut about 30 classified staff positions as it deals with a $2.1 million budget shortfall, the district announced Wednesday. Read story

The Vancouver Public Schools Administrative Services building.

Vancouver Public Schools furloughs, reduces hours for hundreds of employees

The Vancouver Public Schools Administrative Services building.

September 8, 2020, 8:20pm Clark County News

Vancouver Public Schools will furlough hundreds of classified employees and reduce hours for others due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Read story

The Vancouver Public Schools Board has decided to retire the Chieftain mascot at Columbia River High school.

Vancouver Public Schools retires chieftain from Columbia River, Minnehaha schools

The Vancouver Public Schools Board has decided to retire the Chieftain mascot at Columbia River High school.

September 8, 2020, 7:51pm Clark County News

The Vancouver Public Schools Board of Directors unanimously voted Tuesday to retire the chieftain name and mascot at Columbia River High School and Minnehaha Elementary School. Read story

Kindergarten teacher Miranda Roderick, left, greets kindergartner Avery Anderson, 5, as she cruises by River HomeLink with her family to pick up materials for the upcoming school year. Enrollment in Alternative Learning Experiences, such as River HomeLink, is up while school districts operate remotely.

Enrollment up in Alternative Learning Experience school programs

Kindergarten teacher Miranda Roderick, left, greets kindergartner Avery Anderson, 5, as she cruises by River HomeLink with her family to pick up materials for the upcoming school year. Enrollment in Alternative Learning Experiences, such as River HomeLink, is up while school districts operate remotely.

September 8, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

BATTLE GROUND — It’s an unusual start to the school year for all families, but for those at River HomeLink in the Battle Ground school district, the reach to distance learning hasn’t been as far. Read story