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Washougal to run levies in February election

December 2, 2022, 5:33am Clark County News

The Washougal School District Board of Education voted to run a replacement educational programs and operations levy and capital levy on the Feb. 14 special election ballot. Read story

ESD 112 official urges lawmakers to support early learning in Southwest Washington

December 1, 2022, 7:08pm Clark County News

Effective child care and early-learning opportunities are often described as linchpins for economic progress; they allow parents to feel comfortable going to work, knowing their children are in a safe,… Read story

Yakima schools pilot college credit program as Washington leaders push to expand access

December 1, 2022, 7:35am Latest News

Some freshmen in Yakima aren’t just starting high school this year — they’re starting college, too. Read story

Prairie High School's first-round state volleyball match, which took place in Yakima last week, broadcast by the NHFS Network, shown on a laptop and iPhone.

Live streams help widen audience of high school sports

Prairie High School's first-round state volleyball match, which took place in Yakima last week, broadcast by the NHFS Network, shown on a laptop and iPhone.

November 24, 2022, 6:00am Latest News

As busy as home-event days can be for high school athletic directors, hands-off technology is the least of Paul Huddleston’s worries at Woodland High School. Read story

Heritage High School in Vancouver.

Clark County deputies respond to prank call for active shooter at Heritage High School

Heritage High School in Vancouver.

November 22, 2022, 11:44am Clark County News

A prank caller claiming that several students had been shot at Heritage High School prompted a large law enforcement response Tuesday morning.  Read story

Clark College student Taylor Dillaman, right, plants yarrow Nov. 15 at the Sams Walker Day Use Area near Skamania. The Center for Ecodynamic Restoration is working with the U.S. Forest Service, Friends of the Columbia Gorge and Skamania County on restoring the land to a meadow of native wildflowers.

Clark College program looking to past to grow future

Clark College student Taylor Dillaman, right, plants yarrow Nov. 15 at the Sams Walker Day Use Area near Skamania. The Center for Ecodynamic Restoration is working with the U.S. Forest Service, Friends of the Columbia Gorge and Skamania County on restoring the land to a meadow of native wildflowers.

November 22, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Kathleen Perillo founded the Clark College Native Plant Center in 2014 to offer students a small way to counter all the environmental devastation they were learning about in her science classes. Read story

The Washington State University Board of Regents meet for a second day at the Firstenburg Student Commons on the Vancouver campus Friday morning. Following his testimony regarding the state of the Vancouver campus, WSU Vancouver Chancellor Mel Netzhammer, center, took time to hear from virtual attendees. At top, WSU President Kirk Schulz open Friday's meeting  with updates on a handful of construction projects and corporate partnerships.

WSU Vancouver projects on the table as regents meet

The Washington State University Board of Regents meet for a second day at the Firstenburg Student Commons on the Vancouver campus Friday morning. Following his testimony regarding the state of the Vancouver campus, WSU Vancouver Chancellor Mel Netzhammer, center, took time to hear from virtual attendees. At top, WSU President Kirk Schulz open Friday's meeting  with updates on a handful of construction projects and corporate partnerships.

November 18, 2022, 8:12pm Clark County News

The Washington State University Board of Regents wrapped up a series of meetings at the Vancouver campus on Friday morning, with a focus on finalizing a handful of infrastructure projects. The board typically holds one round of such meetings at Vancouver each year, often in November. Read story

Teen Talk volunteer Stephanie Zonker talks to a parent during a teen mental health event at Prairie High School.

Prairie High School event helps parents learn to support teens’ mental health

Teen Talk volunteer Stephanie Zonker talks to a parent during a teen mental health event at Prairie High School.

November 18, 2022, 6:05am Clark County Health

Gathered in the library at Prairie High School on Wednesday, counselors reminded parents that they are not alone in supporting their children through mental health struggles. Read story

A sign for Vancouver Public Schools Administrative Services outside VPS offices.

Vancouver Public Schools votes to run levy in Feb. 14 election

A sign for Vancouver Public Schools Administrative Services outside VPS offices.

November 18, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

Vancouver Public Schools directors voted to place a replacement education and operations levy on the Feb. 14 special election ballot. The current levy is set to expire on Dec. 31, 2023. Read story

Sarah Hubbard, 16, center, who is studying digital design through Ridgefield High School's Center for Advanced Professional Studies program, demonstrates how to use a drawing tablet for tour visitors Wednesday afternoon. "Students really take ownership of their work here," said Jared Hundley, the CAPS program director. "There's incentive for them.

Ridgefield School District program hands the reins to students

Sarah Hubbard, 16, center, who is studying digital design through Ridgefield High School's Center for Advanced Professional Studies program, demonstrates how to use a drawing tablet for tour visitors Wednesday afternoon. "Students really take ownership of their work here," said Jared Hundley, the CAPS program director. "There's incentive for them.

November 17, 2022, 6:01am Clark County News

In 2020, remote learning led many educators to reimagine what form a classroom might take. Read story