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Washington state releases new COVID-19 school rules

August 11, 2022, 9:51am Latest News

As the school year is just around the corner for Washington state, the Washington State Department of Health has released updated COVID-19 guidelines for schools and childcare facilities. Read story

Wy’east’s wide open spaces in east Vancouver

August 8, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

Just a few short months ago, students said goodbye to the original façade of Wy’east Middle School, one of the oldest middle schools in Clark County. Days later, the building… Read story

Battle Ground adds middle school sports

August 7, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

Middle school students in Battle Ground Public Schools will have a handful of new sports to participate in this upcoming school year, including girls volleyball and co-ed track. Read story

WSU College of Medicine to expand conditional acceptance program to enroll more Native students

August 5, 2022, 7:39am Latest News

Statistically, the Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine enrolls higher numbers of American Indian and Alaska Native students compared to other medical schools nationwide. Read story

Chris Reykdal (Associated Press files)

Washington schools chief Reykdal unveils plan improving credit for work

Chris Reykdal (Associated Press files)

August 4, 2022, 6:50pm Clark County News

In a media briefing on Thursday, state schools Superintendent Chris Reykdal unveiled a new plan that would allow Washington students older than 16 to earn an elective credit toward graduation through any out-of-school work opportunity of their choosing. Read story

University Village will include 140 independent living units and 26 cottage-style units, along with 101 assisted-living apartments. A partnership with WSU Vancouver will connect seniors with learning, and students and faculty with seniors.

Senior living community, WSU Vancouver team up to benefit residents, students

University Village will include 140 independent living units and 26 cottage-style units, along with 101 assisted-living apartments. A partnership with WSU Vancouver will connect seniors with learning, and students and faculty with seniors.

August 4, 2022, 6:06am Business

When people think of students and universities, they usually don’t think of seniors. But research shows that staying intellectually engaged and learning new skills as we age can improve quality of life and even ward off Alzheimer’s disease. Read story

Voters back school levies in Ridgefield, La Center

August 2, 2022, 9:49pm Clark County News

Initial results on Tuesday night are showing wins for schools funding measures in both Ridgefield and La Center. Read story

Alexia Bravo, a soon-to-be junior at Union High School, is participating in a virtual internship with partners NASA and University of Texas at Austin. The project uses computers and telescopes to study the trajectory of asteroids.

Star pupil: Union junior interns alongside NASA scientists, engineers

Alexia Bravo, a soon-to-be junior at Union High School, is participating in a virtual internship with partners NASA and University of Texas at Austin. The project uses computers and telescopes to study the trajectory of asteroids.

August 1, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

Alexia Bravo of Vancouver is tracking asteroid trajectories with NASA. She’s also working on getting her driver’s license. Read story

Melissa Fox is the owner and head tutor of Gold Star Tutoring. The business provides one-on-one support to students on a variety of topics.

Working in Clark County: Melissa Fox, Gold Star Tutoring

Melissa Fox is the owner and head tutor of Gold Star Tutoring. The business provides one-on-one support to students on a variety of topics.

July 30, 2022, 6:02am Business

While kids enjoy their summer vacations free of homework and pop quizzes, parents can feel the creeping presence of back-to-school season. Read story

Bridget Burke of Central Kitsap Middle School drops a store-bought bath bomb into water while taking part in an instructional seminar as part of the state's new OpenSciEd initiative, which engages in project-based learning in science, at Evergreen Public Schools' headquarters in Vancouver on Tuesday afternoon. The teachers were learning more about the chemical reactions in the bath bomb.

OpenSciEd teacher training at Evergreen Public Schools’ headquarters promotes new perspectives

Bridget Burke of Central Kitsap Middle School drops a store-bought bath bomb into water while taking part in an instructional seminar as part of the state's new OpenSciEd initiative, which engages in project-based learning in science, at Evergreen Public Schools' headquarters in Vancouver on Tuesday afternoon. The teachers were learning more about the chemical reactions in the bath bomb.

July 27, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

Every once in a while, it’s healthy for teachers to step into the shoes of their students. Read story