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Lawsuits target Vancouver Public Schools, ex-janitor convicted of 137 counts of voyeurism

January 26, 2023, 5:05pm Clark County News

Two lawsuits were filed Thursday against Vancouver Public Schools and James Mattson, a former school janitor who was sentenced to 10 years in prison last Friday in the state’s largest-ever… Read story

Clark County to get 1st charter school

January 25, 2023, 6:04am Clark County News

Clark County’s first state-approved public charter school, the Rooted School Vancouver, is set to open its doors to ninth grade students this fall. Read story

Questions about Vancouver Public Schools’ levy on Feb. 14 ballot?

January 31, 2023, 5:58am Clark County News

Do you have any questions about Vancouver Public Schools’ replacement education and operations levy on the Feb. 14 special election ballot? Read story

Orion Muller waves goodbye to his mother on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022, his first day of kindergarten at Greenwood Elementary. Washington is the only state that doesn't require kids to start school until age 8.

Washington parents push back against proposal to lower required school age

Orion Muller waves goodbye to his mother on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022, his first day of kindergarten at Greenwood Elementary. Washington is the only state that doesn't require kids to start school until age 8.

January 30, 2023, 6:02am Editor's Choice

Washington is a national outlier when it comes to the age at which students are required to be registered for school. Read story

Heritage senior Keanna Salavea is the team’s leading scorer this season at 21.7 points a game and is also the emotional leader on the court.

Heritage girls basketball follows Keanna Salavea’s lead

Heritage senior Keanna Salavea is the team’s leading scorer this season at 21.7 points a game and is also the emotional leader on the court.

January 29, 2023, 6:03am Latest News

Basketball was once an escape for Keanna Salavea, a space to clear her mind and heal from the pain of losing her older brother. Read story

Can new school buildings set students up for success?

January 29, 2023, 6:02am Latest News

In 2016, when a $456.1million bond measure narrowly passed to improve buildings in the Auburn School District, Adam Couch simultaneously cheered and exhaled a loud sigh of relief. Read story

Battle ground High School (The Columbian files)

Battle Ground High School aims to improve student mental health

Battle ground High School (The Columbian files)

January 27, 2023, 5:17pm Clark County News

In the nearly two years since classes have reopened following the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, schools across the state have reported seeing students’ mental and emotional health worsen. Battle Ground High School principal Charbonneau Gourde isn’t shy to admit just how those challenges, at times, left school staff exhausted… Read story

Battle Ground schools director stepping down

January 26, 2023, 6:03am Clark County News

Battle Ground Public Schools board director Rob Henrikson will be resigning effective Feb. 28. The district is seeking candidates to fill Henrikson’s spot serving District 2, which represents much of the eastern side of the school district. Read story

iUrban Teen fellowship offers help for future teachers

January 26, 2023, 6:02am Clark County News

iUrban Teen, in partnership with Vancouver Public Schools, Washington State University Vancouver and Clark College, recently announced a two-year Future Teachers Pathway Fellowship. Read story

Woodland Public Schools updates tax rates for replacement levy in February election

January 25, 2023, 7:15pm Clark County News

Woodland Public Schools has recalculated the tax rates voters will decide on in February’s special election and now say the replacement levy rate is lower than originally estimated. Read story