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Battle Ground schools to try levy again

February 24, 2021, 3:02pm Clark County News

What are Battle Ground Public Schools’ next steps when it comes to its replacement levy that failed during February’s special election? For starters, the district plans to run the levy… Read story

Roots run deep for Vancouver Public Schools’ interim chief Everidge

February 21, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

Kathy Everidge has spent decades in Vancouver Public Schools as a student and educator. Now she is tasked with leading the district through the final months of a most unusual… Read story

NORTH SALMON CREEK: The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, with guest conductor Sarah Ioannides, the music director of Symphony Tacoma, was featured by "PBS News Hour" on Jan. 17.

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra honors COVID-19 victims

NORTH SALMON CREEK: The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, with guest conductor Sarah Ioannides, the music director of Symphony Tacoma, was featured by "PBS News Hour" on Jan. 17.

February 27, 2021, 6:01am Community

NORTH SALMON CREEK — The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra performed for an audience of zero at the Skyview Concert Hall on Jan. 17 to honor victims of COVID-19. The tribute was featured by “PBS News Hour” and streamed on its YouTube channel, which has 2.5 million subscribers. The orchestra performed Samuel… Read story

The finalists are Camas School District Superintendent Jeff Snell, right, and Kenneth (Chris) Hurst, superintendent of the Othello School District in Adams County.

Vancouver Public Schools narrows search for superintendent

The finalists are Camas School District Superintendent Jeff Snell, right, and Kenneth (Chris) Hurst, superintendent of the Othello School District in Adams County.

February 25, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

Vancouver Public Schools has narrowed its search to two finalists, one of whom may be offered the job as soon as next week. Read story

Camas-Washougal Parent Co-op preschool meets fundraising goal

February 24, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

The Camas-Washougal Parent Co-op, the oldest continuously operating preschool in Clark County, raised enough money to keep its doors open. Read story

Students can win cash prizes for waterway short videos

February 20, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

Do you know a kid in middle or high school who's a budding videographer? Students in grades six through 12 can win $100 to $500 cash for their short videos highlighting their connection to local lakes, rivers and streams -- and showing ways that we can keep that water clean. Read story

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Former Vancouver Public Schools Superintendent Steve Webb, shown here in 2016, will receive $455,000 as part of a retirement agreement with the district.

Vancouver schools former superintendent getting $455,000 retirement payout

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Former Vancouver Public Schools Superintendent Steve Webb, shown here in 2016, will receive $455,000 as part of a retirement agreement with the district.

February 19, 2021, 5:45pm Clark County News

Vancouver Public Schools agreed to pay former superintendent Steve Webb $455,000 when Webb and the school board agreed to part ways last week. Read story

Ridgefield High School sophomore Tynan Henderson, 16, removes nails from boards while working during wood tech class in February 2020 — not long before students went to remote schooling.

Evergreen, Vancouver, Ridgefield offer plans to return high schoolers to classrooms

Ridgefield High School sophomore Tynan Henderson, 16, removes nails from boards while working during wood tech class in February 2020 — not long before students went to remote schooling.

February 19, 2021, 3:29pm Clark County News

High school students in three Clark County districts will soon be back in their classrooms for the first time in almost one full year. Read story

A nurse takes the pulse of a patient in the influenza ward of the Walter Reed hospital in Washington in November 1918. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of U.S. deaths from the Spanish flu pandemic was estimated to be about 675,000.

HeLa High students compare pandemics past and present

A nurse takes the pulse of a patient in the influenza ward of the Walter Reed hospital in Washington in November 1918. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of U.S. deaths from the Spanish flu pandemic was estimated to be about 675,000.

February 19, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Health

Without hesitation, classroom teachers Susie Ridgway and Randy Conrad say their Henrietta Lacks Health and Bioscience High School students are becoming the unofficial pandemic experts of Clark County. Read story

Woodland Public Schools prepares for full in-person, hybrid learning

February 19, 2021, 6:01am Clark County News

Elementary students in Woodland Public Schools will transition to in-person instruction five days a week starting Feb. 23, and the district plans to have all K-12 students in some form of in-person instruction by March 2. Read story