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ORCHARDS: Eighth-grade students at Covington Middle School use stream tables purchased by Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America in a STEM lab lesson about erosion.

Evergreen School District Foundation awarded grant for STEM program

ORCHARDS: Eighth-grade students at Covington Middle School use stream tables purchased by Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America in a STEM lab lesson about erosion.

May 15, 2021, 6:05am Community

ORCHARDS — The Evergreen School District Foundation was the recipient of a $2,500 grant from Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, known as PhRMA, to support STEM programs for Covington Middle School students. Teacher Michelle Albright was awarded the grant to buy stream tables for her eighth-grade class as they… Read story

La Center High School (The Columbian files)

La Center High School goes remote due to COVID-19 outbreak

La Center High School (The Columbian files)

May 14, 2021, 6:54pm Clark County News

The La Center School District has shut down in-person learning at La Center High School following a COVID-19 outbreak involving 10 confirmed cases and scores of exposures. Read story

Matt Johnson has announced his resignation as principal of Mountain View High School.

Law firm reports no violations of policy in Evergreen investigation

Matt Johnson has announced his resignation as principal of Mountain View High School.

May 14, 2021, 6:34pm Clark County News

A law firm hired to investigate complaints made by Mountain View High School teachers — which spurred the principal to be placed on paid administrative leave and then ultimately resign from the position — concluded that no district policies were violated. Read story

FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2021, file photo, hand sanitizer, wipes, and surgical masks rest on a desk in a fourth-grade classroom at Elk Ridge Elementary School in Buckley. Washington State authorities said Thursday, May 13, 2021, all schools in the state must provide full-time, in-person education for students for the 2021-22 school year and that students and staff will still be required to wear masks as a COVID-19 mitigation effort. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Washington schools to open full time in fall, masks required

FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2021, file photo, hand sanitizer, wipes, and surgical masks rest on a desk in a fourth-grade classroom at Elk Ridge Elementary School in Buckley. Washington State authorities said Thursday, May 13, 2021, all schools in the state must provide full-time, in-person education for students for the 2021-22 school year and that students and staff will still be required to wear masks as a COVID-19 mitigation effort. (AP Photo/Ted S.

May 13, 2021, 2:39pm Latest News

OLYMPIA — Washington authorities said Thursday all schools in the state must provide full-time, in-person education for students for the 2021-22 school year and that students and staff will still be required to wear masks. Read story

Kindergartner Emily Christel, foreground, joins classmates during in-person learning at Eisenhower Elementary School on Monday, the first day of expanded in-person instruction at Clark County's second-largest district.

State asks K-12 schools to plan for return to full-time, in-person in the fall

Kindergartner Emily Christel, foreground, joins classmates during in-person learning at Eisenhower Elementary School on Monday, the first day of expanded in-person instruction at Clark County's second-largest district.

May 12, 2021, 2:09pm Latest News

The Washington State Department of Health is asking public and private K-12 schools in the state to plan for a full-time return to in-person learning for the next school year, public health officials said during a COVID-19 briefing Wednesday. Read story

Matt Johnson has announced his resignation as principal of Mountain View High School.

Matt Johnson resigns as Mountain View principal, will resign from district in 2022

Matt Johnson has announced his resignation as principal of Mountain View High School.

May 12, 2021, 1:55pm Clark County News

Matt Johnson, the high school principal placed on paid administrative leave twice by Evergreen Public Schools since March 16, has resigned from his job at Mountain View High School and will resign from the district effective June 30, 2022, as a result of a settlement agreement with the district. Read story

Vancouver Public Schools will start construction on a school at 8614 N.E. 25th Ave. in Hazel Dell.

Vancouver district elementary to be named for Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Vancouver Public Schools will start construction on a school at 8614 N.E. 25th Ave. in Hazel Dell.

May 11, 2021, 7:05pm Clark County News

In 2022, elementary students in Hazel Dell will attend a new school named for a legal pioneer who charted a historic path in law and spent a career advocating for women’s rights and gender equity. Read story

A pharmacist prepares an injection of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in Seattle.

Washington not yet weighing school COVID vaccine mandate

A pharmacist prepares an injection of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in Seattle.

May 11, 2021, 2:46pm Health

SEATTLE — Authorities say schools in Washington state won’t consider a requirement to mandate COVID-19 vaccines in schoolchildren until a vaccine is fully approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Read story

Public Meetings

May 9, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

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In the back of a limo with a sparkling drink in hand, Kylie Dombrowsky celebrates receiving her bachelor's degree in business administration Saturday during the drive-through graduation ceremony for Washington State University Vancouver. "If we're going to celebrate during COVID, we're going to celebrate right," an elated Dombrowsky said.

Washington State University Vancouver celebrates students in drive-thru graduation ceremony

In the back of a limo with a sparkling drink in hand, Kylie Dombrowsky celebrates receiving her bachelor's degree in business administration Saturday during the drive-through graduation ceremony for Washington State University Vancouver. "If we're going to celebrate during COVID, we're going to celebrate right," an elated Dombrowsky said.

May 8, 2021, 8:13pm Clark County News

Washington State University Vancouver held a drive-thru graduation ceremony Saturday afternoon, transforming the campus access roads and parking lots into a mile-long procession route for graduates from the fall 2020 and spring 2021 terms. Read story