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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

Alki Middle School in Felida is in Vancouver Public Schools.

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

Alki Middle School in Felida is in Vancouver Public Schools.

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 voyeurism case. 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

Rooted School Vancouver is planning to open a charter school on Fourth Plain Boulevard in east Vancouver.

Clark County to get 1st charter school

Rooted School Vancouver is planning to open a charter school on Fourth Plain Boulevard in east Vancouver.

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

2023 Marshall Leadership Award nominations are open

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

Nominations for the 2023 Marshall Leadership Award are open until Feb. 17. Read story