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WASHOUGAL: "Guretotsuri, Wood Elves" by eighth-grader Aiden Shimata at Jemtegaard Middle School.

Washougal students’ artwork featured online

WASHOUGAL: "Guretotsuri, Wood Elves" by eighth-grader Aiden Shimata at Jemtegaard Middle School.

March 27, 2021, 6:03am Community

WASHOUGAL — Washougal School District and the Washougal Arts and Culture Alliance joined forces this year to honor student artists during Washougal Youth Arts Month. Typically featured in an art gallery event, this year more than 100 student works will be available to view at www.washougal.k12.wa.us/youth-arts-month. Read story

Ariyanna Haygood

Mountain View High School student selected for future medical leader program

Ariyanna Haygood

March 27, 2021, 6:00am Community

MOUNTAIN VIEW — Mountain View High School junior Ariyanna Haygood participated as a delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders on March 20-21. The Congress is an honors-only program for high school students interested in medical research fields or who want to become physicians. Read story

Vancouver Public Schools board appoints new director

March 26, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

The Vancouver Public Schools Board of Directors appointed Sandra Zavala-Ortega to fill a vacant position on the school board. Read story

The Camas School District Zellerbach Administration Center.

Camas School District to seek interim superintendent

The Camas School District Zellerbach Administration Center.

March 25, 2021, 4:52pm Clark County News

The Camas school board said it will use a search firm to find a one-year interim superintendent for 2021-22 and conduct a search next school year for the permanent replacement of the school district’s top administrator. Read story

Heritage High School students wear masks as they arrive for in-person classes on Thursday morning, March 4, 2021. Teachers and staff welcomed back students in all high school grades for the first time since March 13 when schools closed for coronavirus.

Inslee: K-12 schools can reduce COVID social distancing

Heritage High School students wear masks as they arrive for in-person classes on Thursday morning, March 4, 2021. Teachers and staff welcomed back students in all high school grades for the first time since March 13 when schools closed for coronavirus.

March 25, 2021, 3:29pm Latest News

OLYMPIA — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday reduced the COVID-19 social distancing requirements for K-12 classrooms in the state from 6 feet to 3 feet as more schools in the state begin to open up. Read story

“It’s not like any other year,” said Matthew Trembley, the editor-in-chief of Heritage High School’s yearbook. Yearbook staffs around Clark County have faced challenges and complications of different models of instruction, canceled events and activities, absent classmates and limited access as they attempt to pull together a publication reflective of a school year unlike any other. Trembley, right, works on a photograph during adviser Troy Wayrynen’s yearbook class last week at Heritage High.

Clark County students look beyond tradition to fill yearbooks

“It’s not like any other year,” said Matthew Trembley, the editor-in-chief of Heritage High School’s yearbook. Yearbook staffs around Clark County have faced challenges and complications of different models of instruction, canceled events and activities, absent classmates and limited access as they attempt to pull together a publication reflective of a school year unlike any other. Trembley, right, works on a photograph during adviser Troy Wayrynen’s yearbook class last week at Heritage High.

March 25, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

Matthew Trembley isn’t camera shy, nor shy about going out of his way to get all-important snapshots of a historic time in the lives of students. Read story

Vancouver Public Schools board OKs Columbia River mascot options list

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

The Vancouver Public Schools board of directors on Tuesday signed off on the four mascot suggestions up for consideration to be Columbia River High School's new mascot. Read story

High school grad requirements eased because of pandemic

March 24, 2021, 8:18am Latest News

School district administrators across the state are working to adopt new graduation requirements for the class of 2021 that could exempt up to four credits for those struggling to make the grade during the pandemic. Read story

Annette Vary-Getty of Washington State University looks over the current tower of a weather station at the 78th Street Heritage Farm on a recent Friday morning. The tower is set to get a 21st century upgrade.

Upgrade in the forecast for weather station at 78th Street Heritage Farm

Annette Vary-Getty of Washington State University looks over the current tower of a weather station at the 78th Street Heritage Farm on a recent Friday morning. The tower is set to get a 21st century upgrade.

March 23, 2021, 6:01am Clark County News

Writing columns of weather data in a registry was part of a physician’s duties at Fort Vancouver in the 1830s. These days, Annette Vary-Getty walks out of her office once a week, heads across the 78th Street Heritage Farm parking lot, and downloads temperature and rainfall figures on a flash… Read story

Fewer students may take federal standardized tests this spring if state request is approved

March 22, 2021, 9:25am Latest News

Only a small portion of  students will participate in annual national standardized tests this year if a state request is approved. Read story