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Students, faculty at Seattle universities join national push for change at campus police departments

May 28, 2021, 10:24am Latest News

Stacey Hines, a junior at the University of Washington, never considered himself an activist until last summer’s George Floyd protests in Seattle and nationwide led him to think more deeply about his involvement in social justice issues. Read story

Fort Vancouver senior Kristi Khaopraseuth, 18, left, and junior Ryley Nelsen, 17, pause to have their prom picture taken by photo teacher Dean Dickinson before hitting the dance floor May 22 for the school's "Dreaming of a Fairytale" prom. Photos cost $1.

Prom with virus protocols still sweet for Clark County students

Fort Vancouver senior Kristi Khaopraseuth, 18, left, and junior Ryley Nelsen, 17, pause to have their prom picture taken by photo teacher Dean Dickinson before hitting the dance floor May 22 for the school's "Dreaming of a Fairytale" prom. Photos cost $1.

May 28, 2021, 6:01am Clark County News

Jamie Ueda wasn’t about to miss a time-honored high school tradition of prom — even if a mask concealed her carefully applied makeup and no high heels were allowed on Fort Vancouver High School’s gymnasium floor. Read story

How school districts responded to Inslee’s school reopening order

May 27, 2021, 7:40am Latest News

Nearly all school districts in Washington state have complied with Gov. Jay Inslee’s order to reopen schools, and to dedicate at least a third of their school hours to in-person instruction each week. Read story

Protesters with opposite points of view on COVID-19 vaccination face off outside Ridgefield High School on Wednesday. Students at the high school helped organize a vaccination clinic in their school's gym.

Ridgefield’s student-organized COVID clinic administers vaccines, draws protesters

Protesters with opposite points of view on COVID-19 vaccination face off outside Ridgefield High School on Wednesday. Students at the high school helped organize a vaccination clinic in their school's gym.

May 26, 2021, 6:01pm Clark County News

RIDGEFIELD — Student-body president Shelby Fisher is no stranger to helping plan memorable events at Ridgefield High School. Read story

Anti-vaccination protesters gather outside Ridgefield High School, which is hosting a COVID-19 vaccination clinic organized by students today.

Anti-vaccination protesters gather at Ridgefield High School

Anti-vaccination protesters gather outside Ridgefield High School, which is hosting a COVID-19 vaccination clinic organized by students today.

May 26, 2021, 10:35am Clark County News

Dozens of anti-vaccination protesters lined South Hillhurst Road in front of Ridgefield High School on Wednesday morning — hours before a student-organized COVID-19 vaccine clinic was scheduled. Read story

Parents gather outside the Washougal School District headquarters Tuesday night before a school board meeting.

Hundreds rally at Washougal schools meeting against masks, equity policy change

Parents gather outside the Washougal School District headquarters Tuesday night before a school board meeting.

May 25, 2021, 8:22pm Clark County News

Hundreds gathered outside of the Washougal School District headquarters ahead of Tuesday’s school board meeting to rally against masks in schools, a proposed change to the district's equity policy and other topics related to a board meeting held earlier this month. Read story

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Clark County school districts plan outdoor graduations

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May 25, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

An added bonus to planning an outdoor graduation ceremony for the first time at Hockinson High School means keeping one time-honored tradition alive. Read story

Bill Oman returns to Vancouver Public Schools

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

Bill Oman, currently the senior director of secondary education in Evergreen Public Schools, has been named Vancouver Public Schools’ executive director of learning improvement of schools and programs. Oman will help fill an opening following two recent resignations by Deputy Superintendent Mike Stromme, who earlier this month was named interim… Read story

Hudson's Bay High School senior Owen Lazaro-Colin learned professional video production skills this year through the Vancouver Public Schools Game Time internship. "That, for me, kind of fills in the senior experience," he said.

Clark County students ‘push their limit,’ transform crisis into opportunities

Hudson's Bay High School senior Owen Lazaro-Colin learned professional video production skills this year through the Vancouver Public Schools Game Time internship. "That, for me, kind of fills in the senior experience," he said.

May 23, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

Mountain View High School senior Diego Inzunza has played trombone with his school band since fifth grade. In his freshman and sophomore years, he watched upperclass leaders proudly carry the band’s banner and conduct special performances, attend music festivals and organize student socials. He eagerly awaited his turn to contribute. Read story

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Washington’s public universities will no longer require the SAT or ACT. Will admissions become more equitable?

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May 23, 2021, 6:00am Latest News

For 18-year-old Enrique Mora, a strong SAT score was supposed to be among the high-stakes barometers that would help determine how he’d spend life after high school. Read story