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Battle Ground schools to discuss sexual health lessons

June 26, 2021, 5:48am Clark County News

The Battle Ground School Board will hear the first reading of the recommendation made by the Middle School Sexual Health Advisory Committee to adopt the curriculum to use in teaching middle school sexual health in the district. Read story

Erik Gonzalez has left Heritage High school to coach wrestling and freshman football as well as teach history and geography at 5A Cedar Mountain High School in Eagle Mountain, Utah.

Athletic directors change at Heritage, Prairie high schools

Erik Gonzalez has left Heritage High school to coach wrestling and freshman football as well as teach history and geography at 5A Cedar Mountain High School in Eagle Mountain, Utah.

June 24, 2021, 7:38pm Prep Sports

When Heritage athletic director Erik Gonzalez announced his departure from the Timberwolves’ program, it triggered a carousel of sorts in Clark County high school sports. Read story

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Medina Jasarevic delivered Fort Vancouver High School's graduation speech June 14 at the Clark County Fairgrounds. The speech has gained international attention and drawn more than 300,000 views on social media and Bosnian media outlets. "My emotions are all over the place," the 18-year-old said. "I never expected this." (Contributed photo)

Fort Vancouver grad’s speech focusing on refugees hailed around globevideo icon

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Medina Jasarevic delivered Fort Vancouver High School's graduation speech June 14 at the Clark County Fairgrounds. The speech has gained international attention and drawn more than 300,000 views on social media and Bosnian media outlets. "My emotions are all over the place," the 18-year-old said. "I never expected this." (Contributed photo)

June 23, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

The aftermath from Medina Jasarevic’s words at Fort Vancouver High School’s graduation ceremony last week has the recent high school graduate, well, speechless. Read story

Associate in Arts graduate Alejandro Tapia-Garcia triumphantly holds up his diploma to a crowd watching outside the fence of Kim Christiansen Field on Thursday during the Clark College Commencement ceremony.

Clark College graduates gather after long separation

Associate in Arts graduate Alejandro Tapia-Garcia triumphantly holds up his diploma to a crowd watching outside the fence of Kim Christiansen Field on Thursday during the Clark College Commencement ceremony.

June 18, 2021, 11:48am Clark County News

Clark College’s newest graduates were separated by screens for much of their community college careers, but the Class of 2021 — and even handfuls of 2020 graduates — finally came together Thursday night to graduate and bid farewell. Read story

Three sisters -- from left, Marley Foster, 19; Carrigan Foster, 20; and McKelvey Foster, 21 -- will graduate together today as part of Clark College's Class of 2021.

3 Vancouver sisters to graduate together from Clark College

Three sisters -- from left, Marley Foster, 19; Carrigan Foster, 20; and McKelvey Foster, 21 -- will graduate together today as part of Clark College's Class of 2021.

June 17, 2021, 6:01am Clark County News

No matter the activity, there’s a high probability the Foster sisters of Vancouver are together. Read story

On June 1, Cornerstone Christian Academy purchased the building currently housing Battle Ground Public Schools' CAM Academy for $3.5 million. Now, the Battle Ground district leadership is seeking opinions of families and the community regarding what's next for CAM Academy. CCA plans to lease the building to BGPS in 2021-22 while the district looks for a new location for the alternative school.

Battle Ground Public Schools’ CAM Academy will need new home

On June 1, Cornerstone Christian Academy purchased the building currently housing Battle Ground Public Schools' CAM Academy for $3.5 million. Now, the Battle Ground district leadership is seeking opinions of families and the community regarding what's next for CAM Academy. CCA plans to lease the building to BGPS in 2021-22 while the district looks for a new location for the alternative school.

June 16, 2021, 6:45pm Clark County News

With Cornerstone Christian Academy’s move to a permanent space, Battle Ground Public Schools’ CAM Academy will need to find a new home. Read story

Students including first-grader Trulee Dunn, right, get a warm goodbye from teachers as they prepare to board the bus on the last day of class at Green Mountain School on Tuesday morning. It is tradition for teachers and staff to blow bubbles to bid farewell to the children but this year a bubble machine was used as well.

Green Mountain School chief bids farewell to students at end of a year like no other

Students including first-grader Trulee Dunn, right, get a warm goodbye from teachers as they prepare to board the bus on the last day of class at Green Mountain School on Tuesday morning. It is tradition for teachers and staff to blow bubbles to bid farewell to the children but this year a bubble machine was used as well.

June 16, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

WOODLAND — On his final day with students at Green Mountain School, retiring Superintendent Tyson Vogeler put a historical perspective on a historical school year. Read story

In an effort to tackle unfinished learning, many Clark County school districts are preparing for large summer school offerings in an effort to reconnect with students and make up for lost instructional time during the COVID-19 pandemic. Expanded summer programs are part of several districts' Academic and Student Well-Being Plans meant to address student needs as a result of COVID-19.

Summer school will be hot this year in some Clark County districts

In an effort to tackle unfinished learning, many Clark County school districts are preparing for large summer school offerings in an effort to reconnect with students and make up for lost instructional time during the COVID-19 pandemic. Expanded summer programs are part of several districts' Academic and Student Well-Being Plans meant to address student needs as a result of COVID-19.

June 14, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

After a school year of virtual lessons, hybrid instruction, various pickup and drop-off schedules for her children in Evergreen Public Schools, Justine King is just as ready for summer vacation as her children. Read story

A couple finds some space to themselves while slow dancing during the Fort Vancouver High School prom on May 22. Due to COVID-19, participants had to wear masks and have their temperature checked upon arrival as well as fill out a health screening form.

Masked gala: Pandemic proms mark milestone for Class of ’21

A couple finds some space to themselves while slow dancing during the Fort Vancouver High School prom on May 22. Due to COVID-19, participants had to wear masks and have their temperature checked upon arrival as well as fill out a health screening form.

June 13, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

Prom has been a high school tradition for decades, a rite of passage as seniors prepare to graduate and enter adulthood. Girls purchase fancy dresses and have their hair done. Boys rent tuxedos. Couples try to match dresses to ties. This year, however, some of the couples stayed in sync… Read story

Brianna Sparks

More high-achieving Clark County students

Brianna Sparks

June 13, 2021, 5:55am Clark County News

Hockinson High School Read story