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Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal listens to a member of the Washington State Board of Education speak in 2018 at Educational Service District 112 in Vancouver.

Washington’s education leader says schools are ‘accelerating’

Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal listens to a member of the Washington State Board of Education speak in 2018 at Educational Service District 112 in Vancouver.

January 10, 2023, 8:07am Latest News

Graduation rates are holding steady, enrollments are picking up and school districts are on track to spend their federal pandemic relief funds, the state’s top education official said Monday. Read story

Reese Velansky of Washougal High School dismounts from the balance beam as Camas coaches and gymnasts look on during a meet at Naydenov Gymnastics on Dec. 17.

High school gymnastics participation down but Clark County athletes soar with support

Reese Velansky of Washougal High School dismounts from the balance beam as Camas coaches and gymnasts look on during a meet at Naydenov Gymnastics on Dec. 17.

January 10, 2023, 6:05am Clark County News

Matt Stanfill, who last coached high school gymnastics more than a decade ago, remains a champion of the sport as Battle Ground High’s athletic director and gymnastics commissioner of the 4A and 3A Greater St. Helens League. Read story

Woodland High School  (Alisha Jucevic/The Columbian)

Woodland High School bomb threats still under investigation

Woodland High School  (Alisha Jucevic/The Columbian)

January 9, 2023, 8:17am Clark County News

Bomb threats against Woodland High School made in October and November are still under investigation by police and the FBI, according to Woodland Police Sgt. James Keller. Read story

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Teen hurt when struck by car while crossing street near Prairie High School

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January 6, 2023, 5:00pm Clark County News

A teenager suffered not life-threatening injuries after she was hit by a car while crossing the street Friday afternoon near Prairie High School. Read story

Mt. Pleasant School is located in rural Washougal.

Workers trying to locate source of leak that closed Mount Pleasant school

Mt. Pleasant School is located in rural Washougal.

January 6, 2023, 2:42pm Clark County News

A water leak threw a wrench in the Mount Pleasant School District’s return from winter break this week, closing school Thursday and Friday as plumbers worked to fix the issue. Read story

Shelley Leatherwood, a teacher at Mountain View High School, appears Friday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of communicating with a minor for immoral purposes and attempted sexual misconduct with a minor. Her bail was set at $20,000.

Mountain View teacher in court on charges related to sexually explicit messages

Shelley Leatherwood, a teacher at Mountain View High School, appears Friday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of communicating with a minor for immoral purposes and attempted sexual misconduct with a minor. Her bail was set at $20,000.

January 6, 2023, 1:12pm Clark County News

Prosecutors say a Mountain View High School teacher accused of sending sexually explicit text messages to a 17-year-old student had also expressed potential interest in another student. Read story

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Mountain View High School teacher arrested

Mountain View High School Thunder (Amanda Cowan/The Columbian)

January 5, 2023, 6:03pm Clark County News

A Mountain View High School teacher was arrested Thursday after Vancouver police say she sent text messages that were sexual in nature and a nude photo to a 17-year-old student. Read story

Battle Ground Public Schools’ Industry Fair seeking business participants

January 5, 2023, 6:03am Business

Battle Ground Public Schools will host its annual Industry Fair from 5 to 7 p.m. on Feb. 16 at Battle Ground High School, 300 W. Main St. Read story