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Members of the Skyview StormBots, the high school&rsquo;s robotics team, take part in a robotics competition in Portland in early April. The team is preparing to compete in the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Championship in Houson.

Skyview StormBots taking robot ‘Connie’ to Houston for high school championship

Members of the Skyview StormBots, the high school&rsquo;s robotics team, take part in a robotics competition in Portland in early April. The team is preparing to compete in the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Championship in Houson.

April 15, 2024, 6:05am Clark County News

The days before a world championship are tense. Read story

(Joshua Hart for The Columbian)

Washington extends emergency graduation waiver for class of 2024

(Joshua Hart for The Columbian)

April 12, 2024, 8:19am Editor's Choice

Washington school districts will be able to keep waiving certain graduation requirements for high school students in the class of 2024. Read story

As parent Megan Davis listens, Alicia Johnson discusses her concerns about the proposal to halt enrollment in Hathaway Elementary School&rsquo;s Spanish dual language program with leaders in the Washougal School District on Tuesday.

Washougal budget cuts threaten dual language program at elementary school

As parent Megan Davis listens, Alicia Johnson discusses her concerns about the proposal to halt enrollment in Hathaway Elementary School&rsquo;s Spanish dual language program with leaders in the Washougal School District on Tuesday.

April 10, 2024, 3:41pm Clark County News

Megan Davis’ daughter hasn’t yet finished first grade, but she’s already learning a second language. Read story

Vancouver Public Schools students protest budget cuts

April 10, 2024, 5:55am Clark County News

Students from five high schools led another walkout Tuesday to protest the $35 million in budget cuts approved last month by Vancouver Public Schools’ board of directors. The protest culminated in a gathering outside the district office. Read story

Shahala Middle School in Vancouver.

Gun found in student’s backpack at Shahala Middle School; no one injured

Shahala Middle School in Vancouver.

April 9, 2024, 4:08pm Clark County News

Staff at Shahala Middle School found a handgun in a student’s backpack Monday, according to a letter sent home to parents from the school’s principal. Read story

11-year-old Gus Griffin (second-to-left) and classmates dig up weeds in one of Port Townsend&rsquo;s three gardens. March 28, 2024.

Farm-to-school programs flourish in Washington

11-year-old Gus Griffin (second-to-left) and classmates dig up weeds in one of Port Townsend&rsquo;s three gardens. March 28, 2024.

April 9, 2024, 6:10am Northwest

At Salish Coast Elementary School in Port Townsend, a group of fifth grade students is asked a math question: If a farmer wants to plant four seeds per foot in two 40-foot rows, how many seeds will the farmer need? Read story

Land off Northeast 29th Avenue belongs to the Ridgefield School District, which is running yet another bond attempt during this month&rsquo;s special election. The district has already purchased land for new schools to be built if the bond passes.

Ridgefield bonds redux: District strives again to pass measures to address school overcrowding

Land off Northeast 29th Avenue belongs to the Ridgefield School District, which is running yet another bond attempt during this month&rsquo;s special election. The district has already purchased land for new schools to be built if the bond passes.

April 9, 2024, 6:05am Clark County News

Voters in Ridgefield might be feeling like they’re experiencing déjà vu. Read story

Sen. Annette Cleveland answers a question on rent control during a 49th Legislative District town hall on Saturday, April 6, 2024 at Fourth Plain Community Commons in Vancouver.

Contentious 49th District town hall: Residents criticize Sen. Cleveland on rent limit bill

Sen. Annette Cleveland answers a question on rent control during a 49th Legislative District town hall on Saturday, April 6, 2024 at Fourth Plain Community Commons in Vancouver.

April 8, 2024, 6:02pm Clark County News

A Saturday town hall hosted by 49th Legislative District lawmakers turned contentious over such hot-button issues as housing and education. Read story