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A 4-year-old student reads a book with a staff member during a Washougal School District Transition to Kindergarten class in 2024.

Washougal School District alters 2024-25 calendar, aims to provide better flexibility to students, staff

A 4-year-old student reads a book with a staff member during a Washougal School District Transition to Kindergarten class in 2024.

April 6, 2024, 6:38am Clark County News

The Washougal School District has changed the 2024-25 school calendar, hoping to provide more flexibility to students, families and staff members. Read story

Kim Schneiderman, the executive director of National Alliance on Mental Health Southwest Washington, said Clark County’s youth mental health survey results were encouraging but said further work needs to be done to ensure the positive trend continues. "It does give me hope,” Schneiderman said.

Biennial Healthy Youth Survey: Clark County students are feeling better

Kim Schneiderman, the executive director of National Alliance on Mental Health Southwest Washington, said Clark County’s youth mental health survey results were encouraging but said further work needs to be done to ensure the positive trend continues. "It does give me hope,” Schneiderman said.

April 6, 2024, 6:06am Clark County Health

Clark County teenagers are reporting the lowest rate of feelings of depression and suicidal contemplation in more than a decade, according to new survey data from the Washington State Department of Health. Read story

Clark College&rsquo;s new satellite campus in Ridgefield is centered around the &ldquo;high bay&rdquo; &mdash; a manufacturing floor where students can use and learn machinery like they would in a professional factory setting.

New Clark College campus at Boschma Farms designed for advanced manufacturing, renewable energy programs

Clark College&rsquo;s new satellite campus in Ridgefield is centered around the &ldquo;high bay&rdquo; &mdash; a manufacturing floor where students can use and learn machinery like they would in a professional factory setting.

April 4, 2024, 6:07am Business

Just five months ago, Clark College’s new satellite campus at Boschma Farms in Ridgefield was little more than a skeleton of steel beams. Read story

A pedestrian strolls past trees in bloom as overcast skies blanket Clark College on Wednesday morning.

Clark College, WSU Vancouver and Hockinson schools get $3.3M in grant funds from the Gates Foundation

A pedestrian strolls past trees in bloom as overcast skies blanket Clark College on Wednesday morning.

April 2, 2024, 6:09am Clark County News

Two Clark County colleges and a school district have been awarded a combined $3.3 million in grant funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to promote and improve postsecondary readiness in Washington. Read story

In &ldquo;The Principle of Relativity,&rdquo; published in 1923, Albert Einstein called out to the scientists of the future for help proving his theories. Vancouver resident Toby Dittrich, who teaches physics at Portland Community College, is looking forward to doing just that in April.

Proving Einstein: Vancouver physics professor and his students will use the eclipse to confirm theory of relativity

In &ldquo;The Principle of Relativity,&rdquo; published in 1923, Albert Einstein called out to the scientists of the future for help proving his theories. Vancouver resident Toby Dittrich, who teaches physics at Portland Community College, is looking forward to doing just that in April.

April 2, 2024, 6:05am Clark County Life

In a 1923 book called “The Principle of Relativity,” Albert Einstein seemed to call out to better-equipped scientists of the future to establish the truth of his mind-bending theoretical work. Read story

Students Bella Bir, 16, from left, and Garance Herve-Mignucci, 15, use vacuum technology to pick up different items during a tour of the Clark College Columbia Tech Center campus hydraulic and pneumatics systems lab.

Elevating STEM education: Vancouver nonprofit iUrban Teen encourages youth of color to get involved in field early

Students Bella Bir, 16, from left, and Garance Herve-Mignucci, 15, use vacuum technology to pick up different items during a tour of the Clark College Columbia Tech Center campus hydraulic and pneumatics systems lab.

April 1, 2024, 8:03pm Clark County News

Careers in the science, technology, engineering and math fields are quickly growing, data shows. But diversity of the workforce lags. Read story

Jack Fisher, 15, from left, joins his brother, Will, 13, with maroon hat, their dad, P.J., black hat, who is a Washington State University alum, and Narek Daniyelyan, right, who is also an alum, as they greet students and staff on the first day of classes at Washington State University Vancouver on Monday morning (Amanda Cowan/The Columbian)

College enrollment rose in 2023, but Washington state ranks low nationally in new students

Jack Fisher, 15, from left, joins his brother, Will, 13, with maroon hat, their dad, P.J., black hat, who is a Washington State University alum, and Narek Daniyelyan, right, who is also an alum, as they greet students and staff on the first day of classes at Washington State University Vancouver on Monday morning (Amanda Cowan/The Columbian)

March 31, 2024, 6:00am Latest News

Some states seem to be straying away from the traditional college experience at a higher rate than others. Read story

Evergreen Public Schools board of directors president Rob Perkins, from left, member Gary Wilson and Superintendent John Boyd listen to public comment Tuesday evening at an Evergreen Public Schools board of directors meeting at district headquarters in Vancouver. The board voted to approve $18.7 million budget cuts to the district next year.

Evergreen school district approves $18.7 million in budget reductions

Evergreen Public Schools board of directors president Rob Perkins, from left, member Gary Wilson and Superintendent John Boyd listen to public comment Tuesday evening at an Evergreen Public Schools board of directors meeting at district headquarters in Vancouver. The board voted to approve $18.7 million budget cuts to the district next year.

March 27, 2024, 11:10am Clark County News

The Evergreen Public Schools board of directors voted 4-1 Tuesday night to cut $18.7 million from the 2024-2025 school year budget, including 151 staff positions. Read story