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Smith seeks return to Vancouver Public Schools board

April 21, 2021, 6:03am Clark County News

Wendy Smith, the Vancouver school board’s most senior director and a past president, has announced she’ll seek a second term as a board director for Clark County’s second-largest school district. Read story

Signs and stickers encourage students and staff to remain social distanced throughout the building at Skyview High School, Vancouver Public Schools' largest high school.

Vancouver schools plan for new ‘spring hybrid’ plan starting early May

Signs and stickers encourage students and staff to remain social distanced throughout the building at Skyview High School, Vancouver Public Schools' largest high school.

April 20, 2021, 7:27pm Clark County News

Vancouver Public Schools plans to pivot once again with hybrid learning and tentatively plans to start four-day-a-week hybrid schedule for select grade levels beginning in May.  Read story

The Vancouver Public Schools Administrative Services building.

Vancouver Public Schools announces personnel changes

The Vancouver Public Schools Administrative Services building.

April 19, 2021, 3:34pm Clark County News

Vancouver Public Schools has announced a series of personnel assignments for the 2021-22 school year. The changes will take effect in July, upon approval by the Vancouver Public Schools Board of Directors. Read story

Lucas Warner, center, focusses during a calculus class taught by Craig Hardin at Camas High School on Monday. Camas returned to four-day-a-week in-person instruction on Monday.

Closer to normal in Camas

Lucas Warner, center, focusses during a calculus class taught by Craig Hardin at Camas High School on Monday. Camas returned to four-day-a-week in-person instruction on Monday.

April 19, 2021, 3:27pm Clark County News

Lucas Warner focuses during a calculus class taught by Craig Hardin at Camas High School on Monday, as about 70 percent of students returned to four-day-a-week instruction.  Read story

Politics, race were key factors in when Washington schools reopened for in-person learning during pandemic

April 19, 2021, 10:30am Latest News

Washington school districts that primarily serve white children, and districts in counties where a majority voted for Donald Trump last year, reopened to more students sooner than more liberal leaning or racially diverse communities. Read story

First-graders Jared Perez Bello, 7, from left, and Amelia Perkins, 6, take part in a lesson as classmates at home join remotely with teacher Tiffany Martinson at Washington Elementary School in Vancouver. When Clark County school districts transitioned to hybrid instruction in January, for many teachers, it included teaching simultaneously to two sets of students: in-person and virtually through Zoom. Now, Clark County districts are making another change after new state guidance allows for more spacing in classrooms between students.

Clark County schools ready for the next hurdle

First-graders Jared Perez Bello, 7, from left, and Amelia Perkins, 6, take part in a lesson as classmates at home join remotely with teacher Tiffany Martinson at Washington Elementary School in Vancouver. When Clark County school districts transitioned to hybrid instruction in January, for many teachers, it included teaching simultaneously to two sets of students: in-person and virtually through Zoom. Now, Clark County districts are making another change after new state guidance allows for more spacing in classrooms between students.

April 18, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

Just prior to spring break in a pandemic school year when nothing in education has been perfect, Tiffany Martinson asked her class of first-graders at Washington Elementary an elementary kind of question to kick off a math lesson on value number charts: “Who can tell Ms. Martinson what number this… Read story

Columbia River High School announced Friday students voted on Rapids as its new mascot. The school plans to design an official logo and imagery at a later date.

The Rapids: Columbia River student body selects new mascot

Columbia River High School announced Friday students voted on Rapids as its new mascot. The school plans to design an official logo and imagery at a later date.

April 16, 2021, 9:28am Clark County News

Things are rapidly changing at Columbia River High School. First construction, and now a new mascot.  Read story

Bocanegra seeks third term on Evergreen Public Schools’ board

April 16, 2021, 5:56am Clark County News

Julie Bocanegra has announced her candidacy for reelection to the Evergreen Public Schools’ Board of Directors. Read story

Washington schools will put off standardized testing until fall 2021.

Standardized tests for Washington students delayed until fall 2021

Washington schools will put off standardized testing until fall 2021.

April 15, 2021, 3:34pm Clark County News

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction has announced students in Washington won’t have to take two standardized tests this spring. Read story

Standardized tests for Washington students delayed until fall 2021

April 15, 2021, 7:54am Latest News

Standardized exams for public school kids in Washington state will be delayed until the fall, state schools Superintendent Chris Reykdal announced Wednesday. Read story