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Ridgefield announces Exemplary Service Awards

September 12, 2020, 6:03am Clark County News

RIDGEFIELD — The Ridgefield School District recently announced the recipients of its Exemplary Service Awards. Read story

Volunteers sought for Evergreen Public Schools Equity Advisory Committee

September 12, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Evergreen Public Schools is seeking volunteer applicants for its Equity Advisory Committee. Read story

Hockinson schools cut classified staff jobs

September 10, 2020, 6:04am Clark County News

The Hockinson School District will cut about 30 classified staff positions as it deals with a $2.1 million budget shortfall, the district announced Wednesday. Read story

The Vancouver Public Schools Administrative Services building.

Vancouver Public Schools furloughs, reduces hours for hundreds of employees

The Vancouver Public Schools Administrative Services building.

September 8, 2020, 8:20pm Clark County News

Vancouver Public Schools will furlough hundreds of classified employees and reduce hours for others due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Read story

The Vancouver Public Schools Board has decided to retire the Chieftain mascot at Columbia River High school.

Vancouver Public Schools retires chieftain from Columbia River, Minnehaha schools

The Vancouver Public Schools Board has decided to retire the Chieftain mascot at Columbia River High school.

September 8, 2020, 7:51pm Clark County News

The Vancouver Public Schools Board of Directors unanimously voted Tuesday to retire the chieftain name and mascot at Columbia River High School and Minnehaha Elementary School. Read story

Kindergarten teacher Miranda Roderick, left, greets kindergartner Avery Anderson, 5, as she cruises by River HomeLink with her family to pick up materials for the upcoming school year. Enrollment in Alternative Learning Experiences, such as River HomeLink, is up while school districts operate remotely.

Enrollment up in Alternative Learning Experience school programs

Kindergarten teacher Miranda Roderick, left, greets kindergartner Avery Anderson, 5, as she cruises by River HomeLink with her family to pick up materials for the upcoming school year. Enrollment in Alternative Learning Experiences, such as River HomeLink, is up while school districts operate remotely.

September 8, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

BATTLE GROUND — It’s an unusual start to the school year for all families, but for those at River HomeLink in the Battle Ground school district, the reach to distance learning hasn’t been as far. Read story

Washington State University Vancouver biology graduate students Samantha Bussan, left, Rebekah Gaxiola and Kelsey King take a shortcut after visiting a campus meadow they intend to replant with native wildflowers.

WSUV to replace lawn with wildflower meadow to promote pollinators

Washington State University Vancouver biology graduate students Samantha Bussan, left, Rebekah Gaxiola and Kelsey King take a shortcut after visiting a campus meadow they intend to replant with native wildflowers.

September 6, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

People are few and far between on the Washington State University Vancouver campus these days, but a trio of graduate biology students intend to start filling the landscape with native wildflowers and the pollinators that love them. Their goal is to achieve the Bee Campus USA designation for WSUV’s 351-acre… Read story

Seniors from the class of 2021 at Hudson's Bay High School gather for "senior sunrise" at the Vancouver Waterfront amphitheater on Friday morning,. The students are not able to attend classes in person or have the senior sunrise on campus because of COVID-19 concerns.

Hudson’s Bay seniors keep sunrise tradition alive in Vancouver

Seniors from the class of 2021 at Hudson's Bay High School gather for "senior sunrise" at the Vancouver Waterfront amphitheater on Friday morning,. The students are not able to attend classes in person or have the senior sunrise on campus because of COVID-19 concerns.

September 4, 2020, 12:52pm Clark County News

Local high school students may see an unusual cap to their school careers, but a few dozen Hudson’s Bay High School students weren’t going to let one tradition squander. Read story

Melanie Hanes and KT Tidwell show off the different items in the Joey School subscription boxes at their Sprouts Academy day care in Ridgefield on Monday morning. The boxes come with various educational activities for parents to complete with their kids.

Joey School helps preschoolers hop into education

Melanie Hanes and KT Tidwell show off the different items in the Joey School subscription boxes at their Sprouts Academy day care in Ridgefield on Monday morning. The boxes come with various educational activities for parents to complete with their kids.

September 2, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

RIDGEFIELD — Two local teachers have launched a new business that offers at-home learning opportunities for preschool-aged children. Read story

Eighth grader Taryn Albrecht, 13, left, gears up for the first day of school with help from her sister, Nina, 17, who is a senior, while their other sister, Kira, 15, who is a sophomore, shares a moment with their dog, Charlie, 8, at their Vancouver home Tuesday morning. Classes continued to be held online as concerns about COVID-19 shut down schools.

Clark County educators, students connect virtually for first day of school despite pandemic

Eighth grader Taryn Albrecht, 13, left, gears up for the first day of school with help from her sister, Nina, 17, who is a senior, while their other sister, Kira, 15, who is a sophomore, shares a moment with their dog, Charlie, 8, at their Vancouver home Tuesday morning. Classes continued to be held online as concerns about COVID-19 shut down schools.

September 1, 2020, 8:00pm Clark County News

There was no small amount of tears, forgotten passwords and fizzling microphones as tens of thousands of Clark County students returned to the virtual classroom Tuesday. Read story