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

Bill seeks to ban Native American mascots in Washington schools

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

February 5, 2021, 1:13pm Latest News

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Ivy Pete is a student at North Central High School in Spokane, and a member of the Pyramid Lake-Paiute Tribe of northern Nevada. Read story

Middle schoolers in the Evergreen district will join elementary students in in-person learning starting Feb. 18.

Evergreen district will bring middle-schoolers back to campus starting Feb. 18

Middle schoolers in the Evergreen district will join elementary students in in-person learning starting Feb. 18.

February 5, 2021, 12:18pm Clark County News

First comes orientation, then hybrid learning for middle school students in Evergreen Public Schools.  Read story

While Camas sixth-graders returned to classrooms on Monday, because of text errors in a survey, Vancouver Public Schools will delay middle school students return by one week.

Vancouver Public Schools cites errors in delay of reopening for middle school students

While Camas sixth-graders returned to classrooms on Monday, because of text errors in a survey, Vancouver Public Schools will delay middle school students return by one week.

February 4, 2021, 5:07pm Clark County News

Vancouver Public Schools will delay its reopening plans for middle schools by one week because of technical issues and human error made in a survey given to families. Read story

"Chiclets in the Zona Rosa" (Lily Engblom-Stryker illustration)

Vancouver poet collaborates with high school artists in book of poetry about poverty

"Chiclets in the Zona Rosa" (Lily Engblom-Stryker illustration)

February 4, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

In the alley behind the martini bar, a woman lingers, selling packets of chewing gum. Read story

La Center School District superintendent Dave Holmes announced he'll retire at the end of the 2020-21 school year after serving as superintendent since 2016.

La Center school superintendent to retire at end of 2020-21 school year

La Center School District superintendent Dave Holmes announced he'll retire at the end of the 2020-21 school year after serving as superintendent since 2016.

February 3, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

La Center will have a new school district leader come next school year. Read story

Automotive instructor Adam Eldridge, center in red mask, works with students as they prepare to push a car inside the auto shop at Cascadia Tech Academy. Remote learning has been a challenge for students learning hands-on occupations.

Clark County career, technical educators continue adapting

Automotive instructor Adam Eldridge, center in red mask, works with students as they prepare to push a car inside the auto shop at Cascadia Tech Academy. Remote learning has been a challenge for students learning hands-on occupations.

February 2, 2021, 6:04am Clark County Health

Britt Pedlar isn’t a Food Network host, but his at-home lessons have led to a YouTube video library of cooking shows. Read story

Camas quarterbacks, including Nathan Criddle, left center, and Jake Blair, right center, throw during a drill on Monday at Camas High School. Official practices began across Clark County on Monday as the return of high school sports nears.

High school hope renewed as official practices start in Clark County

Camas quarterbacks, including Nathan Criddle, left center, and Jake Blair, right center, throw during a drill on Monday at Camas High School. Official practices began across Clark County on Monday as the return of high school sports nears.

February 1, 2021, 9:02pm Newsletter

Players congregated on the bleachers of Camas High School’s Cardon Field on Monday, strapping on football pads and helmets while discussing the first day of the new semester. This didn’t look much different than the off-and-on pod workouts the Papermaker football team has had over a nearly year-long sports hiatus. Read story

With some sports' seasons delayed, such as football, it has created an opportunity for struggling students to get their grades in order potentially before competitions begin.

Return of high school athletics may help students get grades up

With some sports' seasons delayed, such as football, it has created an opportunity for struggling students to get their grades in order potentially before competitions begin.

January 30, 2021, 9:20pm Newsletter

Now that a pathway to returning to high school sports is clearer, some athletic directors are having to tell some students they can't play because of poor grades. Read story

Eighth grader Brooke Pisors, 13, from left, leads sixth grader Tucker Troffer, 11, and his mom, Megan, on a school tour as signs in the hallway at Liberty Middle School in Camas help keep students socially distanced on Wednesday afternoon. Schools have designed personalized COVID-19 mitigation plans to keep students and staff safe.

Camas sixth graders returning to in-person classes Monday

Eighth grader Brooke Pisors, 13, from left, leads sixth grader Tucker Troffer, 11, and his mom, Megan, on a school tour as signs in the hallway at Liberty Middle School in Camas help keep students socially distanced on Wednesday afternoon. Schools have designed personalized COVID-19 mitigation plans to keep students and staff safe.

January 30, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

David Volke’s sixth-grade humanities classroom at Camas’ Liberty Middle School has waited almost 11 months to be filled with students — max capacity allowed under current state guidance, of course. Read story

Mass vaccinations for COVID-19 were held by appointment at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds on Tuesday morning, January 26, 2021.

Washington schools officials announce plan to vaccinate teachers

Mass vaccinations for COVID-19 were held by appointment at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds on Tuesday morning, January 26, 2021.

January 29, 2021, 3:45pm Clark County News

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, in partnership with Kaiser Permanente, announced Friday what they’re calling a bold plan to help vaccinate all Washington school teachers and staff once the state advances into the next COVID-19 vaccination phase. Read story