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Vancouver Public Schools seeks applicants for equity committee

August 8, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Vancouver Public Schools is looking for applicants to serve on its equity advisory committee. Read story

Ilya Panasevich, 18, graduate of Henrietta Lacks Health and Bioscience High School, takes center stage as he pauses to have his photograph taken during a drive-thru graduation ceremony for the class of 2020 at McKenzie Stadium on Wednesday morning. Panasevich was one of 147 graduates from HeLa High School this year, and one of about 1,900 in the Evergreen Public Schools district.

Circumstance dictates pomp of a different sort for Evergreen schools grads

Ilya Panasevich, 18, graduate of Henrietta Lacks Health and Bioscience High School, takes center stage as he pauses to have his photograph taken during a drive-thru graduation ceremony for the class of 2020 at McKenzie Stadium on Wednesday morning. Panasevich was one of 147 graduates from HeLa High School this year, and one of about 1,900 in the Evergreen Public Schools district.

August 5, 2020, 6:46pm Clark County News

High school seniors may have missed out on a traditional graduation ceremony due to the coronavirus pandemic, but Evergreen Public Schools wasn’t going to see students off without at least a little pomp and circumstance. Read story

Students wave as their bus pulls away from Covington Middle School on March 13, the final day of in-person school for the 2019-2020 school year. Plans for fall at Clark County school districts are still unsettled.

Clark County at ‘moderate risk’ for school reopenings

Students wave as their bus pulls away from Covington Middle School on March 13, the final day of in-person school for the 2019-2020 school year. Plans for fall at Clark County school districts are still unsettled.

August 5, 2020, 6:24pm Clark County News

Clark County just barely made the cut for counties where there’s a “moderate risk” for reopening schools. Read story

Gov.

Inslee: Most schools should go online-only, cancel sports

Gov.

August 5, 2020, 3:47pm Editor's Choice

SEATTLE — Gov. Jay Inslee said Wednesday that schools in the majority of Washington’s counties should strongly consider online-only learning for students this fall due to COVID-19 and canceling or postponing sports and all other in-person extracurricular activities. Read story

The Ridgefield School District is running a $40.5 million dollar bond — its second bond for the year. The February effort didn't pass.

Ridgefield voters say no to $40.5 million school bond

The Ridgefield School District is running a $40.5 million dollar bond — its second bond for the year. The February effort didn't pass.

August 4, 2020, 10:20pm Clark County News

A $40.5 million Ridgefield School District bond was failing Tuesday night. Read story

Vancouver Public Schools district staff meet on Tuesday afternoon to talk about the 2020-21 school year.

Vancouver Public Schools officials say remote learning will be better in fall

Vancouver Public Schools district staff meet on Tuesday afternoon to talk about the 2020-21 school year.

August 4, 2020, 8:33pm Clark County News

Clark County students are unlikely to see the inside of a classroom for some time as districts prepare their remote learning plans for the start of the school year. Read story

Woodland schools leaders recommend distance learning

August 4, 2020, 5:55am Clark County News

Woodland Public Schools leaders joined Cowlitz County school district and health officials in recommending a remote start to the school year. Read story

Clark County school districts are pushing for online school when classes begin in the fall for the 2020-21 school year.

8 Clark County school districts push for online classes in fall

Clark County school districts are pushing for online school when classes begin in the fall for the 2020-21 school year.

July 29, 2020, 4:04pm Clark County News

Eight Clark County school districts have collectively recommended a remote start to the 2020-2021 school year as cases of the novel coronavirus continue to spread. Read story

Pioneer Elementary School first-grader Andria Gruetske listens to his teacher, Melisa Troche, as the class joins in on a teleconference call in Vancouver on Monday.

Clark County school districts weigh remote learning for fall

Pioneer Elementary School first-grader Andria Gruetske listens to his teacher, Melisa Troche, as the class joins in on a teleconference call in Vancouver on Monday.

July 29, 2020, 10:26am Clark County News

Two of Clark County’s largest districts are gearing up to start the school year remotely, a move that now seems all but inevitable as districts in the region announce their plans to do so. Read story

Camas High School rising seniors Kiana Gouveia, left, and Eli McMillan, both 17, pause to chat Tuesday afternoon at Crown Park. The pair had been writing messages on the wall in chalk to support the Black Lives Matter movement, but the murals have repeatedly been removed.

Camas chalk murals defaced, repeatedly removed

Camas High School rising seniors Kiana Gouveia, left, and Eli McMillan, both 17, pause to chat Tuesday afternoon at Crown Park. The pair had been writing messages on the wall in chalk to support the Black Lives Matter movement, but the murals have repeatedly been removed.

July 29, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

Several public chalk drawings supporting the Black Lives Matter movement over the past month in Camas have either been defaced or scrubbed away entirely, creating a game of whack-a-mole between the chalk drawers and other city residents — as well as the city itself. Read story