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Hockinson School District

Hockinson School Board sees contested race for Dist. 1 seat

October 11, 2021, 6:18pm Clark County News

Two longtime Hockinson residents who take pride in the local schools are running for the only contested seat on the school board this year. Incumbent Patrick Carter is running unopposed… Read story

Prom with virus protocols still sweet for Clark County students

May 28, 2021, 6:01am Clark County News

Jamie Ueda wasn’t about to miss a time-honored high school tradition of prom — even if a mask concealed her carefully applied makeup and no high heels were allowed on… Read story

Public Meetings

May 9, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

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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

Sisters with Clark County roots call for more inclusive curricula in schools

June 21, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

For Brush Prairie native Daron Dean, the death of George Floyd on Memorial Day has prompted reflection on her own experience as a Black child growing up in Brush Prairie. Read story

Area districts are starting to set their plans for graduations, featuring a combination of drive-thru services, virtual ceremonies and delayed graduation dates.

Clark County high school graduations to come in several forms

Area districts are starting to set their plans for graduations, featuring a combination of drive-thru services, virtual ceremonies and delayed graduation dates.

May 17, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Clark County school districts are setting their plans for high school graduation, preparing for some semblance of ceremony in the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Read story

Hayley Oja, from left, Arlene Rose and Musse Barclay at Hockinson High School with a new walker Rose purchased with money raised by two of her students. Rose is a substitute teacher who has a rare neurological disease that inhibits her ability to walk. The students raised money to help her purchase a walker and a wheelchair.

Two Hockinson High School seniors helped substitute teacher buy an electric wheelchair

Hayley Oja, from left, Arlene Rose and Musse Barclay at Hockinson High School with a new walker Rose purchased with money raised by two of her students. Rose is a substitute teacher who has a rare neurological disease that inhibits her ability to walk. The students raised money to help her purchase a walker and a wheelchair.

December 9, 2019, 6:04am Clark County Health

When Musse Barclay moved from Ethiopia to Clark County in 2008 to live with his adopted family, there were growing pains in his new environment. Read story

Students line up outside the cafeteria before going into lunch during the weeklong outdoor program at the Cispus Learning Center in Randle on Oct. 8.

Clark County school districts have own approach to outdoors

Students line up outside the cafeteria before going into lunch during the weeklong outdoor program at the Cispus Learning Center in Randle on Oct. 8.

November 3, 2019, 6:05am Clark County Life

Ridgefield students are some of the few in Clark County who still get to go on an overnight trip to learn about the outdoors. Many of the larger school districts go on field trips to different agencies working locally to preserve nature. Students in Ridgefield, La Center and Green Mountain… Read story

Green Mountain School kindergartners Lana Schmeusser, left, and Cara Morgan, right, play on merry-go-round in 2018. The one-school district saw a 12. 4 percent enrollment increase over 5 years.

Clark County school districts see ups and downs in enrollment

Green Mountain School kindergartners Lana Schmeusser, left, and Cara Morgan, right, play on merry-go-round in 2018. The one-school district saw a 12. 4 percent enrollment increase over 5 years.

September 22, 2019, 6:05am Clark County News

As Clark County’s largest school districts grappled with budget cuts this summer, most faced a somewhat surprising culprit: declining enrollment. Read story

Fifth-grade student Daniel Casanova finishes his lunch in the mostly empty cafeteria of Chinook Elementary School in March after his fellow students left for recess. A state audit released last week found that elementary schools overwhelmingly are not providing children with enough time to eat their meals.

State audit says school lunch schedules fall short

Fifth-grade student Daniel Casanova finishes his lunch in the mostly empty cafeteria of Chinook Elementary School in March after his fellow students left for recess. A state audit released last week found that elementary schools overwhelmingly are not providing children with enough time to eat their meals.

September 2, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

Forget what Washington school children are eating for a minute; what about whether they have time to eat it at all? Read story