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Dream lives on with scholarship program

Nov 11, 2018

The dream is continuing.

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Hockinson School District superintendent resigns effective July 1

Nov 7, 2018

Hockinson School District Superintendent Sandra Yager will leave the district at the end of the school year.

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Vancouver legislators: Make it easier to pass school facilities bonds

Nov 7, 2018

Battle Ground voters, take note: Two Vancouver-area state legislators promised the Washington State Board of Education on Wednesday that they would support legislation making it…

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The Evergreen School Board plans to submit a levy request to voters, including a technology levy. At

Evergreen Public Schools to put two levies on February ballot

November 13, 2018, 9:39 PM

Voters in Evergreen Public Schools in February will vote on two school funding measures, including something new for the district: a technology levy.

Schools foundation to host turkey trot

November 12, 2018, 4:54 PM

RIDGEFIELD — Ridgefield Public Schools Foundation will host a Turkey Trot Walk/Run with proceeds and donations benefitting the foundation and Ridgefield Family Resource Center. The race starts at 9 a.m. Thanksgiving day at Union Ridge Elementary School, 330 N. Fifth Ave.

Deanna Green of Ridgefield was a longtime project coordinator with Vancouver’s I Have a Dream colleg

Dream lives on with scholarship program

November 11, 2018, 6:03 AM

The dream is continuing.

Senior Samuel Edmundson, left, gives an affectionate nose-honk to his brother, eighth-grader Joseph

Silly behavior gets serious about our environment in VSAA play

November 8, 2018, 6:00 AM

Mining the depths of your personality for quirks and oddities that make you different from your peers isn’t a teenager’s usual jam — let alone rehearsing those idiosyncracies and exposing them onstage so the whole world can laugh at you.

Sandra Yager, then Hockinson High School principal, in May 2010. Yager, who’s in her eighth year as

Hockinson School District superintendent resigns effective July 1

November 7, 2018, 7:03 PM

Hockinson School District Superintendent Sandra Yager will leave the district at the end of the school year.

Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, ranking member of the House Education Committee, and Rep. Monica Ston

Vancouver legislators: Make it easier to pass school facilities bonds

November 7, 2018, 6:35 PM

Battle Ground voters, take note: Two Vancouver-area state legislators promised the Washington State Board of Education on Wednesday that they would support legislation making it easier to pass school facilities bonds.

The original brick building from 1932 still houses four classes at Green Mountain School, a K-8 scho

Green Mountain voters support capital levy

November 6, 2018, 9:35 PM

Voters living in the Green Mountain School District approved a capital levy to make upgrades and repairs to the one school in the K-8 district.

Kindergartners at Pleasant Valley Primary pick up lunch items and pay for their meals in a hallway b

Battle Ground reviews 4 options to address crowded schools

November 5, 2018, 8:11 PM

The Battle Ground school board got a taste Monday night of possible options for shifting district boundaries to address overcrowded schools.

WSUV researcher studies climate, drought

November 5, 2018, 6:00 AM

The world’s most catastrophic drought and subsequently deadly famine of the last 800 years was less than a century and a half ago.

Washougal schools, union reach agreement

November 5, 2018, 6:00 AM

The Washougal chapter of the Public School Employees union and the Washougal School District have a new one-year agreement, which was approved by the school board this week.

CREDC, WSUV to host ‘future of tech’ event

November 1, 2018, 8:06 PM

The Columbia River Economic Development Council is teaming up with Washington State University Vancouver's Business Growth Mentor and Analysis Program to host Grow Clark County: Reimagining the Future of Tech, a panel discussion focusing on the current and future impact of technologies such as artificial intelligence, virtual reality and machine learning.

Talk at WSUV will address misconceptions about Muslim women

November 1, 2018, 6:05 AM

There are many misconceptions about Muslim women: They don’t have a right to an education, aren’t allowed to earn money or get inheritances or choose whom they marry — the list goes on.

Washington voters don’t think schools prepare kids for careers. The state is trying to change that.

October 31, 2018, 10:34 AM

Four out of five voters say Washington state’s high schools and colleges are failing to teach students real-world skills, or truly prepare them for the workplace, according to a recent state poll.

Terri Sadowski, left, and Merritt Hitzeman-Anzjon, right, both paraeducators at Hudson's Bay Hi

Vancouver Public Schools requests help from state mediator

October 30, 2018, 7:24 PM

Vancouver Public Schools on Tuesday requested help from a state mediator to help in stalled contract negotiations with one of its classified employee unions.

Ridgefield School District acquires site for school

October 29, 2018, 6:01 AM

The Ridgefield School District has acquired the site for its next school.