Local Schools

School notes for Feb. 24, 2015

Student of the Month named at Excelsior Kristen Bickle has been chosen as Excelsior High School Student of the Month for January.

Student learns the legislative process

Kyle Metscher, a student at Liberty Middle School, recently spent a week as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia.

School notes for Feb. 17, 2015

Chen earns dean’s list honors Xinyang Chen of Camas has been named to the Dean’s List for fall semester at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.

School kitchens score high on health, safety

Although they may not always be excited about the recent nutrition changes, Washougal students can be assured it is prepared to the highest health and safety standards.

School notes for Feb. 10, 2015

WSU Vancouver offers preview day for prospective students Washington State University Vancouver is hosting Preview Day at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Dengerink Administration Building, Room 110.

Student named finalist in Young Artists contest

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra hosted its 21st annual Young Artists Competition at 1 p.m. Sunday, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Vancouver.

The right fit

As a young child, Mary Murray remembers going to school in dirty clothing and old shoes.

School notes for Feb. 3, 2015

Free children’s dental clinic is Saturday The Clark College Dental Hygiene Program will hold a free children’s dental clinic Saturday, Feb. 7 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the main campus of Clark College.

Helping students be successful

After a career spent in elementary education, Laura Bolt, Hathaway Elementary School principal, will retire at the end of the year.

Free leadership workshop offered for high schoolers

Washington State University Vancouver will host a free leadership conference for high school juniors and seniors, and college students from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7 in the Firstenburg Student Commons.