Schools

Stevenson-Carson students return to in-person classes

Washougal begins hybrid model; elementary students head back to class

As Washougal School District Superintendent Mary Templeton walked from the parking lot to the front entrance of Gause Elementary School shortly before 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19, a small group of children lined up in front of a physical education teacher near the playground at the back of the building.

Clark College to host Running Start information nights

Voters to decide fate of Camas school levies in Feb. 9 special election

Camas School District voters will soon decide the fate of two replacement levies supporters say are critical to the future of the school district.

Athletic directors, coaches mixed on new rules

A litany of logistical questions pop into Washougal High School boys basketball coach AJ LaBree’s mind whenever he thinks about the feasibility of high school sports teams engaging in competitive events during a deadly pandemic.

Camas calls for faster teacher vaccinations

Members of the Camas School Board said this week they are calling on Governor Jay Inslee, Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal and the state’s department of health to ensure K-12 educators are moved up on the list of Washingtonians allowed to receive COVID-19 vaccines.

Camas hosts town hall on school reopenings

Nearly 100 people participated in a Camas School District town hall Tuesday, Jan. 12, to discuss the district’s new school reopening plans.

Garver Theater renovations include seismic upgrades

Renovation work on the historic Joyce Garver Theater in Camas hit a snag earlier this year after four remodeling bids came in more than $2 million over budget, but the final piece of the $119 million construction bond passed by Camas School District voters in 2016 is now set to be completed in September 2021.

Longtime Camas-Washougal preschool struggles to stay open during pandemic

The letter from the board president did not mince words.

Teachers unions: safety is top concern

Teachers union leaders in Camas and Washougal say local educators’ reactions to recent news that both school district plan to bring many students back to the classroom soon after the winter break — despite the fact that Clark County COVID-19 infections remain on an upward trajectory — run the gamut, from apprehensive to exuberant.